Published: Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 2:31 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 2:31 p.m.
The Hospitality, Ushers and Greeters Ministry at Upper Room Church of God in Christ will host a Pre-Christmas Concert.
It will be held at 6 p.m. Dec. 21 at the church at 3575 NE 15th St. It is free and open to the community.
The featured guests will be Lil Johnny and the Gospel Wonders of Ocala, along with Christian Women on the Move of Gainesville, Jerell Jackson and Anointed By His Hands of Ocala, New Hope Baptist Church Male Choir of Williston, St. Matthew Baptist Church Male Choir of Alachua and the Upper Room Praise Dancers.
For more information, call 352-264-0006.
Victory Temple Ministries will present a Gospel Explosion & Talent Night.
It will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at the church at 908 SE Williston Road.
It will feature the T.R.A.P. Ministry & Elder Gary Hall Jr. of West Jacksonville Church of God in Christ.
For more information, call 352-225-7248.
Hope to the World Church will host the Refresh Me 2013 Revival.
Services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the church at 1734 SE Hawthorne Road.
The guest speakers and performers will be: Friday, the Rev. Alvin Greene, pastor of St. Paul Baptist Church in Lake City, and psalmist L&L Williams; Saturday, the Rev. Gregory Pelham of Greater New Hope Baptist Church in Bland in Alachua and the Eastside High School Gospel Choir.
Dayspring Baptist Church will host a Communion Candlelight Service.
It will be held at 6 p.m. Dec. 22 at the church at 1945 NE 8th Ave.
Also, the church will host a Fifth Sunday Celebration on Dec. 29, with Sunday School at 9 a.m. and morning worship at 10:30 a.m. The church's Watch Night Service will be held at 10 p.m. Dec. 31.
For more information, call 352-380-0075.
PASSAGE Family Church will host its annual Christmas Cantata.
It will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 18 at the church at 2020 NE 15th St. The theme will be "Singing and Dancing Before the King."
Also, the church is in the midst of an ongoing toy and sock drive and a special gift-giving drive.
For more information, call 352-336-8686.
Fair trade sale
The community is invited to a Fair Trade Sale of items from impoverished people from around the world.
It will be held on Saturday and also Dec. 21 at Highlands Presbyterian Church at 1001 NE 16th Ave. Featured will be bags, jewelry, holiday and home decor and women's accessories.
For the times and for more information, call 352-371-6166 or email email@example.com.
Greater Love and Faith Ministries will present "Jesus is Our Brother: The Cantata."
It will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 20 at the church at 902 SE 10th Terrace.
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.
Compassionate Outreach Ministries will host its annual Ministry Celebration.
It will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday at the church at 320 SE 43rd St.
The special guest will be gospel recording artist Lucinda Moore.
For more information, call 352-373-1888.
New Macedonia Baptist Church will continue its Winter Revival.
Services will be held at 7 p.m. through Friday at the church at 1414 NE 23rd Ave. The theme will be “Women Broken to be Blessed.”
The speakers will be: Thursday, Pastor Janice Phillips of Jackson, Tenn., and Friday, Pastor Tanaka Gates of Victory and Deliverance Life Changing Ministries Inc. in Gainesville.
For more information, call 352-262-6897.
Gospel hip-hop video shoot
Tywon "T. Bailey" Bailey, a Gainesville-based gospel hip-hop recording artist, will be shooting a video for his song, "I Got Away."
It will be held from 2-6 p.m. Saturday at Possum Creek Park at 4009 NW 53rd Ave.
For more information, visit Tbaileymusic.com.
Emanuel Baptist Church will host a food giveaway.
It will be held from 10 a.m.-noon every second and fourth Tuesday of the month at the church at 1203 NE 8th Ave.
For more information, call 352-377-0990.
Miracle Word of Faith Ministries Inc. will host a toy and clothing giveaway.
It will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the church at 3809-A E. University Ave.
For more information, 352-317-2540 or 352-278-3536.
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