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Fish fry: To celebrate the Lenten season, a fish fry featuring fried and baked fish, fried and grilled shrimp, fish nuggets, fish and shrimp skewers plus a variety of sides, desserts and beverages. 5 p.m.-9 p.m. April 7. $8.50; $4 for children. Reynolds Hall at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 801 Tom Smith Road SW, Lilburn. 770-923-6633, sjnlilburn.com.

Yard sale and fish fry: Enjoy an all-day fish fry, and proceeds will benefit the missions team’s local and internationally outreach efforts. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. April 8. Bethel United Methodist Church, 245 Fairview Road, Stockbridge. 770-474-2570, bethel-umc.com. Additionally, visitors can shop for clothes, art and more during the yard sale. 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Community parade: During Journey with the Cross, church and community members will retrace the steps of the Via Dolorosa—the way of sorrow—which traces the route Jesus took during his condemnation by Pilate, crucifixion and burial. There will be 14 stations along this Good Friday parade to mark events in Jesus’ final journey through the streets of Jerusalem. 7:30 p.m. April 14. Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church. Free. 397 Racetrack Road, McDonough. 770-957-4728, wesleymcd.org.

The following is a list of some Palm Sunday services taking place on April 9 in metro Atlanta.

Cascade United Methodist Church: 8 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. 3144 Cascade Road SW, Atlanta. 404-691-5770, cascadeumc.org.

Covenant Presbyterian Church: 11 a.m. 2461 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta. 404-237-0363, covpresatlanta.org.

Druid Hills Baptist Church: Actress Brenda Bynum will read the Passion of Christ from the Gospel of St. Mark during the Southern Folk Passion service. Additionally, conductor Steven Darsey will lead the Meridian Chorale and the congregation in folk hymns from Georgia’s 19th century tune book, “The Sacred Harp.” 4 p.m. 1085 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-874-5721, dhbc.org.

First Congregational Church of Atlanta: The service will feature guest speaker Reverend George Wirth, the pastor emeritus of First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta. 11 a.m. 125 Ellis St. NE, Atlanta. 404-659-6255, firstchurchatl.org.

Mount Paran Church: 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. 2055 Mount Paran Road NW, Atlanta. 404-923-8700, mountparan.com.

St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church: 8 a.m., 9 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. 571 Holt Road NE, Marietta. 770-971-2839, stcatherines.org.

St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church: 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.; 1790 LaVista Road NE, Atlanta. 404-634-3336, stbartsatlanta.org. 1 p.m. service will take place at Church of the Common Ground at Woodruff. 91 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta.

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