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SPECIAL EVENTS
Free food
The Abundant Life Church, 8777 U.S. Hwy. 301 N, Wildwood, will host a free food give-a-way on Saturday, Feb. 25 from 9 to 11 a.m. (or until all is given out). Please bring picture ID. This is our way of expressing the love of God to our community in these tough times. For information call Lavon Harkins Senior Pastor at 748-2922.
Spring Fling
Craft and yard sale vendors on March 24, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the grounds of Indian Hill Baptist Church, 7819 C.R. 633, Bushnell. Everyone is welcome to come out and set up and sell your items. There is not any charge for a space. Just bring your own tables.
Barbeque Plate (Ribs or chicken) with two sides; or hot dogs, chips, soda and water will be available at an affordable price. Come and join the fun and fellowship.
Country/Gospel Benefit Concert
Come on out on Saturday, Feb. 25 for a great evening of Country and Gospel music with the Steelwater Band. This will be the 4th annual benefit concert for the Church of the Fishermen food pantry. The food pantry provides food to Lake Panasoffkee and Sumterville families and individuals in times of economic hardship.  The cost is $5 plus 2 non-perishable food items at the door with meals sold at the event for $3.25 and up (hot dogs, sloppy Joes, etc.). Doors open and meals will be served at 6 p.m., with the Steelwater Band concert to follow at 7 p.m. Call 352-793-3438 with questions or for directions. The Church of the Fishermen is at 589 N C.R. 470, Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538.
Men’s fashion show
Fresh Fire Christian Entertainment presents the first annual men’s fashion show at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25, at God’s Glory Ministries, 206 N. Main St., Wildwood. Registration fee is $25. For more information contact Don Dixon, 352-617-2378 or Nick Whitehead, 352-400-6564. Three categories: formal, casual and sport. Cash prizes will be awarded to winners.
Fairway Christian Church
Part III and IV of the movie ‘MASADA” will be shown at Fairway on Wednesday, Feb. 28. It is a documentary about happened in Israel (beginning 70 a.d.).
Linda Perkins, from Fairway Christian Church, will begin a new ladies Bible study entitled “Lord I Want To Know You by Kay Arthur. The study will begin on Wednesday, Feb. 28 and run through May 1st (9 to 11 a.m.).
The “Making Membership Meaningful” class will be held at Fairway on Saturday, March 3, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sign up is required and lunch is provided 352-259-9305.
Peace in the Holy Land?
Tri County (Lake, Marion, and Sumter) Interfaith Alliance presents “Little Town of Bethlehem,” a documentary film which follows the story of three men of three different faiths and their lives in Israel and Palestine. It explores each man’s choice of nonviolent action amidst a culture of overwhelming violence, which demonizes all sides.
This free program will be Tuesday, March 6, 7 p.m. at The United Church of Christ at The Villages, 12514 County Road 101, Oxford, FL 34484. A panel including Rev. Drew Willard, pastor of The United Church of Christ at The Villages; Rabbizzin (Rabbi’s wife) and Soloist Cantor Elaine Grae, Congregation Or Chayiam, Leesburg; and Imam Sykes, Islamic Society of Orlando, will lead a discussion and question and answer period. Refreshments will be served.
For more information, call Nancy 352-674-9288.
Healing Mass
A Healing Mass will be held at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church (5323 East C.R. 462, Wildwood) on Saturday, March 10, starting at 11 a.m. Individual prayer and confession will be available following the Mass. Everyone is in need of healing in some area of their lives whether it is physical, spiritual, emotional, or relational. We encourage everyone in need of a healing touch from Our Lord, Jesus, to attend. All are welcome! For directions, please call 330-0028.

Food, Bargains and Fun
at the Methodist Church Bazaar
A day of food, bargains and fun is planned for the Bushnell Methodist Church Spring Bazaar on Saturday, March 3. The Bazaar will be on the church grounds located at 221 W. Noble Ave., Bushnell, from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Anyone wishing to donate usable items for the Closet Treasures/Rummage Sale may take them to the church office no later than Wednesday Feb. 29 (between 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday). To request that large items be picked up, please call the church at 793-3221 or Jim Henderson at 793-7981.
Bazaar details for March 3: (to be held in Fellowship Hall)
Rummage Sale - 7:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. (no advance sales will be made)
Bake Sale - 7:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Landscape Plants Sale - 7:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. (on the church grounds)
Pancake Breakfast - 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. (cost - donation)
Chicken and Rice Lunch - 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. ($6 per plate)
If you’re looking for something special or an unexpected treasure you just might find it at the Bushnell First United Methodist Church Spring Bazaar. Be sure to attend with family and friends!

Crafters Wanted
St. Catherine United Methodist Church is looking for crafters for our annual Spring Bazaar on Saturday, March 17 at 9848 County Road 738B, five miles south of Bushnell, on U.S. 301.

Pancake breakfast
The F.A.I.T.H. Riders, Lake Panasoffkee Chapter, will be holding its 3rd Annual Pancake Breakfast Saturday, March 3 from 8 until 11 a.m., in the Fellowship Hall of the First Baptist Church of Lake Panasoffkee. On the menu are 2 pancakes, sausages, a serving of scrambled eggs, a serving of hash-brown casserole, and coffee or juice for only $4. All are invited.
The F.A.I.T.H Riders are an Evangelical Motorcycle Outreach Ministry based at the First Baptist Church of Lake Panasoffkee. The Church is located at 802 C.R. 470 in Lake Panasoffkee.
Please come and help support this Ministry with their efforts of Community Service, such as their Christmas Toy Drive and Food Distribution and Delivery to needy Lake Panasoffkee residents. They also, through their Evangelical Outreach, spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Yard sale
Bushnell Assembly of God Church, 1451 W. County Road 476, will have a yard sale on Saturday, March 3, beginning at 8 a.m. For more information call the church at 793-2240.

Son Rise Café
Son Rise Café at the First Baptist Church of Webster runs every Thursday through March 29 at 10 a.m. A home-cooked breakfast, coffee, and other yummies are free. First Baptist Church of Webster is located at 173rd S.E. 1st Ave in Webster or call 352-793-3738 for more information.

Prayer group
Emmanuel Charismatic Prayer Group meets each Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 5323 E C.R. 462, Wildwood 34785. Everyone is invited to attend and experience the movement of the Holy Spirit, with song, praise and worship. For information call Terri DeMarco at 613-4366.

Celebrate Recovery
Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-center recovery program for fellowship and to celebrate God’s healing power. Come hear about this program on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. or Saturdays at 9 a.m. in the Ministry House, 410 Oxford St., Wildwood, next door to First Baptist Church of Wildwood. The program is free of charge. For more information call the church at 748-1822.

‘Cover to Cover’
Tuesday nights, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., a Bible Study, from “Cover to Cover,” will be presented at Bushnell Assembly of God Church. Everyone is welcome.