Today

Ridge Church will hold a free fall festival from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the church, located just south of the intersection of Friendship Road and Hog Mountain Road in Buford. The festival will feature concessions, carnival rides, children's rides and games, hayrides and a bonfire. Call 770-904-7105 or visit www.myridgechurch.com.

Georgia Connection will present "Dream a Little Dream," featuring After Hours, at 7 p.m. today 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. today 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. today at the church, 5636 Ga. Highway 20, Buford. The event will include carnival games, food and a moon walk. Call 770-945-2977.

People's Baptist Church will wrap up its revival at 6 p.m. today at the church, 6182 McEver Road, Flowery Branch. A guest singer will perform. Call the Rev. Carl Helton at 770-869-7299.

Sunday

Suwanee First United Methodist Church will wrap up its Inquirer's Class series at 9:45 a.m. Sunday in the church fellowship hall, 603 Scales Road, Suwanee. Topics will include the history of Suwanee and the church, and denomination beliefs. Call 770-945-8041.

Tuesday

Duluth First United Methodist Church will offer a Ladies Health Night at 6 p.m. Tuesday 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.

Oct. 27

Hebron Baptist Church will host a Becoming Soul Mates Marriage Seminar, featuring Dr. Les Parrott, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 27 at the church, 202 Hebron Church Road, Dacula. The cost is $70 per couple, which includes a workbook, audio tape, book and lunch. Call 770-962, 3671, ext. 341, or visit www.hebronchurch.org.

Norcross First Baptist Church will hold Trunk and Treat from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at the church, 706 N. Peachtree St., Norcross. Call 770-448-2716 or visit www.norcrossfbc.org.

Duluth First United Methodist Church will host the second annual Waffle House Family Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Oct. 27 at the church, 3208 Duluth Highway, Duluth. The event will include breakfast prepared by Waffle House chefs and served by the Boy Scouts of Troop 419, as well as children's activities and a yard sale. The cost at the door is $7 per person and $25 per family. Call 770-476-3776.

People's Baptist Church will host a gospel singing event at 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at the church, 6182 McEver Road, Flowery Branch. Gerald Sweatman will be featured. Call the Rev. Carl Helton at 770-869-7299.

Oct. 28

Word of Faith Church will host a singing and dinner fundraiser at 5 p.m. Oct. 28 at the church, 710 Power Ave., Buford. The event will include a night of praise and worship, and hot dog plates will be available for $5 each. Funds raised will to toward the church's building fund. Call 770-945-2003.

Christian Directed Singles will host a social night at 6 p.m. Oct. 28 at Abbott's Bar and Grill, 10900 Medlock Bridge Road in Duluth. Meet, socialize, and share a meal and fellowship. Contact Sally at sknapp11@bellsouth.net or 770-449-1211, ext. 156.

Oct. 31

First Baptist Church Snellville will hold an event with candy and games from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31 in the church parking lot. The church is located at 2400 Main St. East in Snellville. Costumes are allowed. Call 770-978-5734.

North Metro First Baptist Church will host Fall Festival '07 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 31 at the church, 1026 Old Peachtree Road, Lawrenceville. Admission is free. Visit www.northmetro.net or call 770-995-9055.

Nov. 2

Christian Directed Singles will join Perimeter Church Singles at 8 p.m. Nov. 2 at Martinis and IMAX Night at Fernbank Museum in Atlanta. A carpool will leave at 5:45 p.m. from Perimeter Church, 9500 Medlock Bridge Road, Duluth, and at 6 p.m. from Christ the King Lutheran Church, 5575 Peachtree Parkway, Norcross. Contact Donna at fitnessgal60@aol.com or 770-449-1211, ext. 156.

Nov. 3

Christ the King Lutheran Church will hold its 21st annual Ol' Fashioned Craft Fair on Nov. 3-4 at the church, 5575 Peachtree Parkway, Norcross. The fair will run from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 3 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 4. Call Jacki Westpfahl at 770-623-3684 or e-mail fjwest@bellsouth.net.

Yellow River Baptist Church will host a Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 3. The church is located at 3650 Five Forks Trickum Road in Lilburn. The festival is open to the public and is free of charge. Call 770-972-5580.

Prospect United Methodist Men's Club will host its 35th annual barbecue from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 3 at the church, 1549 Prospect Road, Lawrenceville. The cost is $7 per plate. Call 770-963-5961 or visit www.prospectchurch.com.

Ongoing events

Faith Baptist Church will present Judgment House through Oct. 28 at the church, 1789 NW Highway 11 in Monroe. Tours begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, and at 4 p.m. today, Sunday, Oct. 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. each day 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.

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.

SideBar: If You Go

What: Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church will hold its inaugural Restoration Summit

When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today

Where: 182 Hunter St., Norcross

Cost: Tickets cost $25.

Info: The event is in commemoration of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Following the summit, Hopewell will host the free Clark Sisters 2007 reunion tour concert. Call 770-448-5475 or visit www.hopewellmissionary.com.