Faith notes: Aug. 28

August 26, 2013 

Marriage Conference

The Luz del 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


GriefShare is a 13-week program for people who have lost a loved one.

•  Westwood Baptist Church will host GriefShare meetings from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 3 to Dec. 3, at 200 Westhigh St., Cary. The group will meet in room 209. For more information, call the church at 919-469-9393.

•  White Plains United Methodist Church will begin its GriefShare program from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, at 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary. For details, call 919-449-6392.

•  Christ the King Lutheran Church will begin hosting GriefShare meetings at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 600 Walnut St., Cary. Participants can join at any time in the program. For details, call 919-467-8989 or email

High Holiday services

Beth Shalom Synagogue will host High Holiday services beginning Wednesday, Sept. 4, at 2713 Yates Mill Pond Road, Raleigh. Due to construction, some services will be held at St. Francis United Methodist Church, 2965 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. Services will include children’s programs, youth and teen services, babysitting, Tashlik, Yizkor and Break the Fast. See the calendar at

‘Courageous’ movie screening

Salem Baptist Church will show the movie “Courageous” for free with popcorn and drinks at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at 1821 N. Salem St., Apex.

52 Week Food Drive

Urban Ministries of Wake County campaigns to feed more of the 90,000 Wake County residents living in poverty. Urban Ministries seeks sponsors for each of the remaining weeks of the food drive. For more information, contact Carol Schwartz at 919-256-2179 or


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 jackpot bingo at 7 p.m. every Thursday at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 1005 Wilbon Road, Fuquay-Varina. Doors open 6 p.m. Food and beverages are available. For details, call 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.

The Hope Café Bible study

The Hope Café is starting a new Bible study. Dr. Jack Watson will lead the study. For more information, call 919-818-8350 or email

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