Garner: Community

Faith Notes: Aug. 25

Family Fun Fest

The 8th Annual Family Fun Fest will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at Community Baptist Church, 5771 N.C. 42, Garner. Activities include pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting, carnival games, giant inflatables and food. For more information, contact Pastor Mike Knight at 919-733-3131 or visit

Creation, evolution and the Bible discussion

Rusty Fulp of Creation Ministries International will discuss the myth of evolution Sunday, Sept. 8, at Shiloh Baptist Church, 3414 N. Shiloh Road, Garner. Discussions will be held at 9:15 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Titles of the series are: “Dinosaurs and the Bible,” “Creation: Why it Matters – A Flood Evidence,” and “Creation/Evolution: A Changing of the Tide.” For more information, call 919-553-3319.

C3 Church holds back-to-school bash

C3 Church will host a “Back 2 School” bash 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, at 8246 Cleveland Road, Clayton. There will be food, games, prizes and free haircuts for school children. For information, visit or call 919-934-3551.

Bible study

Men’s Bible study of Johnston County begins a verse-by-verse study of the Gospel of St. Matthew 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, at First Baptist Church, 202 S. Fourth St., Smithfield. This study group runs through May. Visit


•  Garner United Methodist Church will have a kids’ consignment sale from 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. The church is located at 201 Methodist Drive, Garner. For more information, call 919-772-2042 or visit


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