Today

Voices of North Georgia will present its Christmas concert, "The Voices of Christmas," at 7:30 p.m. today at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 404 Washington St., Gainesville. The cost is $15 general admission, $12 for students and seniors, and $5 for children under 11. Call 678-450-5982 or visit www.voicesofnorthgeorgia.com.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will host the sixth annual Festival of the Nativity through Sunday at 5995 Spalding Drive, Norcross. The festival will be open from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and from 5 to 9 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is free. Visit www.festivalofthenativity.com.

The Preschool Ministry of North Metro First Baptist Church will present "The Road to Bethlehem" for preschoolers and their parents at 10 a.m. today in the Fellowship Hall of the church, 1026 Old Peachtree Road, Lawrenceville. Call 770-995-9055 ext. 237 or visit www.northmetro.net.

Sunday

Unity Christ Center will host Aman Motwane, author of "Yes, You Can Change the World," on Sunday at the church, 3474 S. Scales Road, Suwanee. Motwane will speak at an 11 a.m. celebration service and offer a "Change Your Relationships, Change Your World" workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. The cost is $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Call 770-495-0881.

Christian Directed Singles will attend the Christ the King Christmas Concert at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 5575 Peachtree Parkway, Norcross. Contact Sally at 770-449-1211, ext. 156, or sknapp11@bellsouth.net.

Monday

Cannon United Methodist Church will host a breast cancer support group organizational meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Cannon Hope House, 2424 Webb Gin House Road, Snellville. The cost is free and dinner will be served. Call 770-736-9765 or e-mail hopehouse@cannonchurch.org.

Thursday

The Congregational Health Ministry/Parish Nurses of Gwinnett Medical Center will host a Lights of Love and Remembrance event at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Outpatient Center of Gwinnett Medical Center-Duluth, 3805 Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth. The event will include youth and handbell choirs, pictures with Santa, tree and luminary lightings and a moment of silence. Call 678-312-2423 or visit www.gwinnettmedicalcenter.org.

Cannon United Methodist Church will host a Caregiver Care event from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Cannon Hope House, 2424 Webb Gin House Road in Snellville. Learn about the signs and symptoms of caregiver burnout and what you can do about it. The cost is free. Call 770-736-9765.

Friday

Rock Springs United Methodist Church will present A Walk Through Bethlehem, a live Nativity scene, from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 8. The church is located at 1100 Rock Springs Road, Lawrenceville. The event is free. Call 770-945-7329 or visit www.rsumc.org.

Dec. 8

Unity Christ Center will present a live concert of celestial Christmas music performed by internationally known musician Jonn Serrie at 7 p.m. Dec. 8 at the church, 3474 S. Scales Road in Suwanee. The cost is $12. Call 770-495-0881.

Harmony Grove United Methodist Church will hold a Breakfast With Santa event from 9 to 11 a.m. Dec. 8 at the church, 50 Harmony Grove Road, Lilburn. The cost, which includes a picture with Santa, is $5 for adults and $3 for children. Call 770-921-7747.

Buford Church of God Worship Arts Ministry will present "Hope Has Come" at 6 p.m. Dec. 8 and 9 at the church, 4800 S. Lee St., Buford. Performances include the adult and children's choirs, the full band and orchestra. Admission is free. Call 770-945-4901.

Christian Directed Singles will host a dinner and movie event at 6 p.m. Dec. 8 at a member's home. Contact John at john.morgan@chs-inc.net or 678-468-2335.

Dec. 9

Perimeter Church's Academy of the Arts will present "Variations on a Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols" at 5 and 7 p.m. Dec. 9 at the church, located at the corner of Ga. Highway 141 and Old Alabama Road in Duluth. The event is free and open to the public. Visit www.perimeter.org/christmas or call 678-405-2000.

Word of Faith Church will present "Power Sunday with John Jacobs: The Next Generation Power Force" at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. Dec. 9 at the church, 710 Power Ave. in Buford. Admission is free. Call 770-945-2003 to register.

Dec. 13

First Baptist Church of Lilburn will host a Christmas handbell concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 13 in Joy Sanctuary, 285 Main St., Lilburn. The event is free. Call 678-205-3595.

Dec. 15

Christian Directed Singles will attend "A Christmas Season Spectacular Variety Show" at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 15 at First Baptist Church of Atlanta, 4400 N. Peachtree Road, Atlanta. The cost is $15. Contact Carol at carolhol@msn.com or 770-449-1211, ext. 156.

Dec. 16

Faith Baptist Church Monroe will host "Christmas Cantata," presented by the Faith Choir, and a Christmas dinner at 6 p.m. Dec. 16 at the Church, 1789 Ga. Highway 11, Buford. Call 770-363-8584.

First Baptist Church of Lilburn will present "Christmas is Forever," a Christmas musical, at 6:15 p.m. Dec. 16 in the worship center at the church, 285 Main St., Lilburn. The event is free and will be presented by the church choirs, orchestra and drama ministry. Call 678-205-3595.

Fairview Presbyterian Church will present "O Come All Ye Faithful," a live Nativity, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Dec. 16. This will be followed by Fairview's Christmas Cantata, "All the Best for Christmas," at 7 p.m. The church is located at 857 Duluth Highway, Lawrenceville. Both events are open to the public and refreshments will be served. Call 770-963-7059.

The Sugar Hill LDS Choir will perform "God Bless Us Everyone" at 7 p.m. Dec. 16 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Sugar Hill Stake Center, 4833 Suwanee Dam Road in Suwanee. The concert will feature classic Christmas pieces and guest musical performances. The cost is free. Call 678-714-0036 or visit www.sugarhillldschoir.com.

Dec. 19

First Baptist Church of Lilburn will present the Annie Moses Band at 7 p.m. Dec. 19 in the worship center at the church, 285 Main St., Lilburn. An offering will be collected. Call 678-205-3595.

Dec. 30

Faith Baptist Church Monroe will present The Dixie Echoes in concert at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 30 at the church, 1789 Ga. Highway 11, Buford. The event is free. Call 770-363-8584.

Ongoing events

Free English classes are offered from 10 a.m. to noon and from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays at Hebron Church, 202 Hebron Church Road in Dacula. Child care is available. Call 770-962-3671, ext. 285 for English, or ext. 337 for Spanish.

Johns Creek Baptist Church is seeking fifth- to eighth-grade boys and girls for a flag football team. The season runs through Dec. 15. The church is located at 7500 McGinnis Ferry Road in Alpharetta. Contact Tracy Morris at 678-474-4442 or tmorris@jcbc.org.

Johns Creek Baptist Church is currently seeking fifth- to eighth-grade boys and girls for the JCBC Eagles Competitive Middle School Basketball League. The church is located at 7500 McGinnis Ferry Road in Alpharetta. Contact Tracy Morris at 678-474-4442 or tmorris@jcbc.org.

Johns Creek Baptist Church is offering ballroom dancing lessons and exercise classes. The cost for dancing lessons is $60, and the cost for exercise classes is $15 per month. The church is located at 7500 McGinnis Ferry Road in Alpharetta. The cost is $60. Contact Tracy Morris at 678-474-4442 or tmorris@jcbc.org.

Hebron Church offers free English classes from 10 a.m. to noon and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the church, 202 Hebron Church Road, building A on the third floor, Dacula. Child care is available and textbooks may be purchased in class. Call 770-962-3671, ext. 285, for English, or ext. 337 for Spanish.

Duluth First United Methodist Church offers a bereavement support group at 7 p.m. on the fourth Monday of every month at the church, 3208 Duluth Highway, room B113, Duluth. Call 770-476-3776, ext. 15.

Faith Baptist in Monroe offers a women's class based on "A Woman's Heart" by Beth Moore on Wednesday nights at the church, 1789 NW Highway 11 in Monroe. E-mail faith@faithmonroe.org or call 770-267-6603.

The Rev. Willie Davis, pastor of the Tabernacle of Praise, is worshiping at the Extended Stay Deluxe Hotel, 3390 Venture Parkway, Duluth. Services are at 9:30 a.m. Sundays in the hotel meeting room, and Davis also offers a praise and Bible study at 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Call 770-787-3305 or e-mail williedavis@cov.com.

Faith Baptist Church in Monroe offers Awana, a children's ministry program, for children up to fifth grade at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. The church's buses and vans run throughout Monroe. Faith Baptist Church is located at 1789 NW Ga. Highway 11, Monroe. Call 770-267-6603.

Forcefield Youth Ministries holds a Youth Open Mic Cafe at 7 p.m. every Wednesday at Hoschton First Baptist Church's Family Life Center, 99 E. Jefferson St., Hoschton. The events are open to students in grades 7-12. Call 706-654-2938.

Hebron Baptist Church offers Care, Divorce Care for Kids and Grief Support classes at 7 p.m. each Monday at the church, 202 Hebron Church Road, Dacula. Registration is required for Divorce Care for Kids, visit www.churchinitiative.org. Call 770-962-3671, ext. 277, or visit www.hebronchurch.org.

Stonemill Church offers Celebrate Recovery meetings at 7 p.m. Mondays at the church, 855 Northbrook Parkway in Suwanee. Child care is available. Call 770-476-1400, ext. 232, or e-mail CR@stonemillchurch.org.

Destiny Church offers His Way 12-Step, a support group that meets from 7 to 9 p.m. every Thursday night at the church, 3015 Pucketts Mill Road, Buford, in the modular to the right. This Christ-centered, 12-step recovery program is open to anyone with addictions or codependency issues. Call 678-482-4960.

Destiny Church offers CRASH, a Wednesday night service for high school and college students, from 7 to 9 p.m. every Wednesday at the church, 3015 Pucketts Mill Road, Buford. Call Pastor Jenny at 678-482-4960 or visit www.4yourdestiny.org.

Destiny Church offers MSM, a program designed for middle-schoolers, from 7 to 9 p.m. every Wednesday at the church, 3015 Pucketts Mill Road, Buford. The program offers activities to help preteens strengthen their relationship with God. Call 678-482-4960 for details.

Hebron Baptist Church will offer Bosom Buddies support groups at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of each month. The church is located 202 Hebron Church Road, Dacula. Classes are for women with all types of cancer, as well as those newly diagnosed, currently undergoing treatment or who are survivors as well as their families, caregivers and friends. Call 770-962-3671 or visit www.hebronchurch.org.

Living Faith Church offers Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Mauy Thai and MMA classes for men and women at 6 p.m. every Monday. The church is located at 1707 Enterprise Drive, Buford. Classes are free. Call 770-402-4860.

St. Mary and St. Martha of Bethany Episcopal Church hosts a monthly cancer support group at 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month. The church is located at 3805 Braselton Highway, Buford. Call 770-271-4067.