Upcoming Church events 12-20-2017

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Christ’s Church of Marion County
Join us for Christmas Eve Services at Christ’s Church of Marion County on Sunday, Dec. 24. We will begin the morning with Sunday School classes all ages at 9:30 a.m. followed by our Worship Service at 10:30 a.m. During the 10:30 service, our Worship Choir will present special music and Pastor David Bellows will deliver a message titled “Wrapped in Green.”
 At 7 p.m., we will offer a Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Service. We will enjoy singing traditional Christmas carols, sharing in communion together, lighting candles as we sing “Silent Night.” The worship choir will present the “Hallelujah Chorus” and Pastor David Bellows will share a message titled “’Tis the Night Before Christmas.”
Christ’s Church of Marion County is at 6768 SW 80th St. in Ocala. For more information or directions contact the church office at 352-861-6182 or visit our website at www.ccomc.org.

Countryside Presbyterian
Countryside Presbyterian Church, 7768 SW Highway 200, Ocala will celebrate Christmas Eve on Sunday, Dec. 24 at 5:30 p.m. with the traditional service of nine lessons and carols.  This was first performed in 1918 at Kings College, Cambridge England and is now performed in churches all around the world.
The Rev. Gary O. Marshall will officiate and the Chancel Choir and guest soloists will perform. The congregation will join in for traditional carol singing.
The public is invited to join us for this beautiful Christmas candlelight service.  For further information, please call the church office at (352) 237-4633.

Southwest Christian
Come on in and see what God has to offer you through Southwest Christian Church.  
Sunday 9:30 a.m. Sunday school classes for children and adults. 10:30 a.m. morning worship service. 6 p.m. evening worship service.
We have a staffed nursery available during the worship service.
We offer the following studies throughout the week:
Monday-Women’s Bible study at 10:30 a.m.
Thursday-Girl Scouts 6 p.m. Tuesday AA from 5 to 7 p.m.
Every-3rd Tuesday of the month (Sept.-June) Christian Women’s Fellowship at 10 a.m.
Wednesday-7 p.m. we offer 3 different adult Bible studies.
You do not need to be a member to attend any of our Bible studies or services. Visitors are always welcome here at Southwest.
Southwest Christian Church exists to equip Christians with a mind that knows the word of God, a heart that seeks the character of God, hands that do the work of God and feet that share the grace of God. Southwest Christian Church, 9045 SW 60th Ave.(south off SR 200) 352-861-9080.  

Joy Lutheran Church
The Advent season will end on Christmas Eve Sunday, Dec. 24, when Joy Lutheran Church will celebrate with a 10 a.m. traditional worship service and an 8 p.m. candlelight service  with carols and lessons.   Pastor Arthur Wuertz will give a sermon titled “Cultural Pause.” The vocal and hand bell will be providing the musical praises during this service.  The tree will be trimmed, the wreaths hung and the poinsettias will adorn the altar.  All are invited to come and worship and enjoy the presence and presents of the Lord.
On New Year’s Eve, Sunday, Dec. 31 there will be the usual traditional worship services at 8:15 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Joy Lutheran Church is on SW State Road 200 at 83rd Place, Ocala.
For further information call 352-854-4509 ext.2.

Crossroads Church
We have some very new and exciting ministries starting up for the winter.
Christmas Eve Candlelight services will be held at our regular service times, 9 and 11 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 24.
Our regularly scheduled services on Wednesday, Dec. 27 and Thursday, Dec. 28 will be cancelled for the Christmas holidays.
LOVE OCALA – This is a brand new ministry that is directed especially for our local community. On Saturday, Feb. 17 starting at 8 a.m., Crossroads Church will be holding a ministry day for our local community. This will include Food, Clothes and Dentistry (Freedom Clinic USA) on our campus. All of this will be presented free of charge. Please come and be blessed as Christ has blessed us.
We have Craft Classes (knitting & crocheting) every Monday, from 2 – 4 p.m.
Mondays – Monday Night Bible Study at 6:30. Topic – “The Trinity”
Tuesdays – Intercessory Prayer Meeting at 9 a.m.
Wednesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays – we have Nursing Home ministry at multiple agencies.
Wednesdays – Family Training Hour at 7 p.m. This includes Crossroads Kids, Crossroads Nursery & Crossroads Youth Ministries.
Thursdays – Our Spanish “Estudio Biblico” at 7 p.m.
Sunday Services – Sunday School, 8:30am; Worship Services at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and our Spanish Service at 1 p.m. Nursery Ministry provided for all services.
Crossroads Church, 8070 SW 60th Ave. (south off of SR 200) 352-291-2080.
See our new website at www.ourcrossroads.church for up to date calendar events.

College Road Baptist
Dates set for Winter Gospel Concert Series
Save these dates now for the 2018 Winter Gospel Concert Series at College Road Baptist Church in Ocala.  You won’t want to miss these top artists in concert beginning with “Trust in Him”, “River Jordan” and “The Heavenbound Singers” on Friday, Jan. 5. The “Triumphant Quartet” will be there on Friday, Jan. 12. On Friday, Jan. 26, will be “The Inspirations” and then “The McKameys” on Thursday, Feb. 22. All concerts begin at 7 p.m. with the doors opening at 6:30. There is a $10 donation accepted at the door and no reserved seating.  College Road Baptist Church is located at 5010 SW College Road in Ocala, 1.7 miles west of I-75. All are welcome!

Ocala West Church of the Nazarene
Ocala West Church of the Nazarene will have Christmas Eve Service, Sunday, Dec. 24 at 5 p.m.  All are welcome to come and celebrate the birth of Jesus.
Every Sunday we have Bible Study at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. worship service, Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m. Video Bible Group, and at 6 p.m. Prayer and Praise night.
Ocala West Church of the Nazarene is at 5884 SW 60th Ave. (Airport Road), Ocala. Feel free to contact us at 352-861-0755 if you desire directions or any additional information.