Community


Christian Study Center

Through a program of lectures, classes, reading groups, arts initiatives, and cooperative efforts, the Christian Study Center seeks to encourage the university community in the exploration of a biblically rooted understanding of life and culture.

The Study Center has new hours of operation.  They are from 8:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Monday – Friday.

The Christian Study Center and Coffee House & Gallery are located at 112 NW 16th Street.  Please call them at 379-7375 or visit their website at http://www.christianstudycenter.org/.

Women’s Resource and Medical Clinic

The Women’s Resource and Medical Clinic promotes the values of the sanctity of human life, premarital abstinence, and marital fidelity in our community. They help people in need, regardless of race, age, religious background or financial status, who are affected by an unplanned, untimely or unwanted pregnancy. Each year the WRMC serve more than 3,000 women and their families in our community.

Women facing unplanned pregnancies are not strangers. They are our neighbors, our classmates, even those sitting in the pews next to us. If God has given you a heart to reach women in crisis please contact the Women’s Resource and Medical Clinic at 377-4947 or visit http://www.yourwrc.org/.

Gainesville Community Ministry

Gainesville Community Ministry, in cooperation with local churches, synagogues, and organizations provides emergency assistance in a Christian environment to families and individuals in crisis. Assistance, including food, clothing, and other basic necessities, is given with compassion and direct personal attention regardless of the race, religion, or gender of the recipient.

Donations Needed: Monthly financial supporters, Food, Clothing, Furniture/household items, Eyeglasses, and Volunteers

Each day GCM receives requests for more and more food and services. Please pray for them and, if you can, drop off a food or other donation. Donated food items should be non-perishable. Gift certificates to local grocery stores are also welcome. GCM offices and services are located at 238 SW 4th Avenue and their hours are 9am to 3pm Monday through Thursday. GCM’s Thrift Shop is located at 5001 NW 34th St in the Ridgeway Village their hours are Monday-Saturday 10-6.

For more information contact Gainesville Community Ministry at 372-8162 or visit www.gcmhelp.org.

Arbor House

Arbor House Christian Maternity Home is a residential program for pregnant women ages 18 and older during their crisis pregnancy and as needed after delivery.  It emphasizes Christian values, love, and support, regardless of race, religion or financial status.  With God’s help, the Arbor House seeks to develop the necessary skills and confidence to live a successful and independent life.

The opportunities for involvement including being a mentor and friend, providing transportation, jobs or childcare, or donating maternity clothes, household items, baby clothes and furniture or personal hygiene items.

For more information contact the Arbor House at 371-2229.

Christians Concerned for the Community

Christians Concerned for the Community is a not-for-profit, tax deductible organization supported solely by local churches and private contributions. It receives referrals from families, local agencies and churches in Alachua County, then verifies each need specifically to see how they can best serve each family.

You can get involved by using your specific talents (specific trades like plumbing, electrical, construction, etc.), cleaning, moving furniture, help in transporting individuals to doctor’s appointments or grocery stores, or giving emotional support.

For more information contact Christians Concerned for the Community at 371-1768.

Church Planting

Creekside partnered with Christ Community Church and Evanston Bible Fellowship to help plant City Church in Gainesville.