Week of Jan. 31
Published: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 1:59 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 1:59 p.m.
Terence Pollard, author of "Have You Been Broken Yet?," will have a book signing event. It will be held from 5-7 p.m. Feb. 6 at The Library Partnership at 1130 NE 16th Ave.
Pollard of Gainesville will sign copies of the book, which is a compilation of stories about his many life challenges and experiences.
For more information, call 888-361-9473 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Baptist Church will celebrate its annual Rev. Eugene Gainey Day.
It will be held at 11 a.m. Feb. 10 at the church at 1515 SE 15th St.
The speaker will be the Rev. Jake Davis of Springhill Baptist Church.
Miracle Word of Faith Ministries Inc. in Gainesville will host its annual Women Overcoming Issues conference.
It will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Community Revival Center at 244 NE Patterson St. in Lake City. The theme is "Women, Why You Tripping? Just Believe God!" The registration fee is $10 and the attire is casual. Lunch will be served at noon.
The speakers and services will be: Friday, Dr. Queen Horne-Kelly of Miracle Word of Faith, and Saturday, 9:30 a.m., breakfast, prayer and a get-acquainted session; 10 a.m., workshops featuring co-Pastor Sharon Jones of First Assembly of Faith Fellowship Church in Trenton on "Women Walking by Faith and Not by Sight;" Evangelist Mary Johnson of Gainesville on "Insecurity and Jealously," co-Pastor Elaine Dixon of Saints in Christ Deliverance Temple in Lake City on "Communication Issues," and Laverne Douglas of Community Revival Center on "Personal Hygiene, Grooming and Health Awareness."
For more information, call 352-317-2540, 352-214-5931 or 386-344-4850.
Spirit of Faith Christian Center will host Financial Peace University.
The eight-week course will be held at 6 p.m. on Sundays beginning Feb. 10 at the Spirit of Faith East Campus at 1414 NE 23rd Ave. The cost is $100, and the deadline to register is Sunday.
The 90-minute sessions will include video presentations featuring David Ramsey, founder of Financial Peace, and small group discussions focusing on living debt free, developing a savings plan and building wealth.
For more information, call 352-505-0192, ext. 2003.
Showers of Blessings Harvest Center and Judah Praise Dance Ministry will host the "Loving Yourself Valentine's Ball."
It will be held from 6-9 p.m Friday at Mount Carmel Baptist Church at 2505 NE 8th Ave. Tickets will be $5 for grades K-5, $7 for grades 6-12 and $10 for adults.
The event is for school-aged children, but adults are welcome.
To purchase tickets and for more information, call 352-610-3877.
Hagios Ministries Inc. will host a teaching service entitled "Single, Saved and Celibate and Married, Saved and Faithful: Biblical Truths about Sexual Immorality Within the Church."
It will be held at 7 p.m. Feb. 8 at Country Inn and Suites at 4015 SW 43rd St. off Archer Road near Cracker Barrel.
For more information, call 352-256-3464 or 352-226-3539.
The Female Protective Society will present its first ever Black History Legacy program.
It will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the temple at 12610 NW 39th Ave. The theme will be "From 1903-2013: African American Women Triumphing Onward."
The program will honor temple members who are 80 and older and pay tribute to past Female Protective chiefs by displaying their biographies and photos
Also, black women in Alachua County will be recognized for the significant contributions they have made to the county and surrounding counties.
The Micanopy Tour Group will present a concert featuring Lee Williams and The Spiritual QCs of Tupelo, Miss.
It will be held at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Paramount Plaza Hotel at 2900 SW 13th St. Tickets are $22 in advance and $27 at the door.
Featured also will be Lil' Johnny & the Gospel Wonders of Ocala and Tirvarrus & God's Project A New Beginning, also of Tupelo.
To purchase tickets and for more information, call 352-284-1720 or 352-214-0890.
Mount Nebo United Methodist Church will present its annual Black History Month program.
It will be held at 11 a.m. Feb. 10 at the church at 9975 NW 143rd St. in Alachua. A soul food dinner will be served after the service.
The speaker will be Minister Carl J. Williams of Gainesville.
For more information, call 352-870-2326.
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