Mountain Synagogue will celebrate Purim on Saturday March 7 at 11 a.m., with a short service, discussion, luncheon and Purim Play. The church is located at 216 Roller Mill Road. For more information, call Phyllis Cardoza, (828)369- 9270 or www.mountain-synagogue.org
House of Hope Church of God service times are Sunday School 10 a.m., Sunday Morning Service 11 a.m., Tuesday Prayer 6 p.m., Wednesday Bible Study 7 p.m. The church is located at 1111 Tessentee Rd. in Franklin. For more information, contact Pastor Greg Bartram (828)524-5361.
Iotla Baptist Church Monday Women’s Bible Study Group are collecting new or used winter jackets, warm socks, blankets and sleeping bags for the homeless. Donations may be brought to the church office at 1537 Iotla Church Rd.
Hickory Knoll United Methodist Church Food Pantry is open on the fourth Wednesday of the month from 4 to 7 p.m. For more information, call (828)421-0613.
Coweeta Baptist Church Sunday Evening Sermon Series on the Life of Abraham are held at 7 p.m. Special music each evening. The church is located at 780 Coweeta Church Rd.
St. Francis of Assisi New Journey in Faith to Share the Richness of the Catholic Church Sessions are held Mondays at 7 p.m. in the St. Francis Family Life Center, 299 Maple St. in Franklin. Learn what the Catholic Church teaches. These gatherings are open to people who are unbaptized, as well as those who are baptized Christians from Protestant or Evangelical backgrounds. For more information, call (828)524-2289.