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Religion calendar

By GAIL HOLLENBECK
Published January 13, 2007


Heritage Baptist, 2 Civic Circle: There will be no coffee house this month. Call 746-6171.

Our Lady of Grace, 6 Roosevelt Blvd.: The Christian Kitchen will serve its next meal at noon Jan. 23. It is open to those in need of companionship and a nourishing meal, especially widows and widowers, golden-agers and others who are lonely. Reservations are needed. There is no charge; an offering is taken. Financial need is not a requirement. Call 746-2144.

First Presbyterian, 1501 SE U.S. 19: Our Father's Table ministry offers a meal at 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Ancient-Future Worship service has moved to 6 p.m. Sundays. There will be an Inquirer's class for those interested in learning about the church at 9:45 a.m. Sunday and Jan. 21. Those interested in reading the Bible in one year, call for information on when and where the group will meet. Call 795-2259.

St. Anne's Episcopal Church, 9870 W Fort Island Trail: The Food Pantry offers bags of groceries from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. daily in the administration building. Call 795-2176.

Gulf to Lake Baptist: Spirited Singles coffee house will be open from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Meadowcrest, next to Sun Bank. There is coffee, food and fellowship for all singles. Call 795-8077.

First Baptist Church of Hernando, 3790 E Parsons Point Road: A breakfast will be served at 8:45 a.m. Jan. 21 in the fellowship hall. Call 726-6734 or visit www.fbchernando.com.

Hernando United Methodist, 2125 E Norvell Bryant Highway: UMW will present its mission study program, "Globalization and Its Impact on People's Lives," from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday. Bring a bag lunch; dessert and drinks will be furnished. All women are invited. Call 726-0398 or 726-7245.

Good Shepherd Lutheran, 439 E Norvell Bryant Highway: The ladies will quilt from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday for Lutheran World Relief. Bring lunch; beverage and dessert provided. Call 746-7161.

Church Without Walls, 3962 N Roscoe Road: The Crystal River church is temporarily meeting at 5 p.m. Sunday nights at the Hernando address. Call 344-2425.

First United Methodist Church, 8831 W Bradshaw St.: Sign up now for a cruise through the Panama Canal next spring. A bus will transport travelers to and from Tampa. For an itinerary and pricing information, call the church at 628-4083 or the Rev. Richard Evans at 563-5833.

Inverness Vineyard Christian Fellowship, 960 S U.S. 41: The food pantry is open from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursdays. The bookstore is having a 50 percent-off sale. Call 726-1480 or visit www.invernessvineyard.com/.

St. Margaret Episcopal Church, 114 N Osceola Ave.: The food pantry is open from 9:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Feed My Sheep provides a hot meal for the needy at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. Call 726-3153.

First Baptist, 550 Pleasant Grove Road: Awana, for children age 3 through sixth grade, has resumed at 5:45 until 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. There will be no Sunday evening service Jan. 21. Call 726-1252.

First Presbyterian Church, 206 Washington Ave.: The ordination and installation or elders and deacons will take place Sunday morning. Reservations are being taken for the congregational meeting at noon Jan. 21. The office will be closed Monday. Mission Sewing Ladies will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Men's Fellowship will meet for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Thursday. Call 637-0770.

Crosspoints airs on WYKE-TV Ch. 47 [channel 16 on cable] at 7 a.m. Sunday and is repeated at 9:30 p.m. Monday and 12:30 p.m. Wednesday with host Suzanne Koerner. This week Dottie Brooks is the guest, sharing stories of how prayers for children and grandchildren have been answered.

Nature Coast Unitarian Universalists, 2149 W Norvell Bryant Highway: The church will welcome the Rev. Mary Louise DeWolf to the pulpit Sunday. The Friday Flick at 7:15 p.m. Friday will be Monsoon Wedding. Call 465-5646 or visit www.ncuu.org.

Shepherd of the Hills Episcopal Church, 2540 Norvell Bryant Highway: SOS ministry to the needy is available from 9 a.m. to noon Thursdays. Call 527-0052.

Please send information for the Religion Calendar to Gail Hollenbeck, Citrus Times, 301 W Main St., Inverness, FL 34450-4743. Include the church address and phone number. News must be received by Tuesday in the Inverness office and by Monday in the Crystal River office before the Saturday it is to run. It may also be faxed to 860-7320.