Garner: Community

Faith Notes: Nov. 24

Thanksgiving service

A community Thanksgiving service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, at First Presbyterian Church, 503 Lakeside Drive, Garner. The Rev. Kenny Lattimore of Garner Advent Christian Church will deliver the sermon, and Joyce Cooper of Garner Area Ministries will be the guest speaker. The church will accept donations of nonperishable food, cash, checks, or $5 to $10 grocery store gift cards. For more information, call 919-772-0727.

Support groups

Shiloh Baptist Church hosts GriefShare and DivorceCare support groups from 6:30-8:30 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 at 7 p.m. Tuesdays 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 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays at First Baptist Church, 202 S. Fourth St., Smithfield. This study group runs through May. Visit