Garner: Community

Faith Notes: Dec. 22

Programs at Mount Zion UMC

Mount Zion United Methodist Church, 15772 N.C. 50, Garner, will host several events throughout the month.

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.

Candlelight service

Christ Community United Methodist Church will hold a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 24, at 1082 Amelia Church Road, Clayton. For more information, call 919-553-9770.

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