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.)
Baptist Church of Geneva -
Sundays - Freedom Ministry, 6:30 PM.
Tuesdays - Men’s
Prayer Group & Bible Study at 7:00 AM and Women’s
Prayer Group at 9:00 AM. Wednesdays - 6:00
– 6:30 PM. Church provided meal in fellowship hall. 6:30 – 7:45
PM is Growing Together Adult bible study in the sanctuary; Awana in
fellowship hall (Cubbies through grade 5); and Youth Group in youth hall (grades
6-12). To know more about what’s going on, go to firstbaptistgeneva.com or
look on Facebook.
The First United Methodist Church of Geneva - Sunday School at 9:00 AM; 10:00 AM is Fellowship time; and the regular service takes place at 10:30 AM. There is a covered dish lunch the first Sundays of the month after the service. 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.
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 Thursday & 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.
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
Boy Scout Troop 837 is for youth ages 11 - 17. They meet at 6:30 PM every Tuesday and have served our community for over 35 years. NEW MEETING PLACE: 695 Cochran Rd Geneva (Community Church of God). The Troop is always accepting new members and is dedicated to helping the youth of today become the leaders of tomorrow. Contact the Committee Chair, Christine Buffington, at 407-803-8608 or Troop837Geneva@gmail.com.
Cub Scout Pack 837 meets on Mondays. The Cub Pack is for boys and girls, grades KG - 5th grade. They meet at 6:30 PM and have served our community for over 35 years. Youth can join at any time. NEW MEETING PLACE: 695 Cochra.n Rd Geneva (Community Church of God). Contact Cubmaster, Brian Fabian, at 407-497-1805 or Pack837Geneva@gmail.com.
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.
4-H Club -
If you are interested in joining this club, please call Sharon Roberson or 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.
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.
Choreographed Ballroom Dancing - Every Friday evening, there are lessons for couples from 8:00 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.