After-school outreach program seeks volunteers
The Kirk of Kildaire, Presbyterian Kirk Outreach After-school Learning Academy (KOALA) is looking for volunteers to help Briarcliff Elementary School first and second grade students with homework. The program is 4-5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the school year at the church, which is at 200 High Meadow Drive, Cary. 919-467-4944, email@example.com.
Sunrise United Methodist Church’s Campfire Fall Family Festival will be 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, at 5420 Sunset Lake Road, Holly Springs.
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First Baptist Church’s musical Night of Praise with the church’s handbell choir, the Caryllons, will be at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, at 218 S. Academy St., Cary.
The Hannah’s Hands International Annual Mission Banquet will start with registration at 5 p.m. and dinner at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, in the parlor at Colonial Baptist Church, 6051 Tryon Road, Cary. There will be an update on mission work in El Salvador by Lorraine McNeill. Admission costs $10 for adults and $5 for ages 2-10. RSVP by Wednesday, Sept. 30: 919-851-8520, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Raleigh Christian Women’s Connection
The Raleigh Christian Women’s Connection meets from 10:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Oct. 13, at the Woman’s Club of Raleigh, 3300 Woman’s Club Drive, Raleigh. Susan Ely and Becky Burgue will speak. Lunch costs $16 and a free children’s nursery is available. Reservations are required and must be made by Monday, Oct. 5: 919-337-8003, email@example.com.
Christmas Shopping Spree
Genesis United Methodist Church’s Christmas Shopping Spree craft show is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at 850 High House Road, Cary. genesis-umc.org.
Vendor registration is open. Registration for a six-foot table is $40 ($30 for Genesis United Methodist Church members) and electrical outlets are $10. bit.ly/1ewPf34.
Greater Life Ministries is in need of a van and money to help the ministry transport homeless and elderly people. The ministry regularly collects toys, household items, furniture, clothing and more and is starting to collect items for the holidays. To arrange for donations to be picked up, call 919-274-2511 or 919-629-4172. 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.
Gentle stretching and yoga sessions will be at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Westwood Baptist Church, 200 Westhigh St., Cary. Sessions are open to the public for $5. Bring a mat.
Regeneration Addiction Support Group
Good Hope Baptist Church will host confidential Regeneration Addiction Support Group meetings for adults affected by any addiction, their friends and family members at 7 p.m. Mondays in FLC room 110 at 6628 Good Hope Baptist Church Road, Cary. goodhopechurch.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. 919-272-3045, 919-255-5883, pardonedbychrist.org.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fuquay-Varina United Methodist Church hosts Overeaters Anonymous meetings from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Wednesdays in room 126, 100 Judd Parkway. 919-557-7712, 919-771-1393.
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. 919-233-0355.
The Truth Project Bible Study
White Plains United Methodist Church hosts The Truth Project Bible Study from 9:30-11 a.m. Thursdays, through July 30, at 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary. wpumc.com/register.
The Knights of Columbus Council 12119 hosts jackpot bingo at 7 p.m. Thursdays at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 1005 Wilbon Road, Fuquay-Varina. 919-557-7718, 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. 919-469-8023.
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