The Spiritual Calendar runs in Saturday's Lifestyle section. E-mail items to calendar@gwinnettdailypost.com or fax to 770-339-8081. Please include the date, time, address, phone number and cost. Deadline is two weeks prior to the event.

Today

Unity Christ Center will hold a Burning Bowl Ceremony at 6 p.m. at the center, 3474 South Scales Road in Suwanee. The ceremony, which has its roots in Native American tradition, allows participants to write down things they wish to let go of in their lives and then burn the paper in a ceremonial bowl. An offering is requested. Call 770-495-0881 or visit www.unitychristcenter.org.

Friendship Baptist Church will hold a Community Watch Night service at 10 p.m. at the church, 3375 Church Lane in Duluth. Call the church office at 770-497-8227 or visit fbcduluth.org.

Jan. 7

Sugar Hill United Methodist Church will host a Crown Ministries seminar from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the church, 4600 Nelson Brogdon Blvd. in Sugar Hill. The family seminar will address God's principles of handling money. Call 770-945-2845.

Jan. 9

Sugarloaf United Methodist Church will begin "Grief Share," a 13-week support group program to help those grieving the loss of a loved one. The group will meet at 7 p.m. Mondays at the church, 1795 Old Peachtree Road in Duluth. Call 770-814-2050.

Harmony Grove United Methodist Church will sponsor a seven-week study in beginner's conversational Spanish from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays beginning Jan. 9. The cost is $21. The meetings will be held in Room B211 at the church, 50 Harmony Grove Road in Lilburn. Call the church office at 770-921-7747.

Jan. 14

CtK Christian Directed Singles will meet for a movie and dinner at 4 p.m. at Medlock Bridge Regal Cinemas. E-mail carolhol@msn.com.

Jan. 21

Sugarloaf United Methodist Church will present "Look Good, Feel Better," a free service that teaches cancer patients hands-on cosmetic techniques, will be held from noon to 2 p.m. at the church, 1795 Old Peachtree Road in Duluth. Call 404-816-4994 or 800-282-4914.

Jan. 22

CtK Christian Directed Singles will hold a program on financial planning for singles at 6:30 p.m. at Christ The King Lutheran Church, 5575 Peachtree Parkway in Norcross. The speaker will be David Hultstrom, founder and president of Financial Architects of Woodstock. Light snacks will be provided. Call 770-449-1211.

Jan. 27

Unity Christ Center will show the film "Indigo Revolution" at 7 p.m. at the center, 3474 South Scales Road in Suwanee. Tickets are $10. Call 770-495-0881 or visit www.spiritualcinemanetwork.com.

Feb. 26

Unity Christ Center will present Rocco Errico, founder and president of the Noorha Foundation, during the 11 a.m. service. There will be a book signing afterward. Errico is a biblical scholar working from Aramaic Peshitta texts. The center is located at 3474 South Scales Road in Suwanee. Call 770-495-0881 or visit www.unitychristcenter.org.

Ongoing events

The Miss North Metro Christian Pageant will accept candidates through Jan. 13. The pageant will be held Jan. 21 at Summit Baptist Church in Loganville. Each contestant must be a member of a local Christian church and be a Georgia resident. Call Jackie Watson at 770-466-5010 or visit www.GaChristianPageants.com.

Dacula resident Toby Reid will exhibit 20 pastel paintings at the chapel/gallery at St. Edward's Episcopal Church, 737 Moon Road in Lawrenceville, through Feb. 17. Call 770-963-6128.

McKendree United Methodist Church is offering several 13-week programs beginning Tuesday. Divorce Care for Adults is a support group for those who are separated or divorced. It will be held in Room 122. Grief Share is an adult program committed to helping those who are grieving cope with loss. The seminar will be held in the Bride's Room. Compassion for Children, designed to run in conjunction with Divorce Care and Grief Share, offers support for children who may need to share feelings of fear or sadness and find hope. All sessions will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays. The church is located at 1570 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road at the Russell Road intersection. Call the Rev. Kathy McFarland at 770-339-9801, ext. 25.

A miracle and healing crusade presented by Divine Healing Ministries Inc. is from 5 to 7 p.m. the last Saturday of the month. The event is held in the conference room at the Amberley Suite Hotel, 5885 Oakbrook Parkway N.W. in Norcross. There is no cost. Call 678-380-4543.

Unity Christ Center presents the ongoing "A Course in Miracles" at 9:30 a.m. Sundays and 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. The center is located at 3474 S. Scales Road, Suwanee. An offering is requested. Call 770-495-0881 or visit www.unitychristcenter.org.

Trinity Church in Lawrenceville offers a Spanish-language service at 11 a.m. Sundays, followed by a Spanish-language Sunday school adult class. The church is located at 1985 Old Fountain Road in Lawrenceville. Call 770-339-0017 or visit www.tcfchurch.com.

A "Boundaries" class meets at 11 a.m. Sundays at Sugarloaf United Methodist Church, 1795 Old Peachtree Road in Duluth. Call 678-684-6027.

A 101 College and Career class for those ages 18-25 meets at 11:05 a.m. Sundays in the Life Center at Sugar Hill United Methodist Church, 4600 Nelson Brogdon Blvd. in Sugar Hill. Call 770-945-2845.

CtK Christian Directed Singles meets at 12:20 p.m. Sundays for brunch at Atlanta Bread Company at the Forum, Peachtree Parkway in Norcross.

Crosspointe Church in Duluth offers AXIS to youth, a student ministry that encourages children to explore and delve deeper into a relationship with Christ. Middle school students meet at 9:30 a.m. Sundays, and high schoolers meet at 4:30 p.m. Sundays. The church is located at 1800 Satellite Blvd. in Duluth. Call 678-812-4500.

Hebron Church's Men of Light Purity Ministry offers biblical answers, hope and support for men battling sexual impurity including pornography. Weekly meetings are confidential and anonymous at the church, 202 Hebron Church Road in Dacula. Call Mike at 404-502-1802.

Grief Share support group for those grieving the loss of a loved one meets at 7 p.m. every Monday in October at Sugarloaf United Methodist Church, 1795 Old Peachtree Road in Duluth. Call 770-814-2050.

Parent's Morning Out, a Christian care program for children ages 6 months to 3, is open from 9:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. The day care is located at First United Methodist Church of Lawrenceville, 395 W. Crogan St. in Lawrenceville. Call 770-963-0386, ext. 48.

"The Light," a men's sexual purity support group, meets Monday evenings at Sugar Hill United Methodist Church, 4600 Nelson Brogdon Blvd. in Sugar Hill. Confidentiality is assured. Call 678-386-7349.

Crossroads Career Network meets from 7 to 9 p.m. the first Monday of the month at Snellville United Methodist Church, 2428 Main St. in Snellville. Call Ella Collier at 770-972-9360 or visit www.crossroadscareer.net.

Creating Your Family Through Adoption support group meets from 7 to 9 p.m. the third Monday of the month at Duluth First United Methodist Church, 3208 Ga. Highway 120 in Duluth, in room F-145. The group is open to those who are considering adoption, is in the process or has already adopted. Call the Rev. C. Kay Fuino at 770-476-3776.

Grief Share Support Group meets at 7 p.m. Mondays at McKendree United Methodist Church, 1570 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road in Lawrenceville. Call 770-339-9801.

Celebrate Recovery will meet at 7 p.m. Mondays at Sugarloaf Community Church, 1401 Old Peachtree Road in Suwanee. Child care is available for this Biblical-based recovery. Call 770-476-1400 ext. 232 or e-mail cr@sugarloafcc.org.

Fresh Start Divorce Recovery Group meets at 7 p.m. Mondays at Living Faith Church, 1707-A Enterprise Drive in Buford, in the Brickton Complex. Child care is available. Call 770-271-9888.