110 W. New York Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720
By Margie Dykes
posted Mar 2, 2013 - 8:37:50am
Faith and health together at event
Florida Hospital-DeLand and Florida Hospital-Fish Memorial will host the sixth annual Faith and Health 5K Road Race and Fitness Walk Sunday, March 10, at Lake Beresford Park, at 2100 Fatio Road in DeLand. The day’s activities will focus on both spiritual and physical health.
From 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., there will be a free health fair, with information booths, community businesses, and health screenings. The race starts at 3 p.m. Age categories will begin at age 11 and younger, up to age 75 and older.
Top overall male and female and the top-three in each male and female age group will receive awards.
Enter online at www.AltaVistaSports.com by March 7 for $20. The entry fee on the day of the race is $25.
All proceeds will benefit the Florida Hospital Cancer Institute of DeLand and Orange City.
For more information, call 386-736-0002.
Kingdom Builders conference
Pastor/Prophet Burt L. McBryde and Lady Marie McBryde of Antioch Freewill Baptist Church in DeLand are hosting “The Kingdom Builders Conference” March 4-9 at the Clarion Hotel, 350 E. International Speedway Blvd. in DeLand. Nightly sessions will be at 7:30, with a Saturday-morning session at 10 March 9 at the church.
Guest speakers will be Dr. Dorinda Clark-Cole, Dr. Alonzo Smith Jr., Pastor Daniel Latimer, Evangelist Joyce Rodgers, Prophet Remi Carillo, and Pastor Beverly Crawford.
Registration, which guarantees reserved seating and a registration packet, costs $65; however, no one will be turned away for not being able to pay.
To reserve a seat, call 386-490-6281 or 386-528-5660.
Kersey to speak
Pete Kersey will speak on “Christianity and You You” at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday, March 3, service at First Unitarian Universalist Church of West Volusia in DeLand.
Kersey’s talk will explore the challenge that some UUs face in understanding or respecting Christian beliefs.
Kersey, who is the operations manager at Unitarian Universal Fellowship of Vero Beach, is a public-relations and crime-prevention officer with that area’s sheriff’s office.
Religious education for children of all ages is provided during the service.
For more information about the church, call 386-734-6499 or visit www.uudeland.org. To learn more about Unitarian Universalism, visit www.uua.org.
A delicious fish or spaghetti dinner with all the fixings will be served in the Life Enrichment Center of First United Methodist Church of DeLand for two days. Seating will be 5-7 p.m. Friday, March 8, and noon-2 p.m. Saturday, March 9. The cost is $7 per person, with a family paying no more than $22. Children under age 6 eat for free. In addition, the Christian Motorcycle Association will be in the parking lot to bless motorcycles. Proceeds will go to the scholarship and mission funds.
The Lunch Bunch will meet Wednesday, March 6. Dinner will be served at noon, and the entertainment to follow will be Andrew Henderson, master puppeteer. The cost is $6 per person, and reservations are required.
Both activities are open to the public. Call the church office at 386-734-5113 for more information, tickets and reservations.
Third in series
The Rev. Mark Spivey will deliver the third sermon in his series “Concepts of God” at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday, March 3, at Mosaic Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Orange City. The sermon will explore “Infinitude.”
Rob Field is the worship leader.
A children’s program will be offered during the service.
Visit mosaicuuc.org for more information about the congregation.
New video presentation
The video presentation at the Lifetree Cafe at Episcopal Church of the Holy Presence in DeLand will be “Making Life’s Toughest Decisions” 7:15-8:15 p.m. Thursday, March 7.
Call the church at 386-734-5228 for more information.
Ministry of healing
Pastor Art Bakewell will be delivering the sermon topic “Pewdemonium, Part II” at the 8:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. services Sunday, March 3, at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of DeLand. This is part of his series “Jesus’ Ministry of Healing.” The Lord’s Supper is offered for both services.
Kathy Porr will be signing up walkers for the communitywide CROP Walk at the 10:45 a.m. service.
An Emergency Fund offering will be taken at both services to help with the emergency needs of participating members.
Bob Balzer is collecting donation cups for the Wounded Warriors March 17.
Julie Rechner and Mark Bose direct choir practice at 7 p.m. Thursdays. Those interested in participating should come and find out how to be a part of the choir. Beginning in March, the monthly Contact newsletter will be distributed electronically.
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