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By GAIL HOLLENBECK
Published June 30, 2007
Tenor soloist Paul Pitts will present a concert of inspirational music at the 11 a.m. service July 8 at Anchor Baptist Church, 77 Lucas Drive. Pitts has performed at more than 5, 000 concerts on seven continents.
Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave., is accepting registrations for its seven-week summer program for children in second through eighth grades. The program runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays through July. It combines recreation, fellowship and sports. The cost is $50 to $70 per week, and $10 for each sibling. Sign-up sheets are in the church office and will be available until the 75-children-per-week limit is reached. Call 796-4969 or email to Drew Taylor at email@example.com.
First Baptist Church, 420 Howell Ave., will celebrate the one-year anniversary of its pastor, the Rev. Matthew Ellis, in the Memorial Building after the 6 p.m. service Sunday. Ellis moved with his wife, Kim, and their three young sons from Princeton, Ky., to become the church's pastor. Call 796-6791.
Community Bible Church, 5041 Griffin Road, will host vacation Bible school for children age 3 through Grade 7 from 9 a.m. to noon July 16 to 20. "Game Day Central: Where Heroes Are Made" is the theme for the program, which will conclude with a tailgate party barbecue at 6 p.m. and a closing program at 7 p.m. July 20. To register, call 799-5462 or visit www.cbible.org.
Ridge Manor Community United Methodist Church, 34350 Cortez Blvd., will host a Southern barbecue to benefit its youth and adult ministries at noon Sunday. Tickets are $6.50 for adults and $3.50 for children. Takeouts will be available. The church will also host vacation Bible school from 9 a.m. to noon July 16 to 20 for children aged 3 to 12. The theme is "Avalanche Ranch" and will include dude ranch games, crafts, music and Bible lessons. The Friday evening program will provide a family-style hoedown for the children and their families. Call 583-3770.
First United Methodist Church, 9344 Spring Hill Drive, is hosting summer camp for children in first through fifth grades from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday through Aug. 17. There are Bible lessons, singing, crafts, puppets, theme weeks, outdoor recreation and water days. Registration forms are available at the welcome center and in the church office. Call 683-2600.
Fellowship Community Church, 11250 Spring Hill Drive, will host a Karaoke Night of Joy talent show, sponsored by Healing Rain Ministry, at 6 p.m. July 8. There will be an ice cream social fundraiser after the program. Call 686-4612 or 232-0096 for information about participating.
Calvary Church of the Nazarene, 235 Cobblestone Drive, will host vacation Bible school for children ages 4 to 12 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 10 to 14. "Son Treasure Island" is the theme that includes Bible stories, crafts and music. Preregistration is suggested; call 683-0587.
Information for the Religion Calendar may be e-mailed to Gail Hollenbeck at firstname.lastname@example.org faxed to 754-6133 or mailed to: Hernando Times, Religion Calendar, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613. The deadline is 10 working days before the event or reservation deadline. Information cannot be published if the time, date, place with address, ticket price, contact person or phone number are missing. For information, call 754-6112 and leave a message.