Faith Notes: Sept. 18

September 16, 2013 

ESL classes

Westwood Baptist Church will sponsor English as a Second Language (ESL) classes from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays until Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 200 Westhigh St., Cary. Students can enroll at any time. The class is available in five skill levels, with an emphasis on conversation and American culture. There will be free homework help and childcare. For details, call 919-469-9393 or email info@westwoodbc.org.

ReFuel

Sunrise United Methodist Church will host a new casual worship service at 5:05 p.m. Saturday afternoons at 5420 Sunset Lake Road, Holly Springs. ReFuel will be a supportive group with a relaxed pace.

GriefShare

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

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

•  White Plains United Methodist Church hosts GriefShare meetings from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays at 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary. For details, call 919-449-6392.

•  Christ the King Lutheran Church hosts GriefShare meetings at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays 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.

Single adults movie night

Westwood Baptist Church will host a Single Adults Movie Night with a screening of “Home Run” from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, at 200 Westhigh St., Cary. The group is open to anyone over 18 who is not married or is divorced or widowed. For details, call the church at 919-469-9393.

Yard Sale

An indoor yard sale will raise money for a food pantry from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at St. Bernadette’s Catholic Church, 1005 Wilbon Road, Fuquay-Varina. Donations will be accepted from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, and Friday, Sept. 27, at the church.

Western Wake Crisis Ministry annual benefit

The Western Wake Crisis Ministry’s 11th annual auction/dinner will be from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, at MacGregor Downs Country Club, 430 Saint Andrews Lane, Cary. The ministry will host a golf tournament at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 7, at the country club. For more information, go to www.wwcm.org or contact Sue Mooney at 919-608-6532 or development@wwcm.org.

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 cschwartz@urbanmin.org.

Bible studies for adults

White Plains United Methodist Church will host Bible studies for adults from 5:15 to 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays and Sundays. Sign up online at wpumc.com.

Bingo

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.

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.

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.

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