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 GriefShare@christthekingcary.org.
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 www.bethshalomnc.org/node/368.
‘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.
Bible studies for adults
White Plains United Methodist Church will host Bible studies for adults from 5:15 to 6:45 p.m. on Wednesdays and Sundays beginning Wednesday, Sept. 4, and Sunday, Sept. 15. Sign up online at wpumc.com.
Back to School Benefit Concert
White Plains United Methodist Church will host the Bluegrass and BBQ Back to School Benefit Concert with a catered dinner at 5:30 p.m. and music by Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road and The Gentlemen of Bluegrass from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary. The fundraiser will benefit the White Plains Children’s Center. Buy tickets at www.whiteplainschildrenscenter.org/september-14-2013-bluegrass-and-bbq-benefit.
Journey to Financial Freedom
Westwood Baptist Church will provide a Journey to Financial Freedom workshop from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, at 200 Westhigh St., Cary. Richard Hill and the Crossroads Financial Freedom Ministry Team will lead the program. Childcare will be provided.
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. Lunch costs $16; a free nursery is available. Charlotte Stewart will speak about healthy eating. To RSVP, call 919-337-8003 or email email@example.com.
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.
Cary Presbyterian Church offers a labyrinth meditation walk from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at 614 Griffis St.. For details, call 919-469-1337 or visit www.carypresbyterian.org.
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 in Raleigh. The group usually finishes by 1 p.m. Go to www.brownbagministry.org 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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