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Hometown religion: Events for the week starting May 29
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What’s new?
Visit a new service offered by one of these area churches:

  • Redeemer Baptist Church, 989 Riverside Drive, Gainesville. 770-561-2609.
  • Glory Tabernacle Ministries, Gainesville. With the Rev. Barbara Borders. 1834 Floyd Road, Gainesville. 678-450-5511.
  • Evening services, Gainesville. 6 p.m. starting Sunday, Heart Outreach Ministries, 177 Atlanta Highway, Gainesville.

Mulberry Baptist Church of Hoschton singing, Lawrenceville. 6 p.m. Saturday, The Methodist Campground, Ga. 124, Lawrenceville. 770-339-9569.

The New Bryants and Anointed By Faith, Cleveland. 6 p.m. Saturday, United Community Bank Center, Ga. 115, Cleveland. 770-539-3999. Concession and door prizes.

Two or More, Gainesville. 10:30 a.m. Sunday, New Hope Ministry, 3825 Price Road, Gainesville. 770-539-3999.

Benefit singing, Alpharetta. The New Bryants, Anointed By Faith and more. 7 p.m. June 5, Tabernacle Baptist Church, 345 S. Main St., Alpharetta. 678-707-0839 or 770-266-8462.

Singing, Flowery Branch. Stephen Sisters. 6 p.m. June 6, New Beginning Baptist Church, 4403 Winder Hwy., Flowery Branch. 770-967-9444.

Singing, Clermont. Dalton Gang. 6 p.m. June 6, Wauka Mountain Baptist Church, Ransom Free Road, Clermont. 770-983-7852.

Revivals and homecomings
Gospel singers, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Westside Baptist Church, 1261 Atlanta Highway, Gainesville. 770-534-5605. Dinner following service.

Revival, Gainesville. 6 p.m. Sunday. 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Refuge Worship Center, 3579 McEver Road, Gainesville. 770-410-1476.

Homecoming, Murrayville. 11 a.m. June 13, Murrayville Congregational Holiness Church, Ga. 60 across from Yellow Creek Road, Murrayville. 706-892-5928.

Special services
Memorial Day service, Murrayville. 11 a.m. Sunday, Yellow Creek Baptist Church, 6007 Yellow Creek Road, Murrayville. 770-540-1346.

Youth Sunday, Lula. 7 p.m. Sunday, Timber Ridge Baptist Church, 4895 Timber Ridge Road, Lula, 770-536-6232 or 770-869-3027.

Youth for Christ, Gainesville. 3 p.m. Sunday, Cross Plains Baptist Church, 3230 Cross Plains road, Gainesville. 770-532-1588.

Vacation Bible School

Nursery to adult classes, Murrayville. Soul Survivor on Danger Island. 6:30 -8:45 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, Wahoo Baptist Church, 9365 Ga. 52 E, Murrayville. Food 6:30 p.m.

Vacation Bible school, Gainesville. Lessons, games, music, crafts, snacks and puppets. 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. June 6-11; preregistration 10 a.m.-noon June 5. Sardis Baptist Church, 2724 Sardis Church Road, Gainesville. 770-536-6921.

Vacation Bible school, Gainesville. 6:15 p.m. -8:30 p.m. June 11. Registration 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. June 5. Transportation provided. Cool Springs Baptist Church, 5000 Cool Springs Road, Gainesville. 770-297-8026.

Vacation Bible school, Murrayville. “Soul Survivors Danger Island.” 6:45-9 p.m. June 13-18; supper at 6 p.m. each day and Friday at commencement. Yellow Creek Baptist Church, 6007 Yellow Creek Road, Murrayville. 770-540-1346.

Vacation Bible school, Flowery Branch. 7-9 p.m. June 21-25. All ages welcome. New Beginning Baptist Church, 4403 Winder Hwy. Flowery Branch. 770-597-7742.

Backstage with the Bible, Gainesville. Children kindegarten to fourth grade. 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. July 12 -16. Westminster Church, 1397 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville. 770-534-1078.

Car Show, Gainesville. 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Saturday, Fairview Baptist Church, 1076 Travis Drive, Gainesville. 770-534-1003. Top 20 and pastor’s choice. 770-534-7370 or 770-540-7650. Cake auction, food, music and door prizes.

Block party, Gainesville. Free hamburgers, hot dogs and children’s activities. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, New Holland United Methodist, 2 Spring St., Gainesville. 678-316-2102.

Front Lawn Feature, Gainesville. Showing of “The Blind Side,” picnics welcome. 8 p.m. June 10, First Baptist Church, 751 Green St. NW, Gainesville. 770-534-7354.

Sunday School appreciation day, Gainesville. 9 a.m. June 6. Speaker Annie Nell Benjamin. Breakfast provided. Cross Plains Missionary Baptist, 3230 Cross Plains Road, Gainesville. 770-532-1588.

Fourth Children Festival, Gainesville. 10 a.m. June 26. Moonwalk, music, face painting, clowns, food and more. Free. Rescue 2000, 622 Shallowford Road, Gainesville. 678-914-5129.

Fish fry, Gainesville. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. June 5. Tickets $5. St. Paul United Methodist Church, 705 Summit St., Gainesville. 770-536-4910.

Pastor Clarence Thrower Jr. first anniversary celelbration, Gainesville. 1 -3 p.m. June 6. Guest speaker the Rev. Fred Muckle Jr. and the Rucker Memorial Baptist Church. Dinner provided. St. Paul United Methodist Church, 705 Summit St., Gainesville. 770-536-4910.


Lakeside services, Gainesville. 8:30 a.m. Sundays, Gainesville First United Methodist Church, 2780 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville. 770-536-2341.

First Place 4 Health, Gainesville. 8 a.m. Tuesdays, Gainesville First United Methodist Church, 2780 Thompson Bridge Road, Room S-01, Gainesville. Lori Floyd, 770-536-2341.

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

Singing, Gainesville. 6 p.m. concession, 7 p.m. Friday, Refuge Baptist Camp, 2303 Prospect Road, Carnesville. 678-410-1476.

Angel Food Ministries, Gainesville. Monthly food drop-offs available for discounted price. New Hope United Methodist Church, 4815 Dawsonville Hwy., Gainesville. or 770-889-7440.

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