News-Star: Celebrations

Faith Notes: Oct. 22

Fall events

Trunk or Treat is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Bethesda Baptist Church, 4067 U.S. 70 Business West between Clayton and Smithfield. The event will feature candy, inflatables, popcorn, door prizes and a hayride.

A fall festival is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Baptist Center Church, 2163 Ranch Road, Clayton. The festival will feature a bounce house, games, candy and a hot dog dinner.

A fall festival is scheduled from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at Oakland Presbyterian Church, 8927 Cleveland Road, Clayton. The festival will offer games, face painting, cakewalks, a pumpkin-carving contest, costume contests for children and adults and hot dogs.

Trunk & Treat is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Edgerton Memorial United Methodist Church at the corner of West Anderson and South Sumner streets in Selma. The event, for children to age 12, will feature a hot dog lunch, a bounce house and cotton candy.

Trunk or Treat is scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, at First Presbyterian Church, 215 S. Third St., Smithfield. Enjoy treats and games. Wear a costume if you want.

The women of First Pentecostal Holiness Church will hold a Harvest Sale Saturday, Oct. 25, at the church, 1000 Wilson’s Mills Road, Smithfield. Hot dogs will be for sale from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The Harvest Sale will begin at 6.

A fall festival will be held Saturday, Nov. 1, at Hickory Grove Advent Christian Church, 2595 Lassiter Road, Four Oaks. Chicken pastry, green beans, sweet potatoes and desserts will be available from 4 to 7 p.m. The cost is $6, with takeout available. An auction will run from 7 to 11 p.m. During the auction, the church youth will sell hot dogs, hamburgers and sweets.

A bazaar is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Elizabeth United Methodist Church, 4269 Cleveland Road, Smithfield. Bingo play will run from noon to 2 p.m.

Support groups

“Surviving the Holidays,” a support seminar, is scheduled from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at Shiloh Baptist Church, 3414 N. Shiloh Road, Garner. The seminar is for those grieving the loss of a loved one or going through divorce during the holidays. The seminar is free, and child care is available on request. For more information, visit shilohgarner.org or call 919-553-3319.

DivorceCare and GriefShare support groups meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Shiloh Baptist Church, 3414 N. Shiloh Road, Garner. The support groups are free, and child care is available upon request. To learn more, call Lee Smith at 919-553-3319 or visit shilohgarner.org.

For adults

“Listening to God,” an ancient practice of prayer and scripture, is from noon to 12:45 p.m. Wednesdays at Grace Episcopal Church, 111 Lee Court, Clayton. For more information, call the Rev. John Gibson at 919-553-2810.

For young people

A youth prayer rally and parade is scheduled from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, on the Town Square, 110 W. Main St., Clayton. Organizers invite the community to come together and light a candle for our youth. For more information, call Jacqueline Gathers at 919-391-8087.

At Grace Episcopal Church, fall Sunday School for children, tweens and teens meets at 9:30 a.m. Sundays. The church is at 111 Lee Court, Clayton. For more information, call Marty Cougler at 919-553-2810.

AWANA, a club for students from age 4 through sixth grade, meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 5217 Barber Mill Road, Clayton. Also, the church has a youth group for students in grades 7-12. For more information, call 919-553-5187 or email info@mountcalvaryclayton.com.

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