Church picnic and concert
Kirk of Kildaire Presbyterian Churchs fall picnic will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, at 200 High Meadow Drive, Cary. There will be kids activities, a barbecue dinner and live music by the Backporch String Band. The picnic is free and open to the public. For details, call 919-467-4944 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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 beginning Sunday, Sept. 15. Sign up online at wpumc.com.
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.
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.
Western Wake Crisis Ministry annual benefit
The Western Wake Crisis Ministrys 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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com.
Holly Springs United Methodist Church hosts There is a Solution Alcoholics Anonymous group meetings from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at 108 Avent Ferry Road.
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 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. No teaching experience necessary. Volunteers do not need to speak Spanish. To volunteer, call the church office at 919-467-9394.
Raleigh Christian Womens Connection
The Raleigh Christian Womens 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. To RSVP, call 919-337-8003 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 email@example.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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