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Religion briefs

By TIMES STAFF
Published March 17, 2007


Salvation Army Community Center, 1625 N Belcher Road, Clearwater: A large yard sale from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today in the parking lot will include clothing, sports equipment, books, tapes and CDs, electronic equipment, Christmas items and decorations. Snacks, hamburgers, hot dogs and beverages will be available. Call 725-9777.

Unity Church of Clearwater, 2465 Nursery Road: British playwright, composer, actor, author and musician John Maxwell Taylor will talk about "Living the Power of Being and Presence" at the 9:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday services. At 1:30 p.m., he will lead a workshop on "The Power of I Am" in the chapel. Taylor will lead a second workshop, "Healing with the Tao" at 7 p.m. Monday. The workshops will be presented on a free will offering basis.

Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater, 2470 Nursery Road: Rev. Millie Rochester's sermon at the 9 and 11 a.m. services will explore the impact and ramifications of women in the ministry with "Preachers, Pastors, Prophets, Women." Anne Feeney will be the musical guest. Call 531-7704.

Unity Community Church, 1315 Bayshore Blvd., Dunedin: Manna Shah will share her knowledge and practice of Hinduism at the 10 a.m. Sunday service. She is a native of Mumbai, India. Each service this month focuses on a different religion or philosophy. Call 734-0635.

Temple B'nai Israel, 1685 S Belcher Road, Clearwater: The annual Sheila Weinstock Mitzvah Day will begin at 11 a.m. Sunday with registration. Participants help with more than 20 social service projects throughout the community, including washing wheelchairs at Menorah Manor, gardening at UPARC Therapeutic Gardens and renovating an apartment at Grace House. Temple membership is not required. To participate, call 531-5829.

Faith United Church of Christ, 2401 Drew St., Clearwater: Members of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers will speak at a 7 p.m. Monday meeting of the Pinellas Support Committee of the National Farm Workers Ministry. The Coalition has been trying to negotiate with McDonald's to get fair wages and treatment for the workers who pick their tomatoes. Call 799-4602.

Church of the Good Shepherd, 639 Edgewater Drive, Dunedin: Now through the first week of April, the church has a Taize and Healing service at 6 p.m. each Wednesday and a walk through the Stations of the Cross starting at 5:30 p.m. each Friday. The church's Spirituality Center will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and until 5:30 p.m. each Wednesday. Spiritual readings and soft music are some of the experiences offered. Call 733-4125.

Salvation Army Community Center, 1625 N Belcher Road, Clearwater: The Dove Brothers Quartet will perform for the Breakfast Club starting at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. An $8 donation includes a continental breakfast. Doors open at 8:45 a.m. Call 538-9889 or visit www.TheBreakfastClubOnline.com.

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Clearwater Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1445 Lakeview Road: A Dollar Thrift Shop 9 a.m. to noon every Tuesday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Thursday. All items except the boutique are $1. Proceeds buy food given free to the needy at the church community center. Call 446-6427.

Mount Moriah AME Church, 722 S Disston Ave., Tarpon Springs: A free meal to anyone in need from 4 to 5 p.m. every Sunday. Volunteers should arrive by 2:30 p.m. The project is a joint effort of the church and Congregation B'nai Emmunah in Tarpon Springs. Call 938-9000.