Faith notes: July 17

July 13, 2013 

Youth summer programs

White Plains United Methodist Church has weekly programs for middle and high school students from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the youth room at the church, 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

Yard sale for Honduras mission

Peace Presbyterian Church will host a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at the church, 1777 W. Chatham St., Cary.

Proceeds will benefit the Puerta de Esperanza (Door of Hope) Mission to the World home in Honduras that supports young single mothers. Bring items for the yard sale to the church on Friday, July 26.

For more information, contact Bette McGee at 919-467-1569 or bsaji@juno.com.

Summer Camp for Women

Pleasant Grove Church will hold a Summer Camp for Women from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Monday until 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 www.pgc-cary.org.

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 ambassadorpres.org.

Summer book club

White Plains United Methodist Church’s summer book club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, at the church at 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary. The group will discuss “In His Steps” by C. Sheldon. For more information, email bookclub@wpumc.com.

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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 rcwcreservations@gmail.com.

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.

GriefShare

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.

Marriage Conference

The Luz de Pueblo ministry at White Plains United Methodist Church will host a marriage conference on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 30 and 31, at 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary. For more information, email luzdelpueblo@yahoo.com.

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 cbonestell@gmail.com.

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 servantsong@aol.com.

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 www.wpumc.com/children.

Family summer events

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

• 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’ in the Christian Life Center at the church.

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

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

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.

Bingo

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.

Brown Bag Ministry

The Brown Bag Ministry, which feeds more than 1,400 people a week, is looking for middle- and high school-age volunteers. The group meets at St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church in Apex about 9 a.m. Saturdays. Volunteers prepare bagged meals and hand them out at Moore Square in Raleigh. The group usually finishes by 1 p.m. Go to www.brownbagministry.org for details.

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