For young people
“Bounce into Sunday School” is scheduled for 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, at Good Samaritan United Church of Christ, 72 Coats Commercial Drive in the Cleveland community. Enjoy bounce toys, good and games. For more information, call 919-938-0000.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
‘Living Proof’ simulcasts
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A “Living Proof” simulcast with Beth Moore is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at St. Mary’s Grove Original Free Will Baptist Church, 7970 Raleigh Road, Benson. The cost is $20 and includes lunch. To register, call Linda Barbour at 919-868-9196 no later than Sept. 5.
A “Living Proof Live” simulcast with Beth Moore and Travis Cottrell is scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at Quest Fellowship, 5120 Raynor Road, Garner. The cost is $20. To register, visit qfellowship.com.
An International Missions Conference will be held Sept. 5-7 at Believers Baptist Church, 100 Southerland Road, Clayton. Hours are 7 p.m. Friday, 5 p.m. Saturday and 9:45 a.m. Sunday. For more information, call the church office at 919-938-3429.
Oakland Presbyterian Church in the Cleveland community is seeking craftspeople for its crafts bazaar from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22. The church is inviting only makers of unique, handcrafted items. For a vendor packet, call the church office at 919-934-5476.
New Bethel Church, located at 2110 Benson Road, Garner, is seeking vendors for its crafts sale on Nov. 8. For more information, or for a registration form, email email@example.com.
Three Johnston County churches are preparing to offer Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University. Here are the churches with the start dates:
Southside Church, 2028 Orton Road, Clayton – 6 p.m. Sept. 21. For more information, or to register, call Kent Woodard at 919-553-7003.
C3 Church, 8246 Cleveland Road in the Cleveland community – 6 p.m. Sept. 16. For more information, or to register, call Abe Preciado at 919-934-3551.
Bethesda Baptist Church, 4967 U.S. 70 Business, Clayton – 6 p.m. Sept. 7. For more information, or to register, call Landon Orr at 919-553-7678.
Crafts sale, yard sales
A crafts sale and yard sale will take place from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 13, at Divine Crossings Baptist Church, 440 Little Divine Road, Selma.
A yard sale is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at Burnell Baptist Church, 3720 Old School Road, Four Oaks.
A yard sale is scheduled for 7 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at Smithfield First Pentecostal Holiness Church, 1000 Wilson’s Mills Road, Smithfield.
“Worship on the Green,” an outdoor worship service, is scheduled for 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, on Town Square, 110 W. Main St., Clayton. Horne Memorial United Methodist Church will set up lawn chairs in advance. The Wilmington Celebration Choir will sing. Lunch will follow in the fellowship hall at Horne Memorial, a block away at 121 E. Church St. For more information, call the church office at 919-553-6464, Ext. 121.
DivorceCare in Clayton
A new DivorceCare group will launch Sept. 2 at Horne Memorial United Methodist Church, 121 E. Church St., Clayton. The group’s purpose is to help people going through separation and divorce find help, hope and healing through support, encouragement and a safe environment for sharing concerns. DivorceCare will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays for 14 weeks. The cost of the workshop is $15; the church can help with that cost. To register, go to horneumc.net. Particpants may also register Sept. 2 in Room 218 at the church. For more information, call Paula Brewer at 919-553-6464, Ext. 121.
A seminar titled “Living a Five-Star Marriage” is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at Horne Memorial United Methodist Church, 121 E. Church St., Clayton. This one-day seminar has five sessions focused on strengthening the relationship between spouses. The cost is $40 per couple. To register, go to www.horneumc.net, call 919-250-8093 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
A golf tournament to benefit Burnell Baptist Church will tee off at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, at Reedy Creek Golf Course, 585 Reedy Creek Road, Four Oaks. The cost is $60 per person. The tournament will award cash prizes for closest to the pin; Outback Steakhouse will cater lunch. For more information, call the Rev. Jessie Brock at 919-894-1418.
The Redeemed of Kenly will sing a 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31, Calvary Free Will Baptist Church, 9708 Hawley Road near Kenly.
A celebration of Grandparents Day is scheduled for 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, at Green Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 2861 Brogden Road, Smithfield.
A homecoming service is scheduled for 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, at Smithfield Advent Christian Church at the corner of N.C. 210 and Galilee Road west of Smithfield. A covered-dish lunch will follow the service.
Revival services are scheduled for 7 p.m. Sept. 7-11 at Friendship Free Will Baptist Church, 6797 N.C. 231, Middlesex. Sept. 11 is dessert night.