Garner: Community

Faith Notes: Dec. 4

Hanging of the Greens

Christ Community Church will hold its Hanging of the Greens celebration service Saturday, Dec. 7, at 1082 Amelia Church Road, Clayton. A covered dish dinner will take place at 5:30 p.m., with the service taking place directly after. For more information, call 919-553-9770.

A Charlie Brown Christmas

The children of Elizabeth United Methodist Church will perform the play “A Charlie Brown Christmas” at 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at 4269 Cleveland Road, Smithfield. All are welcome, and a free soup and sandwich dinner will be served afterward.

Support groups

Shiloh Baptist Church hosts GriefShare and DivorceCare support groups from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays 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