Faith Notes: Sept. 8

September 6, 2013 

Community day

Wendell United Methodist Church is hosting its annual Community/Family Day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 14. Barbecue chicken plates will be available for $8. Other events include a silent auction, a car show, and a raffle for an iPad and $1,000. For more information, visit


Knightdale United Methodist Church is holding a homecoming event from 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 22 at the church at 7071 Forestville Road, Knightdale. Knightdale native Carol Whitley Dean is the preacher for the day. Dinner on the grounds will follow the 11 a.m. service. For more information, call 919-266-2373.

Barbecue plate sale

Riley Hill Baptist Church will hold a barbecue plate sale at noon Sept. 29 at the church at 6101 Riley Hill Road, Wendell. Plates are $6 and include grilled chicken, barbecue, string beans, potatoes, slaw, rolls and dessert. Tickets will be sold in advance. Contact Barbara Johnson at 919-901-3996 by Saturday, Sept. 21, to purchase advance tickets.

Deacons and trustees day

The Wendell First Baptist Church Deacons and Trustees invite the public to celebrate the church’s 29th year at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22. The Rev. Paul Davis, pastor of First Baptist Church, Bailey, will be the guest messenger, along with his congregation

A Night of Hope

Eternity Praise and Worship and 3:16 Outreach Ministry will hold A Night of Hope from 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, in the parking lot of the Piggly Wiggly, 410 W. Gannon Ave., Zebulon. Pastor Ricky Brantley will speak and The Matt Bartlett Band will perform. The event will also feature food, games, prizes and face painting. For more information, email or search for Eternity Praise and Worship on Facebook.

Barbecue fundraiser

A barbecue chicken fundraiser will be 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at Vision Baptist Church, 7633 Buffaloe Road, Raleigh. A plate costs $8 and includes half a chicken, potatoes, green beans, dessert and bread.

Bible studies

•  Word of God Church in Zebulon has Bible study at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 252-452-7674.

•  The Women’s Study Group at Zebulon United Methodist Church meets 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesdays. Call 919-269-9408.

•  The couples fellowship of Zebulon First Baptist Church meets at 7 p.m. the third Friday of each month at 304 E. Barbee St., Zebulon. Call 919-269-7355.

•  Mt. Zion Holiness Church, 405 E. Stronach Ave., Zebulon, has Bible study at noon and 7 p.m. each Wednesday. Call 919-227-6266.

•  An adult singles group meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Saturdays of the month at Pearces Baptist Church, 4634 Pearces Road, Zebulon. Call 919-269-9768 or email

Preschool registrations

•  Wendell Baptist Preschool is registering 2- to 4-year-olds for the 2013-14 half-day preschool program. It also offers a five-day pre-kindergarten program. Call 919-365-3103.

•  Zebulon United Methodist Church Preschool offers two-, three- and five-day programs for children ages 16 months to 4 years. Call 919-269-6554 or email

•  Heritage Baptist Church Preschool is accepting children for the 2013-2014 school year. The church offers programs for children ages 6 weeks through 4 years. Call 919-269-6915.

Food ministries

•  Green Pines Baptist Church operates a food pantry 6-6:45 p.m. Wednesdays at 1498 Hodge Road, Knightdale.

•  Mt. Zion United Holiness Church runs a soup kitchen 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday at 405 E. Stronach Ave., Zebulon.

•  Brown Bag Ministry serves free lunches 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays at Zebulon United Methodist Church, 121 W. Gannon Ave. For more information, call Cindy Privette at 919-269-8359.

•  Table of Grace offers dinners at 6 p.m. on the last Monday of the month at Wendell United Methodist Church, 129 N. Main St.

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