Published: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 3:22 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 3:22 p.m.


Compassionate Outreach Ministries will host a Prayer Revival.

It will be held at 7 p.m. through Friday at the church at 320 SE 43rd St.

For more information, call 352-373-1888 or visit

Clothes giveaway

Bethel Seventh-Day Adventist Church will host a clothes giveaway.

It will be held from 2-4 p.m. Jan. 26 at the church at 740 NE 21st St., across from Duval Elementary Fine Arts Academy.

Clothing for children, men and women will be available in a variety of sizes.

For more information, call 352-375-7904 or 352-375-7440.

Book signing

DeBorah Denson McCray will hold a book signing and read from her new book, "Holy Communion: The Blessing That Heals."

It will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Library Partnership at 1130 NE 16th Ave.

McCray draws from her Christian experience to offer hope to those suffering from illnesses by challenging them to "Do this in remembrance of Me," as commanded in the word.

For more information, send an email to

Dance Alive

New Horizon Outreach Ministries will host Dance Alive.

It will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at the church at 127 NE 15th St.

For more information, call 352-281-7684.


Visionary Sabriena Williams will host the "Stir Up the Gifts" seminar.

It will be held from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. (new time) Saturday at the Fred Cone Branch Library (new location) at 2841-A E. University Ave. The registration cost is $15.

The special guest will be author Renee Huewitt-Hall.

To register, send an email to

Food giveaway

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.

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.

Movie day

A Crown of Life Ministries will host a movie day and show the gospel play, "Tell Hell I Ain't Coming," on DVD.

Showings will be held at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Jan. 25 at the church at 302 SW 8th Ave.

For more information, call 352-317-1239.


New Bibleway Baptist Church will celebrate a memorial service.

It will be held on Sunday at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church at 2611 NW 68th Ave.

The speaker will be Bishop Thomas D.A. Blue III, pastor of the church.

Dedication service

New Beginning Christian Worship Center will host its church dedication services.

Services will be held at 7 p.m. through Friday and 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday at the church at 402 NW 6th Ave. in Micanopy.

The speakers will be: Wednesday, Pastor/Prophetess Tanaka Gates of Victory and Deliverance Life Changing Ministries in Gainesville; Thursday, the Rev. Dr. Willie Caison of New Macedonia Baptist Church in Gainesville; Friday, the Rev. Christopher Stokes of New Beginning, and Sunday, 11 a.m., Elder Freddie Oats, and Sunday, 4 p.m. Bishop Willie Kincade.

For more information, call 352-283-1098.


Hopewell Baptist Church will host its annual Men-in-Black Program 2014.

It will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the church at 4303 SW Wacahoota in Micanopy.

The speaker will be the Rev. Keith Smith, pastor of Emanuel Baptist Church in Gainesville. The guest choir will be Men of Integrity in Archer.

Women's conference

Women Working with Women, or the 4W's Network Inc., will present its first "Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places" Women's Conference.

It will be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Hold on to Your Faith Ministry at 204 N. Water St. in Starke. Registration is free, but a love offering will be collected. Register by calling 904-368-1296, emailing or at Please leave your name, contact information and the number of people who will attend. Lunch will be provided.

Conference topics will include, "God's Gifts and Plans for Women," "What's Love Got to do With It," "When Looking for Love is Detrimental," "Relationship with God" and "Ask the Doctor Session."

The presenters will be Dr. Joelle M. Innocent-Simon, Evangelist Brenda Smith and Brenda Brown.

Guardian deadline

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The deadline is noon Fridays for possible publication the following Thursday. Make sure all pertinent information is included, such as date, time and place, speakers and admission.

Send via email to; Information is accepted via email only.

For more information, call 352-337-0360.

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