40 DAYS OF PURPOSE: First Baptist Church of Spring Hill, 7279 Pinehurst Drive, has joined hundreds of other churches in the "40 Days of Purpose" campaign through Nov. 23. The campaign started Oct. 11 with a national simulcast hosted by Rick Warren, a pastor and author of The Purpose-Driven Life, which forms the basis for the 40 Days of Purpose. The hope is that people who go through the campaign will clarify the purpose of their lives. On Nov. 23, the church will celebrate all that God has done during the campaign. The campaign is open to everyone. For information, call 683-2863.
PIANO CONCERT: Brooksville Wesleyan Church, 8168 Jasmine Drive, will present "Keyboard for the King," a piano concert by Lorne Matthews, at 6 p.m. Sunday. Matthews, who studied in his hometown at the Toronto Conservatory of Music, is comfortable playing the music of Bach, Beethoven and Chopin or a rousing Southern gospel song. He has played with the McDuff Brothers and the Cathedrals and was invited to play a solo for the Congressional Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C. Matthews has performed inchurches and concert halls in the United States, Canada, Ireland, South Africa, Mexico and the Caribbean. The evening will offer celebration, praise and ministry. The event is free and open to the public. For information, call 799-0849.
ORGAN RECITAL: First Baptist Church of Brooksville, 420 Howell Ave., will present organist John B. Allen Jr. in a recital at 6 p.m. Sunday. Formerly of Norristown, Pa., Allen studied organ at Westminster Choir College in Princeton, N.J., and had private studies at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y. He has served as director of music in Philadelphia, Maryland and Spring Hill and is currently assistant organist at St. Theresa's Catholic Church. The public is invited. The concert is free, but an offering will be received. For information, call 796-6791.
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