Garner: Community

Faith Notes: July 21

Vacation Bible school

•  Vacation Bible school at Discovery Church is 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 22-24, at 195 N.C. Highway 42 E. Children ages 3-10 are invited to attend. Register at


•  Vacation Bible school at Hayes Chapel Christian Church is 6:45-8:30 p.m. Aug. 5-9, at 315 E. Garner Road, Garner.

Gospel concert

•  The Dixie Melody Boys will be in concert at the Benson Grove Baptist Church 7 p.m. Friday, July 26, at 6966 N.C. Highway 50 N., Benson. For information, call 919-894-4120 or visit


Youth Summit

•  The JMI 2013 Youth Summit is 7 p.m. Friday, July 26, at Judd Ministries Inc., Worship Center, 11155 U.S. Highway 70 W. Business, Clayton. For information, visit

, or call 919-633-3016 or 919-219-8362.

Food drive

•  During the summer when school is out, many local families need extra help with food. Garner Area Ministries’ food pantry is traditionally poorly stocked during the summer, in comparison to November and December when they are always full. The agency is collecting food during its “Christmas in July” campaign from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday through Friday, at 558 Village Court, Garner. For information, call 919-772-9100.


•  Garner United Methodist Church will have a kids’ consignment sale 7-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13 and 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Sept.14, followed by a half-price sale from noon- 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at 201 Methodist Drive, Garner. Call 919-772-2042, or visit


•  New Bethel Baptist Church is planning to host a craft show 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at 2110 Benson Road, Garner. The church needs vendors for this annual event. For more information, contact Ruby Pearce at