A free health fair sponsored by the Friendship Baptist Church Health Ministry will be held from

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at 3375 Church Lane in Duluth. For more information, call Vickie Perry at 770-497-8227.

Faith Baptist church will host a youth free rally entitled "United as ONE" at

4:30 p.m. today at 116 Sara St. in Winder. Dinner will be provided. For more information, call Terry Brady at 770-822-0918 or Chris Manus at 706-215-0692.


Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church presents the church "Homecoming" celebration at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at 1500 South Old Peachtree Road, Norcross. The event will be followed by a covered dish luncheon at 11:30 a.m. in Fellowship Hall. For more information, e-mail Donna Riviere at or call her at 770-441-2472.

Harmony Grove United Methodist Women will host a Membership Tea at 2 p.m. Sunday in Pollard Hall, 50 Harmony Grove Road, Lilburn. For more information, call the church office at 770-921-7747.

Sugar Hill United Methodist Church presents Sunday Night on the Hill featuring Christian comedian Charles Marshall starting 5 p.m. Sunday at 4600 Nelson Brogdon Blvd. in Sugar Hill. For more information, call 770-945-2845 or visit www.sugarhill

Central Baptist Church of Gainesville presents the Pine Ridge Boys Gospel Quartet at 5 p.m. Sunday at 785 Main St., Gainesville. For more information, call 770-317-5779.


The Springs Church presents a free family movie night from 9 to 11 p.m. Friday at 6553 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch.


The People's Baptist Church presents gospel singing featuring The Kings Messengers at 7 p.m. Aug. 23 at 6182 McEver Road, Flowery Branch. For more information, call 770-945-5556.


Simpsonwood United Methodist Church presents Building Healthy Morals and Values, a HomeWord Parent Seminar, from 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Simpsonwood UMC Family Life Center, 4500 Jones Bridge Circle, Norcross. The cost is $15 person and includes dinner. For more information, call Laurie Willing or Matt Parker at 770-441-2181.

Dave Lambert, pianist and songwriter, will be in concert at 6 p.m. Aug. 24 at Suwanee First United Methodist Church, 603 Scales Road, Suwanee. The community is invited. For more information, call 770-945-8041.

Aug. 28

Duluth First United Methodist Church presents a Quilt Show from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 28 in the church's Grand Hall at 3208 Ga. Highway 120, Duluth. For more information, call Liz Staley at 770-271-0201 or Lori Klayman at 770-623-6512.

Sept. 2

Parkview Church, 4875 Lilburn Stone Mountain Road, Lilburn, is hosting women's Bible studies and special events beginning Sept. 2. Call 770-279-1929.

Sept. 7

Grief Share Support Group will be held at

11 a.m. Sept. 7 through Dec. 7 at Duluth First United Methodist Church, 3208 Ga. Highway 120 in Duluth. Group is open to the community and the cost is free. For more information, call 770-476-3776.

Sept. 12

Buford First United Methodist Church presents a Teen Consignment Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 12 at 285 E. Main St., Buford. For more information, call 770-402-2473 or visit

Ongoing events

Faith Baptist Church is holding adult University of Faith classes Praying for the Prodigal, Raising Children that know God, Wit and Wisdom, Spiritual Outdoor Adventure and Discover and Develop your Teaching Skills. Classes are 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. Wednesdays at the church's location at 1789 Highway 11 N.W. in Monroe. Call 770-267-6603 for more information.

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

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. 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 currently 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

Johns Creek Baptist Church is offering ballroom dancing lessons and exercise classes. The church is located at 7500 McGinnis Ferry Road in Alpharetta. Call 678-474-4442 or e-mail

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

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 seven though 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 Call 770-962-3671, ext. 277 or visit