Cary News: Community

February 28, 2014

Faith Notes: March 2

Local faith events.

Shrove Tuesday pancake suppers

•  Cary Presbyterian Church will host a Shrove Tuesday pancake supper from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, at 614 Griffis St., Cary. Tickets cost $4 for adults and $2 for ages 2-12 at the door, up to $15 per family. Donations will be collected for Hearts with Haiti. For details, call 919-467-8700 or go to
•  White Plains United Methodist Church will host a Shrove Tuesday pancake supper at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, in the Christian Life Center at 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary. Registration will be open online at

Ash Wednesday

White Plains United Methodist Church will host a service for Ash Wednesday at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, in the church’s sanctuary, 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary. For details, go to

World Day of Prayer

The sanctuary at St. Francis United Methodist Church will be open to anyone for the World Day of Prayer from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, March 7, at 2965 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. For more information, call 919-362-4107 or go to

Raleigh Christian Women’s Connection

Raleigh Christian Women’s Connection will meet for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, at the N.C. State University Club, 4200 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. Linda Wright will talk about “Triumph Over Tragedy,” and Beverly Hofert will demonstrate painting canvas floor cloths. Lunch costs $16. A free nursery is available. To make reservations by Thursday, March 13, call 919-337-8003 or email

Easter Festival and Egg Hunt

Ambassador Presbyterian Church will host an Easter Festival and Egg Hunt from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at 1010 Schieffelin Road, Apex. In case of bad weather, the event will be on Saturday, April 19. There will be an egg hunt for ages 12 and younger (in four age groups), inflatables, carnival games and prizes, crafts and a hot dog lunch. The event is free and open to the public. For details, call 919-249-0230 or go to

Christ the King Preschool registration

Christ the King Preschool of Christ the King Lutheran Church is accepting registration for ages 2-5 for the 2014-15 school year. The church is at 600 Walnut St., Cary. For more information, go to

Contemplative worship service

Woodhaven Baptist Church offers a 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 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

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 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

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 For more information on the church’s program, go to or email

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

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 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:

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