2019 World Community Day, sponsored by Church Women United, is Friday, May 3, at 11:30 a.m. at Liberty Missionary Baptist Church at 504 S. Pentz St. The theme is "The Time Is Now!: Resolve to Love." Church Women United is a racially, culturally and theologically inclusive ecumenical, Christian women's movement celebrating unity in diversity and working for world peace and justice. Women of all churches are invited. Please bring toiletry items for the group's community project. For more information, call Reba Jackson at (706) 483-7209.

• On Friday, April 19, at 6:45 p.m., Antioch Baptist Church has the Seven Sayings From the Cross, Seven Songs and Seven Sermons and singing by the Morrison Sisters. There will be 10-minute sermons by Pastor Keely Hasty, Fred Holcomb, Pastor Justin Hullender, Pastor Matthew Harris, Pastor Neal Hasty, Pastor Charles Rogers and Pastor David Ray. On Sunday, April 21, at 7:30 a.m. there is an Easter Morning SunRise Service at Antioch Baptist Cemetery with preaching by Chris Ridley. Breakfast will be served to everyone at 8. All are invited.

Cleveland Heights Baptist Church has a homecoming service on Sunday, April 28, during the morning worship service. There will be a special singing from One Man Quartet, the evangelist is Johnny “The Baptist” Campbell and the pastor is Brother Bruce Headrick. Everyone is welcome.

• A community-wide Good Friday service is at The Recreation Place, a ministry of ChristChurch EPC, in Dalton on April 19 at 6:30 p.m. The service is a Tenebrae Service and is a collaboration of several area churches that will feature a community choir as well as soloists, duets and ensembles from various churches. The Tenebrae Service, meaning “Shadows," is based on a traditional late night/early morning Good Friday service observed by Christians since the 12th century. This unique service will remember Jesus Christ’s death and sacrifice through Scripture readings and song. The Recreation Place is at 510 S. Tibbs Road. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call the church office at (706) 529-2911 or visit www.ccpdalton.org.

• The community is invited to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ at ChristChurch Presbyterianof Dalton on Sunday, April 21, for the 10:30 a.m. Easter worship service. This is a morning filled with joy and excitement as attendees participate together in the abundant life of the risen Christ through Scripture and song. There will be music from the ChristChurch choir accompanied by soloists and ensembles as well as listening to the kids singing during worship service. The church is at 510 S. Tibbs Road. For more information on the Easter service, call the church office at (706) 529-2911 or visit www.ccpdalton.org

• Everyone is invited to Dawnville United Methodist Church for its Walk with Jesus event on Saturday at 3 p.m. This journey takes you through Jesus’ last days on Earth, organizers say. It is free and open to all ages. The church is at 1409 Dawnville Road.

• The 23rd Ecumenical Earth Day in Dalton is on Sunday, April 28. The free event features a variety of entertainment and educational opportunities for the whole family. Attendees will enjoy exhibits, live music, crafts, door prizes and a free hot dog lunch. The event is from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 623 S. Thornton Ave. For more information, call Cheryl at (706) 264-2789 or visit www.facebook.com/EarthDayDalton.

• The Primitive Quartet from Candler, North Carolina, performs at Eleventh Avenue Baptist Church on Saturday, April 20, at 7 p.m. This is a free singing and a love offering will be received. Pastor Ronald Guffey invites everyone. The church is at 2550 South Dalton Bypass. For more information, call (706) 217-9966.

• The New Horizons meeting at First Baptist Church of Dalton is Tuesday, April 23, at 6 p.m. If you plan on attending, call the church office at (706) 278-2911 by Thursday, April 18, to make reservations. The entertainment is The Sneary Family Band.

Five Springs United Methodist Church hosts an Easter egg hunt on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will also be lunch and games. The church is at 2823 Five Springs Road.

Friendship Baptist Church hosts an Easter egg hunt on Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. The church is at 3901 Lowery Lane in Rocky Face. For more information, call (706) 483-2980.

Homeland Baptist Church will present the live Easter drama "Worthy is the Lamb" April 19-21 at 7 nightly. There is no charge, and Pastor Harold Poteet invites everyone. For more information, call (706) 517-9175. The church is at 472 Treadwell Road in Chatsworth.

• The Hopewell Baptist Church food bank is open on the second Saturday of the month from 9 to 11 a.m. For more information, call (706) 226-5987. The church is at 3527 Airport Road.

Riverbend Church of Christ opens a benevolent house each Monday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for area residents in need. Individuals can choose from a variety of clothing, shoes, household items and more at no charge. The ministry is in the white house beside the church building at 2218 S. Riverbend Road. To donate items, drop them off during operating hours or leave them on the front porch. Tax receipts are available.

• Lent is a 40-day period leading to Easter Day, and all Christians are invited to “the observance of a holy Lent, by self-examination and repentance; by prayer, fasting and self-denial; and by reading and meditating on God’s holy Word.” To assist with this observance, all are cordially invited to a daily Lenten evening prayer service being offered at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Dalton through Wednesday, April 17. This daily service is at 6:15 p.m. and is led by St. Mark’s parishioners. It lasts approximately 20 minutes.

• Trinity United Methodist Church has its annual spring yard sale today from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Organizers say "There will be lots of good items for sale at great prices so plan on coming to get the bargains." The church is at 901Veterans Drive.

 • Christians Under Construction, a practical, biblical discussion of Christian living, meets each Friday at 7 p.m. at True Gospel Holiness Church. The facilitator is Elder Randell O’Neal. The idea is to answer questions and help each Christian live a more perfect and peaceful life. The church is at 109 S. Henderson St. in Dalton.

• On Sunday at 3 p.m., True Gospel Pentecostal Churchwelcomes District Elder Elijah Carter and Christ Temple Church from Cartersville. Church officials say Carter is a dynamic preacher of God’s Word and it is a privilege to receive him for this service. The church is at 109 Henderson St. in Dalton. True Gospel's pastor, Bishop Reuben Graham, and the True Gospel family welcome all sincere hearers to attend.

• True Gospel Pentecostal Church has a Good Friday mid-day service on April 19 at noon. The Concerned Clergies will speak on "The Seven Sayings of Jesus While on the Cross." There will also be singing. Members of all churches are invited. For more information, contact Diane Bonds at (706) 259-4399 or (706) 581-9012 or Bishop Reuben Graham at (706) 271-6885.

• Tunnel Hill United Methodist Church has a Community Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 20, starting at 11 a.m., with lunch served at noon. Prizes will be awarded for eggs found. The community is invited. The church is at 121 N. Varnell Road.

• The United Methodist Men of Tunnel Hill United Methodist Church will have their 18th Annual Supper and Singing on Saturday, April 27, with the Emmaus Road Quartet and The Hullender Family. The meal will be hamburger steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, dessert and drink. Supper will be served from 4:30 to 6:45 p.m. Singing will begin at 7. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Takeout will be available. The church is at 121 N. Varnell Road.

• Valley Brook Church of God has an Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 20, at 2 p.m. More than 4,000 eggs, including multiple cash prize eggs (total of $200), will be hidden. Goodie bags will be given to all children. Everyone is welcome. The church is at 1474 Mineral Springs Road.

• The Valley Brook Church of God annual yard sale is Saturday, April 27, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Table rentals are $10. Breakfast biscuits and baked goods will also be available. For more information, call (706) 980-9156. The church is at 1474 Mineral Springs Road. 

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