St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 17260 Wiscon Road, will honor the elderly mothers of the church at 4 p.m. Sunday. Honorees are Rosa Brown, Margaree Hart and Elmira Blount. Call (352) 442-2003.
Brooksville Wesleyan Church, 8168 Jasmine Drive, will host the Nature Coast Festival Singers at 7 p.m. Monday and singer Brian Arner at 6 p.m. Dec. 5. Offerings will be taken at both. Call (352) 799-3066.
Word of Life Fellowship, 13241 Word of Life Drive, will host "The Sights and Sounds of Christmas" at various times and dates through Dec. 13 at the Harry Bolback Performing Arts Center. Tickets $5 to $24. Call (877) 412-8687 or visit www.wol.org.
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1214 Broad St., will present a display of nativity scenes and angels from around the world from 3 to 5 p.m. Dec. 6 and 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 7 and 8. Refreshments will be available. The event is free; donations will be accepted. Call (352) 796-4066.
The Baha'is of Hernando County will host a devotional gathering on "The Nature of the Soul" at 7 p.m. Dec. 11 in Spring Hill United Church of Christ's fellowship hall, 4244 Mariner Blvd. Transportation available. Call (352) 666-7280.
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 2301 Deltona Blvd., is having its second annual $10,000 raffle. The drawing for the main prize and additional prizes of $800 and $500 will be at the Valentine's Day Blessing and Dinner on Feb. 13. Proceeds will help support the county Humane Society. Call (352) 683-2010.
St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 13485 Spring Hill Drive, will provide a soup and sandwich lunch free to everyone in need from noon to 2 p.m. the second Thursday of each month in its parish hall. The next lunch will be Dec. 10. Call (352) 688-0663.
First Baptist Church of Weeki Wachee Acres, 8092 Toucan Trail, will present a live Nativity at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 to 11. Light refreshments will be served after each performance. The event is free. Call (352) 686-0747.
First United Methodist Church, 9344 Spring Hill Drive, will present the Christmas cantata Joy, Joy, Joy performed by the 90-voice chancel choir with a live orchestra, drama and children's choir at 7 p.m. Dec. 5 and 3 p.m. Dec. 6. No tickets required; an offering will be taken. Call (352) 683-2600.
Northcliffe Baptist Church, 10515 Northcliffe Blvd., will present its children's choir's musical presentation, The Best Christmas Present Ever, at 6 p.m. Dec. 6. It will also present singer-composer Paul Todd in a Christmas concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 10. Tickets for the concert cost $5 and are available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays at the church office. Visit www.paultodd.com or call (352) 683-5882.
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