THURSDAY, JAN. 22
At Wildwood Elementary
Wildwood Elementary will be hosting the Spring Accelerated Reader Kick Off. Pastor Chuck from the Ox-ford Assembly of God will be preparing chicken and rice for dinner, storyteller Wendell Campbell will provide a fanciful story for all to enjoy. We will also have time for students and parents to read together and fabulous prizes and as always books for all.
Country Western Hoedown
First Baptist of Webster
Jeremy The Illusionist will be at the First Baptist Church of Webster on Friday, Jan. 23, at 6:30 p.m. Come check out this exciting gospel presentation- the event is fun for all ages and is free (a love offering will be col-lected in order to help support this ministry). FBC of Webster is at 173 SE 1st Avenue in Webster. If you have need more info please call 352-793-3738
Got a great chili recipe? Please come join the fun for the 5th Annual “Spice it up for Hospice” Chili Cook Off! This fun and family oriented event will be held on Saturday, Feb. 7, at the downtown Bushnell Park. This is an annual fund raiser to benefit the Lane Purcell Hospice House in Sumterville. For more information, contact Susan Bennett at Cornerstone Hospice, (888-728-6234) office, or call Susan Noell, Advisory Board member, eve-nings at 352-793-2835, or request entry forms by emailing to email@example.com
FRIDAY, JAN. 9
Ivan Parker in concert
Oxford Assembly of God invites the community to come enjoy the musical ministry of Ivan Parker, gifted singer and recording artist, on Friday, Jan. 16, at 7 p.m. Parker has received the Singing News fan award “Favorite Southern Gospel Male Soloist” consistently for the last five years, in addition to numerous other fan awards since 1987.
Everyone makes New Year’s resolutions. We will be talking about “Setting Priorities for the New Year” on Sunday, Dec. 28. A new series begins Jan. 4: “Who are you? Who, who, who who?” And Jan. 21 - 25 – Special things are going to happen! Stay tuned! No dress code! No pressure! Tattoos welcome! Traditional Sunday services at 8a.m. and contemporary services at 10:45 a.m. The church is in Bushnell at 4517 C.R.319, just off C.R. 48 in the big Wahoo curve. For information call 352-793-6015 or go to www.wahoochurch.org .
Christmas Sing-a-long Celebration
First Baptist Church of Sumterville announces that on Sunday, Dec. 21, at 6 p.m. the church will be filled with the voices of many, all singing the joyful , happy and praise-filled songs celebrating the real reason for the season, the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Each and every one of you is cordially invited to share in this joyous celebration, at First Baptist Church Sumterville, 827 County Road 535, Sumterville.
St. Lawrence Catholic Church Altar Society is having a flea market and bake sale on Saturday, Dec. 13, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the church grounds, 320 E. Dade Ave., in Bushnell. Spaces are available for a $5 donation. Please bring your own table. To reserve a space call Jean Petty at 793-7773.