Hernando County religion calendar

Published Jan. 27, 2012

Religion calendar


Love Your Neighbor needs beds, cribs and vehicles for the needy. Several families need help with utilities and transitional housing. Volunteers are needed for the Donation Station, which is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday at 408 W Jefferson St., as well as stock for the thrift store and food for the pantry. Call (352) 428-9275. 10 S Main St.

Brooksville Wesleyan Church, 22319 Cortez Blvd., will host grand pianist Dino in concert at 7 p.m. Feb. 4. Dino won a Grammy Award for his involvement with The Apostle soundtrack, a Grammy nomination for Chariots of Fire and has eight Gospel Music Association Dove Awards. Visit An offering will be collected at the concert. Call the church at (352) 799-3066.

Christ the Savior Greek Orthodox Church will host Greek Festival 2012 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 10 and 11 at the Hernando County fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St. There will be dancing, food and entertainment featuring Demetri, along with free Greek dance lessons, Yiayia's Attic, prizes and a silent auction. For children, there will be a Kids Fun Zone with balloons and face painting. Admission for those over 5 years old is $1 and includes participation in door prizes. Call (352) 650-0307 or visit

Ridge Manor

First Lutheran Church, 30419 Park Ridge Drive, will have its annual rummage/bake sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 4 in the fellowship hall. Call (352) 583-4102.

Spring Hill

Spring Hill Baptist Church, 3140 Mariner Blvd., will host the Taylors, a brother-sister quartet from North Carolina, in concert at 10:50 a.m. Feb. 5. In 2008, the Taylors won first place in the Talent Showcase of the National Quartet Convention in Louisville, Ky., and they were the North Carolina State Singing Convention grand champions that year. An offering for the group will be collected. Call (352) 683-5685.

St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 5030 Mariner Blvd., will have its annual Council of Catholic Women luncheon and fashion show at noon Feb. 21 at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Court. The cost is $19. For tickets call (352) 683-1150, (352) 666-0875 or (352) 683-9666. Also, the St. Frances Cabrini Knights of Columbus will host a pancake breakfast after the 7:15, 9 and 11 a.m. Masses Sunday in Xavier Hall. The meal includes pancakes, sausage, coffee, tea and juice. The cost is $3 per person.

The Baha'is of Hernando County will host a talk by Tony Quinones, "Jesus Christ: The Baha'i Perspective," at 7 p.m. Feb. 10 at Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. Transportation is available. Call 666-7280.

St. Theresa Catholic Church, 1107 Commercial Way, will host the annual Four Chaplains Memorial Service at 3 p.m. Feb. 5. American Legion Post 186 will sponsor the service for the victims and survivors of the Dorchester, an Army transport ship sunk during World War II. Honor will be paid to the four military chaplains of different faiths who gave their life jackets to save others. Guest speakers will be retired Maj. Gen. Monroe T. Smith and Col. Nick Morana. The church choir will sing patriotic songs and at the close of the service, four white doves donated by Downing Funeral Home will be released. Admission is free; refreshments will be provided.

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Temple Beth David, 13158 Antelope St., will have its first Tot Shabbat Service at 7 p.m. Feb. 10. The service is designed for kids and parents to welcome Shabbat with a lively 30-minute service created with young children in mind. It will be filled with guitar music, prayers for children and a time to get together as a community. Call (352) 686-7034.

Information for the Religion Calendar may be emailed to Gail Hollenbeck at, faxed to (352) 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, physical address, ticket price, contact person and phone number are missing. For information, call (352) 754-6112 and leave a message.