Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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Religion calendar

Religion briefs

Brooksville

New Hope Missionary Baptist Church is selling tickets for "2013 Phony Men Silly Women," to be presented at 4 p.m. May 4 at First Baptist Church, 420 Howell Ave. The speaker will be Pastor Freddie Hinson Jr.; the host will be comedian Rod Z. Recording artist Thomas Ware will perform, along with others. Tickets cost $17. Call (727) 856-8336 or visit newhopembconline.org.

Hudson

House of Faith, 15227 U.S. 19, will welcome Judy LaRose, president of the Spring Hill chapter of Aglow, as guest speaker for its Women's Delight event at 10 a.m. March 30. Call (727) 868-5534.

Ridge Manor

Ridge Manor Community Center, 34240 Cortez Blvd., will host its annual Easter sunrise service at 7 a.m. March 31. A continental breakfast will be served after the service. Call (352) 583-2556.

Ridge Manor Community United Methodist Church will have a Good Friday service at 7 p.m. Friday and an Easter worship service at 10:15 a.m. March 31.

Spring Hill

Temple Beth David, 13158 Antelope St., will have its traditional Passover seder at 5 p.m. March 30. The cost is $20 for adults, $10 for children over 3, $25 for nonmember adults and $12.50 for nonmember children. Reservations are required. Call (352) 686-7034.

Christ the Savior Greek Orthodox Church, 13460 Olympic Village Lane, will have "Salutations to the Theotokos" at 6:30 p.m. each Friday through April 12. The Akathist Hymn will be at 6:30 p.m. April 19.

Mariner United Methodist Church, 7079 Mariner Blvd., will have its last yard sale of the season from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 5 and 6. Items for sale will include crafts, electronics, clothing, glassware, toys, games, jewelry, mattresses/box springs, furniture, kitchenware, tools and personal items. Food, drinks and baked goods will be available for purchase. Call (352) 596-0080.

Northcliffe Baptist Church, 10515 Northcliffe Blvd., will offer a traditional Easter service at 8:30 a.m. and contemporary services at 9:45 and 11:15 a.m. March 31. Call (352) 683-5882

Spring Lake

Lakewood Retreat, 25458 Dan Brown Hill Road, will have a Christian College Fair from 6 to 8:30 p.m. April 2. The event is free for high school students and families interested in meeting with representatives from Christian colleges in Florida. Voices of Praise from Florida Christian College will entertain. Call for a list of participating colleges. Also, the camp will host a retreat for boys ages 8 to 16 and their fathers/grandfathers/uncles/mentors by Real3 Ministries April 5 to 7. The cost is $58 per person; $50 if registered by March 31. Check-in will be at 4:30 p.m. Friday of that weekend, and the retreat will end at 11 a.m. Sunday. The event includes a workbook, a gift and access to campground activities. Call (813) 948-2067 to register and find out what to bring; also register at thereal3.com/conferences/father-and-son-conferences.

Weeki Wachee

Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way, will have a Maundy Thursday worship service at 7 p.m. Thursday, a Good Friday service at 7 p.m. Friday and a festival worship service with Holy Communion at 8:30 and 11 a.m. March 31. An all-you-can-eat breakfast will be served by the youth at 9:30 and 10:45 a.m. on Easter Sunday at a cost of $7 for adults and $3.50 for children ages 6 to 12. Children 5 and under eat free.

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

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