Faith notes: July 21

July 19, 2013 

Youth summer programs

White Plains United Methodist Church has weekly programs for middle and high school students 6-7:30 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 Friday, July 26. Contact Bette McGee at 919-467-1569 or

Summer Camp for Women

Pleasant Grove Church will hold a Summer Camp for Women 6:30-8:30 p.m. every Monday until Aug. 5 at 1528 Davis Drive, Cary. Child care will be provided for children age 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” 7-9 p.m. Mondays through Aug. 5 at 1010 Schieffelin Road, Apex. To register, call 919-249-0230 or visit http://

Summer book club

White Plains United Methodist Church’s summer book club will meet 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


First United Methodist Church will hold GriefShare classes 7-9 p.m. every Thursday through Aug. 29 in Room 125 at 117 S. Academy St., Cary. 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 Friday and Saturday, Aug. 30 and 31, at 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary. Details:

Summer family recreation program

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

Family summer events

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

• 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11: “Picnic in the Park” at the Kiwanis Shelter at Bond Park.

• 4:30-5:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25: Fall kickoff with pig pickin’ in the Christian Life Center at the church.

The church is at 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary. Details: 919-467-9394 or

Preschool registration

•  Salem Baptist Church, 1821 N. Salem St., Apex, has openings for the 2013-14 school year for children age 2 to pre-kindergarten. Children must turn 2 by Aug. 31. Details: 919-387-3400 or

•  First Baptist Church of Morrisville Preschool will open Sept. 3 at 209 Church St., Morrisville. Three-day classes are available for 3- and 4-year-olds. A family picnic and open house will be held in summer. To register, contact director Becky Wood at 919-467-8317 or

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 SE Maynard Road, Cary. The program meets 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. No teaching experience necessary. Volunteers do not need to speak Spanish. To volunteer, email

Alcoholics Anonymous

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


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


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

Celebrate Recovery for Women

Celebrate Recovery for Women meets 6 p.m. Fridays at North Cary Baptist Church, 505 Reedy Creek Road, Cary. The group helps women with hurting, hang-ups and habits. Details: 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. until 1 p.m. Saturdays. Volunteers prepare bagged meals and hand them out at Moore Square in Raleigh. Details:

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