Garner: Community

Faith Notes: Sept. 29

Church bazaar

Broken Wing Fellowship will host a Super Saturday Church Bazaar from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 5. Everything on sale will be handmade. The church is located at 3236 Highway 50, Garner. For more information, call 919-427-4479.

Blessing of the Pets

Lord of Life Lutheran Church will host its annual Blessing of the Pets, at 10 a.m. Oct. 5 in its outdoor worship space. Pets of all shapes and sizes are welcome. It is an informal gathering where all are invited to bring a pet and share in a brief liturgy, which includes a specific blessing for each individual pet. Donations of pet food will be accepted for the SPCA. For more information, call 919-772-9044.

Lowcountry Country Boil

Saint Andrews United Methodist Church will host a Lowcountry Boil at 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 5. The meal will include shrimp, sausage, potatoes, corn, and hushpuppies. Dinner will be served family style. Tickets are $25 each and must be purchased in advance by calling the church office at 919-772-4410 or emailing Children enjoy a free hotdog meal with each paying adult. St. Andrews is located at 1201 Maxwell Drive, Raleigh.

Yard sale

Church in the Woods will hold a community church yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 19 at Garner Church of Christ. 1364 Benson Road, Garner. Proceeds will benefit Church in the Woods. For more information, visit

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. Saturday, 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 p.m. 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 studies

• 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

• Men’s Bible study of Johnston County continues a verse-by-verse study of the Gospel of St. Matthew from 7 p.m. 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