Mostly Cloudy88° WeatherMostly Cloudy88° Weather

North Pinellas religious events, programs and Easter Egg hunts

Anglican

Anglican Church of Saints Peter and Paul, 1625 Union St., Clearwater. Call (727) 596-3680.

Baptist

Calvary Baptist Church, 110 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. Call (727) 441-1581 or visit calvarybaptist.org.

Crossroads Baptist Church, 2276 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor. Call (727) 784-2371 or visit crossroadsbcph.com.

Skycrest Baptist Church, 125 N Belcher Road, Clearwater. Call (727) 791-7107 or visit skycrestfamily.org.

• The church will offer two Easter worship celebrations at 9 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday. A continental breakfast will be served in the breezeway between services.

St. John's Missionary Baptist Church, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave., Clearwater. Call (727) 443-1945.

Buddhist

Clear Water Zen Center, 2476 Nursery Road, Clearwater. Call 391-5735.

Parbawatiya Kadampa Buddhist Center, 201 Sixth Ave. S, Safety Harbor. Call (727) 797-9770 or visit meditationintampabay.org.

• Seeing Beyond Suffering Empowerment Weekend, a two-day retreat begins at 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Hear profound teachings, make a special connection with Buddah Manjushri, and receive a powerful blessing to receive inner wisdom. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Rissho Kosei-kai International of North America, Dharma Center of Tampa Bay, 2470 Nursery Road, Clearwater. Call (727) 531-7704. Visit rkina.org/tampabay.

Catholic

Espiritu Santo Catholic Church, 2405 Philippe Parkway, Safety Harbor. Call (727) 726-8477 or visit espiritusanto.cc.

Light of Christ Catholic Church, 2176 Marilyn St., Clearwater. Call (727) 441-4545. Visit locchurch.org.

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 750 San Salvador Drive, Dunedin. Call (727) 733-3606. Visit ourladydunedin.org.

• 9 a.m. morning prayer; 1 p.m. Blessing of Easter Food Baskets; 8 p.m. Vigil of the Lord's Resurrection including Rites of Initiation for new members on Holy Saturday. There will be no 5 p.m. Vigil Mass.

• 7:30, 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Masses; 9:35 and 11:35 a.m. overflow Masses in the Conmy Center on Easter Sunday. There will be no 5 p.m. Mass.

St. Cecelia Catholic Church, 820 Jasmine Way, Clearwater. Call (727) 447-3494. Visit stceceliachurch.org.

St. Luke the Evangelist Catholic Church, 2757 Alderman Road, Palm Harbor. Call (727) 786-3648. Visit stlukepalmharbor.org.

Charismatic

Holy Apostles Catholic Charismatic Church, 1605 Pinehurst Road, Dunedin. Call (727) 734-2035. Visit holyapostlescharismaticchurch.com.

Christian

First Christian Church of Clearwater, 2299 Drew St., Clearwater. Call (727) 799-0612. Visit fcc-clearwater.org.

The Salvation Army, 1625 N Belcher Road, Clearwater. Call (727) 725-9777 or visit salvationarmy.org.

Christian and Missionary Alliance

Grace Alliance Church, 1289 Michigan Blvd., Dunedin. Call (727) 733-9100.

Christian Science

First Church of Christ, Scientist, 210 Turner St., Clearwater. Call (727) 446-3748. Visit christianscienceclearwater.com.

First Church of Christ, Scientist, 46 W Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Tarpon Springs. Call (727) 937-8279 or visit christianscienceintarponsprings.org.

Church of God

Bayside Community Church of God, 3380 State Road 580, Safety Harbor. Call (727) 669-7212. Visit baysidechurch.net.

Bethany Temple Worship Center, 2549 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Call (727) 937-3871 or visit bethanytemple.org.

• Register at 11:30 a.m. for an egg hunt, noon to 2 p.m.; with free hamburgers and hot dogs 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday.

• The church plans an outdoor celebration on the grounds (weather permitting) at 10:30 a.m. Easter Sunday.

Church of the Nazarene

Central Church of the Nazarene, 1601 N Highland Ave., Clearwater. Call (727) 446-7259.

Community

Chapel-by-the-Sea, 54 Bay Esplanade, Clearwater Beach. Call (727) 446-0430 or visit chapelbythesea.net.

Countryside Christian Center, 1850 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. Call (727) 799-1618 or visit countrysidechristiancenter.org.

Crystal Beach Community Church, 625 Crystal Beach Ave., Crystal Beach. Call (727) 784-8222 or visit crystalbeachcc.org.

Crystal Cove Community Church, 6900 County Road 95, Palm Harbor. Call (727) 771-8600 or visit crystalcovecc.org.

• Easter outdoor worship service, complete with live music and animals, at 7 a.m. Sunday.

Dockside Community Church, 1218 New York Ave., Dunedin. Call (727) 733-2480 or visit docksidecommunitychurch.com.

Harborside Christian Church, 220 Marshall St., Safety Harbor. Call (727) 726-0202. Visit harborsidechurch.org.

Kirk of Dunedin Community Church, 2686 Bayshore Blvd., Dunedin. Call (727) 733-9305.

Lakeside Community Chapel, 1893 Sunset Point Road, Clearwater. Call (727) 441-1714.

Lakeview Community Church, 475 East Lake Road, Tarpon Springs. Call (727) 942-0229. Visit mylakeviewchurch.com.

New Purpose Community Church, 32919 U.S. 19 N, Palm Harbor. Call (727) 501-2154. Visit newpurpose.com.

North Bay Community Church, 3170 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. Call (727) 796-0071. Visit northbaychurch.com.

• Easter Drama service, 10 a.m. Sunday.

• Christian entertainer Tom Brennan will present Amusing Grace, a show full of comedic impressions and Christianized song parodies of many musical artists of renown, at 12:30 p.m. Friday in Edgar Hall. Light snacks will be served. A love offering will be taken.

Northwood Community Church, 2295 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. Call (727) 791-4171. Visit northwoodcommunitychurch.org.

• An Easter celebration with free food and music begins at 9 a.m. at the Safety Harbor Gazebo Sunday.

Palm Harbor Community Church, 455 Riviere Road. Call (727) 789-6764. Visit palmharborchurch.com.

Safety Harbor Covenant Church, Safety Harbor Public Library, 101 Second St. N. Call (727) 483-9351 or visit safetyharborchurch.org.

Episcopal

All Saints Episcopal Church, 1700 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Call (727) 937-3881 or visit allsaintstarpon.com.

Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 701 Orange Ave., Clearwater, Call (727) 447-3469. Visit churchofascension.org.

Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 639 Edgewater Drive, Dunedin. Call (727) 733-4125.

Good Samaritan Episcopal Church, 2165 NE Coachman Road, Clearwater. Call (727) 461-1717 or visit goodsamaritan-swfla.org.

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 3200 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. Call (727) 796-5514 or visit holytrinityclw.org.

St. Alfred's Episcopal Church, 1601 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor. Call (727) 785-1601 or visit stalfred.org.

St. John's Episcopal Church, 1676 Belcher Road, Clearwater. Call (727) 531-6020 or visit stjohnsclearwater.org.

Jewish

Chabad of Pinellas County, 3936 Fisher Road, Palm Harbor. Call (727) 789-0408 or visit yichabad.com.

Congregation Beth Shalom, 1325 S Belcher Road, Clearwater. Call (727) 531-1418 or visit mycbsfamily.org.

Congregation B'nai Emmunah, 3374 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Call (727) 938-9000 or visit bnaiemmunah.org.

Temple Ahavat Shalom, 1575 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor. Call (727) 785-8811 or visit ahavatshalom.org.

Temple B'nai Israel, 1685 S Belcher Road, Clearwater. Call (727) 531-5829 or visit tbiclearwater.org.

Lutheran

Bethel Lutheran Church, 3166 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. Call (727) 799-3010 or visit bethellc.com.

Faith Lutheran Church, 1620 Pinehurst Road, Dunedin. Call (727) 733-2657.

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 407 Saturn Ave., Clearwater. Call (727) 446-7718 or visit stpaulsclearwater.org.

Metaphysical

The Temple of Light Metaphysical Center, 18514 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater. Call (727) 538-9976.

Messianic

Congregation Ohr Chadash, 3190 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd., Clearwater. Call (727) 726-1472. Visit ohrchadash.org.

• Hag Hat'khiyah, a Jewish celebration of the resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth, will be presented at 11 a.m. Sunday near shelter 7 at Philippe Park, 2525 Phillippe Parkway, Safety Harbor.

• A special Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) commemoration will be part of the regular Sabbath service at 8 p.m. Friday. Visitors will have the opportunity to view Arbeit Macht Frei, an original sculpture by David Barlow, reflecting his visit to the camp at Dachau.

Temple New Jerusalem, 2686 Bayshore Blvd., Dunedin. Call (727) 499-0169 or visit templenewjerusalem.org.

Methodist

Community United Methodist Church of Oldsmar, 207 Buckingham Ave. E, Oldsmar. Call (813) 855-1567 or visit oldsmarcumc.org.

• The community is invited to Jelly Bean Jamboree, a free event with an egg hunt, face-painting, balloon making, children's games, coloring activities, praise music, and hot dogs and hamburgers, noon to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Curlew United Methodist Church, 2210 Cathedral Drive, Palm Harbor. Call (727) 784-3424 or visit curlewumchurch.org.

East Lake United Methodist Church, 2801 East Lake Road. Call (727) 784-9250 or visit eastlakeumc.org.

First United Methodist Church of Clearwater, 411 Turner St., Clearwater. Call (727) 446-5955 or visit firstmethodistclearwater.com.

First United Methodist Church of Dunedin, 421 Main St. (727) 733-4139 or visit dunedinfumc.org.

• The church will have a community Easter egg hunt at 9 a.m. Saturday in Dunedin's Edgewater Park at Main Street and Edgewater Drive. Bring your own basket.

First United Methodist Church of Tarpon Springs, 501 E Tarpon Ave. Call (727) 937-3271. Visit fumctarponsprings.org.

Heritage United Methodist Church, 2680 Landmark Drive, Clearwater. Call (727) 796-1329. Visit heritageumc.com.

Mount Moriah AME Church, 722 S Disston Ave., Tarpon Springs. Call (727) 938-0873.

Oldsmar Community United Methodist Church, 207 Buckingham Ave. E, Oldsmar. Call (813) 855-1567 or visit oldsmarcumc.org.

Palm Harbor United Methodist Church, 1551 Belcher Road, Palm Harbor. Call (727) 785-7487. Visit phumc.net.

Skycrest United Methodist Church, 2045 Drew St., Clearwater. Call (727) 446-2218 or visit skycrest.net.

• There will be a sunrise service at 7:30 a.m. in the parking lot under the oak tree Easter Sunday.

Union Street United Methodist Church and Hispanic Mission, 1625 Union St., Clearwater. Call (727) 442-9300 or visit umcm.info.

Nondenominational

Bible Fellowship Church, 4670 East Bay Drive, Clearwater. Call (727) 942-9008.

Cornerstone Bible Chapel, 190 Patricia Ave., Dunedin. Call (727) 934-4815.

Global Family Fellowship, 2289 N Hercules Ave., Clearwater. Call (727) 733-4600 or visit globalfamilyfellowship.com.

Orthodox

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 409 Old Coachman Road, Clearwater. Call (727) 799-4605 or visit holytrinityclwtr.org.

St. George Serbian Orthodox Church, 15250 58th St. N, Clearwater. Call (727) 531-0052.

Saints Raphael, Nicholas and Irene Hellenic Orthodox Church, 1010 Riviere Road, Palm Harbor. Call (727) 789-5905.

Pentecostal

Dunedin Assembly of God, 885 Lake Haven Road, Dunedin. Call (727) 733-7205.

Pentecostal Lighthouse Church, 2801 County Road 1, Dunedin. Call (727) 787-1222.

Presbyterian

Church on the Bayou, 409 Whitcomb Blvd., Tarpon Springs. Call (727) 937-3795.

• The annual Easter sunrise service, sponsored by the Tarpon Springs Ministerial Association, will begin at 6:30 a.m. Sunday and take place outdoors on church grounds. Those attending are urged to bring seating and flashlights.

First Presbyterian Church, 255 Fifth Ave. S, Safety Harbor. Call (727) 725-2014.

First Presbyterian Church of Dunedin, 455 Scotland St., Dunedin. Call (727) 733-2318 or visit fpcdunedin.org.

Hope Presbyterian Church, 1698 S Belcher Road, Clearwater. Call (727) 531-3200. Visit hopefamily.com.

• A sunrise service will begin at 7 p.m., followed by breakfast at 8 a.m. Easter Sunday.

• A Resurrection Carnival is planned from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday that includes a holiday dinner, indoor and outdoor games, crafts, and a dunk tank. Free admission.

Northwood Presbyterian Church, 2875 State Road 580, Clearwater. Call (727) 796-8090 or visit northwoodpc.org.

Peace Memorial Presbyterian Church, 110 S Fort Harrison Ave., Clearwater. Call (727) 446-3001 or visit peacememorial.org.

Presbyterian Church of Palm Harbor, 2021 Nebraska Ave. (727) 784-7274 or visit PCPH.org.

St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 705 Michigan Ave., Dunedin. Call (727) 734-5493 or visit sapcd.org.

Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2001 Rainbow Drive, Clearwater. Call (727) 446-6210. Visit trinityclearwater.com.

• There will be an Easter egg hunt at 9:30 for children ages 12 and younger; and a special Easter worship service with unique musical offerings by well known area favorites at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)

Clearwater Friends, Scottish American Society Hall, 917 Louden Ave., Dunedin. Call (727) 442-3524.

Unitarian Universalist

Spirit of Life Unitarian Universalists, 18412 Burrell Road, Odessa. Call (813) 792-1622 or visit spiritoflifeuu.org.

Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater, 2470 Nursery Road, Clearwater. Call (727) 531-7704 or visit uuclearwater.org.

• An opening reception for an exhibit by Susan Rollins Gehring, a Florida native who uses the environment as a springboard for her landscape linoleum block prints and oil paintings, will be at 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. The exhibit runs through May 19.

Unitarian Universalists of Tarpon Springs, 230 Grand Blvd. Call (727) 937-4682 or visit uutarpon.org.

Unity

Unity Church of Clearwater, 2645 Nursery Road, Clearwater. Call (727) 531-0992 or visit housebuiltonlove.com.

Unity Church of Palm Harbor, 1960 Tampa Road, Palm Harbor. Call (727) 784-7911. Visit unitychurchofpalmharbor.org.

Unity Community Church, 1315 Bayshore Blvd., Dunedin. Call (727) 734-0635 or visit unitydunedin.org.

• Easter brunch will follow the 10 a.m. service Sunday. A love offering will be taken.

Religion news should be mailed to Nova Beall at 710 Court St., Clearwater, FL 33756, faxed to (727) 445-4119 or e-mailed to sbeall@sptimes.com.



Baptist church's 95th anniversary

First Baptist Church of Ozona-Palm Harbor, 610 Pennsylvania Ave., Ozona. Call (727) 784-3711 or visit fbcozona.com.

• The church will celebrate its 95th anniversary with "Dinner on the Grounds" 10:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. Easter. For this occasion, food will be provided by the church.

North Pinellas religious events, programs and Easter Egg hunts 04/02/10 [Last modified: Friday, April 2, 2010 9:54pm]

© 2014 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...