Antioch Baptist Church hosts an end of the year community yard sale on Saturday, Sept. 7, from 7 a.m. to noon. Everyone is invited to come and sell their items at one of the church's free tables. There will also be a car show, and a free lunch will be served to everyone at noon.

Antioch Baptist Church hosts the sixth annual Gaither Style Choir Singing on Sunday, Sept. 8, from 4 to 6 p.m. There will be a mass choir of various singing groups, individual singers and combined church choirs. Participating are Linda Autry (pianist); John Bowman of God's Not Dead; Homeland Baptist Choir; Tim Moxley of Shady Grove; Wesley Noland and The Providence Bluegrass Trio; North Georgia Baptist Church; Poplar Springs Baptist Choir; Dan Sluder; Janice Steelmon; and Toby Westmoreland and The Mount Carmel Trio. The event emcee is Randy Kendrick, choir director at Antioch Baptist Church.

Bethel A.M.E. Church has its Family and Friends Day on Sunday at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Dinner will be served between services The 3 p.m. worship service features the Rev. John Foster from Big Bethel A.M.E. Church in Atlanta.

Bethel A.M.E. Church invites the public to its Hour of Power Bible studies on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. followed by Bible study at 6:30 p.m. The church is at 620 Spring St.

• Do you like to sing and have fellowship with other senior adults? Then the place for you is with the Sounds of Joy. The Sounds of Joy is a senior adult interdenominational singing group sponsored by Dalton First United Methodist Church. The group normally presents four programs a year at various nursing homes and adult care facilities in Dalton and Whitfield County. Rehearsal is each Thursday at 9:30 a.m. for one hour in the music suite of Dalton First United Methodist Church. If you like to sing (you don't have to be good, only enjoy singing), contact Elizabeth at (706) 278-8494.

• The New Horizon meeting at the First Baptist Church of Dalton is Tuesday at 6 p.m. The charge is $8 and will be collected at the door. The entertainment is Spatial Effects. Spatial Effects is comprised of Earl Brackin, Tom Brown, David Crawford, Phil Paris, John Pitts and Tim Witt. Please make your reservation by Friday, Aug. 23, by calling the church office at (706) 278-2911.

• 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.

• The ladies of Poplar Springs Baptist Church have a clothing giveaway from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday at the Community Outreach Building on Waring Road, just north of Cuña's Palettes.

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.

• The Scott estate sale is today and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Family Life Center at Trinity United Methodist Church, 901 Veterans Drive.

• Christians Under Construction, described as 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 church is at 109 S. Henderson St.

• Bishop Reuben Graham Sr. and the True Gospel Pentecostal Church family invite you to the church's Homecoming celebration 2019 on Sunday at 3 p.m. There will be special speakers and music from the True Gospel Homecoming choir. If you have visited in the past and enjoyed the service, are a former member, want to hear uplifting preaching and good gospel singing or just want to be in fellowship with other brothers and sisters in Christ, please join us. Dinner will be served before the service. The church is at 109 Henderson St.

• The Women of Destiny Conference is Aug. 30-31 at True Gospel Pentecostal Church. The Friday speaker is Co-Pastor Renae McCluskey from Glorious New Jerusalem Church in Rome, at 7:30 p.m. The Saturday morning speaker is Pastor Melanie Prather from New Covenant Deliverance Temple in Dalton. The church is at 109 Henderson St. Everyone is invited.

Valley Brook Church of God will have free coats, jackets and various outerwear items, both new and used, available for children on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or until they are gone at the church at 1474 Mineral Springs Road. Parents are asked to accompany children/students for fitting so there is no waste.

• On Tuesday, Whitfield Baptist Church concludes its "Awesome Preaching in August" services with guest preacher Clarence Sexton from Powell, Tennessee. Sexton is the pastor of Temple Baptist Church and the founder and president of The Crown College. The Philadelphia Baptist School choir from Calhoun will provide the special singing. The service begins at 7 p.m. and a nursery will be provided. Whitfield Baptist is at 2134 Dug Gap Road. Pastor Wayne Cofield invites everyone.

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