Geneva Cemetery - Cemetery Road, PO Box 831, Geneva, FL (407-349-9299) For history and a list of those buried in the cemetery prior to 1999, go to this website and scroll down to Seminole County > http://www.idreamof.com/cemetery/fl.html
Stewart Memorial Grounds - Little Fawn Lane (407-349-5349). For history and a list of those buried in the cemetery prior to 1999, go to this website and scroll down to Seminole County > http://www.idreamof.com/cemetery/fl.html
Community Church of God - Welcomes all. Sunday - Bible school 9:00 AM, Morning worship 10:30 AM, free music lessons 5:00 PM, and Evening worship 6:00 PM. Tuesday - Women's Weekly Bible Study 7:00 PM. Thursday - 6:30 PM Potluck Dinner, the biggest best buffet in NE Seminole County followed by 7:30 PM Bible Study. Saturday - Youth Group Night! 4:00 - 8:00 PM. Located at: 695 Cochran Rd, PO Box 1164, Geneva, FL 323732 email@example.com (Also see Inasmuch Food Pantry below.)
First Baptist Church of Geneva - Sundays - Bible Study at 9:00 AM (for all ages), Worship Service and Junior Church at 10:15 AM. Wednesdays - AWANA (grades 3-6) & R.E.A.L. Youth Activities, (grades 7-11) are on Wednesday evenings, 6:00-8:00 PM. Ladies' Bible Studies are ongoing. Check out the Church's Events Calendar online or call: www.firstbaptistgeneva.com (407-349-5411).
The First United Methodist Church of Geneva invites everyone to attend Church at 10:30 AM on Sundays. There is a covered dish lunch the first Sundays of the month after the service. On the first Wednesday nights of the month, 5:30 to 6:30 PM, there is a Community Dinner ($5) for anyone who wants some good home-cooked food and community friends. Website: fumcgeneva.org. Email: Info@fumcgeneva.org, 407-349-9596. (See Methodist Church Food Pantry and Thrift House & Boutique below.)
Geneva Church of Christ - Sunday: 10:00 AM Bible Classes, 11:00 AM Morning Worship, 5:00 PM Evening Worship. 407-349-9998.
Geneva Church of the Nazarene on SR 46 has Bible Study at 7:00 PM on Wednesday and Sunday service at 11:00 AM. For more information on the new church’s happenings call Pastors Dewey & Caroline Jones at 321-704-9789 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Messianic Torah Study is held every week in Geneva. Basic biblical Hebrew classes are also being held. The study and class are open to everyone. Call for day and time: Larry Cook, 321-299-5890.
New Bethel A.M.E. Church - The Church is located at 600 Cochran Road in Geneva and meets every Sunday @ 10:00 and 11:00 AM. All are welcome.
Oak Grove M.B. Church - on Old Lake Harney Road, Sunday School - 9:30 AM and Sunday Worship - 11:00 AM. Tuesday is Bible Class at 7:00 PM. Thursday is Youth Group at 7:00 PM. All are welcome.
Snow Hill M.B. Church on Snow Hill Road has its services on Sundays at 11:00 AM and Bible Study on Wednesdays at 7:00 PM. Everyone welcome. Chairman Eddie J. Howard & Deacon John Kelly Jr., email: email@example.com
Solomon's Porch Church - Pastors Michael and Christine Siberio invite everyone to Solomon's Porch Church which meets at the Rural Heritage Center, 101 E. Main, Geneva. It is a non-denominational Bible-based church. They welcome the "Special Needs Population" and their families at the Sunday morning service at 10:00 AM and Bible Study on Wednesdays at 7:30 PM. Musicians are welcome. Questions: Pastor Michael, 856-345-8203, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Food Pantries / Thrift Store / AA / Transportation
The First United Methodist Church Food Pantry is open every Thursday afternoon from 1:00 to 3:00 PM. For more information or to make donations, contact Stacey at Staceymwpp210@yahoo.com or 407-754-7948. The Pantry is open to any residents of Geneva who need food.
Community Church of God's Inasmuch Food Pantry, located at the NE corner of SR 46 & Cochran Rd, provides fresh and healthy food for Geneva residents in need on Wednesdays from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM and Fridays from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM. We can always use donations of food, toiletries, other necessities and tax deductible donation's. Please drop them off during open hours or call the number below for pickup. You can also mail contributions to the Geneva Inasmuch Community Pantry, PO Box 1164, 695 Cochran Rd., Geneva, Fl 32732. For more information or to learn about volunteer opportunities contact Rick Hughes at email@example.com or text/call 407-461-7066.
Free Transportation is provided to persons over 60 who are residents of Geneva by the organization Meals On Wheels, ETC. The transportation is provided in wheelchair vans for medical appointments, shopping, prescriptions pickup, etc. within Seminole County. For more info. contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (407) 333-8877 ext. 122, or go to http://www.mealsetc.org/.
The Thrift House and Boutique at the First Methodist Church is open every Wednesday & Saturday from 9:00 - 2:00. It is located in the house on Church Street behind the Methodist Church building / playground. All donations are greatly appreciated and are tax deductible. For more information contact Stacey at Staceymwpp210@yahoo.com or 407-754-7948.
There is an open AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) group that meets at the Church of the Nazarene, 205 W SR 46 in Geneva on Tuesdays and Fridays at 7:00 PM.
Museum of Geneva History - The Museum is open on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month from 2:00 - 4:00 PM (except Mother's Day) OR by appointment: call 407-349-5697. The building is full of Geneva history and artifacts. It has an old-fashioned bedroom, kitchen, and store along with information on the FEC Railway through Geneva, archeological finds, military history, antique musical instruments & phonographs, and a violano on loan (a player piano / player violin). There is also a display on Lewis Thornton Powell who was involved in the Lincoln conspiracy and whose skull is buried in the Geneva Cemetery. We also have Geneva history books, T-shirts, historical prints, license plates, caps, etc. All donations are tax deductible. Check out Geneva's interesting history at our colorful website: http://www.usgennet.org/usa/fl/county/seminole/Geneva (all lower case letters except the “G” in Geneva).
Parks & Places to Hold Events
Historic Fort Lane Park, 2400 Fort Lane Rd, off Jungle Road on beautiful Lake Harney is owned and operated by the all-volunteer Geneva Historical & Genealogical Society, Inc. and is open to the public for picnics, family reunions, meetings, informal weddings, primitive (self-contained) camping, etc. The screened pavilion or park can be reserved for group activities by calling 407-349-9876 or FortLanePark@cfl.rr.com. When the Park is reserved for an activity, a donation toward the upkeep of the park is expected. More information on the history of Fort Lane Park: Fort Lane Park.
The Geneva Community Center on First Street is available for rent for special, private and organizational functions. It is air-conditioned or heated and has a kitchen. It is available by the half or whole day to all residents at “old fashioned rates.” All proceeds go towards the upkeep of this historic building built by the WPA. The Contact Person to reserve the Geneva Community Center is Emily Bellairs at 407-538-2433 or e-mail at email@example.com. This is a service provided by your Geneva Citizens Association and is all volunteer.
The Geneva Wilderness Area on HWY 426 (including the Ed Yarborough Nature Center), Lake Proctor Wilderness Area on SR 46, and the new Lake Harney Wilderness Area (off Osceola Rd at Fish Camp Rd) are all managed by the Seminole County Natural Lands Program. The Nature Center can also be used for birthday parties and retreats! For information on activities call (407)349-0959 or go to http://www.seminolecountyfl.gov/parksrec/naturallands/index.aspx
Rural Heritage Center, 101 E. Main Street,
is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of the rural
lifestyle of the communities of Black
Hammock, Chuluota, Geneva and Snow Hill.
For information on reserving a room(s) for an event or class, email RuralHeritageCenter@gmail.com or call 407-792-0758.
Organizations / Youth
Geneva's Boy Scout Troop 837
is now meeting in the old Baptist Sanctuary on the NW corner of 1st and Main
Street every Tuesday at 7:00 PM. They
are sponsored by the Geneva First Baptist Church and it is for ages 11
thru 17. The Troop is always
accepting new members and is dedicated to helping the youth of today become the
leaders of tomorrow. Come visit.
Cub Scout Pack 765, Geneva's WOW Pack, meets on the first, second, and fourth Thursday nights at 6:30 at the Living Word Church of the Nazarene on SR 46. We are a parent run, Scout and family-centered pack. All boys welcome. Email GenevaPack765@gmail.com for more information.
Cub Scout Pack 837 meets every Monday night at 6:30 PM in the old Baptist Church building on the northwest corner of 1st & Main Sts. The Geneva Community Church of God proudly remains our charter organization. The desire is to make this age old, time-proven program, available to even more families in Geneva. If you have any questions, contact Cubmaster Mark Castellano, 407-467-4086.
Livestock 4-H Club meets
the second and fourth Mondays of the month from 6:00-7:30 PM at the Geneva
Community Center, 161 1st St., Geneva.
Their special interests are steers, chickens, hogs, horses, and sheep.
They have won several Grand Champion Awards for their animals.
The group also does community service.
Anyone interested in joining should contact Carol Lightner, JCE5000@aol.com
. New members
Geneva Archery is located at 3855 CR 426 in Geneva. JOAD Archery Classes are for young archers who want to learn the basic fundamentals of Archery. JOAD offers both recurve and compound archers the opportunity to learn range safety and proper shooting technique in an environment that also fosters focus, increased confidence, and teambuilding skills. JOAD is open to any youth archer aged 8 to 20 and is designed to grow with the young archer. For more information visit www.GenevaArchery.com.
Brownie, and Daisy Troops have
room for girls at Geneva Elementary School.
If your daughter would like to be in a troop, call Shari Krummenacker at
407-349-1267. Also call her if you
would like to volunteer or help in any way.
4-H Club -
If you are interested in joining this club, please call Sharon Roberson
& Liz Jett at 407-349-4070, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Organizations / Adults
The Geneva Citizens Association, since 1895, has as its purpose “to preserve the antiquity and personality of the Village of Geneva”. Meetings are held as needed and all Geneva citizens are encouraged to attend. For information, contact Richard Creedon, 407-349-1266.
Geneva Elementary School Volunteers - The Geneva Elementary School loves to have “Dividend” support for the young people at the school. If you would like to help in any way with kids or in the office, go to the School Administration Desk or call 407-320-4950. You do not have to have a student at the school, just have a desire to have fun helping children. Also, any day is a good day to join Geneva Elementary School's PTA.
Geneva Evergreens - This is a ministry for seniors, 55 years and older. The Evergreens hold a luncheon on the last Friday of the month at 11:30 AM or go on a field trip. The meetings are open to all Seniors. The church supplies the main dish and everyone brings a covered dish, either side dish or dessert. For more information about the Evergreen's programs, call the Geneva Baptist Church at 407-349-5411.
The Geneva Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. - an all-volunteer organization, was founded in 1952 to preserve the history of Geneva for future generations. The Society owns and operates the Museum of Geneva History & Fort Lane Park and also holds historical programs throughout the year. If you would like to join us, contact Cindy Simonton, 407-312-2204 or email GenevaHGS@aol.com. Check out Geneva's interesting history on our website: http://www.usgennet.org/usa/fl/county/seminole/Geneva.
The Geneva Village Homemakers is a lively group that meets every second Wednesday of the month at the Geneva Community Center at 10:00 AM (no meeting in July). This group of over 60 members has a meeting and then indulges in a hearty potluck lunch. The members enjoy trips, speakers, volunteering & contributing to the benefit of the community. Within the club is a Dinner Club, Card Club, Quilting Group, and Book Club which members can participate in. For more information contact Robin at 407-349-0040.
Round Dancing - Every Sunday there are lessons for couples from 2:30 - 4:00 PM at the Rural Heritage Center, 101 E Main Street, Geneva. Learn to dance - waltz, foxtrop, cha-cha, etc. No previous dancing experience is required. Questions, call 407-349-9255 or email email@example.com to find out what lessons are being taught at the moment.
The Rural Heritage Center, 101 E. Main Street, is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of the rural lifestyle of the communities of Black Hammock, Chuluota, Geneva and Snow Hill. Watch for events and announcements taking place at the historic Geneva school house, go to website: www.RuralHeritageCenter.net. For information on reserving a room(s) for event or class, email RuralHeritageCenter@gmail.com or call 407-792-0758.