The Longest Night
Mount Zion United Methodist Church will host “The Longest Night” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, at 15772 N.C. 50, Garner. “The Longest Night” is a service dedicated to those who mourn the loss of a loved one, broken relationships, insecurity and other tragedies of life that leave people isolated during the holidays. For more information, visit www.MountZion-UMC.org.
Programs at Mount Zion UMC
Mount Zion United Methodist Church, 15772 N.C. 50, Garner, will host several events throughout the month.
6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15: Youth and Children’s Christmas Program in the sanctuary.
7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 23: Christmas candlelight communion.
4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 24: Family interactive service.
8 and 10 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 24: Traditional candlelight communion.
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 www.shilohgarner.org.
• 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, visitmormonbiblestudy.wordpress.com
• 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. Visitwww.mbsjohnstoncounty.com