Buford First United Methodist Church will hold a Yard Sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at 4340 Old Hamilton Mill Road in Buford. Proceeds will benefit summer mission trips for the youth. For more information, call 770-945-7438.

Faith Baptist Church will hold a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at 116 Sara St. in Winder. For more information, visit

Christ the Lord Lutheran Church will host a Concert of Compassion for the Children at 6:30 p.m. today at 1001 Duluth Highway in Lawrenceville. The concert will benefit the building of an orphanage in Honduras. For more information, call 770-363-7330 or e-mail

Christ the King Lutheran Church will host Opera at The Met at 1 p.m. today at North Point Market Regal 8 Theater. Tickets are $22 and $20 for seniors. Carpool from Christ the King at noon or meet there. For more information, call 770-449-1211 ext. 156 or e-mail

Christ the King Lutheran Church will host the Johns Creek Symphony Evening at the Proms' concert. The concert will begin at 8 p.m. today in the Northview High School Auditorium. Tickets are $23 for adults and $18 for seniors over 55. For more information, call 678-468-2335 or e-mail Carpool from CTK Church at 7 p.m.

Christ the King Lutheran Church will host a Hike at Elachee Nature Center at 9 a.m. today. Carpool at 9 a.m. from Gwinnett Convention Center in the Art Center parking lot. For more information, call 678-376-7689 or e-mail

Center United Methodist will have a church BBQ and yard sale from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. today. The yard sale begins at 8 a.m., and the BBQ begins at 11 a.m. Cost for plates are $7 It will be held in the church Fellowship Hall. For more information, call 706-654-4862.


Suwanee Town Center Park will host a National Day of Prayer at 6 p.m. Thursday at 370 Buford Highway in Suwanee. For more information, visit or call 770-945-1524.

The 2010 Lawrenceville Prayer on the Square will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse, 185 Crogan St. in Lawrenceville. Volunteers are needed. For more information, call 770-682-7421 or e-mail


The Beatenbos and New Life will sponsor a Mother's Day Weekend Celebration at 7 p.m. Friday at Bethlehem First Baptist Church, 548 Christmas Ave. in Bethlehem. For more information, call 770-867-3577 or visit

May 8

North River Church will hold its third annual Spring Fling Family Carnival and Yard Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 8 at 1725 Spectrum Drive in Lawrenceville. Proceeds will be used to dig wells in Haiti and Nicaragua. For more information, call 770-277-3345 or visit

Christian Directed Singles will volunteer at Norcross Cooperative Ministries from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 8 at 2275 Mitchell Road in Norcross. For more information, visit To donate or RSVP, e-mail Sally at or call 770-449-1211, ext. 156.

May 16

Buford First United Methodist Church will hold its Annual Volleyball Tournament from 3 to 8 p.m. May 16 at 4340 Old Hamilton Mill Road in Buford. Registration for teams of 9 is $90 and includes a free T-shirt and a trophy for the winning team. Bring a camping chair or blanket. Proceeds will benefit summer mission trips for the youth. For more information or to register, call 770-945-7438.

May 23

Christian Directed Singles will hold a Social Night at 6 p.m. May 23 at Abbotts Bar and Grill, 10900 Medlock Bridge Road in Johns Creek. Call Sally at 770-449-1211, ext. 156, or e-mail for more information.

May 31

The Annual Christian Directed Singles Memorial Day Picnic will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 31 at Shorty Howell Park, 2750 Pleasant Hill Road in Duluth. Bring a dish and $5 per person to cover food costs. RSVP required. For more information, e-mail or call 770-449-1211, ext. 156.


First Baptist of Buford is opening up fitness classes to the community every Monday and Wednesday. Aerobic, strength and stretch class is 9:30 a.m. and the Senior Class (65+) is 10:45 a.m. The classes are being held in the gym building, located at 4550 Hamilton Mill in Buford. Classes are 3$ each. For more information, contact 678-622-2105.