Faith and religious events for Apex, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Holly Springs and Morrisville.
The chorus of White Plains Methodist Church performs the world premiere of “A Light Shines in the Darkness” at the 8:30 a.m. All Saints Service Sunday, Nov. 6, at the church, 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary. Michael John Trotta, who commissioned the piece, will attend. wpumc.com
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.
Admissions open houses
St. Michael the Archangel Catholic School, 810 High House Road, Cary, holds its pre-kindergarten to grade 8 admissions open houses from 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 email@example.com.
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
A community Thanksgiving dinner is 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, at White Plains Methodist Church, 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary. Free and open to the public. Registration required. For more information and to register, call 919-467- 9394 or go to bit.ly/2fb5zLF.
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.
Family support group
The Pardoned By Christ Ministry offers a support group for family members and friends of people who are incarcerated. The group meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. For more information, call 919-809-5312 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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