Published: Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 3:27 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 3:27 p.m.
Dr. Anntwanique Edwards, author of "Daddy, Where are You" and "Where Is Thy Faith," will host a book signing and discussion about issues that impact youth.
It will be held from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Senior Recreation Center at 5701 NW 34th St.
All proceeds from the books, which are available as e-books and in hard cover and paperback, will benefit Divine Ministry Inc., a Gainesville-based non-profit organization that serves disadvantaged women and children. The books are available at Authorhouse Publishing Co., Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble.
For more information, email email@example.com.
Elizabeth Graham, an internationally renowned opera singer, and Professor Kevin Sharpe, an associate professor in the University of Florida College of Music, will perform together to raise money for the Delano Filer Sr. Scholarship Fund at Mount Olive AME Church.
The performance will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Thomas Center at 302 NE 6th Ave. Tickets are $25. A reception will follow the concert.
Graham and Sharpe will perform works by Strauss, Debussy, Gershwin and Verdi, as well as selections from "Porgy and Bess" and "Rhapsody in Blue."
To purchase tickets and for more information, call 352-376-9956 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Inspirational Daughters of Joy will celebrate their 13th anniversary.
Services will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 13 and 4 p.m. Sept. 15 at Mount Hermon Baptist Church at 1510 NE 2nd St. and 6 p.m. Sept. 14 for a banquet at the Mount Carmel Baptist Church T.A. Wright Family Life Center. However, there are no tickets available for the banquet.
The services will be: Sept. 13, Old Time Gospel Night Jubilee; Sept. 14, Fellowship Banquet of Praise and Elegance featuring the Rev. Dr. Marie Herring, pastor of Dayspring Baptist Church, and Sept. 15, final celebration concert featuring The Gospel Echoes and Lil Johnny & The Gospel Wonders, both of Ocala, Tayana Washington and New Vision Ensemble and Southland Gospel Singers, both of Gainesville, and many more.
For more information, call 352-378-9923 or 352-240-6035.
Victory Temple Ministries will host a Pre-Pastoral Anniversary Celebration.
It will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church at 908 SE Williston Road.
The speaker will be Apostle Willie King Jr. of Showers of Blessings Harvest Center in Gainesville.
For more information, call 352-225-7248.
Launching Out in the Deep Outreach Ministries Inc. will host its first Women in the Fire Women's Conference.
It will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5-7 at Zion Temple AME Zion Church at 111 SE 14th Lane where Launching Out holds its services.
The speakers will be: Sept. 5, Prophetess Deleshia Jemison of Judah Awakes International Ministries in Gainesville; Sept. 6, Prophetess Tameika Greenlee of Archer Church of God in Christ in Archer, and Sept. 7, Prophetess Natasha Williams of Natasha Williams Ministries Inc. in Orlando.
For more information, call 352-575-4854.
Rise-Up Prayer Ministries will host the Rise-Up Prayer Gathering 2013.
It will be held at 6 p.m. Sept. 12, 6 a.m.-midnight Sept. 13 and midnight to 6 a.m. Sept. 14 at the D.R. Williams Fellowship Hall at 618 NW 6th St. The registration fee is $25 via online at Eventbrite.com by entering Prayer Gathering 2013 or mailing payments to Rise-Up Prayer Ministries at P.O. Box 357653, Gainesville, FL 32635-7653.
The services will feature: Sept. 12, Minister Arabella Robinson of New Life Center in Gainesville; Sept. 13 at 6 a.m., intercessory prayer that will last throughout the day; 5-7 p.m., Pastor Tony Wilson will speak on the topic of "Yom Kippur — Repentance, Prayer and Fasting," and from 9 p.m.-midnight, which is free for all youth 18 and under, Elder Abram Jones will speak on the topic of "Since My Youth," and Sept. 14, Evangelist Ruth Reed will speak on the topic of "Shut-In to Stay In."
There also will be guest psalmists and praise dancers.
For more information, call 352-514-9693.
The Tongues of Fire Ministries Inc. will host the Empowering Women for the Kingdom Conference.
It will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at the church at 3708 NW 97th Blvd.
The speakers will be: Thursday, Pastor Dr. Queen Horne-Kelly of Miracle Word of Faith Ministry in Gainesville; Friday, Prophetess Tiffany Donley of Word of Life Global Ministries in Jacksonville, and Saturday, Apostle D'Andrea Thomas of Jacksonville.
For more information, call 352-505-0170 or 352-226-7251.
New Horizon Outreach Ministries will host a two-night revival.
It will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the church at 127 NE 15th St.
The speakers will be Evangelists Earnest and Patricia White of South Carolina.
For more information, call 352-281-7685.
Victory & Deliverance Life Changing Ministries will host a revival.
Services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at the church and at 11 a.m. Sunday 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.
Prophet George Young will host the "Breaking Your Chain Conference."
It will be held from 9 p.m.-4 a.m. Friday 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.
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.
Hopewell Baptist Church will host its Women's Program 2013.
It will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 7 at the church at 4330 Wacahoota Road in Micanopy.
The speaker will be Bishop Lizzie Steward. It will be a casual dress down program.
Abilene Baptist Church will celebrate the one year anniversary of its leaders, Pastor Arthur Gene Williams Sr. and First Lady Delencia Williams.
Services will be held at 4 p.m. Sept. 8, Sept. 15, Sept. 22 and Sept. 29 at the church in Putnam Hall.
The speakers will be: Sept. 8, the Rev. Dr. William Lavant of New Bethel Baptist Church in Jacksonville; Sept. 15, the Rev. Quovadis Thomas of Greater Moncrief Baptist Church in Jacksonville; Sept. 22, the Rev. Dr. James B. Sampson of First New Zion Baptist Church in Jacksonville, and Sept. 29, the Rev. Dr. Eugene Diamond of Abyssinia Baptist Church in Jacksonville.
For more information, call 352-473-9840.