Churches

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CHURCHES

Editor’s Note: The Guardian no longer accepts fliers as information for events that appear under “Churches.” The information must be typed out and sent via email to guardian@gainesville.com by noon Fridays for publication the following Thursday. Make sure all pertinent information is included, such as what kind of event, date, time, location, speakers, theme and cost, if any, and whom to contact for more information. Guardian@gainesville.com is also the email address for sending coverage requests. Sometimes due to space constraints all church announcements don’t make the print version of The Guardian, but they can be viewed online at www.gainesvilleguardian.com. For more information, call 352-337-0376.

Gainesville Vineyard

Gainesville Vineyard will hold its next drive-thru Grocery Giveaway at 11 a.m. on Wednesday (Jan. 26) at the church, 1100 SE 17th Dr., formerly the home of the Southeast Boys and Girls Club.

Due to the surge in COVID-19 cases, the 10:30 a.m. Sunday morning worship service will be held online only at gainesvillevineyard.org and on our Facebook page.

For more information, email mike@gainesvillevineyard.org.

Eating workshop

Unity of Gainesville will host a workshop billed as "Seven Secrets of Clean and Lean Eating."

It will be held from 10:30-noon on Feb. 5 at the church at 8801 NW 39th Ave.

It will be lead by the Rev. Marge Brown, a longtime Unity minister who is also an experienced registered dietitian/nutritionist.

This workshop will help participants learn how to eat wisely and create healthy habits. This blesses our own health as well as the health of our environment, earth and future.

Brown has a passion for teaching people about the importance of nutrition and exercise and will share her knowledge based on valid research in the wellness field.

A love offering of $15 will be appreciated to support both the instructor and Unity of Gainesville.

To register, visit https://bit.ly/3FUDbWn and for more information call 352-373-1030 or email unitygvl@gmail.com.

Service

PowerHouse Faith & Praise Church of God Sunday morning worship services will now be held at 10:30 a.m. at 512 NW Fourth Ave., under the leadership of Pastor: Rev. Dr. Samuel Solomon.

Bible study will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday and prayer services will be held at 7 p.m. on Fridays.

CDC Guidelines will be followed during all services.

For more information, call 352-554-6040.

Church comedy

Multi-award-winning singer and songwriter Greg Tamblyn, NCW (No Credentials Whatsoever) will be a special guest at Unity of Gainesville.

Tamblyn will be the guest speaker at the church’s 11 a.m. Sunday service where the topic will be "A Brief Mystery of God.”

At 1 p.m. at the church, a comedy concert billed as “A Healthy Dose of Comic Relief” will feature Tamblyn. Tickets cost $15 at the door of the church located at 8801 NW 39th Ave.

Tamblyn weaves together a sacred lesson experience with funny, award-wining songs, stories, a meditation and powerful group meditation music.

For more information, call 352-373-1030 or visit http://www.unitygainesville.org.

Mount Olive PBC

Mount Olive Primitive Baptist will resume in person church services.

Sunday school will begin at 9:45 a.m. and Sunday morning worship service will begin at 11 a.m. at the church at 510 NE 15th St.

The church is now under the leadership of Pastor-Elect Christopher Whitehead of Crawfordville. The church will follow CDC guidelines for wearing of masks and checking temperatures.

For more information, call 352-377-6973.

Walk by Faith

Walk By Faith Baptist Church invites the public to attend its Sunday morning worship services that are held weekly at 10:30 a.m. at the church at 11411 N. State Road 121 where Pastor Cornell Denson is the pastor.

Temperatures are checked at the door and social distancing is observed.

For more information, call 904-405-8774.

Unity

Unity of Gainesville's Earth Healing Meditation group meets from 3-4 p.m. on Wednesdays in person at 8801 NW 39th Ave. or on Zoom with like-minded people to hold sacred space for our planet and all living things.

Masks are required and chairs will be appropriately distanced. Everyone is welcome and the ​group plans to meet regularly. The Zoom login can be found at www.unitygainesville.org.

For more information, visit www.unitygainesville.org or call 352-373-1030. To have questions answered, email altheawwelcomesr@yahoo.com

Jobs

PASSAGE Ministries Inc. announces the following positions in Gainesville and Ocala for immediate hire.

Preschool Positions

• VPK teacher·

•·Preschool teacher

• Preschool teacher assistant·

PASSAGE Family Church Positions

• Online and small groups pastor· ON

·• Lead musician (part-time) – must play piano or organ.

PASSAGE offers holiday pay, paid time off and competitive benefits.

Download the application from PASSAGEMinistries.org website or send your resume’ (and DCF Transcript for child care positions) to careers@passageministries.org.

For more information, call 352.336.8686.

Services

Unity of Gainesville is open for in-person Sunday worship services.

Morning worship services, as well as children's church (ages 2-13) and Youth of Unity (ages 13-18) services will be held at 11 a.m. at the church at 8801 NW 39th Ave.

Face coverings and social distancing are strongly recommended to honor everyone's health needs.

For more information and for links to attend services virtually via Zoom, Facebook or YouTube, visit www.unitygainesville.org or call 352-373-1030.

Service

Freshwind at Mount Zura Full Gospel Church conducts Sunday morning worship service at 9 a.m. every Sunday under the leadership of Pastor A.E. Lowery.

For more information, call 352.665.9741.

Free food

Upper Room Ministries will sponsor its Manna Market Big Food and Grocery Giveaway from 9-11 a.m. on Tuesdays at the UR Life Metroplex at 3575 NE 15th St.

For more information, call 352-264-0006.

Widows' Wings

If you know of any widows or widowers, please let them know the Widows' Wings Ministry at Upper Room Ministries' wants to serve them.

It does not matter what church you go to as we are called to serve all according to scripture from James 1:27, which states that "Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, to visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.

The ministry will provide participants with a guardian angel to check on them, host bi-monthly "Love Nests" for them and pray for them regularly.

To enroll in this ministry, call 352-264-0006. For more information, visit Urwelcomehere.org.

Women's faith group

Gainesville Aglow Lighthouse would like those interested in furthering God's kingdom and becoming better disciples for Christ to join them for meetings held at 10:30 a.m. the second Saturday of the month.

The group is comprised of women who come together to pray, worship, lift each other up and further His kingdom with works.

For more information, call or text Pam at 352-213-0229, email whipamela@gmail.com or visit www.Aglow.org.

Landmark Holy Temple of God

Landmark Holy Temple of God Church's sanctuary is now open for services.

Sunday morning worship service is at 10 a.m. and Bible study is at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the church at 1220 NE 23rd Ave. Services can also be streamed on Facebook.

Face masks and social distancing are required. Temperatures will be checked upon entrance.

Compassionate Outreach Ministries

Sunday morning worship service is at 10 a.m. online at https://bit.ly/2GOxocH.

Wednesday Mid-week Corporate Prayer and Encouragement is at 7 p.m. online at https://bit.ly/3lPQkpZ.

DaySpring

DaySpring Baptist Church: Sunday morning worship at 10 a.m. via Facebook Live at facebook.com/DSMBC1914, and Bible study via Facebook Live at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The church is now open and you are welcome to worship with us

following CDC guidelines, wearing a mask and having your temperature

checked. You can also enjoy services via Facebook at Dayspring

Missionary Baptist Church 1914.

For more information, call 352-380-0075.

Faith Church

Faith Baptist Church: Prerecorded broadcasts of morning worship services, at 9:15, 10:15 and 11:15 a.m. available on Facebook, YouTube and www.faithinfo.com

Gainesville COGBF

Gainesville Church of God by Faith: Bible study services at 7 p.m. Wednesdays via Facebook Live, as well as 10:30 a.m. worship services on Sundays.

Gateway Christian Center

Gateway Christian Center Inc: Recorded services available online at gatewayccinc.org/live.

Worship service

The Church of the Living God Pillar and Ground of the Truth morning worship services are held at 11 a.m. Sundays in the auditorium at A. Quinn Jones Center, 1108 NW Seventh Ave., under the leadership of Minister Carl J. Williams of Gainesville, pastor of the church.

For more information, call 352-278-7029.

Singers needed

The Inspirational Daughters of Joy are seeking strong background and lead singers who know how to harmonize and are able to travel.

If interested, please contact Minister Queen Hayes at 352-328-2189.

Musician needed

Johnson Chapel Baptist Church is seeking a musician to serve a congregation with diverse Christian music to include traditional hymns, gospel, anthems and chants.

The position requires directing the church’s music, playing the piano and/or organ and organizing and directing rehearsals in preparation for all worship services and other church engagements. The church is located at 1334 NE Fourth Ave.

Please call Pastor Samuel R. Seales Jr. at 352-282-7944 or 352-237-5713 to schedule an interest meeting.

For more church information, visit https://bit.ly/3gAZZzM

Food giveaway

Emanuel Baptist Church will host a food giveaway.

It will be held from 8:30-9:30 a.m. every Tuesday at the church at 1203 NE Eighth Ave.

For more information, call 352-377-0990.

Musician needed

Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 2505 NE Eighth Ave., is seeking a minister of music who will direct the organization and implementation of a comprehensive church music program.

The minister of music serves as a leader in Sunday worship services, mid-week service (Tuesday night), specials and funerals. This position will be responsible for scheduling weekly choir rehearsals, playing music of various genres (contemporary, traditional and hymns), using keyboard/piano and/or organ and introducing and teaching new songs on a regular basis. The position also creates and maintains flow of worship services with appropriate spiritual atmosphere and is responsible for planning and selecting music for all church services.

Experience: Three years or more of music ministry experience, and the ability to read music is preferred.

For more information, call 352-378-7322.

Bible study

Study and learn biblical principles and precepts at Bible-based Bible Study.

Sessions will be held from 7-8 p.m. Mondays at Bold & Beautiful Hair Salon at 407 SW Eighth Ave.

The sessions will be led by Minister Carl J. Williams of Gainesville, pastor of Church of the Living God Pillar and Ground of the Truth.

For more information, call 352-278-7029.

Upper Room

Upper Room Ministries will host its Midweek Motivation Bible Study.

Services will be held at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the church at 3575 NE 15th St.

Featured will be prayer, followed by Bible study.

For more information, call 352-264-0006 or visit urwelcomehere.org.

Bible teaching

Sure Word Fellowship Inc. will present Foundation Bible Teaching.

Body type RR: Classes will take place at 3 p.m. the third Saturday of each month at the church at 1500 NW 143rd St. in Jonesville. They are free and open to those who want to understand the word of God.

The instructor will be Pastor Gloria Dennis, pastor of the church.

For more information, call 352-448-9825

This article originally appeared on The Gainesville Sun: Churches

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