Non-denominational Bible discussions
Non-denominational Bible discussions will be held at 4 p.m. Sundays in March, excluding March 31, in Room B at the Herbert C. Young Community Center, 101 Wilkinson Ave., Cary.
Genesis United Methodist Church will hold a Passover Seder at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 17, at 850 High House Road, Cary. For information, call 919-467-2128.
Centering Prayer group
The Centering Prayer group at Cary Presbyterian Church will meet from 9 to 10 a.m. every Friday during Lent in Room 105 at 614 Griffis St., Cary. Paula Hustons Simplifying the Soul will be discussed. Also, Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation will be offered from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 17, in Room 106. For details, call 919-469-1337.
DivorceCare Support Group/DivorceCare for Kids
A DivorceCare Support Group and DivoreCare for Kids meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays through May 20 at Sovereign Grace Church, 401 Upchurch St., Apex. Cost is $25 for DivorceCare and $15 for childcare/DivorceCare for Kids. Scholarships are available. To register, call 919-362-4420, email DivorceCare@sovgracenc.org or visit sovgracenc.org/dc.
Cancer Support Group
Cancer Support Group meets the third Monday of each month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the parlor at Colonial Baptist Church, 6051 Tryon Road, Cary. For details, call Phyllis Travers at 919-233-0355.
Raleigh Christian Womens Connection
The Raleigh Christian Womens Connection meets the third Tuesday of the month from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the N.C. State University Club on Hillsborough Street in Raleigh. Cost is $16 with a free nursery available. To RSVP, call 919-556-5440 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Starfish support group
The Starfish Group, a support group for anyone who has been sexually abused or knows anyone who has been sexually abused, meets every third Thursday of the month from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Family Life Center at Gateway Church, 201 Meadow Drive, Fuquay-Varina. Attendees must be at least 18 years old. For details, email Starfishgroup@ymail.com or visit www.gatewaychurchnc.org.
Ambassador Presbyterian Church will host a community Easter festival and egg hunt from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at 1010 Schieffelin Road, Apex. There will be an egg hunt for age groups up to 12 years old, inflatables, carnival games and prizes, hot dogs and giveaways. For information, call 919-249-0230 or visit www.ambassadorpres.org.
Global Purple Day celebration
A candlelight celebration of Global Purple Day for epilepsy will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at Hope Community Church, 821 Buck Jones Road, Raleigh. Lunch will be served. RSVP by Monday, March 18. For details, contact Domita White at 919 349-4481 or War4epilepsy@gmail.com.
Chicken Stew Fundraiser
Mount Pisgah Baptist Church will hold a chicken and dumplings stew fundraiser from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at 1288 Mt Pisgah Church Road, Apex. Dinner is available for eat in or carry out. Proceeds will fund various mission projects. For information, call 919-624-7267.
Apex United Methodist Church will hold an open house to celebrate the completion of its two-year renovation and new construction project at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 24, at 100 S. Hughes St., Apex. Tours and dinner will be offered. An Easter cantata titled, A Time for Alleluia will be at 7 p.m.
Holy Week/Easter Services
• White Plains United Methodist Church will hold activities and special services for Easter at 313 S.E. Maynard Road, Cary. Palm Sunday services will be at 8:20 a.m., 9:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday, March 24. There will also be a lunch, egg hunt, video and activities for adults and children. A Holy Thursday service will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 28. A Good Friday Service of Tenebrae will be at 7 p.m. Friday, March 29. An Easter sunrise service will be at 6:30 a.m. Sunday, March 31, at Bond Park. Easter services will be at 8:20 a.m., 9:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday, March 31. For details, call 919-467-9394 or visit www.wpumc.com.
• Genesis United Methodist Church will hold Holy Week services and Easter activities at 850 High House Road, Cary. Palm Sunday services will be at 9 and 11:20 a.m., with Sunday school at 10:10 a.m., Sunday, March 24. A Maundy Thursday service will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 28. Easter services will be at 9 and 11:20 a.m. Sunday, March 31, with an Easter potluck brunch at 10:10 a.m. Bring a dish to share.
• Westwood Baptist Church will hold activities and services for Easter at 200 Westhigh St., Cary. A Palm Sunday service will be at 10:30 a.m. and a childrens Easter celebration will be at 11:45 a.m. Sunday, March 24. A Maundy Thursday service will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 28. An Easter drive-thru production of From the Cradle to the Cross will be from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, March 29. A preschool and childrens Easter egg hunt will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 30. A sunrise service will be at 6:45 a.m., followed by a covered dish breakfast, Easter Sunday school at 9:15 a.m. and an Easter service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, March 31. For details, call 919-469-9393 or visit www.westwoodbc.org.
• Saint Francis United Methodist Church will hold Holy Week worship services at 2965 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. A Stations of the Cross walk-through will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 27. A Maundy Thursday service will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 28. A Good Friday service featuring a musical and dramatic presentation of the Passion portions of Handels Messiah will be at 7 p.m. Friday, March 29. A resurrection celebration for children will be at 9:45 a.m. Sunday, March 31. Children in fifth grade or younger should bring a basket to collect Easter eggs.
First Baptist Church of Morrisville Preschool will open Sept. 3 at 209 Church St., Morrisville. Three day classes are available for three and four year old children. A family picnic and open house will be held in the summer. To register, contact Becky Wood, director, at 919-467-8317 or email@example.com.