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Religious events in Hernando County area

Car wash, yard sale, more in Spring Hill

Fellowship Community Church, 11250 Spring Hill Drive, will host a yard sale/bake sale/car wash from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. All proceeds will be used for the "Bikes for 'Bique" ministry, which provides bicycles for missionaries in Mozambique. Call 686-4612.


Allen Temple AME Church, 824 Leonard St., will celebrate its 138th anniversary at 6 p.m. July 19 with the Men of God, from Orlando, in concert. The celebration will conclude at 11 a.m. July 20 with a worship service featuring guest speaker Elder Jimmy Grimsley. Call 796-2597.

First Baptist Church, 420 Howell Ave., will offer vacation Bible school from July 14-18 for children entering kindergarten through sixth grade and adults. Each evening will begin with dinner at 4:30 p.m. The program, "Outrigger Island," will be from 6:30 to 8:30. There is no charge. Call 796-6791 to register. The church will also have its annual Family Fun Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 12. The free event features food, fun, games and music. There will be face painting, a giant water slide, dunk tank and a demonstration from the Florida Highway Patrol. Registrations for "Outrigger Island" will be taken at the event.

Hernando Beach

First Baptist Church of Hernando Beach, 4446 Shoal Line Blvd., will offer vacation Bible school from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday for children age 3 through sixth grade. The theme is "Outrigger Island" and will include stops at Music Falls, Recreation Reef, the Snack Shack, Missions Outlook and the Craft Cabana. There is no charge. Call 596-2211 or visit

Ridge Manor

Ridge Manor United Methodist Church, 34350 Cortez Blvd., will offer vacation Bible school from 9 a.m. to noon July 14-18. Children ages 3 to 11 will learn about "Jesus' miraculous power" in the "Power Lab." There is no charge. Call 583-3770 to register.

Spring Hill

Karen's Kit and Kaboodle (St. Andrew's Episcopal thrift shop), 2301 Deltona Blvd., will celebrate its Christmas in July sale from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. Items will be sold from 25 cents to $10. Call 686-1114.

Northcliffe Baptist Church, 10515 Northcliffe Blvd., will present "A Celebration of America" at the 9 and 10:30 a.m. services Sunday. The program will include a multimedia musical, special honoring of veterans, the Young Marines Color Guard and guests U.S. Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite, District Director Shirley Anderson and Laura Freeman, wife of a Black Hawk helicopter pilot serving in Iraq. Call 683-5882.

New Beginnings Life Center Church, 3350 Commercial Way, offers vacation Bible school from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. "Journey to Jesus" is for children 6-11. There is no charge. Call 686-8880 to register.

The Baha'is of Hernando County will host a free talk, "A Thief in the Night," at 7 p.m. Friday at Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. Transportation available. Call 666-7280.

St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 5030 Mariner Blvd., will present "Green — Living More Lightly on the Earth" by activist Mary Ann Holtz, who will talk about 10 small steps that make big impacts on the Earth, at 1 p.m. July 12 in Xavier Hall. The event is free and open to all ages. Call 584-1996 or e-mail what

Spring Hill Community Association will present "An Evening of Joyful Music'' from 5 to 9 p.m. July 26 at the Palmwood Pavilion on the Lake House grounds, 1202 Kenlake Ave. The event will benefit Nature Coast Christian Church Ministries and will feature a variety of performers from local churches. Admission will be free to those who bring a nonperishable food donation. Vendor spaces available. Call 666-4746 or visit

First United Methodist Church, 9344 Spring Hill Drive, will offer vacation Bible school to children age 4 through fifth grade, from 9 a.m. to noon July 14-18. The theme is "Cosmic City." There is no charge. Call 683-2600 to register.

First Baptist Church, 7279 Pinehurst Drive, will offer vacation Bible school from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 28 to Aug. 1. Children from infant through sixth grade will join a "trail ride" to "Cactus Canyon." There is no charge. There is a preregistration event on July 26. Call to register at 683-2863.

Hope Community Bible Church, 13241 Spring Hill Drive, will offer vacation Bible school from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday. The free program "Outrigger Island" is open to children in prekindergarten through eighth grade. Call 686-6020 to register.

Weeki Wachee

Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way, will have one worship service at 9:30 a.m. July 6 through Aug. 24. Call 597-1456.

Information for the Religion Calendar may be e-mailed to Gail Hollenbeck at, faxed to 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, place with address, ticket price, contact person or phone number are missing. For information, call 754-6112 and leave a message.

Religious events in Hernando County area 07/04/08 [Last modified: Monday, November 1, 2010 2:23pm]
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