Faith and religious events for Apex, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Holly Springs and Morrisville.
The “La Posada” Celebration is 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, at White Plains United Methodist Church, 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary. The event recreates the journey of Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem, where Jesus was born. Music, food, pinatas and more will be featured. Open to the public. 919-467-9394, wpumc.com
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Holly Springs United Methodist Church, 108 Avent Ferry Road, holds a community dinner from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17. The dinners are held the third Saturday of the month. Free. hsumc.net
White Plains United Methodist Church, 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary, holds a special Sunday evening service at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18, in the chapel. Free and open to the public. 919-467-9394, wpumc.com
Carols by Candlelight
The Carols by Candlelight Christmas service is 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 23, at Freeway Church in Bond Park Community Center, 150 Metro Park Drive, Cary. 919-986-0523, freewaychurchnc.com
Infertility support group
A support group for those coping with infertility or considering adoption or reproductive medicine meets at 10:30 a.m. the third Saturday of each month at West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. The group is hosted by the Waiting Hearts Foundation. firstname.lastname@example.org, facebook.com/WAITINGHEARTSNC.
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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