Garner United Methodist Church is holding its annual fish fry fund raiser from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, 201 Methodist Drive, Garner, at the corner of Vandora Springs and U.S. 70. Plates include fish, fries and slaw. Eat in or take out with an easy drive through.
Barbecue chicken dinner
Mount Zion United Methodist Church is holding its annual Bar-B-Que Chicken Fundraiser at 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, 15772 NC 50 N, (¼ mile south of the intersection of Hwy 50 and Hwy 42) in Garner. Eat-in or take-out plates are available. Large take-out orders can be called-in to 919-772-8415. Plates include ½ chicken, boiled potatoes, green beans, roll, and dessert. Adults are $8, children 4-12 are $4, and kids 3 and under are free. Contact the church office at 919-772-8415 or e-mail email@example.com.
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A free family fun festival hosted by Community Baptist Church will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at 5771 NC Hwy 42 in Garner (between Cleveland Auto Spa and Old Drugstore Road). Activities include giant inflatables, a petting zoo, face painting, free hot dog & drink, games, and pony rides. For more information contact: Mike Knight, 773-3131 or visit www.cbministry.net.
Blackman’s Grove Baptist Church
Blackman’s Grove Baptist Church is having its homecoming at 11 a.m. Sept. 13, 5980 Stricklands Crossroads Road, Four Oaks. Rev. Jerry Hicks will bring the message. Immediately following the worship service everyone is invited to the fellowship center for a covered dish meal. For questions call Elaine Lee at 919-894-2848, or Brenda Parker at 919-894-4969.
In addition, the church is having a dedication service for its new sanctuary and refurbished building at 3 p.m. on the same day. The service will include Blackman's Grove Choir and Children's Choir and key members of the church. Pastor Jerry Hicks will offer the Statement of Dedication. Following the service, the facilities will be available for viewing and refreshments.
Maple Temple United Church of Christ will celebrate its annual Men's Day on Sunday, Sept. 13, at 304 Dacian Road, Raleigh. This observance will occur during the 10 a.m. morning worship service. The guest speaker will be minister Curtis Bunn. All are welcome to attend.
The kick-off for AWANA Club will be held at 5:45 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13, at Hayes Chapel Christian’s Fellowship Hall. Children of all ages are welcome.
Community Family Fun Day
Plymouth Church is offering a free Community Family Fun Day: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 19, 6104 Rock Service Station Road, Raleigh. The event features a clown, face painting, balloons, a bouncy house, a Chick-fil-A cow, laser tag, food, fire trucks, crafts, games and more.
Family Movie Night
Highland Baptist Church is hosting a Family Movie Night at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at 8524 Crowder Road, Raleigh. Bring your lawn chairs and blanket and enjoy watching “Soul Surfer” outdoors with your friends and neighbors. Free admission, popcorn, and soft drinks. For questions, contact the church at 919-779-8778 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mount Zion UMC Golf Tournament
Golfers are invited to Mount Zion United Methodist Church’s annual golf tournament at noon on Friday, Sept. 25, at the Riverwood Golf Course, 400 Riverwood Drive, Clayton. There will be a chance at a $100,000 shootout and golfers will have the opportunity to win $10,000 for a hole in one during tournament play. Prizes will be awarded for 1st-, 2nd- and 3rd-place. Entry fee is $70 per person and includes golf, cart use, refreshments and a meal. To register visit: www.mountzion-umc.org. For details, contact Alan Byrd: 919-820-2010 or email: email@example.com.
Golfers are invited to participate in the Aversboro Road Baptist Church golf tournament at 1 p.m. Sept. 25, at the Raleigh Golf Association. All proceeds from the tournament go to support local, national and international missions. Entry fee is $60 per player or $240 for a four-player team and includes golf, cart, goodie bags, lunch and refreshments. Holes may be sponsored for $100 and memorials are $60. Prizes will be awarded for closest to the pin, long drives and for finish. Contact Bob Mills: 919-772-3584; or the church office: 919-779-0434.
Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church is hosting a music event presented by the group Mercy’s Cross, at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, in Willow Springs.
Hayes Chapel Christian Church will have their homecoming service on Sept. 27 at the church. The church is the oldest one in Garner and will be celebrating 155 years. The speaker is Brother Scott Sivnksty. Lunch will be served after the service. Please bring a covered dish.
Craft vendors needed
New Bethel Baptist Church needs vendors for its annual craft show to be held Nov. 14. Anyone interested in selling crafts at the show, contact Ruby Pearce at 919-662-1678 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Weeknight Worship Service
Mount Zion United Methodist Church has started a Thursday night worship service at 7:30 p.m. 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.
▪ 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 email@example.com 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.
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