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.
Blessing of the animals
Lord of Life Lutheran Church is having a Blessing of the Animals at 10 a.m. Oct. 3, at the outdoor worship space, 2100 Buffaloe Road, adjacent to Lake Benson Park. In the Spirit of Francis of Assisi, Pastor Wayne Dubnansky will make sure every pet brought receives a special and personal blessing. Donations of pet food for the SPCA Food Pantry will be accepted. Monetary gifts will also welcome. (Make checks payable to SPCA). For information: 919-772-9044.
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Victory Church will host its annual fall festival from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, at 2825 S. Wilmington St., Raleigh. Everything is free. The event features food, inflatable rides, candy and prizes, illusionist show, door prizes and more. Costumes allowed, but do not wear masks. For more information go to www.victorychurch.nu or call 919-779-5180.
The Ladies’ Fellowship Harvest Sale will be held on Saturday, Nov. 14, at Plymouth Church, 6104 Rock Service Station Road, Raleigh. The meal begins at 4:30 p.m. and the auction at 6:30 p.m. For more information call 919-772-8370 or email plymouthinfo@ gmail.com.
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.
▪ Oakland Presbyterian Church is seeking vendors for a craft show it will hold Nov. 21. Event organizers are inviting crafters to sell only unique, handcrafted items and do not expect to open the event to commercial crafters. Those interested in participating should call the church office at 919-934-5476 to receive a registration packet.
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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