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Hernando religion calendar, June 23 and upcoming

Religion calendar


Allen Temple AME Church, 824 Leonard St., will host a community-wide vacation Bible school, "Finding Heavenly Treasures," for ages 2 and up from 5:15 to 7:15 p.m. Monday through Friday. The free event will be offered by the Minister-Layman Alliance. Call (352) 796-2597.

First Baptist Church, 420 Howell Ave., will offer "Amazing Wonders Aviation" Bible school free for children who have finished kindergarten through fifth grade from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday.

Love Your Neighbor has new hours for its free community dinner. The dinners are now from 4 to 6 p.m. Mondays at the Rising Sun Cafe, 10 S Main St. Volunteers should arrive at 3 p.m. Call (352) 428-9275. The ministry's Donation Station, a food pantry and "pay what you can" donation-only thrift store, is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday at 408 W Jefferson St. Volunteers and donations are needed. Call (352) 428-8738. Donations of materials and volunteers are needed to build wheelchair ramps and emergency home repairs for indigent elderly and disabled people. Call (352) 942-4371.

Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave., is accepting registration for its three summer day camps running from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 2 to 6; July 23 to 27; and July 30 to Aug. 3. The cost is $50 per week for the first child and an additional $20 per week for each sibling. There is a $30 discount off the total if registering for all three camps; each camp offers something different. Activities are both indoor and outdoor and include team building, Bible lessons, lunch and fun events. Call (352) 796-4969.

First United Methodist Church, 109 S Broad St., will offer "Sky: Everything is Possible with God" Bible school to children age 3 through fifth grade from 9 a.m. to noon July 2 through 6. The cost is $15; scholarships are available. Call (352) 796-3363.

Hernando Beach

First Baptist Church of Hernando Beach, 4446 Shoal Line Blvd., will offer "Space Quest" Bible school free to children ages 3 through 12 from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday. Call (352) 596-2211.


House of Faith, 15227 U.S. 19, will present Donna Hagen, sharing her life testimony, at the Women's Delight meeting at 10 a.m. June 30. Hagen serves in ministry at a New Generation in Brooksville. Call (727) 868-5534.

Spring Hill

Christ the King Full Gospel Worship Center, 5311 Commercial Way, offers a five-week interactive study for parents and grandparents, "Raising Godly Children in an Ungodly World." The course will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 8 and 22 and Aug. 5 and 19. Childcare will be provided. Call (352) 596-5366 or (352) 238-8354.

Calvary Chapel, 5155 Commercial Way, will offer "Son Harvest County Fair" Bible school free for children age 2 through 10 from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call (352) 650-8455.

Spring Hill Baptist Church, 3140 Mariner Blvd., will offer "Bug Zone" Bible school free for children age 2 through 10 from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday. Call (352) 683-5685.

Behind the Stone Ministries has moved its weekly food assistance distribution to the parking lot of New Song Worship Center, 6001 Deltona Blvd. Food, clothing and other necessities are distributed at 5 p.m. each Thursday. Call John Stramiello at (727) 808-4096.

Temple Beth David, 13158 Antelope St., is accepting registration for its religious school, which will resume morning classes Aug. 19. Classes go from preschool through post-bar/bat mitzvah. Call (352) 686-7034 or email

Weeki Wachee

Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way, will offer "Babylon: Daniel's Courage in Captivity" Bible school free for potty-trained children age 3 to 12 from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday. Call (352) 597-1456.

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.