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Digest

Religion highlights

By TIMES STAFF
Published April 21, 2007


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CLASSES/SEMINARS

Growth in Faith annual retreat: 6:30-9:30 p.m. on April 27, and 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 28, first Baptist Church of Indian Rocks, 12685 Ulmerton Road, Largo. $35 adults, $25 students. Call 393-8853 or 595-3421.

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

Bible study: 11:30 a.m. Sundays, West Bay Community Church, Highland Recreation Center, 400 N Highland Ave., Largo. Informal and casual. Visit www.biblestudymeetup.com.

Coffee with Christ adult Bible study: 11:45 a.m. Sundays, Holy Trinity Episcopal (Anglican) Church, 3200 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. Free. Call 796-5514.

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.

Family Bible study: 7 p.m. Thursdays, International Church of Clearwater, 2140 Range Road, Clearwater. Visit www.icclearwater.org or call 461-7729.

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

EVENTS

National Day of Prayer breakfast: 7-9 a.m. May 3, Matheos Hall, 409 South Old Coachman Road, Clearwater. Hosted by Pinellas Ladies Prayer Committee. Pastor Anthony Ballestros, guest speaker. Donation $20. Registration deadline April 30. See www.pinellasladiespray.com or call 447-3113 or 443-6167.

Ladies spring tea: 4 p.m. May 20, St. Paul United Methodist Church Life Enrichment Center, 1498 Rosery Road E, Largo. Tickets $12.50, reserve by May 16. Call 535-5366.

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.

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. 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.

First Wednesday coffee fellowship: 7 p.m. first Wednesdays, Lakeside Presbyterian Church, 475 East Lake Road N, Tarpon Springs. Fellowship, coffee and devotions. Call 942-0229.

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 and a 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.

Fishin' Mission: First meeting 7-9 p.m. Thursday, First Baptist Church of Indian Rocks, 12685 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Group will meet monthly on the last Thursday. Call 595-3421.

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.

Singin' the Hymns - A Night of Praise: 6 p.m. April 29, First Baptist Church of Indian Rocks Beach, 12685 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Featured guest, Babbie Mason. Call 595-3421.

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

Family movie night: 7-9:30 p.m. April 20, International Church of Clearwater, 2140 Range Road, Suite E, Clearwater. $1 for popcorn and drink. Call 461-7729.

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.

BENEFITS/FUNDRAISERS & SALES

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

Thrift store: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, New Life Thrift Store, 6900 142nd Ave. N, Largo. Call 536-2222.

How to be listed: Call 893-8826 to request calendar forms for Religion Highlights.

[Last modified April 20, 2007, 21:28:09]


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