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Sacred Fire Church, 12226 U.S. 301, Belleview, is collecting school supplies for its Back to School Splash on Aug. 5. Supplies can be dropped off at the church between 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday. The event will be held from 6-8 p.m. and is a free event for students. Visit sacredfireministries.com.
A Pastor’s Religion Class will begin at 8:45 a.m. Sunday at Joy Lutheran Church, 7045 SW 83rd Place, Ocala. The class are held at 8:45 a.m. on Sundays and 5:45 p.m. on Tuesdays. Pastor Art Wuertz will lead the class, and the topic will be “Studies in Ephesians.” This study will connect with his sermon series. Free. Call 854-4509, ext. 2.
Willow Plant Missionary Baptist Church will hold its annual Men's Day Program at 3 p.m. Sunday at 1803 NE 175th St., Citra. The program will include guest speaker evangelist Cedric Milton and gospel music from The Gospel Echoes. Call 622-9247.
Coffee and kabbalah
The next Coffee and Kabbalah will be held from 1-2:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Chabad House, 13030 County Road 103, Oxford. At the meeting attendees will discuss, explore and journey through the world of mystical teaching and learn how to apply these teachings to daily life. No prior Kabbalistic experience is required. RSVP is required. Call 330-4466, visit ourchabad.org, or email email@example.com.
Christmas in July
The Women's Ministry of Christ's Church of Marion County will hold a "Christmas in July" event at 11 a.m. July 21 in the West Building of Christ's Church of Marion County, 6768 SW 80th St., Ocala. The event will include a brunch and household cleaning supply and personal item drive benefiting Helping Hands Ministry. RSVP is required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 861-6182.
A Community Fun Day will be held from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. July 21 at Orange Lake Ball Park, 5920 NW 185th St., Reddick. The event will include food, music, games, activities, prizes, a mobile health unit and more. The fun day has been organized by local churches. Free.
The Legion of Mary movie nights are back at Queen of Peace. The next will be held at 12:45 p.m. July 27 in the Parish Hall of Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 6455 SW State Road 200, Ocala. The film being shown will be “Wonder.” There will be an intermission during the film for a light lunch. There is no cost to attend, but offerings will be accepted. Call 854-2181.
A chicken dinner will be held from 5-7 p.m. July 27 at St. Mark's, 1839 NE Eighth Ave., Ocala. The menu: half a roasted chicken, potato salad, cole slaw and roll. $7. Call 369-5904.