Faith notes: May 12

May 11, 2013 

Mother’s Day service

Phyllis C. Dowdy of the Worship Center in Southern Pines and director of records and registration at Sandhills Community College will be the guest speaker for a Mother’s Day service at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 12, at Holland Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church, 360 Burgess Road, Apex. For details, call 919-362-7831.

Yard sale

Ambassador Presbyterian Church will hold a yard sale to support its mission work from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 18, at 1010 Schieffelin Road, Apex. For details, call 919-249-0230 or visit

Homecoming service

Holland Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church will hold its 153rd homecoming service at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 19, at 360 Burgess Road, Apex. The guest speaker will be Lawrence A. Miller. The service will recognize church pioneers. The Harmony Male Chorus will perform, and dinner will follow the service. For information, call 919-362-7831.

DivorceCare support group

A DivorceCare support group and DivorceCare for Kids meet 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, or visit

Sisters in Support

Sisters in Support, a breast cancer support group for women who have had breast cancer or are currently undergoing treatment, meets at 7 p.m. every second Tuesday of the month at the White Plains United Methodist Church Christian Life Center, 313 S.E. Maynard Road, Cary. For information, call L. Heathcoat at 919-467-9394, ext. 261, or 919-467-9394.

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 or visit

Pentecost Sunday volunteers

White Plains United Methodist Church will celebrate Pentecost Sunday by volunteering at local nonprofits on Sunday, May 19. Volunteers can serve from 8 to 10 a.m. or from 1 to 3 p.m. A combined worship service will be at 10:30 a.m. with District Superintendent Jon Strother, and a lunch celebration will be from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Transportation will be provided from the church at 313 S.E. Maynard Road in Cary to service project sites. For details, call 919-467-9394 or visit

Anniversary celebration

Resurrection Lutheran Church will celebrate its 35th anniversary on Sunday, May 19, at 100 W. Lochmere Drive, Cary. For details, call 919-851-7248 or visit


White Plains United Methodist Church will host a “Pops” concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, at 313 S.E. Maynard Road, Cary. The church’s music ministry ensembles and friends will perform.

Volunteers needed

Volunteers are needed at Semillas de Amor, or Seeds of Love, an after-school program of the Hispanic ministry at White Plains United Methodist Church, 313 S.E. Maynard Road, Cary. The program meets from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. No teaching experience is necessary. Volunteers do not need to speak Spanish. To volunteer, email

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