Published: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 3:22 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 3:22 p.m.

Singles service

First Missionary Baptist Church will host a Singles Night Out service.

It will be held from 7-10 p.m. Saturday at the church at 1515 SE 15th St.

It is for Christian men and women 18 and older and will focus on what the word of God says about living single.

Ushers anniversary

Emanuel Baptist Church will host its ushers anniversary service.

It will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the church at 1203 NE 8th Ave.

The speaker will be the Rev. Keith Smith, pastor of the church. It will feature soloists and other special guests.

For more information, call 352-373-0749.

Birthday celebration

Miracle Word of Faith Ministry will host a birthday celebration service for those born in August.

It will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the church at 3809A E. University Ave. Refreshments will be served.

The speakers will be Prophet Virgil Moore and Evangelist Margaret Moore of Anointed Outreach Ministry in Ocala. The service also will feature two gospel groups.

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

District assembly

Church of God by Faith Inc. will host its Gainesville District Assembly.

Services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 28-29, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 30 and 10 a.m. Aug. 31 at the church at 735 SE 15th St.

The services will be: Aug. 28, Centennial Celebration; Aug. 29, Home Mission Service; Aug. 30, evening worship; and Aug. 31, Sunday School, followed by morning worship.

For more information, visit

Volunteers needed

Organizers are in need of singers, musicians, dancers and volunteers for the 1000 Voices of North Central Florida concert.

The concert is scheduled to be held on Feb. 27 at Westside Baptist Church in Gainesville. Proceeds from the concert will benefit individuals and organizations in Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lafayette, Leon, Levy, Madison, Marion, Suwanee, Taylor, Union and Wakulla counties.

Organizers will form adult and youth choirs, a male chorus, praise ensemble, dance, mime and volunteer ministry teams.

For more information, visit or email

Family, friends

Friendship Baptist Church will celebrate Family and Friends Day.

The service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the church at 426 NW 2nd St.

The guest speaker will be Minister Carl Williams.

Family, friends

New Bibleway Church will host a Family and Friends Day service.

It will be held at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 31 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church at 2611 NW 68th Ave.

The speaker will be Prophetess Victoria Blue, first lady of the church.

Benefit breakfast

One Church One Child of Florida Inc., in collaboration with Partnership for Strong Families, Florida Department of Children and Families and Greenhouse Church, will host a free prayer breakfast.

It will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at Greenhouse Church at 2925 NW 39th Ave.

Pastor Karl "The Rev." Anderson, co-senior pastor at Upper Room Church of God in Christ in Gainesville, will be the guest speaker. The UR Praise Dancers will perform, as well as soloist Shequel Smith of Upper Room. Breakfast will be prepared by the UR Catering Ministry.

One Church One Child of Florida Inc. encourages church members to become involved with adopting, fostering and mentoring children.

For more information, call 850-414-5620.

Pastor anniversary

East Newport Baptist Church will celebrate the 13th anniversary of its pastor, the Rev. Rayfield Daniels.

Services will be held at 7 p.m. through Friday and 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday at the church at 4010 SW 24th Ave. Dinner will be served after each service.

For more information, 352-226-7423.

Men's Day

Greater Liberty Hill United Methodist Church will host its annual Men's Day programs.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday at the church at 7600 NW 23rd Ave.

The speakers will be: 11 a.m., Bishop Adrian Weeks of Spirit of Excellence Full Gospel Baptist Church Inc. in Gainesville, and 3 p.m., Pastor Aaron Lewis Sr. of Dayspring Baptist Church in Lake City.

Pastor anniversary

Overcomers Through Christ Ministries will host its first ever Pastor's Appreciation service.

Services will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 5-6 and 11:15 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sept. 7 at the church at 4908 NW 34th Blvd. The theme will be "A Woman After God's Own Heart."

The speakers will be: Sept. 5, Elder David Richardson of TOPROC in Gainesville; Sept. 6, Prophetess Princess Tamar Clark of Be Made Whole Ministries in Tallahassee.; Sept. 7, 11:15 a.m., Prophet George Young of Overcomers Through Christ, and 6 p.m., the Rev. Dr. Marie Herring of Dayspring Baptist Church.

Evangelist honor

The community is invited to an event to celebrate the life of Evangelist Gladys Ellis.

The celebration will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at Jerusalem Church of God by Faith at 1230 NE 156th Ave. in the Monteocha community. Ellis is a member of the church.

For more information, call 813-368-9126, 352-219-6431, 352-745-1479 or 352-317-7857.

Family, friends

Greater New Salem Baptist Church will host its annual Family and Friends Day services.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday at the church at 5707 SW 62nd Ave. in the Arredondo community.

The speakers will be: 11 a.m., Prophetess Dr. Carolyn Banks of New Life Christian Center in the Monteocha community, and 3 p.m., Apostle Lance Hayes of Potter's House International Covenant Ministry in Chiefland.

For more information, call 352-377-0980 or 352-372-8279.

Group anniversary

Marion Clark and New Vision will celebrate its 8th anniversary.

Services will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday and 3:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Mary Baptist Church in Alachua.

For more information, call 339-4729.

Pastor appreciation

Banks Chapel Church Of God In Christ will host appreciation services for its pastor, Elder Charles J. Spidell, and his wife, Lady Wanda Spidell.

Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday at the church at 7503 W. State Road 235 in Hainesworth.

For more information, call 386-454-4469.

Guardian deadline

Want to submit an announcement to the Gainesville Guardian?

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 only to

For more information, call 352-337-0360.

Reader comments posted to this article may be published in our print edition. All rights reserved. This copyrighted material may not be re-published without permission. Links are encouraged.

▲ Return to Top