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POSTED: February 26, 2015 7:54 p.m.


Understanding mental illness, Gainesville. Classes 6:30 p.m. each Thursday for 12 weeks, ending May 7. Classes free with limited space. First Baptist Church of Gainesville, Room 208. 751 Green St. NW, Gainesville. 678-617-1332.

Happy family seminar, Gainesville. 7 p.m. every Sunday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday through March 22. The program is for engaged and married couples, teaches how to strengthen and save marriages. Free. Gainesville Civic Center, 830 Green St. NE, Gainesville. 706-993-7314.

Minister installation, Jefferson. 3 p.m. March 1. Installation of the Rev. Randall C. Studivant Sr., guest minister, the Rev. Hazel Quarles. Dinner at 2 p.m. Greater Timber Ridge Baptist Church, Athens Highway, Gainesville. 770-534-7115.

Gainesville prayer band meeting, Gainesville. 6 a.m. March 1. Rucker Memorial Baptist Church, 2551 Floyd Road, Gainesville. 770-532-4251.

Beans and greens supper fundraiser, Lula. 5-7 p.m. March 7. $5 plate. Clemons Chapel United Methodist Church. 6975 Lula Road, Lula. 770-519-2662.

Way of the Cross camp meeting, Murrayville. 7 p.m. March 9, 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. March 10-12. Murrayville Baptist Church, 5407 Hubert Stephens Road, Murrayville. 770-287-8887.

Run for hunger 5K, Dawsonville. 8:30 a.m. March 14. Registration $20. The Church at War Hill. 8847 Ga. 53, Dawsonville. 706-216-3080.


Salvation: from fundamentalism to universalism, Dahlonega. 11 a.m. March 1. 439 Georgia Mountains Unitarian Universalist Church, S. Park St., Dahlonega. 706-864-0661.

The skeptic’s salvation, Dahlonega. 11 a.m. March 8. Georgia Mountains Unitarian Universalist Church, 439 S. Park St., Dahlonega. 706-864-0661.


Southern gospel singing, Pendergrass. 6 p.m. March 1. Featuring the trio, Georgia. Mountain Creek Baptist Church, 1116 Mountain Creek Church Road, Pendergrass. 706-889-4811.

Southern gospel singing, Flowery Branch. 6 p.m. March 1. Featuring Gerald Sweatman. New Beginning Baptist Church, 4403 Winder Highway, Flowery Branch. 770-519-9207.

Singing, Mount Airy. 6 p.m. March 1. Featuring Gene Turpin and the Gospel Way. Community Baptist Church, 153 Double Bridge Connector, Mount Airy. 706-778-9521.

Revival, Gainesville. 7 p.m. March 2-5. The Rev. Leonard Fletcher preaching. Bethany Baptist Church. 900 Cardinal Drive, Gainesville. 770-536-8079.

Benefit singing, Clermont. 3 p.m. March 7. Benefitting cancer patient, Gracie Mae Lance. Featuring, The Spiritual Voices, Dirt Road Disciples, Glory Road and Gospel Way. Concessions and baked goods for sale. Clermont Gym, across from Concord Baptist Church, 640 Main St., Clermont. 706-878-0487 or 706-892-6197.

Singing, Murrayville. 6 p.m. March 8. Featuring the Mylon Hayes Family. Mount Vernon Baptist Church, 5233 Will Wheeler Road, Murrayville. 770-983-5676.

Spring revival, Lula. 7:30 p.m. each night, March 11-13. Guest evangelist the Rev. Christopher Wimberly, pastor of Hunter Hill Baptist Church of Atlanta. Springfield Missionary Baptist Church, 6155 Hammett and Eighth St., Lula. 770-869-3522.

Spring Revival, Mount Airy. 6 p.m. March 15, 7:30 p.m. March 16-20. Visiting preacher, the Rev. Billy Poole. Special singers nightly. Community Baptist Church, 153 Double Bridge Connector, Mount Airy. 706-778-9521.


Fishing for souls, Sautee Nacoochee. 7 p.m. every Saturday night. Fisher’s of Men Revival Center, in a building called “Spud’s”. 1552 Ga. 17, Sautee Nacoochee. 678-897-7072.

Milton Martin Jr., Gainesville. 7 p.m. first Thursday of every month. Price Road Community Church, 4807 Patterson Lane, Gainesville. 678-315-2179.

Low-impact Zumba, Buford. 5:45 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Jan. 6. $3 per class. Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 3219 Bethlehem Church Road, Buford. 770-337-1572.

Low-impact Zumba, Flowery Branch. 6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, beginning Jan. 7. $3 per class. Flowery Branch United Methodist Church, Flowery Branch United Methodist Church, 5212 Spring St., Flowery Branch. 770-337-1572.

Fishers of men Revival meeting, Sautee Nacoochee. 7:30 p.m. every Saturday night. Milton Martin Jr., speaking. 1552 Ga. 17, Sautee Nacoochee. 828-361-2563.

Christian Motorcyclists Association meeting, Clermont. 7 p.m. every third Thursday of the month. 6:30 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. meeting. or

Preschool program classes, Dawsonville. Accepting applications for classes, serving children ages 2 through 5. Bethel United Methodist Church, 100 Lumpkin Campground Road S., Dawsonville. 706-216-6220.

Hour of Power, Gainesville. Hour of Power worship services with the Rev. Rodney A. Lackey. 7:45 a.m. Sundays. Antioch Baptist Church, 1010 Mill St., Gainesville. 770-536-3916.

Gentle Hearts Ministry Food Pantry, Gainesville. Distribution of food. Every Wednesday, 5-6 p.m. St. Paul United Methodist Church, 705 Summit St., Gainesville. 770-536-4910.

Saturday Night Gospel Opry, Carnesville. Refuge camp, singing. 6 p.m. every Saturday night. Refuge Camp, 2303 Prospect Road, Carnesville. 678-410-1476.

Wednesday Night Downpour, Flowery Branch. Potluck supper, 6-6:30 p.m. Bible lessons and youth activities, 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays. The Springs Church, 6553 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch. 770-965-9506.

AXIS Teen Ministry, Gainesville. 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays. Compass Church, 6 Jones St., Suite A, Gainesville. 770-695-2998 or

Jewish services, Dahlonega. Visit for schedule. 150 Warwick St., Dahlonega. 706-864-0801.

New Mother’s Morning Out Program, Gainesville. 9 a.m. to noon. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Air Line Baptist Church, 3368 White Sulphur Road, Gainesville. 770-534-5682.

Bible study, Gainesville. 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday. Springway Baptist Church, 2743 Old Cornelia Highway, Gainesville.

Benefit singing, Winder. 7 p.m. every other Saturday. Three groups each night. Dove Creek Holiness Church, 1570 Dove Creek Road, Winder.

“The Jesus Prayer,” Alto. 6 p.m. Wednesdays. St. Thomas the Apostle Anglican Church, 1636 Mud Creek Road, Alto. 706-654-8165.

Free Bible courses, Oakwood. Maranatha Baptist Church, 5153 McEver Road, Oakwood. 770-532-6501.

Now!, Gainesville. 6:30 p.m. Sundays. New Hope Ministries, 3825 Price Road, Gainesville. 770-536-4740.

Bible reading and fellowship, Gainesville. 3:30-5 p.m. Sundays. Days Inn Conference Room, 520 Queen City Parkway, Gainesville.

DivorceCare class, Flowery Branch. 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Fountain of Faith Worship Center, 6028 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch. 770-572-6152.

Guiding Light Ministries, Gainesville. 11:30 a.m. Sundays. Neighborhood Center, 715 Fair St., Gainesville. 678-570-7037.

Family of God Church of God in Christ, Gainesville. Sunday school service, 10 a.m., and worship service, 11 a.m., Wednesday. Bible study, 7:30 p.m. Family of God Church of God in Christ, 1039 Athens St., Gainesville. 770-536-1617.

Prayer Line, Lumpkin County. Prayer line based in Lumpkin County available for the local area for prayer requests. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and half a day on Sunday. If no answer, leave message on answering service or website. 706-864-0673 or

Divorce Care classes, Cumming. Mountain Lake Church, 3105 Dahlonega Highway, Cumming. 770-888-2513.

Caregiver Support Group, Oakwood. For caregivers of aging parents. 7 p.m. Every second Monday of the month. McEver Road United Methodist Church, 3606 McEver Road, Oakwood. Dogwood meeting room at back of church. 770-532-3160.





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