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Community Thanksgiving dinner. 5 p.m. Nov. 19. First Baptist Church, 1810 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Gainesville. Free. 770-536-0371.

Thanksgiving community dinner. 11 a.m. until all food is given. Lamp Ministries, 839 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Gainesville. Turkey giveaway and prayer tent. 678-978-1009.



Thanksgiving day worship. 11 a.m. Nov. 24. First Baptist Church, 1810 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Gainesville. 770-536-0371.



Singing featuring the Carter family from South Carolina. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19. Emmanuel Gospel Fellowship, 4636 Ga. 115 W., Cleveland. 706-865-2060.

The Nelons. 11 a.m. Nov. 20. Montgomery Memorial Baptist Church, 1210 W. Ridge Road, Gainesville. 770-534-3469.

Gospel singing featuring The Spiritual Voices from Dahlonega. 7 p.m. Nov. 20. Christian Hill Baptist Church, 5833 Gailey Drive, Clermont. 770-718-7362, 706-265-0655 or 770-503-4112.

After Thanksgiving singing featuring The McKamey’s, Troy Burns Family and Liberty. 6 p.m. Nov. 26. Riverside Military Academy, 2001 Riverside Drive, Gainesville. Doors open at 5 p.m. $18 on floor. $15 in balcony. $22 day of concert. 864-237-3214.

Gospel singing featuring Karen Peck and New River. 6 p.m. Nov. 27. New Haven Church, 615 White Sulphur Road, Gainesville. 770-532-1141

Singing featuring Mike Pardue. 5 p.m. Nov. 27. Old Nacoochee Baptist Church, 487 Hub Tatum Road, Clarkesville. 706-865-2527.

Christmas Through the Ages concert featuring the Michael O’Neal Singers. 3 p.m. Dec. 4. Roswell United Methodist Church, 814 Mimosa Blvd., Roswell. $12-$17. 770-594-7974.

Singing featuring Georgia. 7 p.m. Dec. 4. Timber Ridge Baptist Church, 4895 Timber Ridge Road, Gainesville. 675-936-8612.

The Many Moods of Christmas. 4 p.m. Dec. 11. Dunwoody United Methodist Church, 1548 Mount Vernon Road. Featuring arrangements of classic Christmas carols for choir and orchestra.

11th annual Messiah Sing-along featuring the Michael O’Neal Singers. 3 p.m. Dec. 18. Roswell United Methodist Church, 814 Mimosa Blvd., Roswell. $10. 770-594-7974.

Romance in the Air concert featuring the Michael O’Neal Singers. 3 p.m. Feb. 12. Alpharetta Presbyterian Church, 180 Academy St., Alpharetta. $10. 770-594-7974.

With a Song in My Heart concert featuring the Michael O’Neal Singers. 8 p.m. May 12. Roswell United Methodist Church, 814 Mimosa Blvd., Roswell. $12-$17. 770-594-7974.



101 Bible Class. 10 a.m. Sundays. Central Baptist Church, 785 Main St., Gainesville. 770-534-3528.

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

Bible study. 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays in the Parish Hall; 5:30 p.m. Thursdays in the adult classroom. St. Mary & Martha of Bethany, 4346 Ridge Road, Buford. 770-271-4067,

Boat Sunday service. 9 a.m. June through September. Meet at Longwood Boat Dock, ride boat to Gainesville Marina for 30 minutes, service at the pavilion. Ride back to Longwood. Longwood Park, 20 Pearl Nix Parkway, Gainesville. Lanier Christian Church. Registration required. 574-527-4702.

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

Echo Ministries for single adults. Ongoing weekly events in various locations near Gainesville. or 770-316-9200.

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

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

Free clothing store. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Tuesday. Infant, children and adult clothing available for those in need. Donations appreciated. Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 7049 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch. 678-336-6964.

Georgia Mountains Unitarian Universalist Church. 11 a.m. Sunday service. Nov. 20 sermon: “Thanksgiving: Guests at the Table.” Georgia Mountains Unitarian Universalist Church, 439 S. Park St., Dahlonega. Child care provided. 706-864-0661.

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

Great Timber Ridge Baptist Church. 10 a.m. Sunday school 11 a.m. Sunday service. 6:30 p.m. adult bible study. 7 p.m. Wednesday children’s bible study. Greater Timber Ridge Baptist Church, 2225 Timber Ridge Circle, Gainesville. 770-534-7115.

Guiding Light Ministries. 10:30 a.m. Sunday school, 11 a.m. Sunday service. Neighborhood Center, 715 Fair St., Gainesville. 678-576-7037.

Hopewell United Methodist Church Living Faith Prayer meeting. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Second Tuesday of every month. 4723 Hopewell Church Road, Gainesville. 770-536-6828.

Hour of Power. 7:45 a.m. Sundays. Antioch Baptist Church, 1010 Mill St., Gainesville. 770-536-3916.

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

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

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

Senior adult choir. 1 p.m. Wednesdays. First Presbyterian Church, 800 S. Enota Drive, Gainesville. Membership not required. 770-532-0136.

St. Paul UMC Sunday morning services. Every Sunday morning worship, 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Sunday school, 9 a.m. St. Paul United Methodist Church, 705 Summit St., Gainesville. 770-536-4910.

Table of God Food Ministry. 9-11 a.m. Saturdays. Rejoice Worship Center, 5015 Cash Road, Gainesville. 770-965-2050.

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

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