By ANGELA MILLER
© St. Petersburg Times, published April 14, 2001
An Easter program, "Christ Arose," will be presented at 10:30 a.m. Easter Sunday at Grace Baptist Church, 1001 South U.S. 301. For information, call (352) 567-7080.
Palm Grove Reformed Church, 3102 U.S. 19, is holding an Easter Sunday sunrise service at 6:30 a.m. in the prayer garden and a worship service at 9:30 a.m. The Rev. Robert Wierenga's sermon title is "Good News or Nonsense." For information, call (727) 938-4600.
Calvary Baptist Church, 1935 Anclote Blvd., is holding an Easter Sunday sunrise service at 7 a.m. Holy Communion will be followed by breakfast and an Easter egg hunt. For information, call (727) 937-9418.
An Easter cantata, "Alleluia," will be performed by the Sonrise Vocal Ensemble and the Chancel Choir during the 8:25 and 10:55 a.m. Easter Sunday services at Community United Methodist Church, 3214 U.S. 19.
Hudson Reformed Church, 7723 Maryland Ave., is hosting a "friendship brunch" after the 9:30 a.m. Easter Sunday service. For information, call (727) 868-8277.
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 20735 Leonard Road, will hold an Easter Sunday sunrise service at 7 a.m. followed by breakfast, a family service at 9 a.m. and a festival service at 10 a.m. Nursery care is provided during the 10 a.m. service. For information, call (813) 949-7173.
Faith United Methodist Church, 12128 State Road 52, is holding a rummage sale from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday and April 21. Breakfast will be served at 7:30 a.m. both days for $2.50. A soup and sandwich lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. for $3. For information, call (727) 856-5000.
Harvester United Methodist Church, 2432 Collier Parkway, is holding an Easter Sunday sunrise service at 6:15 a.m. followed by a pancake breakfast hosted by the men's group. A traditional worship service is held at 8:30 a.m. and a contemporary service at 10:30 a.m. For information, call (813) 948-2311.
Tims Memorial Presbyterian Church, 601 Sunset Road, is holding an Easter Sunday sunrise service at 6:30 a.m., followed by communion services at 8:30 and 11 a.m. For information, call (813) 949-1239.
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First United Methodist Church is hosting a "Community Easter Sunrise Service" at 6:45 a.m. Sunday at Orange Lake. Pastor Timothy Haas will conduct the service. Bring chairs. After the service, there will be a pancake breakfast in the fellowship hall of the First United Methodist Church, 5901 Indiana Ave. For information, call (727) 842-7674.
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 5326 Charles St., will hold Holy Eucharist at 7:30, 9 and 11 a.m. Easter Sunday. A children's Easter egg hunt will be held after the 9 a.m. service.
The annual parish picnic will be held April 21 at Howard Park, Shelter No. 6. Lunch will be served at noon. The men's club will provide hamburgers and hot dogs; bring a dish to share. For information, call (727) 849-4330.
An Easter Sunday service will be held at 7 a.m. outside, followed by breakfast at the Gospel Outreach International Church, 6427 U.S. 19. "A Tale of Two Kingdoms" will be performed at 7 p.m. today and at 7 p.m. Easter Sunday. Child care will be available. For information, call (727) 842-7000.
King of Glory Lutheran Church, 4820 Floramar Terr., will host a guest instrumental music teacher, William Rutherford of Gulf High School, during the 10 a.m. festival service celebrating the "Resurrection of our Lord" Easter Sunday. For information, call (727) 849-1513.
Immanuel Lutheran Church, 8410 Sycamore Drive, will hold Easter Sunday services at 8 and 10:30 a.m. For information, call (727) 847-2130.
Contemporary Christian singer and composer Marcus Young of Anderson, Ind., will perform at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Spirit of Life Metropolitan Community Church, 4133 Thys Road. The church has a major outreach to gay and lesbian followers of Jesus Christ. For information, call (727) 849-6962.
House of Prayer, 11251 Little Road, will be holding "Hope for Hopeless Times," a free Biblical workshop at 7 p.m. Thursday for women who have been depressed with fears, anxiety and stress. For information, call (727) 868-2381.
A new monthly institute for men is beginning April 21 at Sun Coast Baptist Church, 4726 State Road 54. Pastor Mark Smith will teach the institute sessions that will be from 8 to 9 a.m. the third Saturday of each month. Topics will include: "How to meet the seven basic needs of your wife" and "How to meditate on scripture." The sessions are open to any men. The cost is $15 for regular attenders. For information, call (727) 849-0345.
King of Kings Lutheran Church, 10337 U.S. 19, will hold an Easter Sunday sunrise service at 6:30 a.m. in the Memorial Garden, a Liturgical festival service at 8:30 and 11 a.m., and a contemporary praise service at 9:45 a.m. For information, call (727) 868-5744.
Riverside Fellowship Church, 2441 Little Road, is offering "survival lessons" on life issues during the 9 and 11 a.m. worship services beginning Easter Sunday. The series will run for several weeks and is based on the television show Survivor. For information, call (727) 848-6720.
First Presbyterian Church, 7540 Ridge Road, invites the community to an Easter festival from 1 to 3 p.m. today. Children can participate in games, crafts and an egg hunt. For information, call (727) 849-1898.
Unity Church, 5844 Pine Hill Road, is holding an Easter Sunday sunrise service at 7 a.m. in the courtyard and worship services at 9 and 10:30 a.m. in the sanctuary. The Rev. Dan Holloway's message is titled "The Promise." Child care is provided during the 10:30 a.m. service. For information, call (727) 848-7702.
The Pasco Chapter of Hadassah will meet at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Jewish Community Center of West Pasco, 9841 Scenic Drive. For information, call Barbara at (727) 862-4359 or Bernice at (352) 683-3065.
The Beth-El Shalom Messianic Congregation, 6209 Congress St., is hosting a free dance class, "Worship the Lord in Dance," at 7 p.m. Thursdays.
Holocaust Rememberance Day will be observed at 7 p.m. April 21. For information, call (727) 375-7502.
Shady Hills United Methodist Church is holding an Easter Sunday sunrise service at 6:30 a.m. at Crews Lake Park, pavilion No. 1. Worship services will be held at 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. at the church, 15925 Green Glen Lane. For information, call (727) 856-2948.
Spirit of Life Metropolitan Community Church will hold a "Spring Fling" dinner and dance at 7 p.m. Friday at the Spring Hill Civic Center, 1202 Kenlake Ave. For information, call (727) 849-6962.
The Zephyrhills Ministerial Association invites the community to its Easter Sunday sunrise service at 7 a.m. on the front lawn of the East Pasco Medical Center, 7050 Gall Blvd. Bring chairs; refreshments will be served.
First Baptist Church, 38300 Fifth Ave., will hold Easter Sunday services at 8:30 and 11 a.m. The church's Hispanic fellowship will meet for worship at 12:15 p.m. Sunday school is held at 9:30 a.m. For information, call (813) 782-5574.
First Presbyterian Church, 5510 19th St., invites the community to a pancake breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. Easter Sunday, hosted by the youth group. Services will be at 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday school meets at 9:45 a.m. For information, call (813) 782-7412.
The Rev. Craig Ford will preach during the 8 and 10:50 a.m. Easter Sunday services at the First United Methodist Church, 38635 Fifth Ave. A fellowship time will be from 9 to 9:30 a.m. in Cooper Hall. There will be no evening Bible study. The church office will be closed Monday. For information, call (813) 782-5645.
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