Antioch Baptist Church hosts a vacation Bible school today from 7 to 9 p.m. The church is at 1205 Antioch Drive.

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

Center Point Baptist Church, on Highway 41 near the Valley Point schools, celebrates Homecoming on Sunday. Morning services begin at 10:50. The Rev. George Ross, former pastor, brings the morning message. Pastor Matt Futch would like to see all former members celebrating with the congregation.

• 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.

Deep Springs Baptist Church has its Homecoming service on Sunday at 11 a.m. celebrating the 167th anniversary of the church. There will be special singing and a baptism service as well as lunch afterward.

Fairview Baptist Church will have Homecoming on Sunday, Aug. 4, and will also celebrate the church's 75th anniversary. The proceedings will start at 10:30 a.m. The singers will be the 2x2 Quartet from Cleveland, Tennessee. The church pastor is Clifford Chambers and he invites everyone. The church is on Utility Road at Rocky Face. For more information, call (706) 270-3246.

Friendship Baptist Church hosts vacation Bible school for children up to 13 years old tonight from 6 to 9 (Family Night). Dinner is served from 6 to 6:30 p.m. The church is at 2585 Maddox Chapel Road. For more information, call (706) 934-9397.

• Shiloh Baptist Pastor Edward Hoggs is the speaker at Holy Gospel Temple on Sunday at 4 p.m. Everyone is invited.

• 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.

House of Prayer holds vacation Bible School Aug. 9-11 nightly from 6 to 8. The theme is “Farm, Fresh, Faith: God’s Faithfulness to Joseph.” The church is at 626 Jinkins Road in Chatsworth. For more information, contact Holly Bullock at (706) 581-6930.

• The New Harvest Church of Ministries will celebrate its 88th Homecoming on Sunday, Aug. 11. Pastor Bishop Nicky Paul Starling will give the 10:30 Sunday morning message. Guests at 2:30 p.m. will be the Rev. Ronald Tucker and the Philadelphia Missionary Baptist Church of Chattanooga. Dinner will be served from 12:45 until 2:15 p.m. Revival will be Thursday and Friday, Aug. 15-16, at 7 each night. The guest will be Chief Apostle William McPhaul, the president of Bible Institutes of America and pastor of New Beginnings Church of Radford, North Carolina. Everyone is invited.

New Haven United Methodist Church will have an indoor yard sale on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The church is at 4040 S. Dixie Highway in Dalton.

New Hope Baptist Church at 900 Roan St. hosts vacation Bible school tonight from 5:30 to 8. There will be a class for children from preschool to ninth grade. There will also be an adult class. The church is at 900 Roan St.

New Testament Church hosts a miracle church service on Tuesday at 7 p.m. Evangelist Evelyn Adams will preach. Anointed Gospel will sing. Everyone is invited. The church is at 1350 Dawnville 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.

Smyrna Baptist Church, on Smyrna Church Road south of Chatsworth, hosts Chris Smith, known as the “One-Man Quartet,” at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18. Pastor Andrew Bowen invites everyone. Smith, who lives in Benton, Tennessee, once sang with The Inspirations and will be accompanied by his son Samuel as instrumentalist. For more information, call (706) 695-5815 or visit

• 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.

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