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Religion calendar: March 10 to April 14

The Nature Coast Festival Singers will present spring concerts at 3 p.m. March 18 at Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee; 3 p.m. March 25 at Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave., Brooksville, and 3 p.m. April 1 at Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. An offering will be collected. Call (352) 597-2235.

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Brooksville Wesleyan Church, 22319 Cortez Blvd., will host Allison Speer in concert at 6 p.m. March 25. Speer has been singing professionally since 1985, has toured with the Bill Gaither Trio and Gaither Vocal Band since 1989 and has had regular appearances in Gaither Homecoming videos and live concerts. An offering will be collected. Call the church at (352) 799-3066.

Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave., will host a brunch by the Women of Faith from 10 a.m. to noon today. Guest speaker Jacky Gatliff will talk about women in ministry. The cost is $5 per person. Call (352) 796-4969.

The St. Anthony Catholic Church Knights of Columbus will have a fish fry from 5 to 7 p.m. March 23 and March 30 at Heffernan Hall, next to the church, 2048 Cortez Blvd. The cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children 12 and under. Call (352) 796-2096.

Shiloh Problem Solvers will join with Feeding America Tampa Bay and the United Way in offering food to about 500 families from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 17 in the parking lot at Louie's Bowling Center, 1691 E Jefferson St. To donate food, time or money, call Pastor Clarence Clark at (352) 345-9596 or (352) 540-6005.

The Methodist Men of Brooksville First United Methodist Church, 109 S. Broad St., are collecting items for an upcoming Attic Treasure Sale. For pickup of heavy items, call the church at (352) 796-3363, Charlie Miller at (352) 796-5210 or Buddy Woods at (352) 799-0987. Other items should be taken to the church. Proceeds will support the St. Andrew Society, which feeds the needy locally and around the world; the local Arc organization, which assists those with disabilities; scholarships for local high school students; and other efforts for the needy.

Faith Fellowship Church, 19266 Campground Road, will host a free Gospel Jam 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; light refreshments will be served. Anyone planning to play an instrument should arrive by 1:30 p.m.. Call (352) 796-6589 or send an email to

Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, 600 Wood Drive, will celebrate its 123rd anniversary beginning with "Sunday School at Night" at 6 p.m. today, Family Night at 7 p.m. Wednesday, a free Community Day (with refreshments and voter registration available) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 17 and Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and a special service with the Rev. Mario Hagins at 11 a.m. March 18. Call (352) 796-1789.

Spring Hill

The Women of Grace Presbyterian Church, 8375 Spring Hill Drive, will have a spring rummage sale from 8 a.m. until noon March 17. Items for sale include clothing, books, CDs, glassware, toys, jewelry, kitchenware, bath and bedroom items, furniture and baked goods. Call (352) 683-2082.

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 2301 Deltona Blvd., will host a free concert by the Boston University School of Theology Seminary Singers at 7 p.m. Monday. The "Singing for Peace" concert will feature contemporary and classical sacred music, and African drumming. Call (352) 683-2010.

The Spring Hill Chapter of Aglow International will meet for breakfast and to celebrate the group's 27th anniversary at 8:45 a.m. March 19 at Evergreen Woods Retirement Center, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail. There will be a slide presentation of past events, recognition of past officers and communion administered by pastors Pat Pickens and Sharon Guedesse. The cost for the breakfast buffet is $8.50. Make reservations by calling (352) 848-4182 or (352) 610-4164.

First United Methodist Church, 9344 Spring Hill Drive, will present the SonShine Choir dinner theater musical production of Neck-up, Check-up at 6 p.m. today0. The cost is $6 for adults and $1 for children 10 and younger. The performance will follow a ham dinner. Call (352) 683-2600, ext. 1.

Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 6193 Spring Hill Drive, will have its annual yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 14. Vendor spaces are available for $12. Call (352) 683-5310.

Spring Hill Baptist Church, 3140 Mariner Blvd., will present the Christian film Courageous at 6 p.m. March 17. Those attending should bring a chair or blanket. Call (352) 683-5685.

Information for the Religion Calendar may be emailed to Gail Hollenbeck at, 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.

Religion calendar: March 10 to April 14 03/09/12 [Last modified: Friday, March 9, 2012 3:19pm]
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