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Published: Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 2:38 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 2:38 p.m.

Anniversary, Dual Day

Landmark Holy Temple of God will celebrate its 24th Church Anniversary/Dual Day service.

It will be held at 11:30 a.m. Sunday at the church at 1220 NE 23rd Ave.

The speaker will be Pastor Beverly Crawford of Gainesville Family Worship Center.

For more information, call 352-371-0944.

Pastor appreciation

Hope to the World Church will host a Pastor Appreciation service for its pastor, the Rev. Robinsky A. Reed and his wife, First Lady Sandra Reed.

It will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 20-21 at the church at 1734 SE Hawthorne Road.

The speakers will be: Sept. 20, Shepherdess Marilyn Green of Archer Church of God in Christ, and Sept. 21, Apostle Frank Clifton of Gateway Christian Center in Gainesville.

Youth Explosion

New Horizon Outreach Ministries will host a Youth Explosion.

It will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday at the church at 127 NE 15th St. The theme will be "Preparing Our Youth for Battle."

For more information, call 352-281-7684.

Celebrating "Hawk"

Dayspring Baptist Church will celebrate Deacon Emeritus Day in honor of Deacon Emeritus Willie J. "Hawk" Williams.

It will be held at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the church at 1945 NE 8th Ave.

For more information, call 352-380-0075.

Pastor anniversary

First Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the 5th anniversary of its pastor, Dr. Tyrone A. Blue.

Services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday at the church at 1515 SE 15th St.

The speakers will be: Thursday, the Rev. Charles Williams Jr. of New Hope Baptist Church in Williston; Sunday at 11 a.m., the Rev. Charles Jones of Antioch Baptist Church; and Sunday at 3 p.m., Pastor Jermaine Simmons of Greater Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Callahan.

Church anniversary

Emanuel Baptist Church will celebrate its 80th church anniversary.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday at the church at 1203 NE 8th Ave.

The speakers will be: 11 a.m., the Rev. Keith L. Smith, pastor of the church, and 4 p.m., the Rev. Dr. W.G. Mayberry of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Gainesville.

Power conference

Launching Out in the Deep Outreach Ministries Inc. will present the Kept by the Power Conference.

It will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19-22 at Zion Temple AME Zion Church at 111 SE 14th Lane.

The speakers will be: Sept. 19, Pastor Tarick Williamson of Come As You Are Holy Temple Ministries in Ocala; Sept. 20, Apostle R.J. Hines of Shekinah Fellowship International Church in Gainesville; Sept. 21, Pastor Wallace Wyatt of Temple of Deliverance Baptist Church in Gainesville, and Sept. 22, Evangelist Tracey Young of Deep Sea Ministries in Gainesville.

For more information, call 352-575-4712 or 352-575-4854.

Pastor appreciation

Victory Temple Ministries will host appreciation services for Pastor LaShon Young.

Services will be held at 7 p.m. through Saturday and 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday at the church at 908 SE Williston Road. The theme will be "A Woman Pursuing & Fulfilling Purpose."

The speakers and services will be: Thursday, Elder Lowell James of Anderson Memorial COGIC in High Springs; Friday, the Rev. Donnie James of New Salem Baptist Church in the Arredondo community; Saturday, a night of music and a sermon by Elder Andrew Heflin of Holy Temple of God in Ocala, and Sunday at 10 a.m., Elder Kenyarda Feathers of Williams Temple COGIC in Gainesville, and Sunday at 5 p.m., Bishop Gary Hall Sr. of West Jacksonville COGIC, prelate of Jurisdiction No. 1.

For more information, call 352-225-7248.

Fellowship service

Miracle Word of Faith Ministries Inc. will host a One Night Special Fellowship Service.

It will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the church at 3809-A E. University Ave.

The speaker will be Bishop Kenneth L. Walker of The Living Hope in Christ Outreach Ministry in High Springs.

For more information, call 352-317-2540.

Group anniversary

The Inspirational Daughters of Joy will celebrate their 13th anniversary.

Services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday and 4 p.m. Sunday at Mount Hermon Baptist Church at 1510 NE 2nd St. and 6 p.m. Saturday 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: Friday, Old Time Gospel Night Jubilee; Saturday, Fellowship Banquet of Praise and Elegance featuring the Rev. Dr. Marie Herring, pastor of Dayspring Baptist Church, and Sunday, 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.

Spirit of Faith

Spirit of Faith Christian Center will celebrate its move to its new location with several events and services.

The church, now at 5805 NW 37th St. in the Mill Run community in northwest Gainesville, will host a free Community Family Fun Day & Open House from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the church. Featured will be bounce houses for children, food, tours of the renovated facility and a chance to meet church leaders.

On Sunday, the church will hold its first services at 9 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. in the new location. Sunday also is National Back to Church Sunday, a movement to encourage Christians to return to their local churches and to invite their friends, co-workers and families to join them.

Later on Sunday, the church will host a concert at 6 p.m. featuring national recording artists Trent and Keisha Cory. General admission is $20 and VIP seating is $100. Tickets can be purchased at www.mysof.org.

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

Pastor anniversary

Gainesville Church of God by Faith will celebrate the 52nd anniversary of its leader, Bishop James E. McKnight and First Lady Jessie McKnight.

The service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at the church at 735 SE 15th St.

For more information, call 352-281-6226.

Teaching service

New and Living Way Outreach Ministries will host a service to teach people how to break curses and live free of trouble.

It will be held from 8 p.m.-midnight Friday at the church at 1145 E. University Ave.

Men's celebration

The United Methodist Men at Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church will host a Men's Ministry celebration.

Services will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. Sunday at the church at 630 NW 2nd St. The theme will be "Rise Up O' Godly Men."

The services and speakers will be: Saturday, Choirs on Parade, and Sunday, Minister Carl Williams of Gainesville.

Violence seminar

Empowered to Live the Life You Choose Rebuilding Program will host its 20th Faith Communities Coming Together to Stop Intimate Partner Violence seminar.

It will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 21 at Starlight Temple House of Refuge Community Center at 411 SW 4th Ave. Registration is free, but you must RSVP by Sept. 18 by emailing hickmonrt@cityofgainesville.org or calling 352-359-5845. It is open to the first 25 residents to register.

It also is open to clergy and lay leaders who will get certified in the Faith Community's Domestic Violence Risk Assessment.

For more information, call 352-334-3232.

Landmarker service

Prayers By Faith Family Ministries will host a Historical Landmarker Dedication Service for its sanctuary, originally the home of Mount Carmel Baptist Church.

It will be held at 4 p.m. Sept. 22 at the church at 429 NW 4th St.

The speaker will be Pastor Kevin Thorpe of Faith Church in Gainesville.

For more information, call 352-283-2185 or visit www.prayersbyfaith.org.

Women's conference

Gainesville Family Worship Center will host its 6th annual Women's Conference.

Services will be held at 7 p.m. through Friday at Ignite Life Center at 404 NW 14th Ave. The theme will be "Breaking Every Chain." The conference is free.

The speakers will be: Wednesday, Pastor Beverly Crawford of Gainesville Family Worship Center; Thursday, Pastor Deborah Dukes of Harvest Life Changers Church in Woodbridge, Va., and Friday, Riva Tims, pastor of Majestic Life Church in Orlando.

For more information, call 352-376-3138 or email tc733@aol.com.

Rise-Up event

Rise-Up Prayer Ministries will host the Rise-Up Prayer Gathering 2013.

It will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, 6 a.m.-midnight Friday and midnight to 6 a.m. Saturday 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: Thursday, Minister Arabella Robinson of New Life Center in Gainesville; Friday at 6 a.m., intercessory prayer throughout the day; Friday from 5-7 p.m., Pastor Tony Wilson will speak on the topic of "Yom Kippur — Repentance, Prayer and Fasting," and Friday 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 Saturday, 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.

Women's conference

New Hope United Methodist Church will host its 2013 Women's Weapon of Power Conference.

Services will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday at the church in Hawthorne. The theme will be "The Whole Armor of God." Formal red and white attire is recommended for both days.

Healing seminar

Camp Kulaqua will host the 2013 Healing and Sharing Seminar.

It will be held throughout the day from Sept. 16-19 at the camp at 23400 NW 212th Ave. in High Springs. The cost to attend the seminar is $200 per person, and includes food, housing and seminar materials.

For more information, call 352-622-7607.

Family, friends

Atlas AME Church will host its annual Family and Friends Day Program.

It will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at the church at 19917 NE 13th St. in the Monteocha community.

The speaker will be Evangelist Argatha Gilmore of Watson Temple Institutional Church of God in Christ in Tallahassee, who also is the chief of the Lake City Police Department.

There also will be a performance by Dancing With a Purpose.

Dual Day

St. Joseph Baptist Church will celebrate its annual Dual Day service.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday at the church in Archer.

The speakers will be: 11 a.m., Minister James McBride of St. Peter Baptist Church in Archer, and 3 p.m., Minister Doris Jones of St. John Baptist Church in Bronson.

For more information, call 352-495-9496 or email bettycalhoun@hotmail.com.

Church anniversary

St. Paul Baptist Church will celebrate its 107th anniversary.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday at the church at 5703 W. State Road 235 in La Crosse.

The speakers will be: 11 a.m., the Rev. Jerome Able of St. Paul, and 3 p.m., the Rev. Joe McFadden of Zion Bethel Baptist Church in McIntosh.

For more information, call 352-256-8797.

Revival

Healing Deliverance Perfecting the Saints International Ministries will host a revival.

It will be held at 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the corner of Walker Avenue and Duval Street in Live Oak in the Love Ministry building.

The speaker will be Lanette Escobar, author of "A Journey Behind Prison Walls."

For more information, call 386-364-1607 or 386-344-4192.

Gospel concert

Rainbow Lake United Church will host a "What A Fellowship" gospel concert.

It will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at the church at 19656 SE Beach Blvd. in Dunnellon.

The featured guests will be: The New Creations of Montgomery, Ala.; Lil' Johnny & The Gospel Wonders of Ocala; The Original Mighty Jubilaires of Brunswick, Ga. and Leon Young & The Angelic Company of Gainesville.

For more information, call 352-598-6887.

Pastor anniversary

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. Sunday and also Sept. 22 and Sept. 29 at the church in Putnam Hall.

The speakers will be: Sunday, 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.

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