Faith Notes: Oct. 20

October 18, 2013 

First Baptist Church of F-V’s 101st anniversary

First Baptist Church of Fuquay-Varina will celebrate its 101st anniversary, which was Oct. 4, with homecoming on Sunday, Oct. 20, at 105 N. West St., Fuquay-Varina. The Rev. David Forbes of Christian Faith Baptist Church in Raleigh will speak at the 11 a.m. service. The Rev. Charles Tyner of White Oak Missionary Baptist Church in Apex will speak at the 3 p.m. service.

Fair Trade Store

Fuquay-Varina United Methodist Church will host a Fair Trade Store with handcrafted Christmas gifts, tea, chocolate and coffee that are certified Fair Trade from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, and Saturday, Oct. 26, in Rooms 117 and 119 at 100 Judd Parkway. Details: 919-552-4331.

First Baptist Church of Fuquay-Varina collects donations for Interact

The Women’s Ministry of First Baptist Church of Fuquay-Varina will collect donations for Interact of Wake County, a domestic violence shelter for women and children, during the morning service at 9:45 Sunday, Oct. 27, at 105 N. West St.

Basketball and cheerleading

First Baptist Church is accepting registration for basketball and cheerleading for elementary school students. The church is at 218 S. Academy St., Cary. Details:

Tutors needed

The Kirk Outreach After-School Learning Academy seeks volunteers to help first- and second-grade students from Briarcliff Elementary School with homework one or more days per week. The program runs from 4-5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays during the school year at Kirk of Kildaire Presbyterian Church, 200 High Meadow Drive, Cary. For details, call 919-467-4944 or email

Alcoholics Anonymous

Holly Springs United Methodist Church hosts “There is a Solution” Alcoholics Anonymous group meetings from 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays at 108 Avent Ferry Road.


The Knights of Columbus Council 12119 hosts jackpot bingo 7 p.m. Thursdays at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 1005 Wilbon Road, Fuquay-Varina. Doors open 6 p.m. Food and beverages are available. Details: Al Munno, 919-557-7718, or Sonny Butler, 845-797-0830.

Celebrate Recovery for Women

Celebrate Recovery for Women meets 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. Details: 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. Details:

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