News-Star: Community


Faith Notes: Dec. 11

A live nativity is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, at First Baptist Church of Clayton, 411 N. Fayetteville St., Clayton. The church’s Chancel Choir will present a Christmas musical at 10:55 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 18.


Faith Notes: Dec. 4

Four Oaks United Methodist Church will present a Christmas cantata at 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, at the church, 302 N. Church St., Four Oaks. A reception will follow.


Faith Notes: Nov. 20

“Tastes of the Season,” a Christmas bazaar, is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at Amelia Christian Church, 1696 Amelia Church Road, Clayton. Purchase a Fraser fir Christmas tree and shop for homemade baked goods, frozen casseroles, frozen soups and handmade gifts. Biscuits and coffee will be on sale for breakfast. Lunch will offer hot dogs and drinks.


Faith Notes: Nov. 16

Plates of barbecued pork and chicken will be on sale from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at Ebenezer Presbyterian Church, 2900 Ebenezer Church Road between Benson and Coats. The cost is $8 per plate, with a drive-thru available. Crafts, baked good and frozen entrees will be available throughout the day. Also, the church will raffle a homemade quilt, a pair of handcrafted Adirondack chairs with table, and a farm table with bench.


Faith Notes: Nov. 9

Pisgah Baptist Church will hold turkey shoots Nov. 11, 12, 18 and 19 at the church, 3689 N.C. 210, Smithfield. Hours are 7 to 10 p.m. Fridays and 6 to 10 p.m. Saturdays. Refreshments will be available.


Faith Notes: Oct. 30

A yard sale is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at Believers Baptist Church, 100 Southerland Road, Clayton. A screening of “God’s Not Dead 2” is set for 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5.


Faith Notes: Oct. 23

Oakland Presbyterian Church is seeking handcrafted items and some commercial products for its crafts bazaar on Nov. 19. To learn more, go to or call the church office at 919-934-5476.

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