Church events

Published: Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 7:27 p.m.


Emanuel Baptist Church will host a Breast Cancer Awareness Workshop and gospel concert.

The workshop will be held Oct. 12 from 8:45-11:45 a.m. and the concert will be at 6 p.m. at the church at 1203 NE 8th Ave.

The facilitator will be Dr. Lisa R.P. Spiguel, a physician with UF Health. The workshop will include: From 8:45-9:45 a.m., breakfast; 9:45-10:15 a.m., worship service and door prizes and 10:15-11:45 a.m., workshop led by Spiguel.

Lunch will be served after the workshop.

For more information, call 352-377-0990 or 352-575-7900.


Miracle Word of Faith Ministries Inc. will host the 16th Pastor's Appreciation celebration for Dr. Pastor Queen Horne-Kelly and Dr. Apostle Donald Kelly.

Services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and at 11 a.m. Sunday at the church at 3809-A E. University Ave.

Services will be led by:

Thursday, Bishop Arthur Fields and Pastor Dr. Marcia Roberson-Fields of the Church of God Deliverer USA Inc. in Orange Lake, and Pastor Dr. General Eliza Henderson of Deliverance Miracle Revival Center in Gainesville.

Friday, Pastor Elder Clyde Douglas and First Lady Lavern Douglas of Community Harvest Center in Lake City and Pastor Leonard Dixon and Co-Pastor Elaine Dixon of Saints in Christ Deliverance Temple Ministry in Lake City.

Saturday, Pastor Larry Cannady and Co-Pastor Valerie Cannady of Living Hope in Christ Outreach Ministry in High Springs and Pastor Dr. Bertha Kelly of Voices of Truth Ministry in Gainesville.

Sunday, ministers from Miracle Word of Faith.

For more information, call 352-278-3536 or 352-317-2540.

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.


Lighthouse Evangelistic Pentecostal Church will host the North Florida Crusade Revival.

Services will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday-Sunday at the church at 615 SE 25th St.

The speaker will be Chief Apostle Dr. S.D. James.

For more information, call 352-262-8126.

Jerusalem association

The Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Association will continue its 139th Annual Session.

It will be held through Friday at the association at 8810 NE Waldo Road. Services will be:

Thursday: 9:30 a.m., praise and worship; noon, the Rev. Dr. James Sampson, president of the Florida General Baptist Convention; 2:30 p.m., Moderator's Hour, followed by a reception; 6 p.m., educational program.

Friday: 10:30 a.m., praise and worship; 11 a.m., the Rev. Jerome Able; 2 p.m., praise and worship; 2:30 p.m., the Rev. W.C. Lock; 7 p.m., the Rev. Mack Edward with doctrinal sermon.


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

It will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at Antioch United Holiness Church at 2516 NE 8th Ave.

The guest speaker will be prophetess Tameika Greenlee of Gainesville.

For more information, call 352-792-8844.


The community is invited to the Gospel Funk Fest.

It will be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Gainesville Lions Club at 3315 N. Main Terrace.

For more information, call 352-284-2897.


Lazarus Restoration Ministries Inc. will host a Clergy Recognition Dinner to recognize pastors for their service and community outreach.

It will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 21 at Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church at 630 NW 2nd St. Tickets cost $20, and must be purchased by Oct. 11. No tickets will be sold at the door.

Lazarus is a faith-based, non-profit community outreach program for the homeless and indigent in Gainesville and Alachua County.

To reserve a ticket and for more information, call 352-317-3928 or 352-281-2577.


Victory & Deliverance Life Changing Ministries will celebrate the 2nd anniversary of its pastor, Prophetess Tanaka Gates.

Services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday at the church at 238 SW 3rd Ave.

The speakers will be: Thursday, Dr. Percy Days Jr. of Fountain of Life Church of God in Christ in Gainesville; Friday, Bishop Mark A. Jones of New Life Temple Fellowship Church in Palatka; Saturday, Pastor Freddie Oats of Faith Temple Worldwide Ministries in Dunnellon, and Sunday, Pastor Johnnie Jones of Fountain of Life Church in Williston.

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

Gospel meeting

The 39th Avenue Church of Christ will host a Fall Gospel Meeting.

Services will be held from 9-11 a.m. and also 6 p.m. on Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Monday through Oct. 9 at the church at 1811 NW 39th Ave.

The speaker will be Larry Acuff of Lithia Springs Church of Christ in Lithia Springs, Ga.

For more information, call 352-376-4343 or 352-331-2938.

Women's Day

St. Matthews Baptist Church will host its annual Women's Day program.

It will be held at 3 p.m. Oct. 13 at the church at 15712 NW 140th St. in Alachua. Dinner will be served.

The guest speaker will be Minister Audrey Mitchell of Compassionate Outreach Ministries.

For more information, call 352-505-6889.


Hopewell Baptist Church will celebrate its church anniversary.

Services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12 and 11 a.m. Oct. 13 at the church at 4303 SW Wacahoota Road in Micanopy.

The speakers will be: Oct. 12, the Rev. Lucious Taylor of Bethel Independent Free Methodist Church, and Oct. 13, the Rev. Russell L. Sebree of Hopewell.

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