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Published: Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 12:52 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 12:52 p.m.

Abuse program

The Women's Ministry at Bethel Seventh-Day Adventist Church will present "Focus on Abuse: A Panel Discussion."

It will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at the church at 740 NE 21st St. It is free and open to the community.

The topics discussed will include child abuse, sex trafficking, spiritual abuse in the church, teens and relationship abuse and abuse in the military.

For more information, call 352-872-8555 or email districtoneconference@yahoo.com.

Family, friends

Compassionate Outreach Ministries will host Family and Friends Day.

The service 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.

Food giveaway

Upper Room Church of God in Christ will sponsor Manna Market Mondays.

The food giveaway will be held from 9-11 a.m. every Monday at the church at 3575 NE 15th St.

For more information, call 352-264-0006.

Celebration

The Jerusalem Association 5th Division Deacons and Ministers Union will host a Pastor Appreciation/Retirement Celebration for the Rev. Dr. O.E. Harris, pastor emeritus of Hopewell Baptist Church in Gainesville and Zion Bethel Baptist Church in McIntosh.

It will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at the association's center at 8810 NE Waldo Road in Fairbanks. A reception will be held immediately following the service.

The speaker will be Pastor Jewel Warren of Greater Elizabeth Baptist Church in Lake Butler.

For more information, call 352-256-8797.

Ushers anniversary

Emanuel Baptist Church will celebrate the 75th anniversary of its Usher Board.

The service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the church at 1203 NE 8th Ave.

The speaker will be Elder Ronald Foxx of Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church in Gainesville.

Men's Day

The men of Greater Liberty Hill United Methodist Church will host their annual Men's Day program.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday at the church at 7600 NW 23rd Ave.

The speakers will be: 11 a.m., Juan Collins of Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church in Gainesville, and 3 p.m., the Rev. Christopher Stokes of Mount Pedro Baptist Church in Flemington.

Deacon ordination

New Bibleway Baptist Church will host a deacon ordination service for James Rushing and Amos Carter.

It will be held at 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church at 2611 NW 68th Ave., where New Bibleway has its services.

The speaker will be Bishop Thomas D.A. Blue III, pastor of New Bibleway.

For more information, call 352-246-4364.

Church anniversary

Anointing of the Holy Spirit Ministry will celebrate its 16th anniversary.

Services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 11 a.m. Sunday at the church at 1755 SW Williston Road.

The speakers will be: Thursday, Apostle Frank Clifton of Gateway Christian Center in Gainesville, and Friday and Sunday, Bishop Dr. Richard Scott of Grow in Grace Worship Center in Delmar, Md.

For more information, call 352-376-0264.

Outreach

Unspeakable Joy Outreach Deliverance Ministries will host an outreach service.

It will be held from 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday at Tiny Blessings Learning Center at 811 NW 4th Place.

Featured will be praise and worship and a clothing and food giveaway.

Pastor anniversary

East Newport Baptist Church will celebrate the 12th anniversary of its pastor, the Rev. Rayfield Daniels.

Services will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday and 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday at the church at 4010 SW 24th Ave.

The guest churches will be: Wednesday, Simmons Grove Bethelite Baptist Church in Hawthorne; Thursday, Third Bethel Baptist Church in Rochelle; Sunday at 11 a.m., St. Mary's Baptist Church in Alachua, and Sunday at 3 p.m., Fort Clarke Baptist Church in Gainesville.

For more information, call 352-226-1749.

Service, revival

Victory & Deliverance Life Changing Ministries will celebrate its anniversary and host Family & Friends Day.

It will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday at the church at 238 SW 3rd Ave.

The speaker will be Elder Kenyarda Feathers Sr. of Williams Temple Church of God in Christ in Gainesville.

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

Also, the church will present a revival.

Services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 29-31 at the church and at 11 a.m. Sept. 1 at Mount Pedro Baptist Church at 20520 N. Highway 329 in Micanopy.

The speaker will be Bishop J.E. Bryant of West Palm Beach.

For more information, call 352-225-6708 or 352-466-3001.

Conference

Prophet George Young will host the "Breaking Your Chain Conference."

It will be held from 9 p.m.-4 a.m. Friday and also Aug. 30 at The Church of True Believers at 1928 NE 23rd Ave.

Young, of Gainesville, will be the speaker each night.

For more information, call 352-284-1921 or 352-514-1953.

Group anniversary

The Spiritual Harmonizers will celebrate their 18th anniversary.

Services will be held 7:30 p.m. Friday, 6 p.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday at Mount Ellah Baptist Church at 1462 NW 60th Ave. in Evinston.

Some of the featured guests will include The Andrews Brothers of High Springs, D&D of Mayo, Gospel Echoes of Ocala, Gospel Tears of Wonder of Alachua, Horace Jones of Brunswick, Ga., Inspirational Daughters of Joy of Gainesville and others.

For more information, call 352-591-3423 or 352-224-5658.

Pastor anniversary

Mount Carmel United Methodist Church will celebrate the 14th anniversary of its pastor, Pastor Bryan D. Williams.

The service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the church at 1230 NW First Ave. in High Springs.

The speaker will be Pastor David E. Richardson of TOPROC Church of God in Christ in Gainesville.

For more information, call 352-316-0037.

Family, friends

Greater New Salem Baptist Church will celebrate Family and Friends Day.

The service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the church at 5707 SW 62nd Ave. in the Arredondo community.

The speaker will be Apostle Lance Hayes of The Potter's House Inc. Covenant Ministries in Chiefland.

For more information, call 352-372-8279.

Group anniversary

Marion Clark & New Vision will celebrate their seventh anniversary.

Services will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday at St. Mary's Baptist Church in Alachua.

For more information, call 352-339-4729 or 352-328-9729.

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