Atlanta faith calendar

Dance performance: Join the Amazing Grace Dance Company for a winter benefit. The annual performance will begin at 3 p.m. Dec. 6 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at Proceeds will benefit community projects. The dance company will also collect scarves, gloves, blankets and new or gently used jackets/coats for families. Information: 25 Boulevard N.E., Atlanta.

Winter concert: Enjoy an evening of candlelight, music, poetry and reflection beginning at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10 at Mary and Martha's Place (4393 Garmon Road N.W., Atlanta). Following the concert, guests will be able to celebrate with hot cider and shop at the Back of the Yak Tibetan Market. These events are free and open to all. Information:

Free yoga for kids: Get physical! Children will be able to participate in a morning of interactive yoga, Hanukkah songs and snacks at 11 a.m. Dec. 12 at the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta. This event is free and open to all. Information: 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody.

Free Christmas concert: A musical celebration called "Unto Us a Child Is Born" will begin at 5 p.m. Dec. 12 at Alpharetta First United Methodist Church. The concert will feature musical selections from the church's adult choirs and orchestra; a combination of the season's best traditional, contemporary and gospel music will be performed. The concert is free for everyone. Information: 69 N. Main St., Alpharetta.

New Year's Eve service: Start the new year with prayer. From 10 p.m. Dec. 31 to 12:30 a.m. Jan. 1, Buckhead Baptist Church will host a special worship service. Information: 4100 Roswell Road N.E., Atlanta.

Of note: The Rev. Ricardo Xavier-Zatwon Bailey will be installed as vicar of Emmaus House Chapel at noon Dec. 12. A reception will follow. All will be welcomed. Information: 404-525-5948. 1017 Hank Aaron Drive S.W., Atlanta.

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