The Point Church food pantry gives bagged groceries, a hot meal and clothing to families in need from 11 a.m. to noon Saturdays at 1503 Walnut St., Cary.
Mother’s Morning Out
White Plains United Methodist Church has openings in the fall Mother’s Morning Out program for children 18 months through 4 years from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays from September through May at 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary. For details, contact Beth at 919-467-9394 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Children’s centers and preschools
• St. Andrew’s Early Childhood Center atSt. Andrew the Apostle Roman Catholic Church
is accepting new students ages 3-5. The center is at 3008 Old Raleigh Road, Apex. For details and registration, call 919-387-8656 or go towww.saintandrew.org
• Cary Presbyterian Preschool atCary Presbyterian Church
is registering students ages 3-4 for 2014-15. The church is at 614 Griffis St., Cary. For details or to schedule a tour, call Angie Keith at 919-469-2229 or go to
• Christ the King Preschool ofChrist the King Lutheran Church
is accepting registration for ages 2-4 for the 2014-15 school year. The church is at 600 Walnut St., Cary. For more information or to schedule a tour, call director Beth Hollander at 919-460-0950 or go towww.christthekingcary.org/Preschool/Registration.aspx
has openings for ages 2-5 for 2014-15. The preschool is at 1788 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. For details, call Becki Ross at 919-380-0533, email@example.com
, or go towww.fellowshippreschool.org
•First Baptist Church - Cary’s
First Baptist Weekday Preschool has openings for children ages 18 months to 5 years for 2014-15. The preschool is at 218 S. Academy St., Cary. For more information, contact Aliza Travis at 919-467-6356, ext. 114, firstname.lastname@example.org
, or go towww.caryfbc.org/weekday
• Greenwood Forest Children’s Center atGreenwood Forest Baptist Church
has openings for preschool registration for ages 2-5 for the 2014-15 school year. The church is at 110 SE Maynard Road, Cary. For details and registration, call Sandy Duncan at 919-469-0140 or go tocc.gfbccary.org
•Kirk of Kildaire Children’s Center
has openings for ages 2-5 for 2014-15. The center is at 200 High Meadow Drive, Cary. For details, contact Brenda Holladay at 919-469-4895 email@example.com
, or go towww.kirkchildrenscenter.com
• Peace Presbyterian’s Children Center atPeace Presbyterian Church
has openings for ages 2 to 5 for the fall. The church is at 1777 W. Chatham St., Cary. For details or a tour, call 919-415-1733, firstname.lastname@example.org
or go towww.peacepca.org/ministries/ppcc
• St. Paul’s Preschool atSt. Paul’s Episcopal Church
in Cary is accepting registration for the 2014-15 school year. The church is at 221 Union St., Cary. For more information or to schedule a tour, contact Brooke Bowersox at919-467-3788
Semillas de Amor
Semillas de Amor, a Hispanic ministry for families, is looking for volunteers for an after-school program from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Luz del Pueblo annex of White Plains United Methodist Church, 500 SE Maynard Road, Cary. Volunteers will help students with homework. No tutoring experience is needed, and materials are provided. Tutoring will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 16. For details, contact Connie Orander at 919-469-5322 or email@example.com; Dick Orander at 919-469-5322 or firstname.lastname@example.org; or Carolyn Booker at 919-469-1780 or email@example.com.
Consignment sale organizers seek donations
The Sarah Circle of First United Methodist Church Cary is looking for donations for their consignment sale. The sale on Friday, Sept. 19, and Saturday, Sept. 20, will raise money for local missions that serve women and children.
The group is seeking donated or consigned children’s toys, books, baby care supplies and fall and winter clothing in all sizes. To make arrangements to donate or consign, email info@ConsignWithFUMC.com. For details, go to www.consignwithfumc.com.
Financial Peace University
Genesis United Methodist Church will host Financial Peace University classes from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 7 through Nov. 9, at 850 High House Road, Cary. For details, go to www.genesis-umc.org.
Celebration at the Booth
Colonial Baptist Church of Cary will sponsor a day of family-friendly events at 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. Admission is free, and anyone is welcome. For details, call 919-233-9100 or go to www.colonial.org.
Women’s Bible study
Sunrise United Methodist Church will host a Bible study for women on “Living Beyond Yourself” from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, at 5420 Sunset Lake Road, Holly Springs. The 11-session study continues through Monday, Nov. 17. To register, use a sign-up sheet in the church or email Debbie O’Brien at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mosaic will host a six-week women’s Bible study with “Undaunted” by Christine Caine at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, starting Sept. 9, or 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays, starting Sept. 10, at 270 Towerview Court, Cary. For details, go to madebeautiful.com.
Women’s Bible study
Ambassador Presbyterian Church will host “Becoming a Woman of Excellence,” a Bible study for women, from 10:15-11:45 a.m. Wednesdays, from Sept. 10 through Nov. 19, at 1010 Schieffelin Road, Apex. For details or registration, call 919-249-0230 or go to www.ambassadorpres.org.
Concert for a Cause
Kirk of Kildaire Presbyterian will host a concert by singer and musician David LaMotte to raise money for the church’s youth summer trip at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at 200 High Meadow Drive, Cary. The suggested donation is $5. For details, call 919-467-4944 or go to wordpress.kirkofkildaire.org.
Tree of Life Lutheran Church will host a Kick-Off Sunday with an outdoor worship service at 10:30 a.m. followed by games, family activities and a barbecue lunch on Sunday, Sept. 14. The event is free, and anyone is welcome. For more information, call the Rev. Roger Rockhoff at 919-367-6978.
Beth Shalom Synagogue will host an open house for prospective members from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, at 5713 Yates Mill Pond Road, Raleigh. To register, call 919 858-7777. For details, go to bethshalomnc.org.
Neighbors Helping Neighbors
Western Wake Crisis Ministry’s annual Neighbors Helping Neighbors golf tournament and fundraiser will be from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, at MacGregor Downs Country Club, 430 St. Andrews Lane, Cary. For details, go to www.wwcm.org.
Sunrise Golf Tournament
Sunrise United Methodist Church’s golf tournament to benefit the Holly Springs Food Cupboard will be from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, at Devil’s Ridge Golf Club, 5107 Linksland Drive, Holly Springs. The church is seeking sponsors, players and volunteers. Registration costs $90. For details, go to mysunrise.org/event/sunrise-golf-tournament.
Back to School Benefit
A Back to School Benefit for the White Plains United Methodist Church Children’s Center will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, at 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary. Food trucks will begin serving dinner at 6 p.m., and live music by Crush will start at 7 p.m. There will also be a silent auction. Tickets cost $8 for ages 13-18 and $12 for ages 19 and older at tinyurl.com/wpcc2014. Children ages 12 and younger, who must be accompanied by an adult, will be admitted for free. For details, call 919-469-2217 or email email@example.com.
Mosaic will host Kingdom Rock, a children’s ministry program, at 10 a.m. Sundays, Sept. 21, Sept. 28 and Oct. 5, at 250 Towerview Court, Cary. For details, call 919-535-8365 or go to www.madebeautiful.com.
First United Methodist Church - Cary hosts GriefShare meetings at 7 p.m. Thursdays, through Oct. 9, in room 125 at 117 S. Academy St., Cary. The workbook costs $15. For information about the church, go to www.fumc-cary.org. To register, go to bit.ly/1sEsFba.
Worship services at The Cary
First United Methodist Church - Cary hosts worship services at The Cary theater at 9:45 a.m. Sundays at 122 E. Chatham St.
Holly Springs United Methodist Church hosts “There is a Solution” Alcoholics Anonymous group meetings from 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 108 Avent Ferry Road.
Sisters in Support
White Plains United Methodist Church hosts a support group for women who had or currently have 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Family support ministry meeting
A family support ministry organized by Mary Williams-Farrington and the Pardoned by Christ Ministry meets the first, second and fourth Tuesday of every month at The Point Church, 1503 Walnut St., Cary. The ministry provides support for people who have been incarcerated or who have or have had an incarcerated family member. For details, call 919-272-3045 or 919-255-5883 or go to www.pardonedbychrist.org.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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 the homes of members of North Cary Baptist Church. 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.