Faith Notes: July 20

July 18, 2014 

Vacation Bible schools

• Heritage Baptist Church will host a vacation Bible school from 6:30 to 8 p.m. July 21-25 at 615 Mack Todd Road, Zebulon. This year’s theme is “God’s Backyard Bible Camp.” Ages 3-12, and a special speaker will deliver a message for teens and adults at 7 p.m. Call 919-269-6504.

• Zebulon United Methodist Church will hold its annual Weird Animal vacation Bible school from 9 a.m. to noon and 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 21-25 at 121 W. Gannon St., Zebulon. Visit zumchurch.org for more information.

Food ministry

O’Neal Revival Tabernacle will host a food pantry from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at 500 Richardson Road, Zebulon. Free blood pressure and diabetes tests will also be available. Call 919-375-4275 for more information.

Hallelujah Hearts fundraiser

Bible Essence Missionary Baptist Church will host its anniversary event and Hallelujah Hearts fundraiser at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at the First Cosmopolitan Mulitpurpose Center, 1515 Crosslink Road, Raleigh. There will be a word of inspiration, song, and door prizes. Tickets are $30 and can be bought in advance or at the door. Dinner choices are chicken or steak. Call 919-552-8639 for more information.

Support groups

• A grief support group meets the second and fourth Thursday of the month at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 125 S. Selma Road, Wendell. Meetings are at 7 p.m. in the church office. For more information, call 919-365-7979.

• Celebrate Recovery is a ministry program that helps its participants deal with emotional struggles. The group meets from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at the Pine St. Fellowship Hall of Wendell Baptist Church, 302 N. Pine St. For more information, visit www.CelebrateRecovery.com.

Bible studies

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

•  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, 200 E. Stronach Ave., Zebulon, has Bible study at noon and 7 p.m. Wednesdays. 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 k_orndorff@msn.com.

• The Lilies Among the Thorns Christian Women of Purpose group seeks women who desire accountability, support and the camaraderie for other women in doing God’s will. The group meets at 7 p.m. every second Thursday of the month at the Knightdale Recreation Center, 101 Lawson Ridge Road, Knightdale. Call 919-867-2010.

Preschool registrations

•  Wendell Baptist Preschool is registering children ages 2-4 for its half-day preschool program. The church also offers a five-day prekindergarten program. Call 919-365-3103 for more information.

• Green Pines Baptist Preschool is now enrolling students for the 2014-2015 school year. Call 919-266-3363 or visit GreenPines.org.

•  Knightdale Baptist Preschool offers a half-day preschool program from 8:55 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 919-266-2288.

•  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 zum@church.org.

•  Heritage Baptist Church Preschool is accepting children all year round. The church offers programs for children ages 6 weeks through 4 years. Call 919-269-6504.

Food ministries

• Hand of God Church Ministries provides free, nutritious meals for children and teens through August from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday at 116 W. Horton St., Zebulon.

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

•  Mt. Zion United Holiness Church runs a soup kitchen from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday at 200 E. Stronach Ave., Zebulon.

•  Brown Bag Ministry serves free lunches from 11 a.m. to 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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