Today

Perfecting Word Deliverance Ministries Inc. will host Appreciation Service 2007 through Sunday at 910 Cripple Creek Drive in Lawrenceville. The cost is free. Visit www.perfectingworddeliverance.org.

Christian Directed Singles will hold a potluck dinner and movie event at 6 p.m. today at a member's house near Beaver Ruin Road in Norcross. Contact John at 678-468-2335 or John.Morgan@CHS-Inc.net.

New Hope Christian Church will hold its 36th annual church barbecue from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today at the church, 1982 Old Norcross Road, Lawrenceville. Tickets are $6. The Gwinnett County Health Department will provide flu shots from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Shots will be available for $20, and Medicare and Medicaid patients are eligible for free shots. Call Diana Miller at 770-963-1176.

Sunday

Central Baptist Church will host an evening of worship and fellowship at 7 p.m. Sunday at the church, 250 Gwinnett Drive in Lawrenceville. The guest speaker will be Coach Dennis Rolands, Central Gwinnett's new coach. Call 770-963-2244 or e-mail Jonathan Lock at jlock4@bellsouth.net.

Central Baptist Church will present the Pine Ridge Boys Quartet of Mooresville, N.C., at 5 p.m. Sunday. The church is located at 785 Main St. in Gainesville. Admission is free. Call 770-534-3528.

Buford Church of God will celebrate its 75th anniversary at 10 a.m. Sunday. The church is located at 4800 S. Lee St. in Buford. The anniversary celebration will feature guest speaker Dr. Raymond Culpepper and a musical presentation. Call 770-945-4901, ext. 202.

Christian Directed Singles will visit the "Cradle of Christianity" exhibit at 1 p.m. Sunday at Michael C. Carlos Museum on the Emory campus. The cost is $15. Contact Sally at 770-449-1211, ext. 156 or sknapp11@bellsouth.net.

Monday

The community of Grayson will gather at 8 p.m. Monday for a Prayer Walk. The walk will begin at Grayson High School, 50 Hope Hollow Road, Loganville, near the front entrance. Call 404-509-3333 or visit www.mensfellowship.info/prayerwalk.

Wednesday

Duluth First United Methodist Church will host a blood drive from 3 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17 in the fellowship hall at the church, 3208 Duluth Highway, Duluth. Donors must be 17 years old. Call 770-476-3776, ext. 49.

Friday

Faith Baptist Church will present Judgment House Friday through Oct. 28 at the church, 1789 NW Highway 11 in Monroe. Tours begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday and Oct. 26, and at 4 p.m. Oct. 20, 21, 27 and 28. Tours will be offered every 15 minutes, and tickets are $5. Call 770-267-6603.

Summit Baptist Church will offer Omega Trail 2007 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday through Oct. 28. Tickets are $5. The church is located at 3080 Ga. Highway 81 South, Loganville. Call 678-372-3406. E-mail Patty Nash at patty.nash@gasoc.com or visit www.thesummitchurch.com.

Oct. 20

Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church will hold its inaugural Restoration Summit from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 20 at the church, 182 Hunter St., Norcross. The event is in commemoration of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and tickets cost $25. Following the summit, Hopewell will host the free Clark Sisters 2007 reunion tour concert at 7:30 p.m. in the church's main sanctuary. Call 770-448-5475 or visit www.hopewellmissionary.com.

Georgia Connection will present "Dream a Little Dream," featuring After Hours, at 7 p.m. Oct. 20 at Lucerne Baptist Church, 4805 U.S. Highway 78, Lilburn. The event will also include performances from the quartets Wired for Sound, Blue Velvet, Razzle Dazzle and Five Foot Two. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, students and groups of 10 or more, and $15 at the door. Visit www.gaconnection.org.

Christian Directed Singles will join Singles Outdoor Adventure on a hike at 9 a.m. Oct. 20 on the trails of the Little Mulberry Park, 3855 Fence Road in Auburn. Bring water, hiking footwear, bug repellent and money for gas. Call Howard Hall at 678-376-7689 or e-mail thehallcompany@mindspring.com.

Lighthouse Baptist Church will hold a fall festival and yard sale from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 20 at the church, 5636 Ga. Highway 20, Buford. The event will include carnival games, food and a moon walk. Call 770-945-2977.

Oct. 23

Duluth First United Methodist Church will offer a Ladies Health Night at 6 p.m. Oct. 23 at the church, 3208 Duluth Highway, Duluth. Columnist Shaunti Feldhahn will speak at 7:30 p.m. The cost is $25. Call 770-476-3776, ext. 49.

SideBar: If you go

' What: Buford Church of God will celebrate its 75th anniversary

' When: 10 a.m. Sunday

' Where: 4800 S. Lee St., Buford

' Cost: Free

' Info: The celebration will feature guest speaker Dr. Raymond Culpepper and a musical presentation. Call 770-945-4901, ext. 202.