Cary News: Community

Faith Notes

Food pantry

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


Christ the King Preschool is enrolling ages 2-5, including a pre-kindergarten transition class, for the 2015-2016 school year. The preschool is at 600 Walnut St., Cary. For details, call preschool director Beth Hollander at 919-460-0950 or go to

Fellowship Preschool is enrolling ages 2-4 for the 2015-2016 school year. Hours of operation are from 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and the preschool is at 1788 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. For more information, call Becki Rossi at 919-380-0533.

Food drive

Sunrise United Methodist Church is collecting donations for the Holly Springs Food Cupboard through Friday, March 13, at 5420 Sunset Lake Road, Holly Springs. This week, the church requests donations of peanut butter.

Bible study

Ambassador Presbyterian Church will host No Other Gods: Confronting Our Modern Day Idols, a study for women, by Kelly Minter from 10:15-11:45 a.m. Wednesdays through March 11 at 1010 Schieffelin Road, Apex. For details, go to

Children’s Consignment Sale

First United Methodist Church Cary’s Children’s Consignment Sale of spring and summer clothing, toys and nursery equipment will be on Friday, March 13, and Saturday, March 14, at 117 S. Academy St.

On Friday, admission is $5 (to be donated to a local family in need) from 6-8 p.m. and free from 8-9 p.m. There is a half-price sale and free admission from 8-11 a.m. Saturday. For details, go to

Joshua Carswell

Joshua Carswell will sing at Kirk of Kildaire, Presbyterian at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 15, at 200 High Meadow Drive, Cary. Admission is free and open to all. Donations will be accepted to benefit ENC Stop Human Trafficking Now.

Easter celebrations

▪ Ambassador Presbyterian Church will host a free Easter Festival and Egg Hunt for ages 12 and younger from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at 1010 Schieffelin Road, Apex. There will be carnival-style games and prizes, inflatables, crafts and a hot dog lunch. The rain date is Saturday, April 4. For details, call 919-249-0230 or go to

▪ Sunrise United Methodist Church will host an Easter egg hunt from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 28, at 5420 Sunset Lake Road, Holly Springs.

Regeneration Addiction Support Group

Good Hope Baptist Church will host Regeneration Addiction Support Group for adults affected by any addiction, their friends and family members at 7 p.m. Mondays in FLC room 110 at 6628 Good Hope Baptist Church Road, Cary. The group is confidential. For details, go to

Alcoholics Anonymous

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

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

Overeaters Anonymous

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.

Celebrate Recovery

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 For more information on the church’s program, go to or email

Labyrinth meditation

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

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:

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