Garner: Community

Faith Notes: Oct. 30

Holyweenie Roast

Sharon Baptist Church, 116 Britt St., Smithfield, will host a children’s Holyweenie Roast at 6 p.m., Oct. 30. Costumes and parents are welcome. For more information, call 919-934-8845.

Trunk or Treat

Aversboro Road Baptist Church, 1600 Aversboro Road, Garner, will host a Trunk or Treat event from 6-8 p.m., Oct. 31. The event will include hot dogs, popcorn, games, inflatables, a live band, candy and more. For more information, call 919-779-0434.

Trunk or Treat

Plymouth Church will host a Trunk or Treat event from 6-8 p.m., Oct. 31 at 6104 Rock Service Station Road. There will be food, games, and candy. Costumes are encouraged, but it is requested that they not be scary. For more information, email or call 919-772-8370.


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

Boston butts

Ernest Myatt Presbyterian Men of the Church are selling hickory smoked Boston butts, cooked and packaged, at 4 p.m. Nov. 23, at 4926 Fayetteville Road, Raleigh. The butts are $25 each, and must be preordered by Nov. 12. For more information or to place an order, call 919-772-4611.

Surviving the Holidays

“Surviving the Holidays” will take place from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 16 at Shiloh Baptist Church, 3414 M. Shiloh Road, Garner. This one-day event will help those who have lost a loved one face the holidays with hope and joy. Light refreshments will be served, and childcare is available upon request. For more information, visit

Church bazaar

A church bazaar will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 23 at Oakland Presbyterian Church, 8927 Cleveland Road, Clayton. Homemade food and craft items will be available for sale. The church will also serve breakfast and lunch items to eat in or take out. A Secret Santa Workshop will be held for children. For more information, call 919-934-5476.

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

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