The Point Church food pantry gives bagged groceries, a hot meal and clothing to families in need from 11 a.m. to noon Saturdays at 1503 Walnut St., Cary.
Christmas tree sale
Saint Francis United Methodist Church’s Christmas tree sale is open at 2965 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. Trees will be sold from noon to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Free home delivery is available. For details and prices, go to www.saintfrancisumc.org/christmas-trees-cary.
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will host the 11th annual Apex Nativity from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, and Friday, Dec. 12, and noon to 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at 590 Bryan Drive. More than 500 nativities from around the world will be displayed in an indoor forest of Christmas trees. Local groups and artists will perform, including a “Messiah” open rehearsal at noon and a sing-along performance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free; bring canned or boxed food to donate to the Western Wake Crisis Ministry.
‘We Three Spies’
The CaryKids Voices of Praise Kids Choir of the Cary Church of God will present the musical “We Three Spies” at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, and 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, at 107 Quade Drive, Cary. For details, go to www.carycog.com.
Christ the King Lutheran Church will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a musical service from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at 200 Walnut St., Cary. The Rev. Dr. Kenneth Ray will act as master of ceremonies. There will be music by the church’s Senior Choir, children’s choirs, praise bands and handbell choirs.
Annual Senior Citizen Appreciation Dinner
Minority Men Making Mighty Moves’ 12th Annual Senior Citizen Appreciation Dinner will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at Saint Mary’s Family Life Center, 9305 Holly Springs Road, Apex. There will be live gospel music and entertainment at the free event.
Wake Chapel Christian Church’s Christmas Celebration, led by the Chancel Choir and Orchestra, will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, at 905 Wake Chapel Road, Fuquay-Varina. For details, call 919-552-4147.
The White Plains United Methodist Church Chancel and Youth Choirs will sing Joseph Martin’s “Tapestry of Light,” conducted by Martin, during the 8:20 a.m. worship service on Sunday, Dec. 14., at 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary. The Children’s Choirs will present “Room for Christmas” during the 11 a.m. worship service. Brunch will be served between services.
Good Shepherd United Church of Christ will hold a worship service with jazz music throughout and a special jazz cantata by the choir at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, at 1050 NW Maynard Road, Cary. Childcare will be provided.
The Saint Francis United Methodist Church Adult Choir and Youth Choir will present their Christmas cantata, “What Sweeter Music,” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, at 2965 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. For details, go to www.saintfrancisumc.org.
Advent open house
Wake Chapel Christian Church will host an Advent open house from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, at 905 Wake Chapel Road, Fuquay-Varina. For details, call 919-552-4147.
Wake Chapel Christian Church’s Christmas Eve Candlelight Service will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24, at 905 Wake Chapel Road, Fuquay-Varina. For details, call 919-552-4147.
Christmas Eve service
Good Shepherd United Church of Christ will host an evening of lessons, carols and candle-lighting for all ages at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24, at 1050 NW Maynard Road.
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. For more information, email Lee Heathcoat at firstname.lastname@example.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. For details, call 919-272-3045 or 919-255-5883 or go to www.pardonedbychrist.org.
Fuquay-Varina United Methodist Church hosts Overeaters Anonymous meetings from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Wednesdays in room 126, 100 Judd Parkway. The group’s supportive meetings don’t include weigh-ins, diets or fees. For more information, call 919-557-7712 or 919-771-1393.
Westhigh Evangelical Covenant Church will host Celebrate Recovery meetings for people recovering from hurting, hangups and habits at 8 p.m. Wednesdays at 590 Westhigh St., Cary. For more information on Celebrate Recovery, go to www.celebraterecovery.com. For more information on the church’s program, go to www.summitnc.org or email email@example.com.
Cary Presbyterian Church offers a labyrinth meditation walk from 5:30-7:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at 614 Griffis St. For details, call 919-469-1337 or visit www.carypresbyterian.org.
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. Details: Phyllis Travers, 919-233-0355.
The Knights of Columbus Council 12119 hosts jackpot bingo at 7 p.m. Thursdays at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 1005 Wilbon Road, Fuquay-Varina. Doors open at 6 p.m. Food and beverages available. Details: Al Munno, 919-557-7718, or Sonny Butler, 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. The group helps women with hurting, hangups and habits. Details: 919-469-8023.
Brown Bag Ministry
The Brown Bag Ministry, which feeds more than 1,400 people a week, is looking for middle- and high school-age volunteers. The group meets at St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church in Apex about 9 a.m. Saturdays. Volunteers prepare bagged meals and hand them out in Raleigh. The group usually finishes by 1 p.m. Details: www.brownbagministry.org.