At the request of the city of Canton, the church will open its doors tonight at 5 p.m. for those who need a warm place to stay tonight, according to its Facebook page.
The church will serve chili around 6:30 p.m.
The church is located at 271 Marietta Road in the old MacFarland's store space. For more information, call Tommy Simmons at (678) 357-9948.
Marietta-based MUST Ministries will also open two locations for those needing shelter: the Elizabeth Inn Campus, located at 55 Elizabeth Church Road (call 678-218-4531 for more information); and the Extension, located at 1507 Church Street Ext. Northwest (call 770-590-9075 for more information).
High temperatures throughout Cherokee will not make it out of the 20s today, and wind chill values could be as low as 4 degrees below zero, according to the National Weather Service.
Residents should expect tonight's temperature to drop to around 6 degrees, with wind chills as low as 10 degrees below zero.