Cary News: Community

Faith Notes: April 19

Fan collections

Greater Life Ministries is collecting fans and air conditioning window units for those in need. The ministry regularly collects toys, household items, furniture, clothing and more. To arrange for donations to be picked up, call 919-985-0492 or 919-274-2511. Monetary donations can be mailed to P.O. Box 26083, Raleigh, NC 27611.

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.

St. Paul’s Preschool is accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year. The preschool is at 221 Union St., Cary. For details, contact Brooke Bowersox at 919-467-3788 or

Raleigh Christian Women’s Connection

The Raleigh Christian Women’s Connection will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, at the N.C. State University Club, 4200 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. Cathy Blackwell and Becky Dolinger will speak. Lunch costs $16 and a free nursery is available. Reservations for both are required by Friday, April 17. To make a reservation, call Cathy at 919-337-8003 or email

ASP Auction Dinner

Sunrise United Methodist Church’s auction to benefit the Appalachian Service Project will be at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, April 26, at 5420 Sunset Lake Road, Holly Springs.

Unified Prayer Time

Luz del Pueblo, a ministry of White Plains United Methodist Church, will host United Prayer Time from 6-7 p.m. Monday, April 27, at 500 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

Backporch String Band

Westwood Baptist Church will host a Backporch String Band concert at 5 p.m. Sunday, May 3, at 200 Westhigh St., Cary.


White Plains United Methodist Church will host a spaghetti dinner at 5:45 p.m., and the Children’s Music Ministries will present the musical “Spend Awhile on the Nile” at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, at 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary. Donations will be accepted to cover costs of the event and support the children’s ministires.

Soul Yoga

Gentle stretching and yoga sessions will be at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Westwood Baptist Church, 200 Westhigh St., Cary. Sessions are open to the public for $5. Bring a mat.

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

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.

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