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Religion briefs

By CHRIS COSDON, Times Staff Writer
Published November 24, 2007



Dockside Community Church, 1218 New York Ave., Dunedin. Call 727 733-2480 or visit

- A three-week series on applying the life-changing "Secrets of Solomon" continues at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

- Adult discipleship class at 7 p.m. Wednesdays.


Congregation Beth Shalom, 1325 S Belcher Road, Clearwater. Call (727) 531-1418 or visit

- Shabbat services with Rabbi David Weizman and Torah cantillation at 6:30 p.m. Fridays and 9 a.m. Saturdays.

- Temple Ahavat Shalom, 1575 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor. Call (727) 785-8811 or visit

- Kabbalat Shabbat service 6 p.m. first Friday of the month.

- Sabbath eve services 7:30 p.m. Fridays.

- Temple B'nai Israel, 1685 S Belcher Road, Clearwater. Call (727) 531-5829 or visit

- Shabbat service 8 p.m. Fridays led by Rabbi Arthur Baseman with cantorial intern Jennifer Duretz.

- Shabbat morning service 10:30 a.m. Saturdays led by Rabbi Arthur Baseman.

Young Israel-Chabad of Pinellas County, 3696 Fisher Road, Palm Harbor. Call (727) 789-0408 or visit

- Evening services at 7 p.m. Sunday through Thursday.

- Kabbalat Shabbat services 6:30 p.m. Fridays.

- habbat morning service 9:30 Saturdays.

- Second annual Hanukkah on Ice Celebration: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Tampa Bay Skating Academy at Westfield Countryside Mall in Clearwater. Free and open to men, women and children, with skating around a 9-foot inflatable Menorah to contemporary Jewish music and classic Hanukkah songs, plus doughnuts, latkes and drinks. A Menorah lighting ceremony at 6:30 p.m. will be followed by the distribution of Hanukkah gelt and goods to the children. RSVP online at


St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 407 Saturn Ave., Clearwater. Call (727) 446-7718.

- Prayer study 3 and 7 p.m. Mondays.

- Study of the Book of Acts 4 and 7 p.m. Wednesdays.


Congregation Ohr Chadash, a Messianic synagogue, 3190 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd., Clearwater. Call (727) 726-1472 or visit

- Erev Shabbat services 8 p.m. Fridays.


Mount Moriah AME Church, 722 S Disston Ave., Tarpon Springs. Call (727) 938-0873.

- A free meal is provided to anyone in need from 4 to 5 p.m. every Sunday. Volunteers should arrive by 2:30 p.m.


First Church of the Nazarene, 1875 Nursery Road, Clearwater.

The Upward Basketball Program is a basketball program with a Christian emphasis for girls and boys in grades 1-6. Evaluations and sign-ups will take place Dec. 22, and Jan. 8, 10 and 12. The cost is $50. Call (727) 422-0605 for more information.


First Presbyterian Church, 255 Fifth Ave. S, Safety Harbor. Call (727) 726-2014 or visit

- Sunday worship: 9 a.m. contemporary service in the Fellowship Hall and 10:30 a.m. blended style service in the sanctuary.


Unity Community Church, 1315 Bayshore Blvd., Dunedin. Call (727) 734-0635 or visit

- A Course in Miracles 10 to 11:30 a.m. Fridays.

- Healing Center: By appointment. Participants are trained in the Pilgrimage integrative healing process.

Send religion news to Chris Cosdon by mail to 710 Court St., Clearwater, FL 33756, by fax to (727) 445-4119 or e-mail to

[Last modified November 23, 2007, 21:29:08]

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