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Religion highlights

By TIMES STAFF
Published May 5, 2007


CLASSES/SEMINARS

Bible basics adult class: 11 a.m. Sundays, East Lake United Methodist Church, 2801 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor. Visit www.eastlakeumc.org or call 784-9250.

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.

Buddhist book discussion: 7 p.m. Mondays and Fridays, 3:30 p.m. Sundays, the Baksas (private home), 1709 Mexico Ave., Tarpon Springs. Call 934-8040.

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

Woman to woman Bible study: 9:25 a.m. Tuesdays, North Dunedin Baptist Church, 1595 Michigan Ave., Dunedin. Child care available. Call 443-1918.

Bible study: 10 a.m. Wednesdays and 9:30 a.m. Thursdays, Lakeside Community Church, 475 Eastlake Road N, Tarpon Springs. Call 942-0229.

Torah Cantillation/Adult B'Nai Mitzvah course: 11 a.m. Wednesdays, Congregation B'Nai Emmunah, 3374 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Call 938-9000.

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

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

EVENTS

Florida Unitarian Universalists Women and Religion Conference: May 18-29, Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater, 2470 Nursery Road, Clearwater. $75, includes admission to Amy Carol Webb concert. Concert open to public, $20 in advance, $22 at door. Call 527-7648

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

Shabbat morning service and Torah study: 9:30 a.m., second Saturday of each month, Congregation B'Nai Emmunah, 3374 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Member-hosted oneg follows. Children welcome. Call 938-9000.

Teen Challenge car wash: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturdays, Lakeside Community Church, 475 Eastlake Road N, Tarpon Springs. Fellowship, music, food and fun for middle and high school students. Call 942-0229.

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.

Feeding the hungry: 2:30 p.m. volunteers arrive, 4 p.m. food service starts Sundays, Congregation B'Nai Emmunah and Mount Moriah Methodist (AME) Church, 722 S Disston Ave., Tarpon Springs. Free soup kitchen service. Call 938-9000.

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

The Mix: 6:30 p.m. Sundays, Lakeside Community Church, 475 Eastlake Road N, Tarpon Springs. Fellowship, music, food and fun for middle and high school students. Call 942-0229.

Bike Night: 6:30 p.m. Fourth Sundays, Lakeside Community Church, 475 Eastlake Road N, Tarpon Springs. Fellowship with a live band, bike blessing and refreshments. Call 942-0229.

Buddhist book discussion: Mondays, Fridays and Sundays, 1709 Mexico Ave., Tarpon Springs. Free. For details, call 934-8040.

Men's ministry: 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Lakeside Community Church, 475 Eastlake Road N, Tarpon Springs. Fellowship, fun, food, and devotions. Call 942-0229.

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

Centered on Jesus prayer ministry: 7 p.m. First and third Tuesdays, Lakeside Community Church, 475 Eastlake Road N, Tarpon Springs. Call 942-0229.

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.

First Wednesday coffee fellowship: 7 p.m. first Wednesdays, Lakeside Community 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 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.

Heart to Heart women's fellowship: 7 p.m. Thursdays, Lakeside Community Church, 475 Eastlake Road N, Tarpon Springs. Call 942-0229.

Fishin' Mission: monthly on last Thursdays, First Baptist Church of Indian Rocks, 12685 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Call 595-3421.

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.

Shabbat evening service: 8 p.m. Fridays, Congregation B'Nai Emmunah, 3374 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Member-hosted oneg follows. Children welcome. Call 938-9000.

Solomon's Porch: 8-9 p.m. Fridays, Lakeside Community Church, 475 Eastlake Road N, Tarpon Springs. Young adult worship. Call 942-0229.

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

Music with Mav: 10-11 a.m. Mondays, East Lake United Methodist Church, 2801 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor. $6 per family, per week. Call 784-9250.

Sonia & Disappear Fear: 8 p.m. today, Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater, 2470 Nursery Road, Clearwater. Tickets $18 in advance, $21 at the door. Call 531-7704.

Willow and Friends Southern Gospel Music: 6:30 p.m. May 19, 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.

Adult singing group: Ongoing, Congregation B'Nai Emmunah, 3374 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Choir is for all voice types, 15 and older. Call 938-9000.

BENEFITS/FUNDRAISERS & SALES

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.

The Thrifty Spirit Shop: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, Curlew United Methodist Church, 2210 Cathedral Drive, Palm Harbor. Call 784-3424.

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

Lighthouse Clothes Closet - free clothing: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Mondays, Countryside Baptist Church, 2525 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. Call 726-2550.

Bookstore and gift shop: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday, St. Alfred's Episcopal Church, 1601 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor. Call 785-1601.

Clothing Depot: 9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Presbyterian Church of Palm Harbor, 2021 Nebraska Ave., Palm Harbor. Free clothing to families in need. A mission in conjunction with FEAST. Call 784-7274.

Thrift shop: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, St. John's Episcopal Church, 1676 S Belcher Road, Clearwater. Call 531-6020.

Thrift shop: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit, 601 Philippe Parkway, Safety Harbor. Call 725-4726.

Dollar Thrift Shop: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays, Clearwater S.D.A. Church, 1445 Lakeview Road, Clearwater. All items in shop are $1, except for specialty items. Proceeds purchase food given free to those in need. Call 446-6427.

Gift shop: Daily and by appointment, Congregation B'Nai Emmunah, 3374 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Call (813) 265-9038 or (813) 926-7926 to schedule an appointment.

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