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By TIMES STAFF
Published May 12, 2007


CLASSES/SEMINARS

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

30 Good minutes: 9-9:30 a.m. Sundays, East Lake United Methodist Church, 2801 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor. Discussion on the book God's Answers to Life's Difficult Questions. Call 784-9250.

Adult Bible fellowship: 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Sundays, Lakeside Community Church, 475 Eastlake Road N, Tarpon Springs. Call 942-0229.

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 and 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.

Prosperity workshop with Edwene Gaines: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 9, Unity Church of Palm Harbor, 1960 Tampa Road, Palm Harbor. Visit www.unitychurchofpalmharbor.org or call 784-7911.

EVENTS

Live Safe: 6-10 p.m. Tuesday, East Lake United Methodist Church, 2801 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor. Visit www.eastlakeumc.org or call 784-9250.

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

End of school year bash: 10 a.m. to noon May 19, sponsored by First United Methodist Church of Dunedin, Edgewater Park, 51 Main St., Dunedin. Crafts and activities for children and families. Call 733-4139.

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 is afterward. Children welcome. Call 938-9000.

Teen Challenge carwash: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday and 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.

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.

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

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.

Wonderful Wednesdays: 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Unity Church of Clearwater, 2465 Nursery Road, Clearwater. Guided meditation and 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.

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 is afterward. 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.

Vacation Bible school: 9 a.m. to noon June 4-8, First Baptist Church of Indian Rocks, 12685 Ulmerton Road, Largo. For children kindergarten through fifth grade. Call 595-3421.

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.

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.

Freddie Weber, Broadway performer/composer: 9 and 11 a.m. June 3, Unity Church of Palm Harbor, 1960 Tampa Road, Palm Harbor. Musical comedy and concert based on Eckhart Tolle's The Power of Now. Free admission. Call 784-7911.

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.

Family movie night: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, 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.

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

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.

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 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.

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 buy 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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