Today

Center United Methodist of Hoschton will host a "Youth Bash" to be held from 2 to 6 p.m. today. The event will be held at the West Jackson Primary School Gym at 4825 Highway 53 in Braselton. Advance ticket sales are $2 each and available by calling Carol Hamlin at 678-887-1419, Tina Hayes at 706-654-9280, or Tony and Lisa Campbell at 706-654-3735. Tickets at the door will be on a first come/first serve basis and will be $3 each.

Mount Carmel United Methodist Church is having a BBQ & Sweet Shop 11a.m. until sold out today at 5100 South Old Peachtree Road, Norcross.

People's Baptist Church is hosting a gospel singing at 7 p.m. today featuring Dr. Brenda Robinson and New Desire, 6182 McEver Road, Flowery Branch

Sunday

Christ the King Lutheran Church's Christian directed singles group will host a social night at Abbott's Bar and Grill, 10900 Medlock Bridge Road, Duluth, at 6 p.m. Sunday. Call 770-449-1211, ext 156.

CTL Players present "Smoke on the Mountain" at Christ the Lord Lutheran Church, 1001 Duluth Highway, Lawrenceville 30043. Shows are at 6 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $9, general admission, and sold at the door (cash or check only).

Thursday

57th National Day of Prayer - Lawrenceville's Prayer on the Square will be held from 7 to 8:15 p.m. Thursday at the Historic Courthouse on the Square in Downtown Lawrenceville. Bring blankets or lawn chairs for seating. Rainout location is the Lawrenceville First Baptist Church at the corner of Luckie and Clayton Streets. For additional information and volunteer opportunities, please call Mary Gordon at 770-682-7421.

Suwanee Town Center Park will host a National Prayer Day event from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday. There will be music and speakers. Call 770.945.1524

Peachtree Corners Baptist Church, 4480 Peachtree Corners Circle, Norcross, is hosting a National Day of Prayer Breakfast with guest speaker Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle. Tickets are $5. Call 770-448-1313 for reservations or for more information.

Friday

Perimeter Church, along with city of Refuge, will host the Call to Serve Weekend, Friday through May 4. Perimeter will offer seminars Friday night, and May 3 in the morning. For more information about the weekend, please visit www.perimeter.org/calltoserve or call 678-405-2000.

CTL Players present "Smoke on the Mountain" at Christ the Lord Lutheran Church, 1001 Duluth Highway, Lawrenceville. Shows are at 7 p.m, Friday, and at 4 p.m May 3. Tickets are $9, general admission, and sold at the door (cash or check only).

Voices of North Georgia will present "The American Voice" at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and 3 p.m. May 4 at the Chapel at Lakewood Baptist Church, 2235 Thompson Bridge Road in Gainesville. Call 770-868-0041 or visit www.voicesofnorthgeorgia.com.

May 3

Sugarloaf United Methodist Church, 1795 Old Peachtree Road, Duluth, will be holding a yard sale on May 3 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. On the same day, the Men's Ministry Barbecue Lunch will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Proceeds fund community service projects.

First Baptist Church, 116 Sarah St., Winder, is holding its second annual Brotherhood Barbecue and Gospel Singing from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Barbecue chicken plates are $6 and children's plates are $3.50. Proceeds will benefit the new building fund. Visit www.faithbaptistwinder.com for more information.

Bingo Night at Cornerstone Bible Church, Lilburn from from 7 to 9 p.m, May 3, . in their Fellowship Hall. All proceeds are tax-deductible and go toward the youth summer missions trip. Cornerstone Bible Church is located on 869 Cole Drive, Lilburn across from Parkview High School. For more information call 770-806-0005, or go to www.cornerstonebibch.org, or email cbcyouth@bellsouth.net.

May 4

The UMW of Level Creek United Methodist Church, 4844 Suwanee Dam Road, Suwanee, is holding its 5th Annual Tea "Blooming All Over" at 3 p.m. at the OFLC building. Call 770-945-0205 or visit www.lcumc.net.

Harmony Grove United Methodist Church will hold its Second Annual Community Labyrinth Walk from noon to 4 p.m. May 4. The church is at 50 Harmony Grove Road, Lilburn. Call 770-921-7747.

Ongoing events

Lilburn Christian Church, 314 Arcado Road, will open a free coffee drive-through from 6:30 to 8 a.m. every Monday morning.

Sugarloaf United Methodist Church offers 14 jazzercise classes per week. Call 404-219-1367 or visit www.jazzercise.com.

The Bereavement Support Group at Duluth First United Methodist Church will meet at 7 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month. Call 770-476-3776.

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 the JCBC Eagles Competitive Middle School Basketball League. The church is located at 7500 McGinnis Ferry Road in Alpharetta. Call 678-474-4442 or e-mail tmorris@jcbc.org.