Garner: Community

Faith Notes: Sept. 15

Piano concert

World famous pianist, guitarist and songwriter John Nilsen will be returning to Mount Zion United Methodist Church for a piano concert at 7 p.m. Sept. 18. The free concert will take place in the sanctuary of the church, located at 15772 NC 50 N., Garner. A reception will take place following the event.

Launch service

Alignment Church will hold a launch service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, at White Oak Cinemas, 1205 E. Timber Drive, Garner. For more information, visit

Yard sale & document shredding

Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Garner will host a professional document destruction and indoor yard sale 7 a.m. to noon Sept. 28. All contributions will go to Garner area Christian ministries. For more information, call 919-662-5493.

Indoor yard sale

An indoor yard sale will be held from 7 a.m. to noon, Sept. 28 by Lord of Life Lutheran Church at 2100 Buffaloe Road, Garner. Proceeds will go to Outreach Ministries. For more information, call 919-772-9044.

A capella concert

The Master’s Men, an all-male a capella ensemble, will be in concert at 6 p.m., Sept. 29 at Saint Andrews United Methodist, 1201 Maxwell Drive, Raleigh. The public is welcome at this free concert. For more information, visit or call the church at 919-772-4410.

Vendors needed

Mount Zion United Methodist Church invites all vendors to its annual Christmas bazaar to be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Nov. 2 in the fellowship hall and chapel. Vendors will be able to display and sell artwork, jewelry, crafts and holiday gifts. There will be a snack bar with breakfast and lunch items, drinks, snacks and desserts. Vendor application forms are available at For more information, call 919-772-8415.

Support groups

Shiloh Baptist Church hosts GriefShare and DivorceCare support groups from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 3414 N. Shiloh Road, Garner. There is no cost, and participants may enter at any session. Child care is available upon request. For more information, visit

Bible study

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints hosts a New Testament Bible study Thursdays at 7 p.m. at 1433 Aversboro Road, Garner. The group is ongoing. For more information, visit

Bible study

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