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The Crossing Church, 3058 College Ave., Ruskin, celebrated its building grand opening May 12. Service times are at 9 and 11 a.m. Sundays. To learn more about the church, attend Meet the Crossing at 12:30 p.m. June 2. Visit www.crossingonline.org/southshore.

Plant City Church of God, 2103 Mudlake Road, will present the Plant City Academy of the Arts in recital at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday. Call (813) 752-4591.

United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, 1210 Del Webb Blvd., will host its monthly meeting on Business Ethics and Values at 1 p.m. Tuesday. Reservations must be made by today. The cost to attend is $10 and includes lunch. Call (813) 634-2539. Also, the church will present the Sun City Chamber Players in concert at 7 p.m. May 24. Tickets are $10 at the door or $5 for music students. Visit www.suncitychamberplayers.com.

Shiloh Baptist Church, 1104 Carson St., Plant City, invites youth to register for Colossal Coaster World, a vacation bible school beginning June 16. For more information, call (813) 752-8345. Also, the church offers a Zumba class from 7 to 8 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays.

Grace United Methodist Church at FishHawk, 5708 Lithia Pinecrest Road, seeks vendors for a Christmas in July Church Bazaar to take place from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 27. Organizers need arts and crafts, food, produce, home and personal product vendors. The fee for a space is $25. The deadline for reserving a booth is June 15. Space is limited. For more information and an application, contact event organizer Vickie Casso at (813) 681-6583 or [email protected]

United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Ave., Sun City Center, has partnered with Manatee Memorial Hospital to sponsor a Life Line Screening event on June 26. Lifeline screening has four screenings that cost $60 each including stroke/carotid artery, atrial fibrillation, abdominal aortic aneurysm and peripheral arterial disease. Also, an osteoporosis risk assessment is $35. Lifeline does not accept medicare. Tests must be paid for individually or purchased by package. Package one is four tests for $149. Package two is $159 for 5 tests. Preregister to receive a $10 discount. Call 1(800)324-9458 or visit www.helpinghandsforhealth.com. Do not contact the church for registration. In addition, UCC is helping recycle old cell phones. Drop off phones and accessories between 9 and 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, or at Sunday services. For more information, contact Larry Piechoski at (813) 634-7062.

Unity Community of Joy (meeting at the Henry G. Gibson Social Hall at Beth Israel Synagogue, 1115 E. Del Web Blvd. E) will offer a non-denominational musical service with international recording artists, Armand and Angelina at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. A pot luck luncheon will follow the service at 11:30 a.m. A full concert begins at 12:30 p.m. featuring familiar tunes. A love offering is appreciated. Call (813) 298-7745.

Cornerstone Baptist Church, 818 N Parsons Ave., Brandon, will serve free coffee to southbound motorists driving by between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m. Fridays through the end of May. Call (813) 689-3325.

New Hope Worship Center, 803 W Mahoney St., Plant City, hosts a Corporate Prayer Hour from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Saturdays. Call (813) 757-6123.

The Franciscan Center, 3010 N Perry Ave., invites all to a Family Bingo Night at 5:30 p.m. June 6. Cost to attend is $10 for adults, $5 for children or $20 for a family of four or more. The event will include games, pizza and a sundae bar. Participants must register by June 5. For more information, call (813) 229-2695.

Please send your religion news to Sarah Whitman at [email protected]

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