Faith and religious events for Apex, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Holly Springs and Morrisville.
Admissions open houses
St. Michael the Archangel Catholic School, 810 High House Road, Cary, holds its middle school admissions open house from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2. Pre-kindergarten to grade 8 admissions open houses are 3-4:45 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, and 8:30-10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 26. For more information, call 919-468-6150 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Holiday survival seminar
The GriefShare program at First United Methodist Church Cary holds the seminar “Surviving the Holidays: Help and Hope as You Navigate the Holiday Season” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, in Room 125 at the church, 117 S. Academy St. The program is designed especially for those grieving a loved one’s death. For more information, call 919-467-1861 or go to firstcary.com.
All Saints service
The chorus of White Plains Methodist Church performs the world premiere of “A Light Shines in the Darkness” at the 8:30 a.m. service Sunday, Nov. 6, at the church, 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary. Michael John Trotta, who commissioned the piece, will attend. wpumc.com
The Methodist Children’s Center of First United Methodist Church Cary holds its annual Scholastic book fair from 8:45-9:45 a.m. and noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, to Thursday, Nov. 10, in Room 118 of the Templeton Building, 121 Waldo St., Cary. Family Night with Clifford the Dog is 4:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9. For more information, visit scholastic.com/bf/mcc.
Election Day service
An Election Day Communion Service is 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, at Saint Francis United Methodist Church, 2965 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. All wishing to celebrate Holy Communion may attend. For more information, go to saintfrancisumc.org.
Concert of Thanks
The Music Ministry of First United Methodist Church Cary presents a Concert of Thanks at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, in the sanctuary of the church, 117 S. Academy St. The handbell choir and other musicians are scheduled to perform. The concert will include songs related to Thanksgiving and general songs of praise and thanks. Free and open to the public. Those attending are asked to donate a can of peaches, pears or pineapple to benefit Dorcas Ministries of Cary. 919-467-1861, firstcary.com
The Western Wake Bible Study group meets at 7 p.m. Mondays at Westhigh Evangelical Covenant Church, 590 Westhigh St., Cary. Selected Parables and Joshua are the focus of this year’s group. The non-denominational study group meets every Monday through April.
Triangle Marriage and Family Life Center hosts GriefShare and DivorceCare groups from 9:30-11 a.m. Saturdays at 3761 NW Cary Parkway, Suite 102. 919-267-6747.
Toy, clothing collection
Greater Life Ministries collects toys and clothes to give to homeless and needy families. The organization also collects household items, furniture, clothing and more. To arrange for donations to be picked up, call 919-274-2511 or 919-432-3323. Mail monetary donations to P.O. Box 26083, Raleigh, NC 27611.
The Point Church food pantry offers free groceries, a hot meal and clothing from 11 a.m. to noon Saturdays at 1503 Walnut St., Cary, and 1402 E. Williams St., Apex.
Send faith listings to email@example.com.