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North of Tampa religion briefs: Church plans family fun night

Family Fun Night: Have fun swimming, playing volleyball, dancing and eating at the Unitarian Universalist Family Fun Night at 6 p.m. Saturday at Compton Park, 16101 Compton Drive in Tampa Palms. $10 for adults, $3 for children. Call (813) 988-8188 or visit www.uutampa.org.

Christianity's family tree: Meet for a weekly sermon to learn about several Christian denominations at the 9:15 and 11 a.m. services Sundays through June 29 at Forest Hills United Methodist Church, 904 W Linebaugh Ave. at N Boulevard. Call (813) 932-8081 or visit foresthillsumc.com.

Vacation Bible school: Enrollment is open at All Saints Lutheran Church, 5315 Van Dyke Road in Lutz. The school is from June 9-13. The church also invites parents to register children for the Lutheran Outdoor Ministries of Florida day camp from July 28-Aug. 1. Call (813) 963-0969.

Power Lab Bible school: Registration is open for children who will turn 4 by Sept. 1 through children who completed fifth grade this year. "Power Lab" will meet from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. June 16-20 at Temple Terrace United Methodist Church, 5030 E Busch Blvd. Call (813) 988-4141 or visit ttumc.net.

Middle school day camp: Enrollment is open for the middle school day camp at Grace Lutheran Church, 3714 W Linebaugh Ave. The camp is July 7-11. Call (813) 961-8747.

Rainforest Bible school: Registration is open for children age 3 through those entering fourth grade for Rainforest Adventure at Grace Lutheran Church, 3714 W Linebaugh Ave. The session is June 23-27. Register online at toolkit.thevbsplace.org/GraceTampaFL or call (813) 961-8747.

Pentecostal prayer: Meet for prayer at 7 p.m. and for Bible study at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Victory Tabernacle, formerly known as Town & Country United Pentecostal Church, 4411 Kelly Road, Town 'N Country. Call (813) 979-1868.

Study the Bible at home: Victory Tabernacle offers in-home Bible study. Call Pastor Collins at (813) 368-0400.

Buddhist meditation: Anika Trancik, a Buddhist meditation instructor, will teach a class called The Prison of Ego from 7:45 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Still Point Yoga, 15945 N Florida Ave., in Lutz. The suggested donation is $9, or $5 for students. Call (727) 797-9770 or visit meditationinflorida.org.

Sunday morning service: A service is at 11 a.m. Sundays at Floodgates Community Church, 15601 Lake Magdalene Blvd. Call (813) 389-0238.

College worship service: Floodgates Community Church hosts Challenge, a service for college students, at 8 p.m. Thursdays at USF's Baptist Collegiate Ministries, 13110 N 50th St. Call (813) 389-0238.

North Tampa Aglow: The multicultural Christian women's group meets at 10 a.m. the first Saturday of each month at Piccadilly, 11810 N Dale Mabry Highway. Call (813) 446-3312.

Unitarian Universalist service: A worship service is at 11 a.m. Sundays at Unitarian Universalist Church of Tampa, 11400 Morris Bridge Road. Children and youth attend the first 15 minutes. Religious education is for grades 1-12; child care is available. Call (813) 988-8188.

Traditional and contemporary services: Grace Lutheran Church of Carrollwood, 3714 W Linebaugh Ave., has traditional worship at 8:30 a.m. Sunday with the chancel choir, and a contemporary worship service at 11 a.m. led by the Spirits of Fire praise band and vocalists. Call (813) 961-8747.

Send religion information to North of Tampa, 14358-B N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL 33618; fax to (813) 269-5310; call (813) 269-5316; or e-mail northtampa@sptimes.com two weeks before the event.

North of Tampa religion briefs: Church plans family fun night 05/29/08 [Last modified: Thursday, October 28, 2010 3:12pm]
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