Love Your Neighbor ministry needs cookbooks to sell for donations at the weekly Saturday marketplace in downtown Brooksville. Reserve a booth by calling (352) 428-9275.
First Baptist Church, 420 Howell Ave., 159th anniversary celebration is Oct. 9. The guest speaker will be John Conrad, former minister of music and youth. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m., and the service is at 10:45. Call (352) 796-6791.
Members of Hernando County churches will gather at 9 a.m. today for an hour of prayer at the old courthouse at the Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.
Brooksville Wesleyan Church, 8168 Jasmine Drive, will recognize Pulpit Freedom Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 2. The Alliance Defense Fund created the day in 2008 to encourage pastors to preach boldly and biblically about current events. Visit pulpitfreedom.com
First United Methodist Church, 9344 Spring Hill Drive, will host the Mark Schultz and 33 Miles "Letters from War" tour at 7 p.m. Friday. Tickets to see the Dove Award-winning artists cost $19, or $23 at the door. Group discounts are available. Call (352) 683-2600. For tickets to see Christian musician/comedian Mark Lowry at 7 p.m. Oct. 23, call (352) 686-9114.
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 2301 Deltona Blvd., will have its annual St. Francis Day Pet Blessing at 2 p.m. Oct. 2. Call (352) 683-2010.
Holy Trinity Orthodox Church Guild annual raffle and auction begins at noon Oct. 1 at the Heather Community Center, 9100 Nakoma Way, Weeki Wachee. Tickets are $7 and include dessert and beverage. Lunch items will be available. Call (727) 379-6208.
Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd., will have a rummage sale and outdoor flea market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and Oct. 1. Items for sale include clothes, books, games, household articles, linens, shoes, handbags, sports equipment, tools and hardware. Call (352) 686-5499 or (352) 556-3202.
Spring Hill Baptist Church, 3140 Mariner Blvd., will host Tim Kaufman Ministries at 6 p.m. Oct. 8. Kaufman was director of music at Word of Life Fellowship and has been a guest on Charles Stanley's In Touch television program and Adrian Rogers' Love Worth Finding TV program. He has provided special music for the Washington Redskins football team and has sung the national anthem for the Washington Wizards and the Orlando Magic basketball teams. His presentations are a blend of word and song. An offering will be taken. Call (352) 683-5865.
Temple Beth David, 13158 Antelope St., is accepting registration for classes at the Irwin Lieberman Religious School for children ages 4 to 16 at 10 a.m. Sundays. Also, vendors and crafters are being sought for a Fall Harvest Festival from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 16. Spaces are available for $15. High Holy Days services begin with Rosh Hashana at 8 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. Thursday. A Kol Nidre service will be at 8 p.m. Oct. 7. Yom Kippur will be observed at 10 a.m. Oct. 8, with memorial and Ne'ilah services resuming at 4 p.m. Reservations are required and donations are appreciated. Child care will be available for morning services on Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur if requested ahead of time. Call (352) 686-7034.
Northcliffe Baptist Church, 10515 Northcliffe Blvd., will present Truth in concert at 7 p.m. Friday. The tickets cost $7 and are available in advance or at the door. Call (352) 683-5882. Visit truth40.com.