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Hometown religion, May 23
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The New Bryants, Cumming. 4-6 p.m. today, Grits and Gospel, The Huddle House, 501 Buford Road, Cumming. 770-287-4007 or 678-283-6498.

The Browns, The Renshaw Family, Joy Hardy, Jamin Juice and Mike Brown, Maysville. To benefit Lynn Smith. 6 p.m. today, Maysville Baptist Church, 15 Homer St., Maysville, 706-652-2228. Silent cake auction. Love offerings.

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

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

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

The Chestatee River Quartet, Lula. 6 p.m. Sunday, Clemons Chapel United Methodist Church, 6975 Lula Road, Lula, 770-869-0514.

The Browns, Gainesville. 6 p.m. Sunday, Dewberry Baptist Church No. 2, Cleveland Highway, Gainesville, 770-534-2977.

Southland, Sautee Nacoochee. 6 p.m. Sunday, Old Nacoochee Baptist Church, Hub Tatum Road, Sautee Nacoochee, 770-869-7735.

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

The New Bryants fourth anniversary, Gainesville. With Anointed By Faith and Holy Reign. 5 p.m. Sunday, Sardis Sports Complex, 2805 Sardis Road, Gainesville.

Mulberry Baptist Church of Hoschton singing, Lawrenceville. 6 p.m. May 29, The Methodist Campground, Ga. 124, Lawrenceville. 770-339-9569.

The New Bryants and Anointed By Faith, Cleveland. 6 p.m. May 29, United Community Bank Center, Ga. 115, Cleveland. 770-539-3999. Concession and door prizes.

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

Revivals and homecomings

East Hall Baptist Church homecoming, Gainesville. The Kilby Family. 10:30 a.m. today, 2174 Old Cornelia Highway, Gainesville, 770-532-2155. Lunch to follow service.

New Hope Ministries, Gainesville. With R. L. Jordan. 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 3825 Price Road, Gainesville. 770-536-4740.

Westside Baptist Church Homecoming, Gainesville. SouthernGospel singers 10:30 a.m. May 30, Westside Baptist Church, 1261 Atlanta Highway, Gainesville. 770-534-5605. Dinner following service.

Special services

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

Power of One Welcome, Gainesville. Free lunch, music, drumming and games for the kids. 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Unity of Gainesville, 3361 Clarks Bridge Road, Gainesville, 770-534-0949.

Women’s Day, Gainesville. With Toni Capers, 10:30 a.m., and Janis Anthony Wade, 3 p.m. Sunday, Grace Center of Hope Worship Center, 3422 Phoenix Cove Drive, Gainesville. 770-851-5558.

Family & Friends Day, Mount Airy. Today. Lunch to follow 11 a.m. service, Community Baptist Church, Double Bridge Connector, Mount Airy. 770-983-3804 or 706-886-4915.

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

150th anniversary, Robertstown. Old fashioned dinner.11 a.m. Sunday, Chattahoochee United Methodist Church, Alt. Ga. 75, Robertstown. 706-878-1244.

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

Pastor Joe Appreciation Day, Gainesville. With the Rev. Lionel King 10 a.m. and Undre Williams 4 p.m. May 30, Cornerstone of Faith Missionary, 2920 Florence Drive, Gainesville. 770-535-2007.

Youth Sunday, Lula. 7 p.m. May 30, Timber Ridge Baptist Church, 4895 Timber Ridge Road, Lula, 770-536-6232 or 770-869-3027.


Nursery to Adult classes, Murrayville. Food 6:30 p.m., Soul Survivor on Danger Island. 6:30 -8:45 p.m. May 30-June 3, Wahoo Baptist Church, 9365 Ga. 52 E, Murrayville.


Hamburger/Hotdog plates, Cumming. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. today, 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. today, 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.

Saint Paul United Methodist Church John Wesley Open, Gainesville. To benefit Heather Chapman Skinner. Registration 10 a.m., tee time 11 a.m. Tuesday, Chicopee Woods Golf Course, 2515 Atlanta Highway, Gainesville. 770-532-2977.

Getting Older and Better workshop, Gainesville. With Dr. Jeffrey Marshall and Dr. Osman Ahmed from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday, 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. Thursday, Hall County Library Spout Springs Branch, Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch. Registration is $5. 770-219-8099.

Car Show, Gainesville. 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. May 29, 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.


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. Fridays, Refuge Worship Center, 3579 McEver Road, Gainesville. 770-410-1476.

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