Heaven's Gates & Hell's Flames will be presented March 13-16 at In the Name of Jesus World Outreach Center. The live drama portrays characters as they face death. The joy of the believer as he enters God's presence is contrasted with the distraught condition of the unbeliever, who in death discovers that he will spend eternity in the company of Satan. The play is designed to value current relationships with Christ, and the evening will end with an invitation for rededication. Performances are at 6:30 p.m. March 13 and at 7:15 p.m. March 14-16. The church is at 10925 Tarpon Springs Road, two miles west of Gunn Highway in Odessa. Admission is free, and a nursery will be provided. For information, call (813) 920-2251.
Renowned organist to appear
PORT RICHEY _ Dan and Joan Greer will present a program of sacred music at 7 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church of Jasmine Lakes, 6835 Jasmine Blvd., Port Richey. Dan's musical career started at age 4 when he received a full piano scholarship to the Detroit Conservatory of Music. He learned to play the organ in the church where his father pastored and has played the organ for the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Redwings and the Pistons. He is on the board of the Ford Philpot Evangelistic Association and has served as organist in many crusades throughout the world. He and his wife, Joan, were classmates at Asbury College in Wilmore, Ky. The couple have two daughters in Orlando and two sons in Michigan. Pastor George Francis and the Rev. Herb Osborne, minister of music, invite everyone to hear their musical presentation. A nursery will be provided.
Jews for Jesus to perform
NEW PORT RICHEY _ The Jews for Jesus traveling evangelistic team, "The Liberated Wailing Wall," will be at the First Baptist Church of New Port Richey at 6 p.m. Sunday presenting a program of music, drama and testimony. Jonathan Bernd, group leader, says all the lyrics are taken from both the Hebrew Scriptures and the New Testament portion of the Bible. Jews for Jesus is an independent missionary organization founded in 1973 by Moishe Rosen. Their goal is to let Jewish people know that the gospel is for them, that belief in Jesus does not take away one's Jewish culture and heritage. First Baptist is at 6561 Circle Blvd.
Nazarene church open house
BAYONET POINT _ Trinity Church of the Nazarene, 11038 Little Road, will have an open house beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday and lasting through a noon meal. The church has been at the corner of Little Road and Star Trail since 1972. Expansion and growth through the years has changed the original building, and the open house will show off the newest facilities, including remodeled offices and classrooms and the new fellowship hall and kitchen facilities. The Trinity family invites everyone to the open house and says that Nazarene churches are known for their warm friendly atmosphere and family-centered ministry.
NEW PORT RICHEY _ Marcia Kendall will be the guest speaker and soloist at services at 10:45 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the First Assembly of God, 6310 Trouble Creek Road. Kendall has performed at the White House two times and has also appeared many times on network radio and television programs including the 700 Club. She is founder of Flame Fellowship International, a worldwide ministry.
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