First Posted: 12/31/2009
Submissions to the Church Calendar need to be in writing and arrive or be brought in to The Mount Airy News office before 5 p.m. Tuesday in order to be published in Fridays issue. Be sure to include the full name and address of the church; the time, day and date of the event; and a contact phone number in case our staff has any questions. Information may be mailed to: The Mount Airy News, 319 N. Renfro St., Mount Airy, NC 27030; faxed to 789-2816; or e-mailed to [email protected]
Benefits and Fundraisers
– Mallalieu-Jones United Methodist Church, 231 N. South St., Mount Airy, will be holding a fish-fry fundraiser. The cost is $4 for a fish sandwich and a drink. This fundraiser will be held every Friday.
– Mount Airy Wesleyan Church, 2063 S. Main St., will have an early worship service featuring contemporary music on Sunday at 8:30 a.m. For more information, call the church office at 786-7250.
– Second Chance Church will be having a month of revivals scheduled for Sunday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Barlow Stanley and at 6 p.m. with the Rev. Donnie Holyfield; Wednesday at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Kenneth Hairston; Jan. 10 at 11 a.m. with Derwin Hinson and at 6 p.m. with the Rev. Bill Jenkins; Jan. 13 at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Joe Mayes; Jan. 17 at 11 a.m. with a special revival service and at 6 p.m. with the Rev. Ronnie Hauser; Jan. 20 at 7 p.m. with Dr. Michael Minotti; Jan. 24 at 11 a.m. with a special revival service and at 6 p.m. with the Rev. Butch Holder; Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. with the Willie Bryant; Jan. 31 at 11 a.m. with The Living Water and at 6 p.m. with the Rev. Johnny Easter; and Feb. 3 at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Kevin Jenkins. On Feb. 17, the church will be traveling to Mount Airy to worship with Lighthouse at 7 p.m.
– Blue Hollow Baptist Church will be having its Christmas play Will I Have to Search Heaven for You today and Saturday at 7 p.m. Treats will be given out nightly.
– The Greatest Miracle will be presented by Union Hill Friends Church, 2315 Red Brush Road, at 7 p.m. on Sunday.
– There will be a food and exercise program at Whitakers Chapel United Methodist Church in the fellowship hall beginning on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. There is no charge for this one-hour class.
– There will be a free meal of soup, sandwich, beverage and dessert served at Whitakers Chapel United Methodist Church in the fellowship hall on Thursday, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
– Reformers Unanimous Addiction Recovery program will begin weekly sessions at Temple Baptist Church, 3615 Rockford St., Mount Airy. Anyone with an addiction, stubborn habit or hangup is encouraged to attend. Childcare is provided and refreshments will be served. Meetings will be held every Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. and there is no charge. For more information, call John Pulliam at (336) 926-2293.
– Grace Moravian Church will be holding Bible study each week on Thursdays from 7 to 8 p.m. with Pastor Tony Hayworth.
– Trinity Episcopal Church, 472 N. Main St., Mount Airy, is holding Inquirers Classes on Wednesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to come and learn about church, its theology, its history and its ministry in the world. For more information, call 786-6067 or email [email protected]
– Calvary Baptist Church has opened a clothes closet ministry on Wednesdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m. If someone is in need of clothes at other times, call the church office at 786-4778.
– Livingwater Baptist Church is looking for laborers to work in Gods vineyards. Come worship and labor where Gods fields are white into harvest. For more information, call Pastor Benny Faw at 719-6500 or 429-8712.
– The First Baptist Church Feeding Friends Soup Kitchen provides a free hot meal to families and friends in need every Thursday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The church is between Elm and Galloway streets at 714 N. Main St. Parking is available behind First Baptist off Arch Street. The feeding friends dinner is served in the fellowship hall in the building closest to downtown, with signs available to guide visitors.
– A free soup kitchen is available on the last Thursday of each month in the Piney Grove Baptist Church fellowship hall from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come as they are with no strings attached. The church is at 278 Piney Grove Road, which can be reached at 356-4196.
– Food assistance for the hungry in the community is provided each Thursday at 8:30 a.m. by Trinity Episcopal Church.
– Meetings for those healing from a broken marriage, each Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Genesis Full Gospel Church on Sparger Road. Everyone is invited, with more information available at 351-4718.
– The Apostolic Ministerial Association is seeking new ministers of the Apostolic faith in order to encourage meetings with others that can help improve individual ministries. Those interested may call 789-1569 or 325-8081.
– Mens interdenominational Bible study and prayer breakfast, 7 to 8 a.m. each Wednesday at Prime Sirloin Restaurant in Mount Airy. All interested men are invited.
– GriefShare, a bi-weekly video seminar featuring experts on grief-recovery topics which is geared toward grieving persons or their supporters in a group-participation environment, is held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 6:15 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 314 S. Franklin Road. More information is available at 786-4778.
– Holy Angels Catholic Church weekly Evening Prayer Service, Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. at the church, 1208 N. Main St., Mount Airy. The service includes giving thanks for the gifts of the day and reflection; evening prayer hymns and psalms and Scripture readings; time for silent prayer and meditation; and prayers of intercession for the church, world and all those in need. Father Eric Kowalski, Holy Angels pastor, invites everyone to attend.
– Compassion Circle gatherings are held on the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at L.H. Jones Resource Center, 215 Jones School Road. A circle of friends offers love, hope, faith and spiritual guidance from a Christian outlook, with everyone welcome. More information is available at 786-1455.
– Livingwater Baptist Church, 125 Starlight Road, Mount Airy, is launching a new ministry. The King James Bible RadioNetwork is being broadcast on 89.7 in Pilot Mountain. The station will be devoted to old time gospel preaching from the King James 1611 Bible and traditional gospel singing 24 hours a day. Churches and preachers desiring broadcast time and wishing to have their announcements broadcast, contact Pastor Benny Faw at 719-6500.
– Fountain of Life will be having a clothing closet that is free to the public on Tuesdays from 1 to 3 p.m.