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Today

Midway United Methodist Church will hold a free fall fun festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the church, 215 Kilcrease Road in Auburn. Call 770-867-5718.

Artist Lala Mulherin Streett will offer watercolor classes at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. today at Johns Creek Baptist Church, 7500 McGinnis Ferry Road in Alpharetta. The cost is $30, not including supplies. Contact Tracy Morris at 678-474-4442 or tmorris@jcbc.org.

Sunday

Blackshear Place Baptist Church will celebrate the opening of its new building on Sunday. The day will begin with 9:30 a.m. celebration services and close with 6 p.m. praise and celebration. Gov. Sonny Perdue will attend as a guest at the morning services. The church is located at 3428 Atlanta Highway in Flowery Branch. Contact Stephen Odum at 770-534-7058 or sodum@blackshearplace.com.

New Testament Baptist Church will host Homecoming Services Sunday through Tuesday to celebrate 12 years of service. Brother Larry Bullard from Evans will speak at 6:30 p.m. Sunday and Brother Larry Brown from North Augusta, S.C., will speak at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. New Testament Baptist is located at 2165 Broadnax Mill Road, Loganville. Call 770-554-9027.

Level Creek United Methodist Church will hold "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas," a holiday shopping event featuring Southern Living at Home products, at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the church, 4844 Suwanee Dam Road, Suwanee. Reservations must be made by Nov. 2. Call Sally at 770-967-1188.

Lucerne Baptist Church will hold a Homecoming at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at the church, 4805 U.S. Highway 78 in Lilburn. Former pastor Rick Standard will be the guest preacher, and a lunch will follow. Call 770-972-7730.

Wednesday

Christian Directed Singles will go dancing at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Wild Bill's in Duluth. There is a cover charge for men, but women will be admitted for free. Free line dance lessons are offered from 7 to 8 p.m. at Wild Bill's, 2075 Market St., Duluth. Contact Joanne at yojmm@bellsouth.net or 770-449-1211, ext. 156.

Thursday

McKendree United Methodist Church Preschool will hold its sixth annual "Stop N' Shop" holiday sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday and Friday. The sale will be located in the McKendree United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 1750 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road, Lawrenceville. Call Lori Saul at 706-824-9939.

Nov. 10

St. Benedict Catholic Church Women's Guild will host a Holiday Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10 at the church, 11045 Parsons Road, Duluth. Entrance to the market is free. Call Karen at 770-205-0812.

Christian Directed Singles will hold a potluck dinner and movie event 6 p.m., Nov. 10 at a member's house near Beaver Ruin Road in Norcross. Contact John at 678-468-2335 or john.morgan@chs-inc.net.

Mt. Tabor Baptist Church will host a performance from the band Forged at 7 p.m. Nov. 10 at the church, 4175 Buford Highway of Duluth. Offerings will be taken. Call 770-476-1463 or visit www.churchmttabor.org.

Nov. 11

Congregation Dor Tamid will host the third annual Chanukah Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 11 at Wilson Creek Elementary School, 6115 Wilson Road, Duluth. The event is free. Call 770-623-8860.

Christian Directed Singles will attend the Atlanta Sacred Chorale Concert at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 11 at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 5575 Peachtree Parkway, Norcross. Contact Sally at sknapp11@bellsouth.net or 770-449-1211, ext. 156.

The Jonesmen Quartet of Stockbridge will perform a sacred concert at 5 p.m. Nov. 11 at Central Baptist Church, 785 Main St., Gainesville. Admission is free. Call 770-534-3528.

Embry Hills United Methodist Church will hold a worship service focusing on handling grief and loss in daily life at 8:45 and 11 a.m. Nov. 11 at the church, 3304 Henderson Mill Road in Atlanta. Visit www.embryhillsumc.org.

Nov. 13

Christian Directed Singles will hold a men's night out at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13. Contact John at john.morgan@chs-inc.net or 678-268-2335.

Nov. 14

Sugarloaf United Methodist Church will offer a ParenTeen seminar, "Bridging the Gap Between Parents and Kids," from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 14 at the church, 1795 Old Peachtree Road, Duluth. Registration is $25 per couple and $15 per individual. Call 678-684-6025 or visit www.sugarloaf.org.

Nov. 16

Prince of Peace Catholic Church will present a one-man show, "Mark's Gospel Live," at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16 at the church, 6439 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch. The Rev. Joseph Morris, a church member, will perform. Call Theresa Bonnet at 770-945-2244.

Nov. 17

The Women in Mission of Oak Road Lutheran Church will host their annual holiday bazaar and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 17 at the church, 1004 Oak Road in Lilburn. Contact Sherry Zierold at 770-979-6391 or orlc@bellsouth.net.

Nov. 18

The Examples Choir of the Lawrenceville Church of God will hold its quarterly Southern Gospel Singing from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 18 at the church, 329 Grayson Highway in Lawrenceville. Admission is free. Call 770-963-2858 or e-mail Victoria Albee at valbee@bellsouth.net.

Nov. 25

Christian Directed Singles will hold a game and pizza night at 6 p.m. Nov. 25 at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 5575 Peachtree Parkway, Norcross. Contact Sally at sknapp11@bellsouth.net or 770-449-1211, ext. 156.

Nov. 30

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will host the sixth annual Festival of the Nativity from Nov. 30 through Dec. 2 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.

Dec. 15

Christian Directed Singles will attend "A Christmas Season Variety Show" at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 15 at First Baptist of Atlanta Dinner Theater, 4400 North Peachtree Road, Atlanta. The cost is $15. Contact Carol at 770-449-1211, ext. 156.

Dec. 16

The Sugar Hill LDS Choir will perform "God Bless Us Everyone," its third annual free community concert, at 7 p.m. Dec. 16 at The Church of Jesus of Latter-day Saints' Sugar Hill Stake Center, 4833 Suwanee Dam Road in Suwanee. Call 678-714-0036.

Ongoing events

Johns Creek Baptist Church is seeking fifth- to eighth-grade boys and girls for a flag football team. The season runs from today 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 boy 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.

Christian Directed Singles members will attend swing dancing lessons every Monday in November. The lessons are $7 and are offered at the Knights of Columbus, 2620 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta. Contact Norma at normhous@hotmail.com or 770-449-1211, ext. 156.

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.

Freedom Christian Ministry will hold an adult bible study each Tuesday from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. The church is located at 420 Grayson Highway, Lawrenceville. Call 678-376-1983.

Sugarloaf United Methodist Church offers 10 Jazzercize classes per week. Jazzercize combines elements of jazz dance, resistance training, Pilates, yoga and kick boxing. Call 404-983-1602 or visit www.Jazzercise.com.