Garner: Community

Faith notes: Oct. 19

Craft fair

Garner United Methodist Church will host its 12th annual Homespun Holiday Craft Fair Saturday, Nov. 5 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the church’s Christian Life Center. The church will offer an eclectic mix of homemade crafts. There will also be door prizes given away and concessions will be available. Proceeds benefit the church’s youth missions projects. For more information, visit

Fall festival

St. Andrews United Methodist Church will host a fall festival Sunday, Oct. 30 from 4-6 p.m. at the church, 1201 Maxwell Drive, across from Smith Elementary School. The event will include games, trunk-or-treat, a hayride and carnival food. The event will end with s’mores and stories around the fire. Costumes are welcome, but not required. For more information, call 919-772-4410.

Support groups

Mount Zion United Methodist Church’s Healing Hope Cancer Support Group meets from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month in the Share & Care classroom at the church, 15772 N.C. 50, Garner. Email or call 919-550-9092.

Shiloh Baptist Church hosts GriefShare, DivorceCare and DivorceCare for Kids support groups at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at 3414 N. Shiloh Road, Garner.

Food pantry

Feed My Sheep food pantry is open from 9 a.m. to noon on the second Saturday of each month at Christ Community United Methodist Church, 1082 Amelia Church Road, Clayton. The food is free to anyone presenting an ID card. For more information, call 919-553-9770.

Christmas bazaar

Mount Zion United Methodist Church wll host its annual Christmas bazaar Saturday, Nov. 5, from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Items for sale include art, jewelry, crafts and holiday gifts featuring locally-made items. There will also be a snack bar with breakfast and lunch items along with snacks, drinks and desserts. The church is at 15772 N.C. 50, Garner.

Trunk or treat events

▪ Just Jesus Community Church will host a Trunk or Treat event Sunday, Oct. 30, from 5-7 p.m. in the parking lot of Lorraine’s Coffee House, 101 Timber Pointe Lane, Garner.

▪ Aversboro Road Baptist Church will host its annual Trunk or Treat Harvest Fest from 6-8, Oct. 31, at the church, 1600 Aversboro Road. It will be an event full of trunks, candy, games, inflatables. live music, magic, food and more.

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