Southwest Wake: Community

Faith Notes: Jan. 21

Food pantry

The Point Church food pantry gives bagged groceries, a hot meal and clothing to families in need from 11 a.m. to noon Saturdays at 1503 Walnut St., Cary.

Regeneration Addiction Support Group

Good Hope Baptist Church will host Regeneration Addiction Support Group for adults affected by any addiction, their friends and family members at 7 p.m. Mondays in FLC room 110 at 6628 Good Hope Baptist Church Road, Cary. The group is confidential. For details, go to goodhopechurch.org.

Collection for needy families

Greater Life Ministries is collecting toys, household items, furniture, clothing and more for needy families. To arrange for donations to be picked up, call 919-798-6844, 919-274-2511 or 919-247-2693. Monetary donations can be mailed to P.O. Box 26083, Raleigh, NC 27611.

Preschool

Fellowship Preschool is enrolling ages 2-4 for the 2015-2016 school year. Hours of operation are from 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and the preschool is at 1788 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. For more information, call Becki Rossi at 919-380-0533.

Winter potluck brunch

White Plains United Methodist Church’s Women’s Ministries will host a winter potluck brunch from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 24, at 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary. Child care is available. To register, go to wpumc.com.

IF: Gathering

Christ the King Lutheran Church will screen a live stream of the international Christian Women’s Conference IF: Gathering in two sessions. The first is from 6-10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, and the second is 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3-6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at 600 Walnut St., Cary. Registration is free and donations will be accepted. To register, go to ifgathering.com/gatherings/11058. For details, contact Heidi Kleine at 919-467-8989 or Heidi.kleine@christthekingcary.org, or go to on.fb.me/1Aol3va.

Watoto Children’s Choir

Mosaic Church and Mt. Zion Church will host African dance, music and testimony with Watoto Children’s Choir at 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at Mt. Zion Church, 316 Allen Lewis Drive, Cary. For information about the choir, go to www.watoto.com/the-choir.

Preschool open house

Peace Presbyterian Children’s Center will host an open house and registration at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, at 1777 W. Chatham St., Cary. To sign up, call 919-415-1733.

Blood drive

Christ the King Lutheran Church will host a blood drive from 2-7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16, at 600 Walnut St., Cary. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are preferred. Donors must be at least 17 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds. To sign up, go to www.mysignup.com/ctk.

Bible study

Ambassador Presbyterian Church will host No Other Gods: Confronting Our Modern Day Idols, a study for women, by Kelly Minter from 10:15-11:45 a.m. Wednesdays through March 11 at 1010 Schieffelin Road, Apex. For details, go to ambassadorpres.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Holly Springs United Methodist Church hosts “There is a Solution” Alcoholics Anonymous group meetings from 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 108 Avent Ferry Road.

Sisters in Support

White Plains United Methodist Church hosts a support group for women who had or currently have breast cancer from 7-8:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary. For more information, email Lee Heathcoat at lee@wpumc.com.

Family support ministry meeting

A family support ministry organized by Mary Williams-Farrington and the Pardoned by Christ Ministry meets the first, second and fourth Tuesday of every month at The Point Church, 1503 Walnut St., Cary. The ministry provides support for people who have been incarcerated or who have or have had an incarcerated family member. For details, call 919-272-3045 or 919-255-5883 or go to www.pardonedbychrist.org.

Overeaters Anonymous

Fuquay-Varina United Methodist Church hosts Overeaters Anonymous meetings from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Wednesdays in room 126, 100 Judd Parkway. The group’s supportive meetings don’t include weigh-ins, diets or fees. For more information, call 919-557-7712 or 919-771-1393.

Celebrate Recovery

Westhigh Evangelical Covenant Church will host Celebrate Recovery meetings for people recovering from hurting, hangups and habits at 8 p.m. Wednesdays at 590 Westhigh St., Cary. For more information on Celebrate Recovery, go to www.celebraterecovery.com. For more information on the church’s program, go to www.summitnc.org or email summit@summitnc.org.

Labyrinth meditation

Cary Presbyterian Church offers a labyrinth meditation walk from 5:30-7:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at 614 Griffis St. For details, call 919-469-1337 or visit www.carypresbyterian.org.

Cancer support group

A cancer support group meets the second Wednesday of each month from 7-8:30 p.m. in Room WC108 at Colonial Baptist Church, 6051 Tryon Road, Cary. Details: Phyllis Travers, 919-233-0355.

Bingo

The Knights of Columbus Council 12119 hosts jackpot bingo at 7 p.m. Thursdays at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 1005 Wilbon Road, Fuquay-Varina. Doors open at 6 p.m. Food and beverages available. Details: Al Munno, 919-557-7718, or Sonny Butler, 845-797-0830.

Celebrate Recovery for Women

Celebrate Recovery for Women meets at 6 p.m. every Friday at the homes of members of North Cary Baptist Church. The group helps women with hurting, hangups and habits. Details: 919-469-8023.

Brown Bag Ministry

The Brown Bag Ministry, which feeds more than 1,400 people a week, is looking for middle- and high school-age volunteers. The group meets at St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church in Apex about 9 a.m. Saturdays. Volunteers prepare bagged meals and hand them out in Raleigh. The group usually finishes by 1 p.m. Details: www.brownbagministry.org.

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