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POSTED: August 23, 2014 1:00 a.m.


“Our Tee-ology of Life,” Dahlonega. Service on special memories from T-shirts; bring yours and share your story. 11 a.m. Aug. 24. Georgia Mountains Unitarian Universalist Church, 439 S. Park St., Dahlonega. 706-864-0661 or

Homecoming, Jefferson. Featuring the Rev. Michael Benton of Lithonia. 3 p.m. Aug. 24. New Salem Baptist Church, 787 New Salem Church Road, Jefferson. or 706-693-4481.

Practical spiritual living workshop, Gainesville. Set of four workshops to learn how to live a spiritual life. 7 p.m. Wednesday nights from Aug. 27 through Sept. 17. Unity of Gainesville, 3417 Stancil Road, Gainesville.

Cross Plains Baptist Church Pastor’s Appreciation Banquet, Gainesville. $30 adults, $15 children 12 and younger. 5 p.m. Sept. 6. Holiday Inn Lanier Centre, 400 E.E. Butler Parkway, Gainesville. 770-532-1588.


Mass choir anniversary, Flowery Branch. 5 p.m. Aug. 24. Mount Zion Baptist Church, 4000 Thurmon Tanner Road, Flowery Branch. 770-967-3722.

“Water Communion,” Dahlonega. Annual Water Communion to celebrate interconnectedness. 11 a.m. Aug. 31. Georgia Mountains Unitarian Universalist Church, 439 S. Park St., Dahlonega. 706-864-0661 or

Gospel concert, Gainesville. Featuring Eddie Simmons, Pat Farr and Mary-Elizabeth Pirkle. Offering taken to help cover mission trip to Turkey. 5 p.m. Aug. 24. Central Baptist Church, 785 Main St., Gainesville. 770-534-3528.

Singing, Sautee Nacoochee. Featuring Brotherhood Quartet. 6 p.m. Aug. 24. Old Nacoochee Baptist Church, Hub Tatum Road off Ben Huiet Highway and Ga. 255, Sautee Nacoochee. 706-865-2527.

Summer revival, Gainesville. Theme is “Coming Together.” Featuring a different preacher each night: the Rev. Jayson Haynes of Winder, the Rev. Oliver Dorsey of Cornelia, and the Rev. Emerson Ross of Flowery Branch. 3 p.m. Aug. 24 and 7 p.m. Aug. 25 and Aug. 26. St. Paul United Methodist Church, 705 Summit St., Gainesville. 770-536-4910.

Revival, Jefferson. Featuring revivalist the Rev. Christopher Wimberly of Hunter Hill Baptist Church in Atlanta. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25-28. New Salem Baptist Church, 787 New Salem Church Road, Jefferson. or 706-693-4481.

Guiding Light Ministries Fresh Wind Revival, Gainesville. Featuring guest revivalist Pastor Gazzara Mitchell from Upper Mount Zion Baptist Church in Macon. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 28 and Aug. 29. Fair Street Neighborhood Center, 715 Fair St., Gainesville. 678-570-7037 or


Christian Motorcyclists Association meeting, Every third Thursday of the month. 7 p.m. Meet at 6:30 p.m. to eat. 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 second Tuesday of the month, 1-2:30 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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