Week of Feb. 21
Published: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 1:50 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 1:50 p.m.
Mount Moriah Baptist Church will celebrate the 30th anniversary of its leader, the Rev. F.N. Gallmon and first lady Wanda Gallmon.
The service will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday at the church at 718 SE 11th St.
The speaker will be the Rev. Lurah Bean, associate pastor of Fellowship Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minn.
For more information, call 352-372-0505.
Victory Temple Ministry will present "Unleash Your Faith."
Services will be held at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and also at 7 p.m. Monday through Feb. 27 at the church at 908 SE Williston Road.
The speaker will be Pastor/Evangelist Martin D. Johnson of Life Rivers Christian Center in Atlanta.
For more information, call 352-225-7248.
Dayspring Baptist Church will host its Scholarship/Ordination Weekend.
It will be held at 7 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the church at 1945 NE 8th Ave.
On Friday, there will be an Old Time Gospel Sing featuring the Gospel Echoes, Inspirational Daughters of Joy, Tayana Washington and New Vision, Bradford Community Choir and others.
On Sunday, the speaker will be Pastor Chris Stokes of Mount Pedro Baptist Church in Micanopy.
Mount Zion AME Church will host several weekend services.
On Saturday at 2 p.m., the Grove Park Community Christian Center will present the 6th annual Senior Fellowship service at the church at 7220 SE 225th Terrace in Hawthorne. The theme will be "We've Come This Far By Faith."
Also on Saturday, at 6 p.m., there will be the annual 50 Women in White Women's Missionary Society program. The first 50 guests will receive gift bags, and prizes will be given to the society president with the most members in attendance.
On Sunday at 11 a.m., there will be a Black History Month program sponsored by the Young People's Department.
For more information, call 352-327-6277 or 352-215-4081.
First Missionary Baptist Church will observe its 50th church anniversary.
Services will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday and 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday at the church at 1515 SE 15th St. Lunch will be served following the Sunday morning service.
The speakers will be: Wednesday, the Rev. Terry Dorsey of Mount Hermon Baptist Church in Gainesville; Sunday morning, the Rev. Robert Herring, pastor/teacher of Mount Bethel Baptist Church in Jacksonville; Sunday afternoon, the Rev. Adrian Taylor, pastor of Springhill Baptist Church in Gainesville.
There also will be performances by the church's mass choir, praise dancers and soloists.
Compassionate Outreach Ministries will host its annual Children's Choir Celebration.
It will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday at the church at 320 SE 43rd St.
For more information, call 352-373-1888 or visit www.compassionateoutreach.org.
Emanuel Baptist Church will host a Black History Month program.
It will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the church at 1203 NE 8th Ave. Old-fashioned food and desserts will be served after the service.
Also billed as "Old Fashion Day," the program will feature a skit titled "Slavery in America;" monologues by Bryanna Bowles of Lake City and Henrietta Turner of McIntosh and the "I Have A Dream" speech by John Alexander, executive director of the Reichert House.
For more information, call 352-373-0749 or 352-538-1965.
The Watoto Children's Choir from Uganda in East Africa will perform at Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church.
The performance will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday at the church at 630 NW 2nd St. It is free and open to the community.
For more information, call 352-372-4872.
New Bibleway Baptist Church will host its Deacons, Deaconess and Mother's Celebration.
It will be held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church at 2611 NW 68th Ave.
The guest speaker will be Pastor Mack Da'Von Knight of Woodbine, Ga.
Powerhouse Family Worship Center will present its Black History Month program.
It will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday at the church at 7600 SW 24th Ave. The theme is "Know Your Past, Push Ahead and Move Forward."
The youth of the church will be in charge of the service, which will feature dancers, orators, soloists and the word of God. Dinner will be served.
For more information, call 352-497-3121 or email email@example.com.
Author Terence Pollard will host a book signing for his book, "Have You Been Broken Yet?"
It will be held from noon-2 p.m. Saturday at The Book Rack at 4936 NW 39th Ave.
The book is composed of short stories that deal with Pollard's life experiences and is intended to provide encouragement to those who are experiencing challenges in their lives.
For more information, call 888-361-9473.
Crown of Life Ministries will host its Youth Conference 2013.
It will be held at 7:30 p.m. through Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday at the church at 302 SW 8th Ave.
Victory & Deliverance Life Changing Ministries will host its Camp Meeting 2013.
It will be held at 7:30 p.m. through Friday and also Tuesday through March 2 at the church at 238 SW 3rd Ave. The theme will be "The Place of the Unconquered."
The speakers will be: Wednesday, Pastor LaShon Young of Victory Temple Ministries in Gainesville; Thursday-Friday, Dr. Annette Stubbs of Orlando; Tuesday, Prophetess Tara Williams of Lake City; Feb. 27, Prophetess Runette Jones of Ocala; Feb. 28, Pastor Burnis Williams of Jacksonville, and March 1-2, Prophet Patrick Cleveland of Valdosta, Ga.
For more information, call 352-363-0821 or 352-494-9891.
Greater New Salem Baptist Church will celebrate its annual Homecoming Day.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday at the church at 5707 SW 62nd Ave. in the Arredondo community.
The speakers will be: Morning, the Rev. Christopher Cromwell of St. James Baptist Church in Archer, and afternoon, Elder L.C. Hunt, moderator of the Jerusalem Baptist Association.
For more information, call 352-316-5838.
Third Bethel Baptist Church will host its annual Men's Day Program with 50 Men in Black and White.
It will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at the church at 9825 SE County Road 2082 in Rochelle.
The speaker will be John Nix of Hall Chapel United Methodist Church in Rochelle. There also will be performances by the male choirs of Solomon Chapel United Methodist Church in Orange Lake and Bartley Temple United Methodist Church in Gainesville.
Mount Ellah Baptist Church will host its inaugural Men's Conference.
Services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday at the church at 1462 NW 60th Ave. in Evinston. The theme will be "Men of God, Take Your Rightful Place."
The speakers will be: Thursday, the Rev. Steve T. Wilson of Divine Community Church in Jacksonville; Friday, Bishop Erick Bethea of Love One Another Ministries in Ocala; Saturday morning, the Rev. Bruce Batts of Faith Central International Church in Orange Lake will facilitate the workshops; Saturday evening, Bishop Thomas D.A. Blue III of New Bibleway Baptist Church in Gainesville; Sunday morning, the Rev. J.D. Mosley of Gainesville, former pastor of the church, and Sunday afternoon, the Rev. Murphy of Starke.
For more information, call 352-591-3423 or 352-682-8794.
Heaven Bound Outreach Ministries will host its Kingdom Builders Conference.
Services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, 6 p.m. Saturday and 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the church at N. State Road 121 and Northwest 234th Avenue in LaCrosse. The theme will be "Kingdom Addiction Reaching the World."
The speakers will be: Friday, Minister Kasey Ross and the Rev. Charles Lee, both of The Lord's Ministry in Alachua and Evangelist Joanna Hutchinson of Showers of Blessings Harvest Center in Gainesville; Saturday, Pastor Christopher Coleman of Hastings, and Sunday, Evangelist Gladys Ellis of Jerusalem Church of God by Faith in the Monteocha community.
For more information, call 352-281-2577, 386-462-4502 or 386-462-1602.
New Testament Church of God in Christ will host its 2013 Pew Rally.
It will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday at the church at 13410 NW 155th Place in Alachua.
The speaker will be Evangelist Sammie Everette of Soul's Harbor Church of God in Christ in Lake City.
New Zion events
New Zion AME Church will host two events on Saturday.
At 10 a.m., there will be "A Cup of Information," the Community Presentation Series, at the church at 18295 NE 75th St. in Williston. Representatives from the American Association of Retired Persons, Medicare and Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders, or SHINE, will lead the session, which will be open to persons 50 and older.
At 11 a.m., also at the church, there will be a registration session for the "Granny's Book Club," a free reading program for children ages 5-12, whose goal is to improve the communication, reading skills and self-esteem of children by partnering them with grandparents, parents or an adult designated by a parent who will read a book and discuss it with the child at the church or on the phone.
Antioch Baptist Church will host a revival.
It will be held at 7:30 p.m. through Friday at the church in Ft. White.
The speaker will be the Rev. Dr. Larry T. Walthour II of St. Andrew Baptist Church in Opa Locka.
For more information, call 386-497-2254.
Open Door Ministries will host an African-American History Month Read-In.
It will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at the church at 601 NE 19th St.
The program will be held in conjunction with the 24th annual National African American Read-In, which is this month, and will include poems, songs and "Who Am I" presentations by adults and children.
For more information, call 352-316-0955.
The Hawthorne Community Male Chorus will celebrate its 36th anniversary.
Services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday at Galilee Baptist Church at 21505 SE 65th Ave. in Hawthorne. Featured will be choirs on parade.
For more information, call 352-284-7553.
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