Hayes Chapel Christian Church will host AWANA for grades K through 6 and Christians in Action (CIA) for grades 7 through 12 Sunday nights from 5:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. beginning Sunday, Sept. 8. Pre-registration will be held at the church from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 7. These youth ministry programs are open to all and are free of charge. For further information, call 919-779-3303.
Alignment Church will hold a launch service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, at White Oak Cinemas, 1205 E. Timber Drive, Garner. For more information, visit www.alignmentchurch.org.
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Family Fun Fest
The 8th Annual Family Fun Fest will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at Community Baptist Church, 5771 N.C. 42, Garner. Activities include pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting, carnival games, giant inflatables and food. For more information, contact Pastor Mike Knight at 919-733-3131 or visit www.cbministry.net.
Rusty Fulp of Creation Ministries International will discuss the myth of evolution in sessions held at 9:15 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 8, at Shiloh Baptist Church, 3414 N. Shiloh Road, Garner. Titles of the series are: “Dinosaurs and the Bible,” “Creation: Why it Matters – A Flood Evidence,” and “Creation/Evolution: A Changing of the Tide.” For more information, call 919-553-3319.
Men’s Bible study of Johnston County begins a verse-by-verse study of the Gospel of St. Matthew 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, at First Baptist Church, 202 S. Fourth St., Smithfield. This study group runs through May. Visit http://www.mbsjohnstoncounty.com/.
• Garner United Methodist Church will have a kids’ consignment sale from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13 and 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept.14, followed by a half-price sale from noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 14. The church is located at 201 Methodist Drive, Garner. For more information, call 919-772-2042 or visitgarnerumc.org
• New Bethel Baptist Church is planning to host a craft show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at 2110 Benson Road, Garner. The church needs vendors for this event. Email Ruby Pearce email@example.com