Faith notes: June 30

June 29, 2013 

Summer Camp for Women

Pleasant Grove Church will hold a Summer Camp for Women from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Monday, July 1-Aug. 5, at 1528 Davis Drive, Cary. Childcare will be provided for children ages 6 months to 12 years. Cost is $5 per session. To register, call 919-523-8889 or visit

Bible study

Ambassador Presbyterian Church will hold a Bible study for women titled “James: Mercy Triumphs” from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays through Aug. 5 at 1010 Schieffelin Road, Apex. To register, call 919-249-0230 or visit

Labyrinth meditation

Cary Presbyterian Church, 614 Griffis St., offers a labyrinth meditation walk from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month. For details, call 919-469-1337 or visit

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

Mission camp

White Plains United Methodist Church will hold a Bridge Mission Camp for children in grades four through eight from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, July 1, to Friday, July 5, at 313 S.E. Maynard Road, Cary. Each day, the youth will participate in a local missions project such as Meals on Wheels or Stop Hunger Now, and afternoons will include fellowship activities. Cost is $80. To sign up, contact Rob Phillips at or visit


First United Methodist Church will hold Griefshare classes from 7 to 9 p.m. every Thursday through Aug. 29 in Room 125 at 117 S. Academy St., Cary. The group will not meet on July 4. Cost is $15 and includes a Griefshare workbook. To register, call 919-467-1861.

Family summer events

White Plains United Methodist Church will host several summer events for families:

• Thursday, July 4: Fireworks at the Durham Bulls Game. An area will be reserved.

• 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, August 11: “Picnic In the Park” at the Kiwanis Shelter at Bond Park.

• 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, August 25: Fall kickoff with pig pickin’.

The church is located at 313 S.E. Maynard Road, Cary. For details, call 919-467-9394 or visit

Summer family recreation program

Fuquay-Varina Presbyterian Church will hold a family recreation program titled “Friday Night Lites” at 6:30 p.m. every Friday in the summer at 310 N. Ennis St. Dinner will be served. To make reservations, contact Chrissy at

Summer Book Club

Summer Book Club will return at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, at White Plains United Methodist Church, 313 S.E. Maynard Road, Cary. The book, “The End of Your Life” by W. Schwalbe will be discussed. The book, “In His Steps” by C. Sheldon will be discussed on Aug. 7. For details, call 919-467-9394 or 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

Vacation Bible school

White Plains United Methodist Church will hold vacation Bible school from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, July 15 to Friday, July 19, at 313 S.E. Maynard Road, Cary. Cost is $15, with a family maximum of $40. For details, call 919-467-9394 or visit

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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