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Hernando religion events calendar

Religion calendar

Brooksville

First Baptist Church of Garden Grove, 18131 Stromberg Ave., will have revival services at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and at 6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. The speaker will be the Rev. Lewis Miller. Call (352) 796-2209.

Faith Fellowship Church, 19255 Campground Road, will host a free gospel sing from 2 to 5 p.m. today. People attending may sing or play an instrument, or just listen. A karaoke machine will be available for CDs. All ages are welcome, and light refreshments will be served. Anyone planning to play an instrument should arrive by 1:30. Call (352) 796-6589 or (352) 754-9330 or send email to [email protected]

Christ Lutheran Church, 475 North Ave. W, will offer its annual fashion show and luncheon, hosted by the Mary Martha Guild, beginning at noon Feb. 16. Clothes will be available for purchase, along with jewelry, hats and other accessories. Tickets are $12 and must be purchased before Feb. 10. Call (352) 686-8751 or (352) 799-3082.

Christ the Savior Greek Orthodox Church, 13460 Olympic Village Lane, will have its third annual Greek Festival from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Feb. 8 and 9 at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St. There will be live music by Demetri and the Islanders Band, traditional Greek dance performances, dancing by Shazadi and Jewels of the Desert, carnival games, balloon art, a Kids Village with bounce houses, a cooking demonstration and free dance lessons. Greek food will be available for purchase, and there will be door prizes throughout the day, with a grand prize drawing at 8 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $1; prize tickets cost $10 each or three for $25. Proceeds will benefit the Hernando Shrine Club, HPH Hospice and the church. Call (727) 856-1332.

Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave., will offer an American Heart Association HeartSaver adult, child and infant CPR/First Aid class from 8 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 5 p.m. Jan. 26. Also, a basic life support/CPR class for health care workers will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 28. The registration fee is $20 for each class. Space is limited; preregistration is suggested. Call (352) 796-4969.

Hudson

New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 14236 County Line Road, will host a memorial service and birthday celebration, sponsored by the Hernando NAACP, for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 20. The speaker will be the Rev. Freddie Hinson Jr. The Stir Up the Gift community choir will perform. Call (352) 796-4378 or (352) 684-0340.

Spring Hill

Mariner United Methodist Church, 7079 Mariner Blvd., will have a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and Jan. 19. Items for sale include computers, printers, televisions, boutique items, jewelry, books, pictures, baskets, clothing and shoes, purses, household items, crafts, tools and yard items. Food, drinks and baked goods will also be available for purchase. Call (352) 596-0080.

Aglow International Spring Hill Chapter will have a breakfast meeting at 8:45 a.m. Jan. 21 at Atria Evergreen Woods, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail. The speaker will be the Rev. Rachela Correlli. Her topic will be "Vision." The cost for breakfast is $8.50. Call (352) 610-4164 or (352) 848-4182 if you plan to attend.

St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 5030 Mariner Blvd., will begin a DivorceCare program at 7 p.m. Feb. 7, continuing on Thursdays for 13 weeks. Meetings will be in Room 1; there is no cost. Call (352) 686-9954, ext. 409.

First Baptist Church Weeki Wachee Acres, 8092 Toucan Trail, will host the Weatherfords in concert at 10 a.m. Jan. 20. Call (352) 686-0747.

Information for the Religion Calendar may be emailed to Gail Hollenbeck at [email protected], faxed to (352) 754-6133 or mailed to Hernando Times, Religion Calendar, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613. The deadline is 10 working days before the event or reservation deadline. Information cannot be published if the time, date, physical address, ticket price, contact person (first and last names) and phone number are missing. For information, call (352) 754-6112 and leave a message.

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