Blessing of the Wheels
Lord of Life Lutheran Church will celebrate its 3rd annual Blessing of the Wheels at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 7, in its parking lot, next to Lake Benson Park in Garner. Pastor Wayne Dubnansky will bless wheels of all kinds; bike wheels, skateboard wheels, rollerblade wheels, wheelchair wheels, unicycle wheels, car and truck wheels. All are welcome to have your favorite bike or rolling device blessed.
4th of July Pancake Breakfast
Oakland Presbyterian Church will host its annual Pancake and Sausage Breakfast, from 7 to 9:30 a.m. on July 4, at 8927 Cleveland Road, across from the GCAA ball fields. Enjoy an all-you-can-eat breakfast at just $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. Proceeds benefit the youth and children programs at Oakland. Then stick around for the annual Celebrate Cleveland Fourth of July Parade.
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Weeknight Worship Service
Mount Zion United Methodist Church has started a Thursday night worship service at 7:30 p.m. The church is at 15772 N.C. 50 North, Garner.
Feed My Sheep food pantry is open from 9 a.m. to noon on the second Saturday of each month at Christ Community United Methodist Church, 1082 Amelia Church Road, Clayton. The food is free to anyone presenting an ID card. For more information, call 919-553-9770.
▪ Men’s Bible study of Johnston County continues a verse-by-verse study of the Gospel of St. Matthew 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays at First Baptist Church, 202 S. Fourth St., Smithfield. This study group runs through May. Visit www.mbsjohnstoncounty.com.
▪ Mount Zion United Methodist Church’s Healing Hope Cancer Support Group meets from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month, in the Share & Care classroom at the church, 15772 N.C. 50, Garner. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 919-550-9092.
▪ Shiloh Baptist Church hosts GriefShare, DivorceCare and DivorceCare for Kids support groups at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at 3414 N. Shiloh Road, Garner. There is no cost, and participants may enter at any session. Child care is available upon request. For more information, visit www.shilohgarner.org or call 919-553-3319.
The Growing Place
Registration is open for “Summer Fun at The Growing Place,” a 3-week program for babies and children through grade 5, at Aversboro Road Baptist Church, 1600 Aversboro Rd., Garner. Call Cassie Peacock at 919-661-0872 with questions.
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