Wednesday, June 20, 2018
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Religion calendar for Hernando County

Brooksville

Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave., will have a Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Dec. 1 in the gym. There will be door prizes every half-hour and unique gift items for sale, along with refreshments and a bake sale. Six-foot vendor tables are available for $17. Call (352) 345-8484.

Love Your Neighbor needs turkeys and donations of other food items for its free Thanksgiving dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at the Rising Sun Cafe, 10 S Main St. Those interested in volunteering should call Lisa Callea at (352) 428-9275 or (352) 848-0090.

Jericho Road Ministries, 1163 Howell Ave., is in need of a new or slightly used 10- to 15–passenger van. Donations toward the purchase of a van are also welcome. Call Bruce Gimbel at (352) 799-2912, ext. 100.

Spring Hill

First United Methodist Church, 9344 Spring Hill Drive, is offering free tickets for its holiday concerts, featuring soprano Ebony Preston and keyboard artist Sean Pollock with choir and orchestra under the direction of Robert McBain. The concerts will be at 4 and 7 p.m. Dec. 16. Tickets are available at the church office. Call (352) 683-2605.

Northcliffe Baptist Church, 10515 Northcliffe Blvd., will present free concerts for its Christmas Spectacular 2012 at 7 p.m. Dec. 15 and 4 p.m. Dec. 16. Featured will be the newly formed Northcliffe Orchestra, the Hernando Harmonizers, a 50-voice choir, hand bell ringers and the Northcliffe Blacklight Team. Seating is first come, first served. Doors will open an hour early. Call (352) 683-5882.

Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd., will host a Christmas bazaar with a cookie walk from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 7 and 8. There will be handmade crafts, baked goods, gifts and decorations. Lunch will be available for purchase. Call (352) 683-4870.

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 and phone number are missing. For information, call (352) 754-6112 and leave a message.

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