Churches

Week of May 9


Published: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 2:18 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 2:18 p.m.

Celebrating mothers

Spirit of Faith Christian Center will host “Celebrate A Mom Weekend.”

Events will include a free car wash for mothers from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday and city-wide worship experiences at 9 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. Sunday at the church at 1414 NE 23rd Ave. There will be special gifts and giveaways for mothers.

For more information, call 352-505-0192 or visit www.sofccg.org.

Women’s conference

The Gainesville District Church of God by Faith will host its 14th annual Women’s Conference.

Services will be held at 7:30 p.m. May 16-17 at Gainesville Church of God by Faith at 735 SE 15th St. Advance registration is not required, but the fee is $25. The theme will be “Women of Purpose: Building the Kingdom One Woman at a Time.”

On May 18 at 11 a.m., there will be a banquet at the Best Western Gateway Grand Hotel at 4200 NW 97th Blvd. Tickets are $30.

The conference speaker will be Evangelist Argatha Gilmore of Watson Temple Church of God in Christ in Lake City. The banquet speaker will be Minister Margaret Y. Gainey of Jerusalem Church of God by Faith in the Monteocha community.

For more information, call 386-463-5145, 352-377-5951 or 352-376-2115.

Pre-Mother’s Day

New Bibleway Baptist Church will host a Pre-Mother’s Day Celebration.

It will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church at 2611 NW 68th Ave.

The speaker will be the Rev. Dr. Willie G. Mayberry, pastor of Pleasant Hill.

Word services

Jesus is the Light Christian Center will host its Prophetic Word services.

Services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 11:30 a.m. Sunday at the church at 4807 E. University Ave.

The speaker will be Prophet Daniel Powell Sr. of Valdosta, Ga.

For more information, call 352-395.6393.

Church anniversary

Mount Carmel Baptist Church will celebrate its 117th church anniversary.

The service will be held at 10 a.m. May 19 at the church at 2505 NE 8th Ave.

For more information, call 352-378-7322.

Women’s conference

New Horizon Outreach Ministries and In the Valley Women’s Ministries will host their annual Women’s Conference.

Services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday at the church at 127 NE 15th St. Also, at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, memorial flowers will be planted for deceased loved ones.

Speakers and services will be: Friday: Prophetess Natasha Williams of Gainesville; Saturday, 9 a.m., Mother’s Day Breakfast; tickets are $10, and Saturday, 7 p.m., Minister Winter Brown of Overcomers Through Christ Ministries Inc. of Gainesville.

Pastor’s appreciation

Fountain of Life Church of God in Christ will continue its appreciation service for it leader, Superintendent Dr. Percy Days Jr. and First Lady Leola Days.

Services will be held at 7:30 p.m. through Friday at the church at 928 SE Williston Road.

For more information, call 352-871-2958.

Mother’s Day

The Women’s Ministry at Mount Nebo United Methodist Church will host its annual Mother’s Day program.

It will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday at the church at 9975 NW 143rd St. in Alachua. The theme will be “Woman of God, Thou Art Blessed.”

The speaker will be Minister Willie Richardson of Alachua.

For more information, call 386-418-3570.

Yard/dinner sale

The Youth Department at Landmark Holy Temple of God will host a yard/dinner sale.

It will be held from 8 a.m.-until Saturday at the church at 1220 NE 23rd Ave.

For more information, call 352-256-5124 or 352-872-9442.

Mother’s Day

The Young Adult Department at Emanuel Baptist Church will present “Representations of Mothers in the Bible.”

It will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday at the church at 1203 NE 8th Ave. Refreshments will be served.

For more information, call 352-373-0749 or 352-376-0246.

FOCUS camp

The FOCUS summer program at Showers of Blessings Harvest Center is accepting applications for enrollment for children and teens in kindergarten through 12th grade.

The program will be offered from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. July 1-Aug. 2 at Showers at 2615 SE 15th St. The program is free, but there is a $75 registration fee and scholarships are available for families. Register at www.showersofblessings.org by clicking on “Education.”

Fostering Opportunities & Cultivating Upstanding Students will offer academics as well as life skills, character education and financial literacy.

For more information, call 321-480-8393 or email focussummerprogram@gmail.com.

Guardian deadline

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The deadline is noon Fridays for possible publication the following Thursday. Please make sure all pertinent information is included, such as date, time, place, speakers and admission.

Send via email to news@gainesvilleguardian.com or drop off at 2700 SW 13th St.

For more information, call 352-337-0360.

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