Faith Notes: Feb. 2

January 31, 2014 

Bible studies

•  White Plains United Methodist Church has opened registration for adult Bible studies. The church is at 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary. For more information, call 919-467-9394, go to www.wpumc.com, or email debbie@wpumc.com.

• Joanna Weaver will lead “Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World,” a Bible study for women, from 9:30-11 a.m. Wednesdays at Ambassador Presbyterian Church, 1010 Schieffelin Road, Apex. For details and registration, go to www.ambassadorpres.org.

• The Apex congregation of Jordan Lutheran Church will read the Bible together starting Sunday, Feb. 9. The congregation meets at Beaver Creek Cinemas, 1441 Beaver Creek Commons Drive, Apex. For more information, go to jordanchurchnc.org/the-story.

Community garden

Saint Francis United Methodist Church will host an interest meeting for the Disciples Community Garden at 9:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, at 2965 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. For more information, call 919-362-4107.

Blood drive

Christ the King Lutheran Church will host a blood drive from 2-7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3, at 600 Walnut St., Cary. Donors must be 17 or older and weigh at least 110 pounds. People with appointments will get priority seating, but walk-ins are welcome. To sign up, go to tinyurl.com/CTK-Feb-Blood-Drive.

Greg Buchanan performs at Westwood

Harpist Greg Buchanan will perform at Westwood Baptist Church from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 200 Westhigh St., Cary. For details, call 919-469-9393.

Jobs for Life

Dorcas Ministries will host the free, eight-week Jobs for Life program on finding and applying for jobs from Thursday, Feb. 6, to Friday, April 4, at 187 High House Road, Cary. Registration was due on Jan. 24. For details, call 919-469-9861, ext. 201, or emailing outreach@dorcas-cary.org.

Gospel concert

Brothers in the Cross will sing at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at Kirk of Kildaire Presbyterian Church, 200 High Meadow Drive, Cary. The concert is free. For more information, call 919-753-3745 or go to www.brothersinthecross.com.

Single adults seminar

Westwood Baptist Church will host a seminar on “Our Identity” for single adults from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at 200 Westhigh St., Cary. Registration costs $15 and begins at 8:30 a.m.

Seasons of Love

White Plains United Methodist Church’s Seasons of Love Valentine’s Day dinner will start with hors d’oeuvres at 5:30 p.m. and dinner and live music by Grace Notes at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary. Dinner costs $25 per person and is limited to 48 people. Proceeds will be donated to the PAGE Arts Endowment Fund. To sign up, call 919-467-9394 or go to www.wpumc.com.

Contemplative worship service

Woodhaven Baptist Church offers a new contemplative worship service with meditation from 8:30-9:15 a.m. Sundays at 4000 Kildaire Farm Road, Apex.

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.

Sisters in Support

White Plains United Methodist Church will host a support group for women who have or had breast cancer from 7-8:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary. For more information, email Lee Heathcoat at lee@wpumc.com.

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. Amy Wright will talk about decorating for the new year, and Willie Bongiorno will give a presentation, “The Garden of Life,” on Jan. 21. Lunch costs $16; a free nursery is available. To register, call 919-337-8003 or email rcwreservations@gmail.com.

Family support ministry meeting

A family support ministry organized by Mary Williams-Farrington and the Pardoned by Christ Ministry meets the second Tuesday of every month. The ministry provides support for people who have been incarcerated or who have or have had an incarcerated family member. For details, contact Williams-Farrington at maryw665@gmail.com or go to www.pardonedbychrist.org.

Overeaters Anonymous

Fuquay-Varina United Methodist Church hosts Overeaters Anonymous meetings from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Wednesdays in room 126, 100 Judd Parkway. The group’s supportive meetings don’t include weigh-ins, diets or fees. For more information, call 919-557-7712 or 919-771-1393.

Celebrate Recovery

Summit Evangelical Covenant Church will host Celebrate Recovery meetings for people recovering from hurting, hangups and habits at 8 p.m. Wednesdays at 590 Westhigh St., Cary. For more information on Celebrate Recovery, go to www.celebraterecovery.com. For more information on the church’s program, go to www.summitnc.org or email summit@summitnc.org.

Labyrinth meditation

Cary Presbyterian Church offers a labyrinth meditation walk from 5:30-7:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at 614 Griffis St. For details, call 919-469-1337 or visit www.carypresbyterian.org.

Cancer support group

A cancer support group meets the second Wednesday of each month from 7-8:30 p.m. in Room WC108 at Colonial Baptist Church, 6051 Tryon Road, Cary. Details: Phyllis Travers, 919-233-0355.

Bingo

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

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