Garner: Community

Faith Notes: June 19

God and Country Day

•  Vision Baptist Church will host God and Country Day for members of the U.S. military, local fire departments and law enforcement agencies, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, June 30, at 7633 Buffaloe Road, Raleigh. Lunch will be served. Reservations: 919-266-4584.

Gospel concert

•  The Taylors are in concert at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at Vision Baptist Church, 7633 Buffaloe Road, Raleigh.

Fourth of July pancake breakfast

•  Oakland Presbyterian Church will host its annual Fourth of July pancake and sausage breakfast 7-9:30 a.m. Thursday, July 4, at 8927 Cleveland Road, Clayton. The all-you-can-eat breakfast is $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. Proceeds benefit the church’s children youth programs. Call 919-934-5476.

Soccer camp

•  New Bethel Baptist Church will host an Upward Soccer camp for boys and girls 4-10 years old, 9 a.m.-noon, July 8-12, at 2110 Benson Road, Garner. Registration is $60, and $70 after June 24. Contact David Bagwell, 919-795-5685,, or Mark Ray, 919-628-6710,

Vacation Bible school

•  Oakland Presbyterian Church will host vacation Bible school for children pre-kindergarten through sixth grade, 5:30-8 p.m. July-8-12, at 8927 Cleveland Road, Clayton. Registration due by July 4. Call 919-934-5476.

Blood Drive

•  A Red Cross Blood Drive is set for 3-7 p.m. Friday, July 12, at St. Mary Mother of the Church, 1008 Vandora Springs Road, Garner. For appointments, call Joyce Unger at 919-772-6738.


•  Garner United Methodist Church will have a kids’ consignment sale 7-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13 and 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Sept.14, followed by a half price sale from noon- 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at 201 Methodist Drive, Garner. For information, call 919-772-2042, or visit