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Published: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 3:49 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 3:49 p.m.

Book signing

Pastor Denise McGinnis-Brown of Haigos Ministries will host a book signing for her book, "There Is Therefore Now No Condemnation."

It will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Alachua County Library Headquarters Meeting Room B at 401 E. University Ave.

The book addresses the common belief that many Christians have about grace and how they justify sinful behaviors through their misunderstanding of Romans 8:1.

The book is available at Amazon.com and will be available at the signing.

Convention

Cohen's Temple First Born Church of the Living God Inc. will host the Jacksonville District Auxiliary Convention.

It will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday at the church at 503 NE 15th St.

It will feature guest speakers, anointed praise and worship and fellowship with churches from throughout the district.

For more information, call 352-328-4014 or email slater_tonya@yahoo.com.

Safety, awareness

Mount Olive AME Church will host a free Safety and Awareness Workshop for children and parents.

It will be held from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, and also Aug. 1 and Aug. 6 at the church at 721 SE 8th Ave. Lunch will be provided for those who register.

Topics will include body awareness, listening to your guiding voice, respecting yourself and others, safety awareness and self-esteem development.

To register and for more information, call 352-378-9051.

Revival

TDC Ministries International Inc. will host another "2013 Fresh Fire Revival."

Services will be held at 7 p.m. throughout July and August at Antioch United Holiness Church at 2516 NE 8th Ave.

The speakers will be Elder Alfred Camps, Pastor Denise McGinnis-Brown, Minister Abriella Robinson, Minister Danny Williams and Prophetess Natasha Williams, all of Gainesville.

For more information, call 352-792-8844.

VBS

Dayspring Baptist Church will host its Vacation Bible School.

It will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. Aug. 5-9 at the church at 1945 NE 8th Ave. The theme will be "Fishin' on a Mission with Jesus."

Activities will include crafts, food and fun.

Youth Day

Johnson Chapel Baptist Church will celebrate Youth Day 2013.

It will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at the church at 1334 NE 4th Ave. The theme will be "Spread the Light and Share the Joy."

The speaker will be Melody Poole-Chatman of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Gainesville.

For more information, call 352-317-8591.

Health fair

The Mount Moriah Baptist Church Nurses Guild will host its annual health fair.

It will be held Sunday from 12:15-2:15 p.m. after an abbreviated worship service from 11 a.m.-noon at the church at 718 SE 11th St. The community is invited.

Featured will be vendors, door prizes and light snacks. Also, the LifeSouth Bloodmobile will be onsite. Currently, all blood types are desperately needed.

For more information, call 352-535-5482.

Family, friends

East Newport Baptist Church will host its annual Family and Friends Day service.

It will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday at the church at 4010 SW 24th Ave. Dinner will be served.

For more information, call 352-226-7423.

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. 2 at the church at 1811 NW 39th Ave.

There will be classes for children of all ages and adults. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

For transportation and more information, call 352-331-2938.

Fellowship services

Victory & Deliverance Life Changing Ministries will continue its Fellowship With Fire 2013.

Services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the church at 238 SW 3rd Ave.

The speakers will be: Friday, Minister Darwin Days of New Abundant Life Outreach Ministries in Williston.

For more information, call 352-363-0821 or 352-494-9891.

Education fair

Monteocha New Life Christian Center will host its 2013 Education Fair.

It will be held from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the church at 18209 NE 12th Ave. in the Monteocha community. A continental breakfast and lunch will be served.

There will be sessions for children and adults. Featured will be speakers, including the following, and others:

Gainesville HIPPY: A school readiness program for children ages three to five.

Bold Overt Leaders of Distinction: A program designed to help young men ages 18-24 become productive citizens.

Crime Prevention: A program designed to educate residents about how to avoid being victims of crime.

My Brother's Keeper at Santa Fe College: A program designed to help black male students graduate from SF College.

Keep Alachua County Beautiful: A program that unites citizens and businesses to beautify, conserve resources, recycle, educate and preserve a community's environmental legacy.

University of Florida College Reach Out Program: An academic program designed to motivate low-income and educationally disadvantaged students to enroll in and graduate from college.

HealthStreet: A UF program designed to reduce disparities in health care and clinical trials and to match residents with resources.

Gainesville Bicycle/Pedestrian program: It is designed to facilitate the use of alternative modes of transportation by focusing on infrastructure enhancements, safety and outreach.

For more information, call 352-485-2729.

Men's Day

Heaven Bound Outreach Ministries will host its Men's Day celebration.

It will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the church at N. State Road 121 and Northwest 234th Avenue in LaCrosse.

The speaker will be Elder Wilford Baker of Gainesville Church of God by Faith.

For directions and more information, call 386-418-8243 or 352-281-2577.

Women's Day

Mount Zion AME Church will host its Women's Day celebration.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday at the church at 7220 SE 225th Terrace in Hawthorne. The theme will be "Women of God: Reclaiming Our Children."

The speakers will be: Morning, Minister Virginia Cuspert of Gordon Chapel Community Church; afternoon, Theresa Smith, coordinator of Pentecostal Women Ministries in Gainesville.

For more information, call 352-327-6511 or 352-481-4582.

Gospel Fest

We Soar Inc. will present its 12th annual Williston Pre-Gospel Fest and Gospel Fest.

The Pre-Gospel Fest will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday at Destiny Church of God by Faith at 170 NE 9th St. in Williston. The Gospel Fest will be held at 5 p.m. Aug. 3 at Unity Temple International Fellowship Inc. at 2351 NE 200th Ave. in Williston.

The events are free, but a love offering will be accepted. Food and merchandise vendors will be available during the Gospel Fest.

The Pre-Gospel Fest will feature Meachum I. Clarke & True Purpose, Minister Darwin Days & the Chief Levites, Wanda Cobb, Anthony Johnson Mime Ministry, the Gospel Fest Choir, Voices of Empowerment, The Effective Ministry and others.

The Gospel Fest will feature Brothers of Harmony, the North Central Florida Gospel Announcer's Guild Choir, Men of Blessings, NOW Generation, Spiritual Harmonizers and others.

For more information, call 352-361-6528 or 352-528-2170.

Men's Nite

Hopewell Baptist Church will host its 2013 Men's Nite Program.

It will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the church at 4330 Wacahoota Road in Micanopy. The theme will be "Let's Ride for God."

The speaker will be the Rev. Nathaniel Hodges, pastor of Mount Hermon United Methodist Church in Fairfield. There also will be performances by the Solomon Chapel United Methodist Church male choir and others.

Pastor's anniversary

Mount Pedro Baptist Church continues to celebrate the sixth anniversary of its leaders, Pastor Christopher C. Stokes and First Lady Dolly Stokes.

The last service will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday at the church at 20520 N. Highway 329 in Micanopy.

The speaker will be Elder Walter Lewis of Hawthorne Church of God by Faith.

For more information, call 352-466-3001.

VBS

Greater Bell United Methodist Church will continue its Vacation Bible School.

It will be held at 7 p.m. through Friday at the church at 21024 N. State Road 235 in Brooker. The theme will be "Be Glad and Rejoice Forever — Hip Hop Hope, Jesus Makes Me Glad!"

The teachers will be Judy Wilson, Vanessa Merriex, Veronica Sheppard, Margaret Jones, the Rev. Mary Jackson of Greater Bell and Prophet John Bradley, pastor of Grove Park Community Church.

Revival

The Evangelistic Team, or E-Team, of Newberry will continue its revival.

It will be held at 7:30 p.m. through Sartuday at Greater Prayer Temple Church of God in Christ at 330 Pine St. in Bronson.

There will be sermons by Minister Reginald Nattiel, Evangelist Rosa Nattiel, Evangelist Carolyn Rushing and Evangelist Phyllis Stephens, all members of the E-Team.

For more information, call 352-474-1738.

Book signing

Author Kandra Albury will host a book talk and release celebration for her book, "From Food Stamps to Favor" and her children's book, "Don't You Dare Touch Me There!"

It will be held from 7:30-9 p.m. Aug. 1 at the Alachua County Library Headquarters Meeting Room A at 401 E. University Ave.

Those attending are asked to purchase "Favor" in advance online via Amazon, Barnes & Noble or Books-A-Million and bring it to the signing to be autographed. A limited number of books will be available at the signing.

The children's book can be preordered at www.kandraalbury.org.

For more information, call 904-327-5366.

VBS

Mount Olive Primitive Baptist Church will host Vacation Bible School.

It will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday at the church at 510 NE 15th St. The theme is "As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord."

For more information, call 352-378-4586.

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