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All Souls United Episcopal Church will have a Holy Communion worship service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday in the Holiday Chapel of North Funeral Home at U.S. 19 and Darlington. The Rev. Owen J. Loftus Jr., vicar, is celebrant and preacher. Loftus is a graduate of Augusta College, Augusta, Ga., and the Theological Seminary of Erskine College, Due West, S.C.

New Port Richey

Sun Coast Baptist Church, 4726 S. R. 54, New Port Richey, will have a mortgage burning during the 10:30 a.m. Oct. 30 worship service. The guest speaker will be Rev. Ridgeway Burns, Jr, author, journalist, professor and president of the Center for Student Missions in California. The Rev. Neal Terwilliger and wife, Donna, of Spring Hill, will present a musical program at the 6 p.m. Sunday services. Neal is assistant pastor at Spring Hill Baptist Church and has served as minister of music at various churches. During his training at Baptist Bible College he traveled with the Chamber Singers and the Collegians Quartet. Sun Coast began on Feb. 26, 1967 when 11 people met for services in the Crest Ridge Gardens Community Center in Holiday. The church's first two buildings were erected in 1970, the present 650 auditorium was built in 1975 and the Family Life Center was dedicated in 1985. The Rev. John H. Lineberry is pastor, and the Rev. Jack Concannon is associate pastor.

The Rev. Mike Kriesel, pastor of Community Bible Church Assembly of God in South Burlington, Vermont, will be the guest speaker at the 10:45 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday services at First Assembly of God, 6310 Trouble Creek Road. He will talk about the spiritual renewal in his church. Kriesel and his wife, the Rev. Diana Kriesel, are both certified as counselors by the Institute for Pastoral Counseling.

Tarpon Springs

The Universalist Church has opened the '94-95 season for public viewing of the paintings of George Inness Jr. Two of the paintings were shown at the Louvre in Paris for 30 years. The public may also tour the Universalist Church. It was founded in 1885. Tours are conducted from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday from October through May. No tours are conducted on Monday or holidays. For information, call (813) 937-4682. The church is at the corner of Read Street and Grand Boulevard. Read Street runs west off of Alt. U.S. 19.

Bethany Temple Church of God, 401 N Disston Ave., announces that they are part of the Community Churches Telephone Bulletin Board. The 24-hour church information service is accessible to anyone with a touch-tone phone. Call (813) 863-8492 and follow the directions. By pressing 3 to listen to the church bulletin board and then enter Bethany's code, 118, you will be connected to the main message box.


First Presbyterian Church, USA, 5510 19th St., announces upcoming church activities and also a new ministry called "Lifting Kids to A Better Tomorrow." For the new kid's ministry, the church is adopting the "Discovery Cove" pod at Centennial Elementary School. The four continuous progress classrooms have students in kindergarten through second grade. Volunteers from the church will work with the pod teachers two days a week doing whatever they can to help the children receive a good education. Today is Share-Tampa Bay food distribution from 10 to 11 a.m. in the fellowship hall. Sign up for next month at this time. For doing two hours of volunteer work and $14.50 you receive about $30 worth of food. The Rev. Buddy Hollyfield will give the 10 a.m. Sunday sermon on "What Would You Have Jesus Do For You?" The chancel choir and the Edwards Family will sing, and Gene Colestock will have a solo part. Debbie Edwards is music director and Ida Sapp is organist/pianist. Colestock will be installed as president of Presbyterian Homes Auxiliary on Thursday. Nov. 5 is the Ladies Apple Festival and Nov. 6 is Crop Walk Day.

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