Faith notes: July 28

July 26, 2013 

The Hope Café Bible study

The Hope Café is starting a new Bible study. The first meeting will be from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, at Chevy’s Ale House, 1402 E. Williams St., Apex. Dr. Jack Watson will lead the study. For more information, call 919-818-8350 or email

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.

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

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

Summer book club

The summer book club at White Plains United Methodist Church 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

Preschool summer camp

Sunrise United Methodist Church will host a preschool summer camp with an “Ocean Treasures” theme for children ages 3 to 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 12-16 at 5420 Sunset Lake Road, Holly Springs. Enrollment is open. The camp costs $125; a deposit of $25 is required with the enrollment form, and the final payment is due on the first day of camp. For more information, call 919-303-3720 ext. 204 or email Kim Sain at


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. 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

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

Labyrinth meditation

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

Family summer events

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

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

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

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

Preschool registration

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

•  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 the 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 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

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.

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 for details.


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