Community Stuff – Dahlonega Georgia
“Surviving the Holidays”: Northstar Church
The holidays are coming, which elicits excitement and joy into many people…but not all of us. If you or someone you know is struggling with grief during the holidays, then Northstar Church has the event for you; they are holding an event called “Surviving the Holidays”, with Mike Linch speaking about how to Biblically navigate these holidays with their grief. It is sure to bless many people; to sign up, visit https://northstarchurch.org/sth.
Northstar Church is located at 3413 Blue Springs Rd Kennesaw, GA 30144.
Kennesaw Kids Fall Retreat: Kennesaw UMC
Time to get your kids ready to celebrate the fall season, and the Kennesaw United Methodist Church has just the thing for them! They are holding their Kennesaw Kids Fall Retreat on November 12th from 3pm-9pm! Held at “The Ridge” in the Kennesaw UMC, your kids will enjoy wonderful worship, disc golf, archery, and even s’mores! To register your child, visit https://kennesawumc.org/event/kennesaw-kids-fall-retreat/. Registrations end November 5th.
The Kennesaw United Methodist Church is located at 1801 Ben King Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144.
Columbiette Craft Fair 2022: St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church
On November 12th from 9am-4pm, the St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church is holding their Columbiette Craft Fair! Held in the Parish Hall, this Craft Fair will showcase the works of many artisans; perhaps you’ll even try your hand on a craft! For more information, contact the church at email@example.com or call 770-428-7139.
The St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church is located at 1618 Ben King Road Kennesaw, GA 30144.
“Love and Respect” Bible Study First Baptist Dawsonville
From now thru November 16th at 6pm, First Baptist Dawsonville is inviting all couples to come and attend their “Love and Respect” Marriage Bible Study. This study, which utilizes scientific and Biblical facts about marriage relationships, seeks to reveal the importance of the wife giving respect to her husband, and the husband giving unconditional love to his wife. For more information, visit https://firstbaptistdawsonville.churchcenter.com/registrations/events/1399931.
First Baptist Dawsonville is located at 900 Hwy 9 N Dawsonville, Georgia 30534.
Garland Mission Park Workdays Canton First Baptist
Once a month from now thru November, Canton First Baptist will be helping to clean up and spruce up Garland Mission Park, and they want your help! From clearing mountain trails to basic yard work, Canton First Baptist has a job for you! For more information on the event and the workdays times, visit https://cantonfirstbaptist.churchcenter.com/registrations/events/1383845.
Garland Mission Park is located at 1991 Garland Mountain Way Waleska, GA 30183.
Student Fall Retreat: Church on the Hill
Ready to take a pause from school? Church on the Hill is inviting you to Camp Glisson for a time of rest and fun from November 18th-20th! As you enjoy the rope courses, you will partake in some wonderful worship, fellowship, and teaching to recenter your mind and heart on the Lord! For more information or to register, visit https://onthehill.life/event/8317187-2022-11-18-student-fall-retreat/.
Church on the Hill is located at 4600 Nelson Brogdon Blvd Sugar Hill, Georgia 30518.
Christmas Wreaths and Garland Sale: Level Creek United Methodist Church
Looking for something to decorate your house for the holidays? Level Creek UMC has just the thing! They are having a Christmas Wreaths and Garland Sale that’ll go towards benefiting the Missions program of the men of Level Creek. Order by November 6th to receive your decorations by December 4th. For more information or to order your decorations, visit https://www.lcumc.net/events.
Level Creek UMC is located at 4844 SUWANEE DAM RD SUWANEE, GA, 30024.
Go Deep Retreat 2022: First Baptist Dawsonville
Calling all high schoolers! Mark this date on your calendar, because from December 27th-30th, First Baptist Dawsonville is taking you up to Resort at Glade Springs for their Go Deep Retreat! With the focus on “Hope” you will be studying the book of 1 Thessalonians and learning about our eternal hope as you ski down slopes and do all sorts of fun activities! For more information or to register, visit https://firstbaptistdawsonville.churchcenter.com/registrations/events/1458712.
First Baptist Dawsonville is located at 900 Hwy 9 N Dawsonville, Georgia 30534.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Confidential help for Veterans and families
If you are a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one, connect with caring, qualified responders for confidential help. Many of them are Veterans themselves.
They are there anytime, day or night – 24/7
Call TTY if you have hearing loss 800-799-4889
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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