Today

North Metro First Baptist Church will host a Mothers of Preschoolers consignment sale from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today. The church is located at 1026 Old Peachtree Road, Lawrenceville. Visit www.northmetro.net/mops or e-mail the group at mops@northmetro.net.

Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church and Women of Hope Ministry will host the Women's Day Weekend 2007 today and Sunday. The event includes a luncheon at 11 a.m. today and morning services on Sunday at the church, 182 Hunter St., Norcross. Call 770-448-5475.

Destiny Church Second Saturday Women's Fellowship will begin a new monthly Bible study at 9 a.m. today. Destiny Church is located at 3015 Pucketts Mill Road, Buford. Call 678-482-4960.

McKendree United Methodist Church will hold a children's sale for fall and winter clothing and shoes, baby equipment, toys, and books from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. The church is located at 1570 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road, Lawrenceville. Call 770-339-9801.

Buford First United Methodist Church will hold a Tot to Teen Consignment Sale today and Sunday at the church, 285 E. Main St., Buford. The sale will run from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, and a half-price sale will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. E-mail bfumc@bellsouth.net.

Faith Baptist Church and Damascus Road Recovery Ministry, a Christ-centered alcohol and drug rehab program, will host a Chicken BBQ and Southern Gospel Singing from 4 to 6 p.m. today at the church, 1789 NW Ga. Highway 11, Monroe. Tickets are $7. Call Matt Holcomb at 706-346-7632 or visit www.faithmonroe.org.

Lighthouse Baptist Church will host The Voices gospel singing at 7 p.m. today at the church, 5636 Ga. Highway 20, Buford. Call 770-945-2977.

Sunday

Resurrection Baptist Church will hold its annual homecoming service at 11 a.m. Sunday at the church, 665 Beaver Ruin Road, Lilburn. The event will feature a special singing by the Frost Family. Call 770-330-2438.

Covenant Faith World Outreach Church has begun offering Sunday worship services at Duncan Creek Elementary School, 4500 Braselton Highway, Hoschton. Sunday services begin at 10:30 a.m., and children's classes are provided for children in nursery through middle school. Visit www.covenantfaithwoc.com or call 678-315-2285.

Thursday

Crowned Jewels Women's Conference will run from Thursday through Sept. 23 at New Mercies Christian Church, 4000 Five Forks Trickum Road, Lilburn. The conference will feature guest speakers, musical ministry from gospel artist Darlene McCoy, catered receptions and a barbecue. The cost is $70 per person. Visit www.newmerciescc.org.

Friday

Snellville United Methodist Church's Early Learning Program will hold a children's clothing and toy consignment sale Friday and Sept. 22 at Snellville's former city hall building, located on U.S. Highway 78 next to Snellville United Methodist Church. The sale will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, and many items will be marked at half-price on Saturday. Visit www.snellvilleumc.org.

Sept. 22

Level Creek United Methodist Church will hold a yard sale from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 22 at the church, 4844 Suwanee Dam Road, Suwanee. Call 770-945-0205.

Sept. 23

Harmony Grove United Methodist Church will host its annual UMW Tea at noon Sept. 23 in Pollard Hall at the church, 50 Harmony Grove Road, Lilburn. The group will learn more about the new Hindu temple in Lilburn. Call 770-921-7747.

Faith Baptist Church will present an Evening of Music, featuring the church's children's choir, at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 23 at the church, 1789 NW Ga. Highway 11, Monroe. Call 770-267-6603.

Sept. 24

Duluth First United Methodist Church offers a bereavement support group at 7 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month. The group meets in room B113 at the church, 3208 Duluth Highway, Duluth. Call 770-476-3776.

Sept. 28

Fairview Presbyterian Church will hold a two-day ministry event, "Fall on Faith," starting at 7 p.m. Sept. 28 and continuing at 10 a.m. Sept. 29. The event will begin with a wholeness and healing worship service and also will include a potluck rise and shine breakfast. The church is located at 857 Duluth Highway in Lawrenceville. Call 770-963-7059.

Sept. 30

Lawrenceville Road United Methodist Church will hold its Music for Missions program, featuring Ms. Senior Georgia Brenda Bryan and Family, at 7 p.m. Sept. 30 at the church, 3142 Lawrenceville Highway, Tucker. An offering will be taken. Call 770-939-3717.

Oct. 5

Mary Our Queen Catholic Church will hold a fall festival and flea market from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 5 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 6. The church is located at 6260 The Corners Parkway, Norcross. Call 770-416-0002 or visit www.maryourqueen.com.

Oct. 6

The Amigos for Christ Music Festival, headlined by Christian rock band Caedmon's Call, will run from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 6 at Town Center Park in Suwanee. The free event, a fundraiser for Amigos for Christ, which does missions work in Nicaragua. Call 770-614-9250 or e-mail info@amigosforchrist.org.

Trinity Lutheran Church will hold its fifth annual Oktoberfest celebration from noon to 9 p.m. Oct. 6 at the church, 1826 Killian Hill Road, Lilburn. The event will include a craft fair, German-style food and drinks, and live entertainment. Admission is $3, and children under 3 get in free. Call 770-972-4418.

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.

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.

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 event will include Grannies' Attic, a cafe, quilt raffle, bake sale, book nook and silent auction. 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.

Ongoing events

The Gallery at St. Edwards' will display an exhibit from The Atlanta Chapter of the Colored Pencil Society of America through Sept. 27. The gallery is open from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, and is located at 737 Moon Road, Lawrenceville. Call 770-963-6128.

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.

Suwanee First United Methodist Church offers an Inquirer's Class at 9:45 a.m. Sundays through Oct. 21 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.

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.

Duluth First United Methodist Church offers a bereavement support group at 7 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month. The group meets in room B113 at the church, 3208 Duluth Highway, Duluth. Call 770-476-3776.

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.

Level Creek United Methodist Church will host a Cadets 1400 group meeting for second- and third-grade girls at 7 p.m. Mondays. Level Creek United Methodist is located at 4844 Level Creek Road in Suwanee. Call 770-945-0205.

Level Creek United Methodist Church will host Families Anonymous from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays at the church. The church is located at 4844 Suwanee Dam Road in Suwanee. Call 770-945-0205.

A Celebrate Recovery support group meets from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays at Perimeter Church, 9500 Medlock Bridge Road in Duluth. The Christ-centered, 12-step recovery program is designed for women with chemical addictions or codependency issues and for men with chemical and sexual addictions. Call 678-405-2209.