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Hometown religion, May 15
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Anointed By Faith, Baldwin. 3 p.m. today, Open Arms Worship Center, Baldwin. 678-707-0839 or 770-266-8462.

Chestatee River Quartet, Flowery Branch. Flowery Branch. 6 p.m. today, The Rock Church Flowery Branch, 5818 Atlanta Highway, Flowery Branch, 770-965-6055 or 770-536-1177.

The Homeland Boys, Gainesville. 7 p.m. today, Prospect Baptist Church, 5668 Cool Springs Road, Gainesville. 770-536-4784.

The New Bryant’s, Dahlonega. 7 p.m. today, Whole Word Church, 5007 Ga. 52 E, Dahlonega. 770-287-4007.

Trophies of Grace, Cleveland. 7:30 p.m. today, Emmanuel Gospel Fellowship Church, Ga. 115 West, Cleveland, 706-865-2060.

The Homeland Boys, Gainesville. 10:30 a.m. Sunday, First Congregational Holiness Church, 741 S. Bradford St., Gainesville, 770-532-7642.

Eddie King, Dahlonega. 11 a.m. Sunday, Brown’s Chapel, Ga. 115 East, Dahlonega, 706-867-9550.

Singing Christmas, Gainesville. 11 a.m. Sunday, East View Baptist Church, 2174 Old Cornelia Highway, Gainesville, 770-532-2155.

Dennis Pierce and Friends, Gainesville. 2 p.m. Sunday, Bell-Minor Home, 2200 Old Hamilton Place, NE, Gainesville. 678-617-0403.

The Whisnants and The New Haven Sanctuary Choir, Gainesville. 6 p.m. Sunday, New Haven Church, 615 White Sulphur Road, Gainesville. 770-532-1141. Love offering.

The Trophies of Grace, Clermont. 6 p.m. Sunday, Christian Baptist Church, 4929 Cleveland Highway, Clermont, 706-778-8680.

Gospel Way Quartet, Cumming. 6 p.m. Sunday, Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 1767 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, 770-639-2965.

Briana Taylor, Cleveland. 7 p.m. Sunday, Mountain View Baptist Church, Ga. 115 West, Cleveland, 706-865-4946.

The Wauka Mountains Boys, Clermont. 7 p.m. Sunday, Christian Hill Baptist Church, 5833 Gailey Drive, Clermont. 706-864-2618.

Anointed By Faith, Clermont. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Friday, Country House Restaurant, 6443 Cleveland Highway, Clermont. 678-707-0839 or 678-266-8462.

Quinton Mills, Gerald Sweatman, Carnesville. 7 p.m. Friday and the Singing Cookes and Brian Burchfield 6 p.m. May 22, Refuge Baptist Camp, 2303 Prospect Road, Carnesville. 678-410-1476. Concession opens 1 hour before singing on both days.

The New Bryants, Cumming. 4-6 p.m. May 22, Grits and Gospel, The Huddle House, 501 Buford Road, Cumming. 770-287-4007 or 678-283-6498.

Strait Way Quartet, Dahlonega. 7 p.m. May 22, Salem Baptist Church, Black Mountain Road, Dahlonega.

The Marksmen and Chestatee River Quartet, Cleveland. 7 p.m. May 22, Solid Rock Baptist Church, 7662 Ga. 115 West, Cleveland, 770-983-3127. To honor Swayne Brown.

The Joy Masters, Flowery Branch. 7 p.m. May 22, Rejoice Baptist Church, 5015 Cash Road, Flowery Branch. 770-965-2050.

Nancy Harmon and the Mighty Warriors, Oakwood. 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. May 23, Gainesville Church of God, 2920 Browns Bridge Road, Oakwood. 770-532-3211.

The New Bryants 4th anniversary, Gainesville. With Anointed By Faith and Holy Reign. 5 p.m. May 23, Sardis Sports Complex, 2805 Sardis Road, Gainesville.

Revivals and homecomings

Homecoming, Gainesville. The Liberty Quartet, 10 a.m. and The Lanier Land Boys, noon Sunday, Flat Creek Baptist Church, 5504 Flat Creek Road, Gainesville. 770-532-0228.

Homecoming, Gainesville. 10 a.m. May 16, Dewberry Baptist Church No. 2, Cleveland Highway, Gainesville, 770-534-2977.

Homecoming, Gainesville. With the Rev. Hugh Skelton and The Homeland Boys. 10:30 p.m. Sunday, First Congregational Holiness Church, 741 S. Bradford St., Gainesville, 770-532-7642. Lunch following service.

Special services

Men and Women’s Day, Gainesville. Women’s 8 a.m. service with Patricia Williams and Men’s 10:45 a.m. with the Rev. Donald McDuffie, Sunday, First Baptist Church, 1810 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Gainesville, 770-532-6183.

Pastor Quarles 19th Anniversary, Jefferson. With the Rev. C. Richie 11 a.m. and with the Rev. Carey E. Harris 3 p.m. Sunday, New Salem Baptist Church, 787 New Salem Church Road, Jefferson, 706-693-4481.

100 Women in White Breakfast and Worship Services, Gainesville. Breakfast at 9:30 a.m. May 22, worship services 11 a.m. May 23 with Jonsita Montgomery and 3 p.m. May 23 with Linda R. Southerland, Heart Outreach Ministries, 177 Atlanta Highway, Gainesville. $5 for country style breakfast.

Pastor’s 31st anniversary, Gainesville. With Rev. Morris Atkism 10 a.m. and Rev. Marvin Simmon 3 p.m., New Life Missionary Baptist Church, 1380 Harrison Drive, Gainesville. 770-534-3061, 770-536-1481 or 770-374-1463.

150th anniversary, Robertstown. 11 a.m. May 23, Chattahoochee United Methodist Church, Alternate Highway 75, Robertstown. 706-878-1244. Old fashioned dinner on the grounds with program continuing all day.

Pastor’s anniversary, Flowery Branch. With the Rev. Sabin Strickland. 4 p.m. May 23, Mount Zion Baptist Church, 4000 Thurmond Tanner Road, Flowery Branch, 770-967-3722.


Comics Al Ernst and Eric Hunter, Cumming. 6 p.m. live music, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 3740 Holtzclaw Road, Cumming. $12 each or $80 a table of eight. 770-844-7123 or

Hamburger/Hotdog plates, Cumming. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and May 22, Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 1767 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, 770-639-2865.

Breakfast and Lunch to benefit the David Williams Family, Gainesville. 7 a.m.-3 p.m. May 22, East View Baptist Church, 2174 Old Cornelia Highway, Gainesville. 706-969-9437, 678-450-0260, 678-617-9155 or 770-536-8754. $5 donation for each meal.

Getting Older and Better workshop, Gainesville. With Dr. Jeffrey Marshall and Dr. Osman Ahmed from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. May 25, Great Room, First United Methodist Church, Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesiville and with Dr. Idopise Umana and Dr. Mark Matthews from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. May 27, Hall County Library Spout Springs Branch, Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch. Registration is $5. 770-219-8099.


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.

Fibromyalgia Support Group, Gainesville. 2 p.m. Thursday, Gainesville United Methodist Church, 2780 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville. 678-630-5635 or 678-464-2090.

Singing, Gainesville. 6 p.m. concession, 7 p.m. Fridays, Refuge Worship Center, 3579 McEver Road, Gainesville. 770-410-1476.

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