Eastern Wake: Community

Faith Notes: April 20

Easter service

Pleasant Grove Baptist will hold a Resurrection Sunday morning worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday, April 20, at 952 Morpheus Bridge Road, Wendell. The service will include liturgical dance and song, as well as a message.

Plate sales

• Knightdale United Methodist Church will host a chicken barbecue lunch and dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, April 25, at 7071 Forestville Road, Knightdale. The cost is $8 per plate, which includes barbecue chicken, boiled potatoes, green beans, bread and dessert. Eat in or takeout. Call 919-266-2373 or visit KnightdaleUMC.net to order tickets.

• Vision Baptist Church will host a barbecue chicken fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 25, at 7633 Buffaloe Road, Raleigh. Tickets are $8. Eat in or takeout.

• Zebulon United Methodist Church will host a fish fry at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 3, at 2804 Hunters Cove Court, Zebulon. Plates are $7 and come with fish, potatoes, slaw and hush puppies. Eat-in or takeout. Call 919-269-9408 for advance tickets.

Spring Fling

Rocky Cross Holiness Church will hold a Spring Fling event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at 12524 Anderson Road, Zebulon. Food, craft and retail vendors, a silent auction, inflatable games and face painting will be among the attractions. Visit RockyCrossHoliness.org.

Operation InAsMuch

Wendell Baptist Church will host Operation InAsMuch from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at 3651 Wendell Blvd., Wendell. The outreach program will include a clothing giveaway, a free car wash, an automobile checkup, small engine repair, assistance with computer issues and a free hot dog lunch from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The American Red Cross Blood Mobile will be there from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Ivan Parker in concert

Zebulon United Methodist Church will host a concert with Ivan Parker at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at 121 W. Gannon Ave., Zebulon. Call 919-269-9408 for more information.

Prayer day

The Wendell Council of Churches will host a prayer service at noon Thursday, May 1, at the Ashley Town Square in downtown Wendell. Call 919-142-5804 for more information.

Free Fellowship

The Red Hill United Church of Christ’s missions department will hold a “Free Fellowship” event at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 31, at 10142 Buffalo Road, Clayton. Free lunch will be served.

Support groups

• A grief support group meets the second and fourth Thursday of the month at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 125 S. Selma Road, Wendell. Meetings are at 7 p.m. in the church office. For more information, call 919-365-7979.

• Celebrate Recovery is a ministry program that helps its participants deal with emotional struggles. The group meets from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at the Pine St. Fellowship Hall of Wendell Baptist Church, 302 N. Pine St. For more information, visit



Bible studies

•  Word of God Church in Zebulon has Bible study at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 252-452-7674 for more information.

•  The Women’s Study Group at Zebulon United Methodist Church meets from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays. Call 919-269-9408.

•  The couples fellowship of Zebulon First Baptist Church meets at 7 p.m. the third Friday of each month at 304 E. Barbee St., Zebulon. Call 919-269-7355.

•  Mt. Zion Holiness Church, 200 E. Stronach Ave., Zebulon, has Bible study at noon and 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 919-227-6266.

• An adult singles group meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Saturdays of the month at Pearces Baptist Church, 4634 Pearces Road, Zebulon. Call 919-269-9768 or email



Preschool registrations

•  Wendell Baptist Preschool is registering children ages 2-4 for its half-day preschool program. The church also offers a five-day prekindergarten program. Call 919-365-3103 for more information.

• Green Pines Baptist Preschool is now enrolling students for the 2014-2015 school year. An open house will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 1. Call 919-266-3363 or visit GreenPines.org.

•  Knightdale Baptist Preschool offers a half-day preschool program from 8:55 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 919-266-2288.

•  Zebulon United Methodist Church Preschool offers two-, three- and five-day programs for children ages 16 months to 4 years. Call 919-269-6554 or email



•  Heritage Baptist Church Preschool is accepting children all year round. The church offers programs for children ages 6 weeks through 4 years. Call 919-269-6504.

Food ministries

•  Green Pines Baptist Church operates a food pantry from 6 to 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays at 1498 Hodge Road, Knightdale.

•  Mt. Zion United Holiness Church runs a soup kitchen from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday at 200 E. Stronach Ave., Zebulon.

•  Brown Bag Ministry serves free lunches from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays at Zebulon United Methodist Church, 121 W. Gannon Ave. For more information, call Cindy Privette at 919-269-8359.

•  Table of Grace offers dinners at 6 p.m. on the last Monday of the month at Wendell United Methodist Church, 129 N. Main St.