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Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave., will host the Birdsongs in concert at 7 p.m. April 13. There will also be a barbecue dinner and raffle/silent auction. Churches interested in using the event as a fundraiser should contact Monte Patterson at (352) 279-5985. Tickets and posters will be provided to promote the event. Concert tickets, if purchased from Faith Evangelical Presbyterian, cost $5; other participating churches can set their own prices. Tickets for the dinner cost $6.

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


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. today. Call (727) 868-5534.

Ridge Manor

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

Ridge Manor Community United Methodist Church, 34350 Cortez Blvd., will have an Easter party for children through 10 years of age at 10 a.m. today. Also, the church will have an Easter worship service at 10:15 a.m. Sunday.

Grace World Outreach Church, 20366 Cortez Blvd., will have a Spring Community Eggstravaganza at 9 a.m. today for children through age 12. Call (352) 796-3685.

Spring Hill

The Baha'is of Hernando County will host a talk, "Perception, Prejudice and Spirituality," by Anthony Ballard, beginning with a soup-and-sandwich dinner at 6:30 p.m. April 12. The talk will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. Transportation is available. Call 666-7280.

St. Theresa Catholic Church, 1107 Commercial Way, will have a kickoff meeting for a fundraising cruise project for its youth ministry fund at 11 a.m. April 10 in the parish hall. There will be a presentation about the Freedom of the Seas, which will sail from Oct. 27 to Nov. 3. Call (727) 862-3595.

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. Friday and April 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 host a Really Big Easter Party for children through fifth grade from 10 a.m. to noon today. Also, the church will offer a traditional Easter service at 8:30 a.m. and contemporary services at 9:45 and 11:15 a.m. Sunday. Call (352) 683-5882

Spring Hill Baptist Church, 3140 Mariner Blvd., will have an Easter Eggstravaganza from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today for toddlers through children age 12. Call (352) 683-5685.

Spring Lake

Lakewood Retreat, 25458 Dan Brown Hill Road, will have a Christian College Fair from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. 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.

Weeki Wachee

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

The West Hernando Christian Ministerial Association will host an Easter sunrise service at 7 a.m. Sunday in the amphitheater at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way.

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

Religion calendar 03/29/13 [Last modified: Friday, March 29, 2013 4:29pm]
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