Garner: Community

Faith Notes: Dec. 11

Christmas cantata

The choir of Elizabeth United Methodist Church will present a Christmas cantata, “Soon and Very Soon,” at 10 a.m. Dec. 15, at 4269 Cleveland Road, Smithfield.

Food pantry

Feed My Sheep Pantry will be open to feed the needy from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, December 14, at Christ Community United Methodist Church, 1082 Amelia Church Road, Clayton. Anyone needing food is asked to bring a photo ID. For more information, call Mary Byrd at 919-934-0213.

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