The Abiding Life Conference will be held at First Baptist Church Atlanta, 4400 N. Peachtree Road, at 7 p.m. Thursday. For more information, visit


Bridge the Gap Ministries will host its monthly prayer rally from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in Conference Room A of the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center in Lawrenceville. For information, call David Burgher at 770-601-0265.

March 5

The "English ... Yes, I Can" program, for adults who wish to learn English, will be held at Grace Church of Gwinnett beginning March 5. The church is located at 211 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. in Sugar Hill. Call 678-584-9539.

March 6

The Early Learning Program of Snellville United Methodist Church will host a children's clothing and toy sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 6 and 7 and 8 a.m. to noon March 8 in the Old Snellville City Hall building. For additional information, call 678-430-6010.

March 8

Cannon Church will hold its yard sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., the profits will go tp the Youth Choirs. The Campus Clean-Up day from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. will also take place at the church. The church is located at 2424 Webb Gin House Road. For more information, call 770-972-5463.

The Atlanta Passion Play will be performed at the Atlanta Civic Center on March 8, 9, 14 and 16. Tickets are $10 to $25. For additional information, call 770-234-8400 or visit

March 9

New Hope Road Church of Christ, 3353 New Hope Rd., Dacula. will host a gospel meeting titled "What Does it Mean?" from March 9 to March 12. Call Jimmie Hill at 678-376-6291 or Keith Fields at 770-267-8641.

"The Gospel of John" will be performed at 6 p.m. March 9 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2208 E. Main St. in Snellville. Call 770-979-9676 or visit

March 15

McKendree United Methodist Church will host the McKendree Kids Clothes Closet sale to benefit local missions, such as the Lawrenceville Cooperative Ministry and the United Methodist Children's Home, as well as missions to Mexico and Africa. More than 150 sellers will be offering children's spring and summer clothing and shoes, baby equipment, toys and books from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 15 at the church, 1570 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road in Lawrenceville. Call 770-339-9801.

"The Garden" will be presented by Chords of Faith at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Lilburn Stake Conference Center, 1150 Cole Road in Lilburn. Performances will be at 7 p.m. March 15 and 5 and 7:30 p.m. March 16. Call 770-931-3270.

March 16

LeFeu Ensemble will perform at 4 p.m. March 16 at Snellville United Methodist Church, 2428 Main St., Snellville. Call 770-972-9360.

Westminster Presbyterian Church will host the Rev. Joan Gray, moderator of the Presbyterian Church USA, as its guest preacher for the Palm Sunday service. The service will be held at 10 a.m. at the church, 2208 E. Main St. in Snellville. Call 770-979-9676.

March 18

The Women's Ministry of North Metro First Baptist Church presents Ladies After 5 Fellowship at 6 p.m. March 18 at North Metro First Baptist Church, 1026 Old Peachtree Road N.E. in Lawrenceville. Christian recording artist Tammy Trent will speak. Tickets are $10 and include a meal. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 770-995-9055 or visit

March 20

"I've Seen Jesus" will be performed at Shadowbrook Baptist Church in Suwanee at 7 p.m. March 20 and 21. Call 770-945-1524.

Snellville United Methodist Church will have a Passover Meal in the Celebration Hall at 6:30 p.m. March 20. Reservations are required, and the cost is $6 per person. To make reservations or for additional information, call Lisa Gilbreath at 678-430-6002 or e-mail

March 29

"The Gospel of John" will be performed at First United Methodist Church of Lawrenceville at 7 p.m. March 29. Admission is free. The chruch is at 395 W. Crogan St. Visit for more information.

Ongoing events

Snellville United Methodist Church will hold Thursday Lenten Services and Lunch Lift at noon through March 13. Lunch is $5 per person. Call 678-430-6002 for more information.

Sugarloaf United Methodist Chruch offers 14 Jazzercise classes per week. Call 404-219-1367 or visit

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

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 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. Contact Tracy Morris at 678-474-4442 or

Johns Creek Baptist Church is offering ballroom dancing lessons and exercise classes. The cost for dancing lessons is $60, and the cost for exercise classes is $15 per month. The church is located at 7500 McGinnis Ferry Road in Alpharetta. The cost is $60. Contact Tracy Morris at 678-474-4442 or

Duluth First United Methodist Church offers a bereavement support group at 7 p.m. 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 N.W. Ga. Highway 11 in Monroe. E-mail or call 770-267-6603.

The Rev. Willie Davis, pastor of the Tabernacle of Praise, is worshipping 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

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 N.W. 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 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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

SideBar: If You Go

What: The Perrys performance

Where: Yellow River Baptist Church, 3650 Five Forks Trickum Road, Lilburn

When: 6 p.m. Sunday

Cost: Free

Info: Call 770-972-5580