Garner: Community

Faith Notes: March 9

Consignment sale

Garner United Methodist Church’s Kids’ Consignment Sale will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 14, and 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 15. Prices will be 50 percent off from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday. Garner UMC is located at 201 Methodist Drive, Garner. For more information, call 919-772-2042 or visit

Baptist Convention

The N.C. State Baptist Convention’s 15th annual Prayer Conference will be held Friday and Saturday, March 14-15, at Aversboro Baptist Church, 1600 Aversboro Road, Garner. The event will start at 7 p.m. Friday and 8:45 a.m. Saturday. Lunch will be provided before the final 1 to 1:30 p.m. session Saturday.

Pine straw sale

The Lord of Life Lutheran Church will sell long leaf pine straw from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at 2100 Buffaloe Road, Garner. The pine straw will be $5 per 2.3 cubic foot bale. Proceeds will be donated to outreach ministries in the area. Call 919-779-7691.

Barbecue sale

Ebenezer United Methodist Church will hold a pork barbecue sale from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, March 21, at 6020 Rock Quarry Road, Raleigh. $8 per plate eat-in includes all-you-can-eat barbecue, slaw, potato salad, hushpuppies, a roll, and a drink. Takeout is also available. Barbecue will be sold for $8 per pound. For more information, call 919-772-1664.

Bingo and Bazaar

The women of Elizabeth Church will hold a Bingo and Bazaar event Saturday, May 3. The church is now accepting table reservations for $25. Email or call 919-300-1552. All spots are outdoors, and tables must be brought by the vendors. All participants are asked to donate one item of $10 value or more to be used as a bingo prize. Rain date will be Saturday, May 10.

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

or call 919-553-3319.

•  Mount Zion United Methodist Church, 15772 N.C. 50, Garner, will host a cancer support group from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. the third Monday of each month. The meetings take place in the Share & Care Classroom on the ground floor of the church. For more information, call 919-550-9092.

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