Sunday, January 21, 2018
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Religious events in Hernando County

Brooksville

Second Chance Restoration Ministries, 19235 Cortez Blvd., will host a free luncheon for the homeless and the needy at noon April 27. Call (352) 585-6881 or (352) 585-6083.

Faith Fellowship Church, 19255 Campground Road, will host a free gospel sing from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday. People attending may sing or play an instrument or just listen. A karaoke machine will be available. Light refreshments will be served. Anyone planning to play an instrument should arrive by 1:30 p.m. Call (352) 796-6589 or (352) 754-9330 or send email to [email protected]

Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave., will offer a mystery dinner theater production at 6:30 p.m. April 26 and 27. Tickets for Mystery on Mondon Mountain are $15. Proceeds go to the church's youth missions. Doors open at 6 p.m. Call (352) 796-4969.

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

St. Mark's Presbyterian Church, 7922 State Road 52, will have its last pancake breakfast of the season from 8 to 10 a.m. April 20. The cost is $3.50 for adults and $1 for children. Call (727) 863-5646.

Ridge Manor

Ridge Manor Community United Methodist Church, 34350 Cortez Blvd., will have its annual high tea party from 2 to 3 p.m. April 27. The theme is "Ridge Manor in Bloom," with guest speaker Rita Grant, a master gardener. There will also be a silent auction. Tickets are $10. Proceeds will be used for church missions. Call (352) 583-3770.

Spring Hill

Aglow International Spring Hill Chapter will have a breakfast meeting at 8:45 a.m. Monday at Evergreen Woods, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail. The speaker will be Jeff Pasmore, founder and director of Shine the Light Ministries. The cost for breakfast is $8.50. Call (352) 610-4164 or (352) 848-4182 if you plan to attend.

Christ the Savior Greek Orthodox Church, 13460 Olympic Village Lane, will have the Akathist Hymn at 6:30 p.m. April 19.

Spring Lake

Lakewood Retreat, 25458 Dan Brown Hill Road, will host Spring to Life Spring Fest 2013 and Concert from 6 to 10 p.m. April 20. The family festival will include hayrides, a campfire, a game room, outdoor games, a pool party and live music by Kaleo and Spring Lake United Praise. Neverending (formerly My Brother's Scars) will perform from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. The cost is $3 per person or $10 for a family. Call (352) 796-4097.

Weeki Wachee

Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way, will have a Junktique and Bake Sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Items for sale will include clothing, books, jewelry, toys, appliances, linens, tools and furniture. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Call (352) 597-1456.

Jesus Cares Ministry will host "It's Time-2: Healing the Youth of Hernando" from 6 to 9 p.m. April 27 in Nativity Hall at Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way. The evening will include drama, poetry and dance. Call (352) 942-4063.

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 12 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) or phone number is missing. For information, call (352) 754-6112 and leave a message.

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