Week of Oct. 4

Published: Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 2:35 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 2:35 p.m.

Singles conference

The Faith on Fire Singles Ministry at PASSAGE Family Church will sponsor its annual Singles Conference.

It will be held from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 6 at the church at 2020 NE 15th St. The theme is "The Lifestyle of the Christian Single."

The speakers will be Senior Pastor George B. Dix, Lady Michele Dix, Minister Sherilyn Bennett and Dr. Shari Robinson, all of PASSAGE.

For more information, call 352-336-8686 or visit

5th Sunday

Dayspring Baptist Church will hold 5th Sunday services.

They will begin at 9 a.m. with Sunday school, followed at 10:30 a.m. with morning worship Sunday at the church at 1945 NE 8th Ave.


The Church of God by Faith Inc. Gainesville District Quarterly Assembly has been cancelled.

For more information, call 386-454-1015 or visit


Lighthouse Evangelistic Pentecostal Church will host a three-night revival.

Services will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday at the church at 615 SE 25th St. The speaker will be Prophet/Apostle S.D. James, a world-wide traveling evangelist.

For more information, call 352-214-1956.

Women's conference

Abundant Rain Ministries will host the Apostolic Prophetic Women with a Mandate Conference.

It will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 5, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 6 and 11 a.m. Oct. 7 in the Tree Trail Apartments Community Center at 2510 NE 9th St. The registration fee is $25, and will include a gift bag, welcome package and lunch on Oct. 6.

The speakers will be Archbishop Marcia Karen Abram of Washington, D.C., and Prophetess Sherriena B. Logan and Apostle Betty J. White-Oliver, both of Gainesville.

For more information, call 352-745-2628.


New Horizon Outreach Ministries will host its The Glory is Real Revival.

Services will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 3-5 at the church at 127 NE 15th St. The speaker will be Evangelist/Pastor Emmill Bridges of Riverdale, Ga.

For more information, call 352-281-7684.

Women's workshop

The Women's Empowerment Ministry at Mount Carmel Baptist Church will host its Refuge 2012 Conference.

It will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. Sunday at the church at 2505 NE 8th Ave. The registration fee is $30, and includes meals.

The program will be: Friday, ministry in song and word by Minister Sebreneh Phillips; Saturday, sessions facilitated by the Rev. Maxine Chandler of Flemington; Kate Mayberry, first lady of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Gainesville and St. John Baptist Church in Melrose, and Pastor Lei Washington of Salem Baptist Church in Sumter, S.C., the grand niece of Mary McLeod Bethune, founder of Bethune Cookman University, and Sunday, Washington will be the speaker and there will be a "Sisters Tea."

For more information, call 352-373-3021 or 352-332-3034.

Promises revival

Hagios Ministries Inc. will host its Standing on the Promises Revival.

Services will be held at 7 p.m. through Friday at Highlands Presbyterian Church at 1001 NE 16th Ave. The speaker will be Prophet Marcus D. Thomas of World Harvest Ministries International Inc. of Greenville, N.C.

For more information, call 352-256-3464 or 352-226-3539.

Pastor's anniversary

Hope to the World Church will host services to honor its leader, Pastor Robinsky Reed and First Lady Sandra Reed.

Services will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at the church at 1734 SE Hawthorne Road.

For more information, call 352-359-0398 or email

Pancake supper

Deliverance Miracle Revival Center will host an all-you-can-eat pancake supper.

It will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at the church at 1817 SE Hawthorne Road. The cost is $7.50 for adults and $5 for children 6 and under. For more information, call 352-373-4193 or 352-373-8328.


We Can Do All Things Through Christ Outreach Ministries will host its 6th annual Unmasking the Enemy Conference.

It will be held at 7:30 p.m. beginning Saturday through Oct. 2 at New Life in Christ Believers Tabernacle Outreach Ministry Inc. at 680 NE 23rd Ave.

The speakers will be: Saturday, Evangelist Gladys Ellis of Jerusalem Church of God by Faith in the Monteocha community; Sunday, the Rev. Newton Williams of We Are For Jesus Christian Center, and Monday, Elder Joseph Williams III of We Can Do All Things Through Christ Outreach Ministries.

Pastor appreciation

Victory & Deliverance Life Changing Ministries will host an appreciation service for its overseer, Apostle Kathleen Dames-Wright.

The service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at the church at 238 SW 3rd Ave.

For more information, call 352-363-0821.

Gospel meeting

The 39th Avenue Church of Christ will host its Fall Gospel Meeting.

Services will be held from 9-11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Oct. 7 and 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Oct. 8-10. The guest speaker will be Mike Elledge. For more information, call 352-376-4343.

Jerusalem session

The Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Association will host its 138th Annual Session.

The session will be held beginning Monday through Oct. 5 at the association at 8810 NE Waldo Road. Services will be:

—Monday: 7 p.m., program sponsored by the music department featuring Pastor Courtney Bryan and the High Springs Community Choir, Fullness of Joy Adult Praise Dance Team of Mount Olive AME Church and the choir from Johnson Chapel Baptist Church in Gainesville.

—Tuesday: 2:30-3:30 p.m., missionary sermon by Minister Keith Smith of St. Peter Baptist Church in Archer; 4:30-5:30 p.m., social service led by Carrie Woody of Gainesville, and 7 p.m., sermon by the Rev. Charles Williams of New Hope Baptist Church in Williston.

—Oct. 3: 9 a.m., praise and worship led by the District Choir; 3 p.m., annual Deaconess Auxiliary Program; 4 p.m., memorial hour; 5 p.m., Gospel Fest featuring Sulmarie Duncan of High Springs, and 7 p.m., evening worship with the Rev. Dr. Tyrone Blue of First Missionary Baptist Church in Gainesville.

—Oct. 4: Noon-1 p.m., Echoes from the Florida General Baptist Convention by the Rev. Dr. James B. Sampson, president of the convention; 2:30 p.m., Elder L.C. Hunt, moderator of the association, will be honored and will deliver his 12th annual address followed by a reception, and 6 p.m., the educational program.

—Oct. 5: 2:30-4:30 p.m., worship service led by Pastor Thomas Fields of Trinity Baptist Church in Gainesville, and 7 p.m., a doctrinal sermon by the Rev. Donnell Sanders of Antioch Baptist Church in Fort White.

For more information, call 353-373-0749.

5th Sunday Union

The Gainesville District Churches of God in Christ will host its 5th Sunday Union.

Services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Christ Centered Church of God in Christ in Fort White and 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Williams Temple Church of God in Christ at 628 NW 7th Ave. in Gainesville.

Gospel play

A Crown of Life Ministries will show the gospel play, "Tell Hell I Ain't Coming." It will be shown at 2 p.m. Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday at the church at 302 SW 8th Ave.

New Bibleway

New Bibleway Baptist Church is hosting two weekend services.

On Saturday at 5 p.m., there will be a Building Fund program and on Sunday at 8:30 a.m., there will be Family and Friends Day at the church, which meets at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church at 2611 NW 68th Ave.

Pastor's anniversary

Mount Olive Church of God in Unity will celebrate the anniversary of its pastor, Elder Larry L. Latson.

Services will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 5-6 and 5 p.m. Oct. 7 at the church at 710 N. Division St. in Micanopy.

Debut concert

The Spiritual Inspirations will make its debut at a free concert.

The concert will be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Civic Center of High Springs at 330 NW Santa Fe Blvd. in High Springs.

For more information, call 352-219-2262 or 352-317-0069.

Community outreach

Miracle Deliverance Community Outreach will host a free event featuring gospel music, a clothing giveaway and food.

It will be held from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 6 at Westside Park on SW 1st Street behind Spires IGA in Lake Butler.

For more information, call 352-485-1061.


Bethel AME Church will host its annual Julia Jones Missionary Society service and an appreciation service for its pastor, the Rev. Fred Wallace.

The services will be held on Sunday, with the missionary service at 11 a.m. and the appreciation service at 3 p.m., both at the church at 670 Water Oak Terrace in LaCrosse.

The speakers will be: Missionary, Dr. Patricia Hilliard-Nunn of Gainesville, and appreciation, the Rev. Karl Smith of Greater Bethel AME Church in Gainesville.

For more information, call 352-485-1056.

Women's conference

Bethesda Outreach Ministries will host a Women of Royalty Women's Conference.

It will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at the High Springs Women's Club and 11 a.m. Sept. 30 at Bethesda Outreach Ministries in Alachua. The registration fee is $10.

To RSVP and for more information, call 352-339-4466 or visit

Guardian deadline

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The deadline is noon Fridays for possible publication the following Thursday.

Send via email to or drop off at 2700 SW 13th St.

For more information, call 352-337-0360.

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