Faith notes: May 21

May 21, 2013 

From left, Jeff Hastings, Apex Festival Commission chairman; Blain East, Apex Festival Commission marketing representative; and a volunteer group from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at Apex Peakfest.


Cancer support group

A 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 Women’s Connection

The Raleigh Christian Women’s Connection meets the third Tuesday of the month from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the N.C. State University Club, 4200 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. Cost is $16; a nursery is available. To RSVP, call 919-337-8003 or email

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

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.

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.

Garage sale

A garage sale will be from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 1, at Hope Community Church, 1101 Buck Jones Road, Raleigh. More than 50 sellers are expected to be at the sale to benefit Help One Now, a global nonprofit committed to caring for orphans and vulnerable children. For details, visit

Writing camp

“Color Your World With Words,” a writing camp for kids ages 8 to 12, will be from Monday, July 15, to Friday, July 19, at Peace Presbyterian Church, 1777 W. Chatham St., Cary. There will be games, stories, poems, lemonade breaks, interviews and time for writing. On Thursday, the campers will take a field trip to the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, followed by a hot dog lunch at Ashworth Drugs. Cost is $150 and includes all supplies. There is a $10 discount for those who register by Saturday, June 15. To register, contact Katharine Parrish at 919-267-1924 or

Alcoholics Anonymous

Holly Springs United Methodist Church hosts “There is a Solution” Alcoholics Anonymous group meetings from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at 108 Avent Ferry Road.


AWANA for children in kindergarten through fifth grade meets at 6:45 p.m. every Wednesday at North Cary Baptist Church, 505 Reedy Creek Road, Cary. For details, call 919-469-8023.


The Knights of Columbus Council 12119 hosts a jackpot bingo at 7 p.m. every Thursday at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 1005 Wilbon Road, Fuquay-Varina. Doors open at 6 p.m. Food and beverages are available. For details, contact Al Munno at 919-557-7718 or Sonny Butler at 845-797-0830.

Celebrate Recovery for Women

Celebrate Recovery for Women meets at 6 p.m. every Friday at North Cary Baptist Church, 505 Reedy Creek Road, Cary. The group helps women with hurting, hang-ups and habits. For details, call 919-469-8023.

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