Churches

Week of August 2


Published: Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 10:17 p.m.

Dayspring

Dayspring Baptist Church will host its Vacation Bible School.

It will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. beginning Monday through Aug. 10 at the church at 1945 NE 8th Ave. There will be classes for all ages.

The church also will host a 100 Women in Black and White program. It will be held at 3:30 p.m. Aug. 12 at the church.

For more information, call 352-380-0075.

Choir anniversary

Mount Olive AME Church will celebrate the anniversary of its gospel choir with a Choirs on Parade program. The celebration will be held at 7 p.m. Aug. 10 at the church at 721 SE 8th St.

There will be performances by Annie Pearl Curtis of Archer; the Emanuel Baptist Church Choir and Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church Male Chorus, both of Gainesville; Joshua & Company of New Life Christian Center Church in Monteocha; Dr. Willie Thomas of Dunnellon; Revelation Mime Ministry and Fullness of Joy adult dance ministry, both of Mount Olive, and the Old Shiloh Baptist Church Male Chorus in Alachua.

For more information, call 352-222-6293.

Family, friends

Friendship Baptist Church will host its Family & Friends Day.

It will be held at 3 p.m. Aug. 12 at the church at 426 NW 2nd St. The theme is “Being a Role Model for Christ.”

The speaker will be the Rev. James Ramsey, pastor of Nolan Baptist Church in Raleigh and Philadelphia Baptist Church in Waldo.

For more information, call 352-376-4302.

Church anniversary

Greater Love and Faith Ministries Inc. will celebrate the church’s first anniversary.

Services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and 10:45 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Greater Love and Faith, which now meets at Kingdom Life Ministries Inc. at 902 SE 10th Terrace. The speakers will be: Wednesday, the Rev. Dr. Marie Herring of Dayspring Baptist Church in Gainesville; Thursday, Bishop Willie Battles of Unity Temple International Fellowship Church in Williston; Friday, Pastors Kent and Martha Evans of Faith Harvest International in Richmond, Va., and Sunday evening, Apostle Cleopatra J. Steele of Miracle Tabernacle Church in Lake City.

Family, friends

Heaven Bound Outreach Ministries will celebrate Family & Friends Day.

The service will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at the church at N. State Road 121 and NW 234th Ave. in LaCrosse.

For more information, call 386-462-4502 or 386-462-1602.

Revival

Victory Temple Ministries will host its Latter Rain Revival.

Services will be held at 7 p.m. through Friday at the church at 908 SE Williston Road. The speaker will be Evangelist Chris Young of Tyler, Texas.

For more information, call 352-377-4944 or visit www.victorytempleministriesflc.org.

VBS

First Missionary Baptist Church and Springhill Baptist Church will continue their joint Vacation Bible School.

Classes will be held from 6-8 p.m. through Friday at Lincoln Middle School at 1001 SE 12th St.

For more information, call 352-373-1412.

Yard sale

The Emmanuel Baptist Church Usher’s Ministry will host a yard sale.

It will be held from 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday at the church at 1203 NE 8th Ave. An assortment of items will be for sale and tables will be available to rent. For more information, call 352-375-6543.

Revival

Pilgrim Rest Church of God in Unity will host a revival.

Services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 8-10 at the church at 1714 NE 8th Ave.

The guest speaker will be Evangelist Brenda Miller of Day by Day Prayer Chamber Kingdom Ministry Outreach in Gainesville.

Family, friends

Miracle Word of Faith Ministries Inc. will host its Family & Friends Day service.

It will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday at the church at 3809 E. University Ave.

The guest Speaker will be Elder Keith Davis of Emmanuel Church of God in Christ in McClenny.

Concert

New Macedonia Baptist Church will host its inaugural Musical Concert. It will be held at 7 p.m. Aug. 11 at the church at 1204 NW 10th Ave. The concert will feature Marion Clark and New Vision, Brothers of Harmony and the Gospel Tears of Wonder.

For more information, call 352-373-5526.

VBS

Gateway Christian Center will host its Vacation Bible School.

It will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. through Friday at the church at 5135 NW 21st St. The topics will be: “Setting Sail” (listening to instruction), “Searching for Clues” (discovering truth), “Charting the Course” (avoiding foolish behavior), “The Good Life Oasis” (living God’s way), and “‘W’ Marks the Spot” (gaining wisdom).

For transportation and more information, call 352-379-3034 or 352-215-9095.

Anniversary

Tayana Washington and New Vision will celebrate their fifth anniversary.

The celebration will be held at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 11 and 6 p.m. Aug. 12 at TOPROC Assembly of Praise at 800 NW 40th Ave.

There will be performances by Darwin Days of Williston; Fully Committed, Nathan Darling and The Inspirational Daughters of Joy, all of Gainesville; The Gospel Echoes and Lil’ Johnny and the Gospel Wonders, both of Ocala,

For more information, call 352-792-4659.

Yard sale

TOPROC Assembly of God Ministries will present a yard sale extravaganza.

It will be held from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 11 at the church at 800 NW 40th Ave. Featured will be clothing, small appliances, food and more.

BLAAZE 2012

The Youth Ministry at New LIfe Christian Center Church will host BLAAZE 2012, which is being billed as a call for a generation to stand up in their God-given purpose.

Services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 10 and 10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Aug. 11 at the church at 18209 NE 21st St. in the Monteocha community. BLAAZE is an acronym for Born Leaders Anointed as Zion’s Elect.

For more information, call 352-485-2729 or visit www.blaaze.org.

VBS

The 39th Avenue Church of Christ will host Vacation Bible School.

It will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. beginning Monday through Aug. 10 at the church at 1811 NW 39th Ave. There will be classes for all ages and snacks and refreshments will be provided. For more information, call 352-376-4343.

Benefit

Bethlehem United Methodist Church will host a benefit program for Dwight Rivers to lift him up financially and spiritually as he recovers from surgery. It will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday at the church in Fort White.

For more information, call 678-641-5554 or 352-316-2174 or email burnettcorliss@yahoo.com or jennifersanders1@cox.net.

Concerts

Get ready for the 11th annual Williston GospelFest.

The GospelFest will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday at Unity Temple International Fellowship Church at 2531 NE 200 Ave. in Williston. It is free, but a love offering will be collected. There also will be food vendors.

Featured will be Omega Forbes and The Family & Friend Chorale of Tallahassee; The Chief Levites, Dancing with Purpose and Nationwide Good News Action Choir, all of Gainesville; The Simmons Family Choir of the Monteocha community; The Spiritual Harmonizers of Evinston; Kim and Company of Orange Park; The Gospel Caravans and Deliberate Praise, both of Jacksonville; GEMS Dance Ministry of Williston, and Too Anointed Devine Purpose Dance Ministry of Daytona.

For more information, call 352-361-6528.

Women’s Day

Greater Bell United Methodist Church will host its annual Women’s Day celebration.

It will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the church at 21024 N. State Road 235 in Brooker. The theme is “Revival Begins at the House of God.” Dinner will be served following the worship service.

The speaker will be Minister Kimberly Hunt of Alachua.

Benefit program

The community is invited to “Expressions of Our Souls,” a benefit program for the Cotton Club Museum & Cultural Center Inc. featuring spiritual music and praise dancing.

It will be held at 4 p.m. Aug. 12 at Faith Baptist Church at 2905 SE 21st Ave.

Featured will be local choirs, groups and praise dancers. It is free, but a love offering will be collected.

To volunteer and for more information, call 352-372-6278, 352-376-9956 or email delorisrentz@bellsouth.net.

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