Cary News: Community

Faith Notes: Oct. 26-29

Faith and religious events for Apex, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Holly Springs and Morrisville.

Food truck rally, movie

Green Level Baptist Church holds its Community Food Truck Rally and Movie Night from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, at the church, 8509 Green Level Church Road, Cary. Free admission. The event will feature live music, bounce houses, food trucks and more. An outdoor showing of the film “The Peanuts Movie” is at 6:30 p.m. Bring lawn chairs or a blanket. The event kicks off the church’s Raise Up, Reach Out building campaign. 919-362-4310,

Admissions open houses

St. Michael the Archangel Catholic School, 810 High House Road, Cary, holds its middle school admissions open house from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2. Pre-kindergarten to grade 8 admissions open houses are 3-4:45 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, and 8:30-10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 26. For more information, call 919-468-6150 or email

All Saints service

The chorus of White Plains Methodist Church performs the world premiere of “A Light Shines in the Darkness” at the 8:30 a.m. service Sunday, Nov. 6, at the church, 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary. Michael John Trotta, who commissioned the piece for the chorus, will attend.

Book fair

The Methodist Children's Center of First United Methodist Church Cary holds its annual Scholastic book fair from 8:45-9:45 a.m. and noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, to Thursday, Nov. 10, in Room 118 of the Templeton Building, 121 Waldo St., Cary. Family Night with Clifford the Dog is 4:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9. For more information, visit

Election Day service

An Election Day Communion Service is 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, at Saint Francis United Methodist Church, 2965 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. All wishing to celebrate Holy Communion may attend. For more information, go to

Concert of Thanks

The Music Ministry of First United Methodist Church Cary presents a Concert of Thanks at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, in the sanctuary of the church, 117 S. Academy St. The handbell choir and other musicians are scheduled to perform. The concert will include songs related to Thanksgiving and general songs of praise and thanks. Free and open to the public. Those attending are asked to donate a can of peaches, pears or pineapple to benefit Dorcas Ministries of Cary. 919-467-1861,

Grief/divorce support

Triangle Marriage and Family Life Center hosts GriefShare and DivorceCare groups from 9:30-11 a.m. Saturdays at 3761 NW Cary Parkway, Suite 102. 919-267-6747.

Toy, clothing collection

Greater Life Ministries collects toys and clothes to give to homeless and needy families. The organization also collects household items, furniture, clothing and more. To arrange for donations to be picked up, call 919-274-2511 or 919-432-3323. Mail monetary donations to P.O. Box 26083, Raleigh, NC 27611.

Food pantry

The Point Church food pantry offers free groceries, a hot meal and clothing from 11 a.m. to noon Saturdays at 1503 Walnut St., Cary, and 1402 E. Williams St., Apex.

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