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Religion calendar

By TIMES STAFF
Published October 19, 2007


Festival: St. Timothy Catholic Church hosts its annual Family Fall Festival featuring rides, food, live music and auctions today from 5 to 10 p.m., Saturday from noon to 10 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. at the church, 17512 Lakeshore Road in Lutz. Proceeds will go toward a new youth center. Call 813 968-1077.

Auction: Forest Hills United Methodist Church will host its annual auction Saturday with a preview at 4:30 p.m. and the auction at 5:30 at the church, 904 W Linebaugh Ave. at N. Boulevard. The auction will feature antiques, collectibles, glassware, vacations and household items. Call (813) 932-8081.

Celebrate Unitarian Universalism: The Rev. Alec Craig will speak about celebrating togetherness and appreciating Unitarian Universalism at 11 a.m. Sunday at Spirit of Life Unitarian Universalist Church, 18412 Burrell Road in Odessa. Call (813) 792-1622.

St. Paul's Pumpkin Patch: St. Paul Catholic Church is hosting its annual pumpkin patch through Oct. 31 at the church, 12708 N Dale Mabry Highway. Proceeds benefit the youth ministry. Hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Members of the youth ministry will host a story time from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Fridays and noon to 1 p.m. Sundays. Call (813) 961-3023.

Women's Bible study: Tampa Women Aglow hosts a women's Bible study at 7 p.m. Thursdays at the North Tampa Library, 8916 N Boulevard. Call (813) 446-3312.

Book club: Sisterhood of Congregation Beth Am offers an evening book club the third Thursday of each month at the synagogue, 2030 W Fletcher Ave. Call (813) 968-8511.

Unitarian Universalist service: The worship service is at 11 a.m. Sundays at Unitarian Universalist Church of Tampa. Children and youth attend the first 15 minutes of the service. Religious education is for grades 1-12; child care is available at 11400 Morris Bridge Road. Call (813) 988-8188.

House of Prayer Church events: House of Prayer Church offers a membership class at 1:30 p.m. on the first three Sundays of each month. Lunch and child care are provided at 710 Crenshaw Lake Road in Lutz. Call (813) 994-5694.

Youth nights: The Youth Ministry at House of Prayer Church, 710 Crenshaw Lake Road, has youth nights each Wednesday from 7 to 8:30. The last Saturday of each month is a night out for events such as bowling or laser tag. Call (813) 994-5694.

Genealogy research: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints offers the free service at the Tampa Family History Center, 7851 Lutz-Lake Fern Road. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays and 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays. Call (813) 926-3596.

Invitation to Judaism: Classes are offered in a low-key environment at 6:15 p.m. Thursdays at Congregation Kol Ami, 3919 Moran Road. Call (813) 962-6338.

TROOPS/Kids For Christ: The youth study group TROOPS, or Totally Relying on Our Perfect Savior, meets 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Christ Church, a Cumberland Presbyterian Community in Lutz. The elementary youth group meets 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at 19501 Holly Lane. Call (813) 909-9789.

Send information for the religion calendar to North of Tampa, 14358-B N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL 33618; fax (813) 269-5310; call (813) 269-5316; e-mail northtampa@sptimes.com two weeks before the event.