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Brooksville

Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave., will host "Serve Day" from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 12. The outreach event, designed to serve the city with various cleanup, maintenance and visitation projects, is open to participation from anyone in the community. "Serve Day is an opportunity for Christians to demonstrate Christ's love," said Eric Davis, project leader for the event. The day will culminate with a picnic from 1 to 3 p.m. Call (352) 796-4969.

Great Life Church, 7321 Sunshine Grove Road, will host a women's conference, "It's Time," at 7 p.m. Oct. 11 and 8:30 a.m. Oct. 12. The speakers will be pastors Ellen Bilsborough and Liz McGuinness. Music and worship will be led by the Great Life Church Worship Team and Singers. Preregister at greatlifechurch.com/itstime for reserved seating or call (352) 293-7673. There is no registration fee; an offering will be collected. Breakfast and a beverage will be offered for $6 Saturday morning.

Spring Hill

First United Methodist Church of Spring Hill, 9344 Spring Hill Drive, has begun its fall children's music and art programs. Children from pre-K3 through fifth grade will meet from 5 to 7 p.m. each Wednesday. Families may come for dinner at 5 p.m., with adults staying for Bible study.

A special class for seniors, featuring area professionals who will speak on topics such as finances, living arrangements and death, will begin at 10 a.m. Oct. 16 in Classroom 2.

The church will have a flea market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 19. Vendor spaces cost $15. Donations of furniture, appliances and tools to sell are welcome.

Sixteen people donated blood at the blood drive in September. The bloodmobile will return on Nov. 17. Call the church at (352) 683-2600.

The Baha'is of Hernando County will host a discussion and talk, "Poetry in Motion: The Word of God" by Tony Quinones, at 7 p.m. Oct. 11 at Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. Transportation is available. Call 666-7280.

Mariner United Methodist Church, 7079 Mariner Blvd., will have its annual bazaar from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and Saturday. There will be infant, children's and kitchen handmade goods, along with white elephant items. There also will be a silent auction for a handmade queen-size quilt. Light lunch will be available. Call (352) 596-0080.

Spring Hill Calvary Church of the Nazarene, 235 Cobblestone Drive, has canceled its "Fall Feasts of Israel" event that had been scheduled for today. Call (352) 683-0587.

Weeki Wachee

The Guild of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church will host its annual raffle auction beginning at noon Saturday at the Heather Community Center, 9100 Nakoma Way. The $7 entrance ticket may be purchased at the door and includes beverage, dessert and 25 raffle chances. Food will be available for purchase. Call Sandra Hreczuck at (727) 862-4084.

Information for the Religion Calendar and Briefs may be emailed to Gail Hollenbeck at [email protected], faxed to (352) 754-6133 or mailed to Hernando Times, Religion Calendar and Briefs, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613. The deadline for calendar items is two weeks before the event or reservation deadline. If your church/organization has news of interest to the community, briefly state the news. Information cannot be published if the time, date, exact street address, cost, contact person (first and last names) and phone number are missing. For questions, call (352) 754-6112 and leave a message.

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