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Religion briefs

By TIMES STAFF
Published March 24, 2007


CLASSES/SEMINARS

Adult Bible study: 8:45 a.m. Sundays, Church of the Isles, 200 24th Ave., Indian Rocks Beach. Call 595-1038.

Catholics Returning Home: 7 p.m. Tuesdays, St. Jerome Catholic Church, 10895 Hamlin Blvd., Largo. Six sessions. Call 517-1739.

Mary and Martha workgroup: 9 a.m. Tuesdays, Church of the Isles, 200 24th Ave., Indian Rocks Beach. Call 595-1038.

Senior adult fellowship Bible study and lunch (JOY): 10:15 a.m. Tuesdays, St. Paul Christian Life Enrichment Center, 1199 Highland Ave., Largo. $3 includes lunch. Call 585-4758.

Java House young couples Bible study: 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, St. Paul Christian Life Enrichment Center, 1199 Highland Ave., Largo. Call 585-4758.

Course in miracles: 10-11:30 a.m. Fridays, Unity Community Church, 1315 Bayshore Blvd., Dunedin. Love offering. Call 734-0635.

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults: 7:30 p.m. Mondays, St. Jerome Catholic Church, 10895 Hamlin Blvd., Largo. Call 517-1739.

EVENTS

Growth in Faith volunteer walk-through: 9:30-11 a.m. today, First Baptist Church of Indian Rocks, 12685 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Call 595-3421.

Breakfast: 9-9:30 a.m. Sundays, Holy Trinity Episcopal (Anglican) Church, 3200 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. Includes eggs, pancakes, French toast, bacon, sausage and coffee. Adults $3, visitors and children eat free. Call 796-5514.

Evening service: 6 p.m. Sundays, Westside Church of the Nazarene, 11633 137th St. N, Largo. Call 595-6338.

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults: 7:30 p.m. Mondays, St. Jerome Catholic Church, 10895 Hamlin Road, Largo. Call 517-1739.

Men's prayer breakfast: 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Village Inn, 13105 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Call 595-1038.

Mary and Martha: 9 a.m. Tuesdays, Church of the Isles United Church of Christ, 200 24th Ave., Indian Rocks Beach. Call 595-1038.

Wonderful Wednesday fellowship and Bible study: 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, St. Paul Christian Life Enrichment Center, 1199 Highland Ave., Largo. Dinner $6. Call 585-4758.

Wonderful Wednesday dinner: 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Sylvan Abbey United Methodist Church, 2817 Sunset Point Road, Clearwater. $6. Nursery provided. Call 796-3057.

Wednesday night supper: 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Seminole United Methodist Church, 5400 Seminole Blvd., Seminole. $5, children and youth free. Bible study, adult groups and children's activities to follow. Call 391-9781.

Lighthouse Youth Ministry: 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, St. Paul Christian Life Enrichment Center, 1199 Highland Ave., Largo. Call 585-4758.

Handicapable ministry: 6:15 p.m. Wednesdays, St. Paul Christian Life Enrichment Center, 1199 Highland Ave., Largo. For developmentally challenged persons. Call 585-4758.

Healing Eucharist service: 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 3200 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. Call 796-5514.

Joyful Heart Hour: 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Center for Conscious Living, 6152 126th Ave. N, Largo. Lesson, silent meditation, chanting and singing. Call 538-0900.

Wonderful Wednesdays: 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Unity Church of Clearwater, 2465 Nursery Road, Clearwater. Guided meditation followed by Bible metaphysics study. Call 531-0992.

Bible breakfast life group: 9-10 a.m. Thursdays through December, Calvary Baptist Church, 110 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $2, open to the public, ages 60 and older. Call 441-1581, ext. 102.

The Rock House Coffee House Youth Night: 7:30-10:30 p.m. the last Friday of each month, First Christian Church, 1400 San Christopher Drive, Dunedin. Live music by Among the Thirsty. Admission $3. Call 733-4804.

Energy Healing Center: By appointment, Unity Community Church, 1315 Bayshore Blvd., Dunedin. Healers are trained in the pilgrimage integrative healing process. Love offering. Call 734-0635.

SIGHTS AND SOUNDS

Willow and Friends southern gospel music: 6:30 p.m. today, Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 9530 Starkey Road, Seminole. Free admission, love offering collected. Call 391-0218.

Celebration singers: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Thursdays through December, Calvary Baptist Church, 110 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. Choir is for ages 60 and older, open to the community. Call 441-1581, ext. 102.

Chancel choir: 7 p.m. Thursdays, Church of the Isles United Church of Christ, 200 24th Ave., Indian Rocks Beach. Call 595-1038.

Friday night at the movies: 6:30 p.m. Fridays, Church of the Isles, 200 24th Ave., Indian Rocks Beach. Free. Two movies shown, one for adults and one for children. Snacks available. Call 595-1038.

Bluegrass Gospel Jam: 7:30 p.m. Fridays, West Bay Community Church, 12651 Walsingham Road, Largo. Free. Call 687-1318.

Smiley's Coffeehouse: 8 p.m. Fridays, First Baptist Church of Indian Rocks, 12685 Ulmerton Road, Largo. $3 cover charge. Call 593-8749.

Drive-in cinema: Fridays, Drive-in Cinema Ministries, 13155 40th St., Clearwater. Christian entertainment. Free admission. Film starts when it gets dark. Call 577-6922.

BENEFITS/FUNDRAISERS & SALES

Semiannual rummage sale: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. today, Sylvan Abbey United Methodist Church, 2817 Sunset Point Road, Clearwater. To benefit missions of United Methodist Women. Call 797-8573.

Rummage sale and antique auction: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. March 24, Highland Presbyterian Church, 1885 S Highland Ave., Largo. Hot dogs and beverages available. Call 736-5892.

Rummage sale: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. March 31, St. John's Episcopal Church, 1676 S. Belcher Road, Clearwater. Proceeds benefit the youth group mission trip. Call 531-6020.

Spring Craft Expo: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 31, Oakhurst United Methodist Church, 13400 Park Blvd., Seminole. Vendor tables, bake sale, carwash, and door prizes. Call 397-0292.

Thrift shop: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesdays, Faith United Methodist Church, 403 First Ave. SW, Largo. Call 391-8552.

Thrift store: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, First United Methodist Church, 9025 49th St. N, Pinellas Park. Call 546-5741.

The Shed thrift shop: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon Thursdays and Fridays, Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 701 Orange Ave., Clearwater. An ongoing fundraiser. Call 447-3469.

Thrifty Shoppe: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays and Wednesdays, St. Justin Martyr Church, 10851 Ridge Road, Seminole. Call 397-3312.

Craft and gift shop: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays and Mondays, Lake Seminole Presbyterian Church, 8505 113th St., Seminole. Call 391-5509.

Thrift shop: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays, noon-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan, 2165 NE Coachman Road, Clearwater. Call 447-9581.

Thrift center: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, First Baptist Church of Indian Rocks, 12875 Walsingham Road, Largo. Call 596-8868.

Thrift shop: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 3200 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. Call 723-7631.

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