Community Stuff – Dahlonega Georgia
United WKND 2023: Lanier Hills Church
From March 3rd-5th, Lanier Hills Church will be hosting its annual United WKND 2023 for 6th-12th graders! This event will center around what the Bible says about who God is from keynote speaker Rechab Gray. There will be wonderful worship by Bethany Barr Philips, and students will be staying with Corinth Church families during the event. For more information or to register your youth, visit https://lanierhills.churchcenter.com/registrations/events/1623719.
Lanier Hills Church is located at 3129 Duckett Mill RdGainesville, GA 30506
“Let Your Light Glow” Glow in the Dark Party: Canton FUMC
Canton First United Methodist Church is inviting your kids (kindergarten-5th grade) to join them in their Glow in the Dark Party on March 8th! From 6:30pm-7:30pm, your child will have a blast with various activities that specialize in letting their light “glow”! For more information or to register, visit https://cantonfumc.churchcenter.com/registrations/events/1564053.
Canton FUMC is located at 930 Lower Scott Mill Rd Canton, GA 30115.
Parenting Workshop with Becca Gunyon: Westminster Church
On March 11th from 10am-2:30pm, Westminster Church will be holding a Parenting Workshop for all parents (and grandparents) of kids and teens! Hear from keynote speaker Becca Gunyon, a Christian Psychologist, as you learn how to cultivate a thriving relationship with your youth. For more information or to register, visit http://www.wcpca.org/events/2023/3/11/parenting-workshop-with-becca-gunyon.
Westminster Church is located at 1397 Thompson Bridge RoadGainesville, GA, 30501.
Beloved—Bloom: 12 Stone Church
12 Stone Church is proud to invite all you women to their “Beloved—Bloom” event on March 11th from 9am-11am! This event seeks to give Godly counsel and encouragement to widows who are wanting to shed the winter and grief of their circumstances. This time of fellowship and encouragement will lift up the spirits of any who are walking this tough road. Space is limited, and childcare is provided. For more information or to register, visit https://my.12stone.church/events/158368.
12 Stone Church Lawrenceville is located at 1322 Buford Dr, Lawrenceville, GA 30043.
Men’s Ministry Fishing Tournament: Level Grove Baptist Church
Get your fishing line and tackle ready, because Level Grove Baptist Church is holding their Men’s Ministry Fishing Tournament on March 11th! Starting at 6am at Tugaloo State Park, you will compete with the best men in the community for the biggest and best fish, with prize money for the top three winners! For more information or to register, visit https://levelgrove.org/event/4781996-2023-03-11-mens-ministry-fishing-tournament/.
Tugaloo State Park is located at 1763 Tugaloo State Park Rd, Lavonia, GA US 30553.
KidStuf: Gwinnett Church
Come one, come all to the Gwinnett Church for the best show you and your kids will experience—Kidstuf! On March 24th at 7pm, the Colorful Hat Circus will bring to you the show that is both fun and meaningful, reminding you and your kids of the One who we can trust in at all times! For more information or to register, visit https://gwinnettchurch.org/events/kidstuf-2023-03-24.
Gwinnett Church is located at 300 Peachtree Industrial Blvd.Sugar Hill, GA 30518.
Men’s Conference—“Strength and Weakness”: Helen First Baptist Church
Helen First Baptist Church is inviting all you men to their Men’s Conference from March 24th-25th! Come together at the church to learn from the life of Gideon about how our God uses our “Strength and Weakness” to accomplish His purposes. All men, college students and onward, are welcome to attend. For more information or to register, visit https://helenfbc.churchcenter.com/registrations/events/1606116.
Helen First Baptist Church is located at 53 Edelweiss Strasse Helen, GA 30545.
Easter at the Torch: The Torch church
Come enjoy “Easter at the Torch” on April 7th, and 9th at both of the church’s campuses! The Demorest Campus will be holding three Good Friday events that will remind your heart and spirit about the greatest act of love for us—the Cross of Jesus Christ. Then come to either the Demorest or Dahlonega campus to remember the joy of your salvation—the resurrection of Jesus Christ! For more information, visit https://www.thetorch.net/easter.
The Torch church has campuses in both Demorest, GA and Dahlonega GA. See their website for addresses.
Resurrection Sunday Service: Blue Ridge UMC
Come celebrate Resurrection Sunday with the Blue Ridge United Methodist Church on April 9th! There will be a sunrise service in the prayer garden from 7am-7:30am, followed by the main Easter service at 10:30am in the sanctuary. This is a great time to be reminded of our joyous victory given to us by our Risen King! For more information, contact the church at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Blue Ridge UMC is located at 235 Orvin Lance Dr. Blue Ridge, Ga 30513.
“Easter: The Live Experience”: Free Chapel Gainesville
Come to Free Chapel Gainesville and experience Easter like you’ve never experienced it before! Free Chapel will be putting on their “Easter: The Live Experience” production from April 7th-9th! Come see the life, ministry, sacrifice, and victory of our Lord Jesus acted out in a way that will remind you of the incredible love God has for you! Admission is free, but seating is first-come-first-serve, so be sure to come early to see this incredible production! For more information, visit https://www.freechapel.org/events/easter-live-production-2023.
Free Chapel Gainesville is located at 3001 McEver RdGainesville, GA 30504.
Easter Weekend: Lakewood Baptist Church
From April 7th-9th, Lakewood Baptist Church is having events and services celebrating the Savior and you’re invited! Come to the Good Friday services at 12pm or 6:30pm and reflect on the Cross of Jesus Christ. Then join the congregation on Saturday for a fun family event at The Retreat at Long Mountain for a time of kites, egg hunts, and picnicking! Finally come to one of the Resurrection Sunday services to rejoice in the hope of resurrection given to us by our Lord Jesus’ Resurrection! For more information, visit https://www.lakewoodlife.org/connect/events-calendar/?ccbpress_event_year=2023&ccbpress_event_month=4.
Lakewood Baptist Church is located at 2235 Thompson Bridge Rd, Gainesville, GA 30501.
Rising Women Spring Retreat “Abide”: Rising Church
Rising Church is inviting all the women in the community to enjoy a lovely weekend of retreat on April 28th-30th! Held at The Lodge at Amicalola Falls State Park, this retreat seeks to help women take a deeper look into the command to “Abide” in Christ (John 15:1-17). Come to the Lodge for all the trip or stay partway through! For more information or to register, visit https://risingchurch.churchcenter.com/registrations/events/1633890.
The Lodge at Amicalola Falls State Park is located at 418 Amicalola Falls State Park Rd, Dawsonville, GA 30534.
Summer Camp at the Bridge: The Bridge Church
From June 5th-9th, the Bridge Church will be hosting this year’s Summer Camp for K-8th graders! Your child will have a blast during this camp as they make new friends, strengthen old friendships, play games, and learn about the Lord and His Word! Take advantage of the early bird pricing and sign up your kids today! For more information or to register your child, visit https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScIEX4vavv1o5ka_NZ9DgrHBG0y2CiqckbZVdMGeyhdz6FQVQ/viewform or call (706) 219-2857
The Bridge Church is located at 607 Hulsey Rd, Cleveland, GA 30528.
Clarity Camp 2023: New Branch Community Church
The annual student Clarity Camp is coming back from June 26th-30th! Held at the Southern Wesleyan University, this year’s Clarity Camp will focus on how now is the time to stand up and represent Christ to a world gone sideways! There will be fun activities, engaging teaching, and wonderful worship! Your youth won’t want to miss this! For more information or to register, visit https://www.newbranch.com/clarity. Deposit due by April 16th.
New Branch Community Church is located at 3805 Braselton Highway Buford, GA 30519.
ReEngage Marriage Discipleship: Christ Place Church
Christ Place Church is inviting all you couples to their ReEngage Marriage Discipleship program! Going from January 18th-May 17th, this Discipleship will gather every Wednesday at 6:30pm and discuss various issues that can ensnare the growth of your marriage. There will be childcare provided, so whether you just want to strengthen your marriage or you are desperate for help in your marriage, this Discipleship program will prove to be beneficial to you. For more information, visit https://www.christplace.com/reengage/.
Christ Place Church is located at 4175 Nopone Rd. Gainesville, GA.
Men’s Wing Night Church on the Hill
Every third Wednesday of the month, the men of Church on the Hill come together at Italian Pizza Pie for a night of fellowship, encouragement, and wings, and they are inviting you to join them! Come and join this group for a wonderful time of fun, food, and friends that encourage and challenge one another to walk closer with Christ Jesus. For more information, contact the church at Info@onthehill.life.
Italian Pizza Pie is located at 39 E Main Street NE, Buford, GA US 30518.
Mom’s Bible Study Living Hope Church
Every Wednesday from 5:30pm-7:30pm, Living Hope Church will be holding their Mom’s Bible Study in their Youth Office! Come and get to know other moms as you learn the Word together! Childcare is provided; for more information, visit https://www.livinghopega.com/events.
Living Hope Church is located at 3450 Stilesboro Road Kennesaw, GA 30152.
Addiction Support Group Landmark Church
If you—or someone you know—is struggling with an addiction, Landmark Church has the ministry for you. Come to Landmark Church and join their Addiction Support Group to receive accountability and help for their hang-ups. Through this ministry, you can come to know the One who sets captives free! For more information about the ministry or meeting dates, visit https://www.landmarkchurch.org/events/addiction-support-group/2022-07-25.
Landmark Church is located at 3737 Holcomb Bridge Rd Norcross, Georgia 30092.
Dahlonega’s Farmers’ Market Hancock Park
Every Tuesday and Saturday, Hancock Park hosts farmers and artisans to bring you Dahlonega’s Farmers’ Market! Come peruse the many vendors and artisans and support your local businesses! You might even find a gift for Father’s Day! Times will vary; for more information, visit https://dahlonegadda.org/calendar/.
Hancock Park is located at Hawkins St Dahlonega, GA.
PCC Food Drive Praise Community Church
Praise Community Church is holding their annual food drive between now -December 31st! On Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10am-1pm, PCC will be accepting non-perishable/canned food items ranging from canned vegetables to baking goods, as well as some personal essentials from toiletries to school supplies! If you would like to donate, come to the church on Sundays to drop them off or bring them to the student center. For more information, visit https://praisecommunitychurch.cc/event/food-drive/.
Praise Community Church is located at 329 Grayson Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Monthly Veterans Luncheon Canton First United Methodist
Every second Friday of the month, Canton First United Methodist hosts the Veterans Luncheon from 11:30am-1:30pm! If you are a veteran, or a family member of a veteran, then this event is for you to enjoy! To reserve your spot, contact the church at email@example.com or (770) 479-2502. To those who’ve served our country in some way, come enjoy a wonderful meal with us!
Canton First United Methodist Church is located at 930 Lower Scott Mill Rd Canton, GA 30115.
The Torch Church: Food Pantry
The Torch Church is accepting food donations for their Pantry every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday! The Open Door Food Pantry seeks to be the hands and feet of Jesus in serving those who have nothing.
If you would like to donate non-perishable foods, come to the Torch Worship Center on Monday, Wednesday, or Saturday.
Hours will vary; for more information, visit https://www.thetorch.net/food-ministry.
The Torch Worship Center is located at 236 Level Grove Rd Cornelia, GA 30531.
“Taste of the Mountain” Passport Event Restaurants of Dahlonega
Lumpkin County Family Connection is organizing the “Taste of the Mountain” Passport Event! Ongoing now through October 31st, this event will make your tastebuds happy, from 12am-11:59pm, with limited time discounts for your favorite restaurants! All proceeds will go to benefit the Lumpkin County Family Connection organization. For more information about the event or if your restaurant would like to be a part of it, call (706)-864-6189 ext. 41126 or visit https://lumpkin.gafcp.org/events-archive/.
“There’s Hope for the Hungry” Food Pantry Smyrna Baptist Church
Every third Thursday of the month from 10am-1pm, Smyrna Baptist Church is giving away a free box of groceries to those in need, as well as a free meal to eat! If you, or someone you know, is in need of groceries to stock their fridge, then come and receive this blessing from the church! For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/696393874895738/?acontext=%7B%22source%22%3A5%2C%22action_history%22%3A[%7B%22surface%22%3A%22page%22%2C%22mechanism%22%3A%22main_list%22%2C%22extra_data%22%3A%22%5C%22%5C%22%22%7D]%2C%22has_source%22%3Atrue%7D.
Smyrna Baptist Church is located at 1913 Smyrna Church Rd, Chatsworth, GA 30705-5819, United States.
Men’s Breakfast Lighthouse Baptist Church
Lighthouse Baptist Church is holding their Men’s Breakfast every second Saturday of the month from 8am-8:30am! Come and fellowship with your fellow man as you enjoy a hearty breakfast! For a list of dates, visit https://www.lighthouse-baptist.com/content.cfm?page_content=calendar_include.cfm&event_id=2205129&mm=4&dd=9&yy=2022.
Lighthouse Baptist Church is located at 329 Harmony Church Rd, Dawsonville, GA 30534.
Dahlonega Women’s Club Monthly Club Meetings
Every first Thursday of the month (except July), the Dahlonega Women’s Club holds their club meetings at the Historic Community House from 5:30pm-7:30pm EST. If you are a woman who wants to help in your local community, this meeting is for you! Come and fellowship with fellow volunteers as you glean valuable information about the Club and its progress. Next meeting is on February 3rd; for more information, visit www.dahlonegawomansclub.com or call 706-867-0120.
The Historic Community House is located at 111 Park Street North, Dahlonega, across from Hancock Park.
Locally Crafted Market
Come and support our local vendors in our Locally Crafted Market every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 10am-5pm, local artisans will be showcasing their arts and goods for you to enjoy; when you buy from them, you support the North Georgia Pregnancy Support Center! For more information, visit https://members.dlcchamber.org/events/details/find-hidden-treasures-at-locally-crafted-market-01-01-2022-67595?calendarMonth=2022-01-01.
The “Locally Crafted Market” is located at 387 Grove Street North, Suite E, Dahlonega, GA 30533.
Free Food Giveaways The Torch: Demorest Campus
Every first Saturday of the month, the Torch holds a Free Food Giveaway at their Demorest Campus. This ministry seeks to serve those who don’t have enough food and reach them with the love of Christ. For those who wish to volunteer, come to the Demorest Campus at 8am. For more information, visit https://www.thetorch.net/food-ministry.
The Torch: Demorest Campus is located at 800 CANNON BRIDGE RD DEMOREST, GA 30535.
Furniture Ministry The Torch: Demorest Campus
The Torch at Demorest is looking for volunteers to help out in their Furniture Ministry during Monday and Tuesday evenings! If you’ve been wanting an outlet to serve our community, then this opportunity is perfect for you! For more information, contact Mike Thomas at 706-778-4063.
The Torch: Demorest Campus is located at 800 CANNON BRIDGE RD DEMOREST, GA 30535.
Dahlonega Network Leads Group
Dahlonega Network Leads Group is composed of chamber members who are sales people and business owners located in, and/or doing business in, Lumpkin County meeting weekly on Thursdays
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM at the Chamber of Commerce Conference Room,13 South Park Street
Dahlonega, GA 30533. It's open to Chamber Members only!
The Group provides a structured, positive, and professional "word-of-mouth" program that enables members to develop long-term, meaningful relationships with quality business professionals, gain a more in-depth knowledge of fellow member’s businesses, exchange business referrals, and utilize these resources to grow and expand their respective businesses. Dahlonega Network is dedicated to maximizing member’s time and available resources to secure reliable business referrals.
The purpose of the Dahlonega Network to assist you in getting good business referrals that will expand your business success. Dahlonega Network is dedicated to maximizing the use of your time and resources to get good business referrals.
Contact Information Robb Nichols, (706) 867-3766 Send Email
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The National Suicide Hotline Designation Act, signed into law in 2020, authorized 988 as the new three-digit number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. All telephone service providers have activated the number as of July 2022.
Veterans can use this new option by dialing 988 and pressing 1 to contact the Veterans Crisis Line.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a United States-based suicide prevention network of over 160 crisis centers that provides 24/7 service via a toll-free hotline with the number 1-800-273-8255 (TALK).
It is available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. The caller is routed to their nearest crisis center to receive immediate counseling and local mental health referrals.
The lifeline supports people who call for themselves or someone they care about.
In July 2020, the FCC finalized an order to direct telecommunication carriers to implement 9-8-8 as the new toll-free nationwide telephone number for the hotline by July 16, 2022. Check with your carrier to see if they have implemented the number!
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The Torch: Growth Track (On-going)
Are you a new believer? Do you want to serve but are not sure how? The Torch is providing a four week class for just this reason called “Growth Track”.
each of the classes, you will discover the gifts God has give you and learn how to use them for His purpose. You can attend all the classes or just one or two classes. Growth Track takes place on the first four Sundays of every month.
For more information, visit https://www.thetorch.net/growth-track.
The Torch is located at 4 HAPPY HOLLOW RD. DAHLONEGA, GA 30533.
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