Southwest Wake: Community

Faith Notes: March 26

North Cary Baptist seeks worship leader

North Cary Baptist Church is looking for a volunteer to lead the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service at 505 Reedy Creek Road. If you are interested, email Gray Rinehart at

First Baptist Weekday Preschool

First Baptist Church - Cary’s First Baptist Weekday Preschool has openings for children ages 18 months to 5 years for 2014-15. Summer camp is available from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, June 2, to Friday, June 6; Monday, July 7, to Friday, July 11; and Monday, Aug. 4, to Friday, Aug. 8. The preschool is at 218 S. Academy St., Cary. For more information, contact Aliza Travis at 919-467-6356, ext. 114, or, or go

Lent worship services

• First United Methodist Church - Cary will host worship services throughout Lent at 117 S. Academy St., Cary. For the schedule and details, go to

• Christ the King Lutheran Church will host worship services at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesdays through April 9 at 600 Walnut St., Cary. Dinner is at 5:45 p.m. Wednesdays before the 7 p.m. service. For details, go to


White Plains United Methodist Church will host a 13-week series of GriefShare meetings from 7-9 p.m. starting Thursday, April 3, in room C205 at 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary. The series of grief support group meetings costs $15. For details or to sign up, call 919-449-6392 or go to

Men’s Breakfast

First Baptist Church - Cary will host a Men’s Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, April 5, in the church dining hall, 218 S. Academy St. Former Appalachian State University football coach Jerry Moore will speak. To register, call 919-467-6356 or go to

Faith and Finance

Dorcas Ministries will host an 11-week financial management class from 6-9 p.m. Thursdays, April 8 through June 17, at 187 High House Road, Cary. Participants will learn about managing debt and loans, saving for emergencies and increasing their credit scores. The classes are free and include dinner. To sign up, call 919-469-9861, ext. 201, or email

Easter Egg Hunt

Sunrise United Methodist Church will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt from 10:30 to noon Saturday, April 12, at 5420 Sunset Lake Road, Holly Springs. The church is looking for volunteers to help set up the event. If you are interested, contact Mary Moss at or Cris Preble at

Easter Festival and Egg Hunt

Ambassador Presbyterian Church will host an Easter Festival and Egg Hunt from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at 1010 Schieffelin Road, Apex. In case of bad weather, the event will be on Saturday, April 19. There will be an egg hunt for ages 12 and younger (in four age groups), inflatables, carnival games and prizes, crafts and a hot dog lunch. The event is free and open to the public. For details, call 919-249-0230 or go to

Palm Sunday

White Plains United Methodist Church will host worship services at 8:20 a.m. and 11 a.m. with a Palm Sunday event after the 11 a.m. service Sunday, April 13, at 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary. For details, go to

Christian Book Drive

Sunrise United Methodist Church will host the Christian Book Drive for Christian Library International, a ministry from Raleigh that distributes Christian reading material to prisons, through Sunday, April 13, at 5420 Sunset Lake Road, Holly Springs. Christian Library International needs Bibles and Christian books, novels, CDs, DVDs, videos, Bible studies and devotionals in English or Spanish. For more information, go to

Good Friday worship service

First United Methodist Church - Cary will host a musical Tenebrae service with Craig Courtney at 7 p.m. Friday, April 18, at 117 S. Academy St., Cary. For details, go to

Christ the King Preschool registration

Christ the King Preschool of Christ the King Lutheran Church is accepting registration for ages 2-5 for the 2014-15 school year. The church is at 600 Walnut St., Cary. For more information, go to

Contemplative worship service

Woodhaven Baptist Church offers a contemplative worship service with meditation from 8:30-9:15 a.m. Sundays at 4000 Kildaire Farm Road, Apex.

Worship services at The Cary

First United Methodist Church - Cary hosts worship services at The Cary theater at 9:45 a.m. Sundays at 122 E. Chatham St.

Walk tHis Way

White Plains United Methodist Church will host Walk tHis Way, a walking and social group, from 7-7:45 a.m. Mondays through Thursdays in the Christian Life Center gym at 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary. For details, go to

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

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

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

Summit 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 For more information on the church’s program, go to or email

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

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.

Prayer study

Author and speaker Sarah Bush will host a 12-week study on prayer with her book, “The Invitation – Come Boldly to the Throne of Grace,” from 10-11:30 a.m. or 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays at 708 Town Side Drive, Apex. For information or registration, email


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: