First Posted: 9/10/2009
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Benefits and Fundraisers
Pilot Mountain Friends Meeting, 603 Main St., Pilot Mountain, will be having a yard and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and a poor mans lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. Lunch includes pintos, slaw, potatoes and cornbread. Plates are $3 and drinks are 50 cents. Proceeds will go towards church and community projects.
Mount Zion Baptist Church in Ararat will have its annual harvest sale at the Eldora Ruritan Building on Saturday. It will feature local vendors. There will be concessions, a bake sale, yard sale, quilt giveaway and more. All proceeds go to benefit Mount Zion Baptist Church.
New Venture Baptist Church will be having a community breakfast on Saturday from 7 to 11 a.m. Everyone is invited. Donations will be taken.
Hunters Chapel Assembly in Ararat, Va., will be having a yard sale on Saturday from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. During breakfast, sausage biscuits, coffee and juice will be available. Hot dogs will be available at lunch time. Clothes, baby items and more will be sold. All proceeds will go to building a new picnic shelter.
New Beginning Baptist Church will be having a hot dog benefit for the building fund on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Two hot dogs, chips and a drink is $5. Desserts are available.
Salem United Methodist Church will be having a harvest sale on Sept. 25 and 26. For sale are pumpkins, sweet potatoes and apples, red and yellow delicious staymans. The sale will be held at the Thomas House Bed and Breakfast on North Main Street in Mount Airy. Proceeds go to the building fund.
St. Paul Church of the Brethren will be having a ham supper on Sept. 26 from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Adult plates are $7 and childrens plates, under the age of 12, are $4. Carry outs are available. Each plate includes ham, green beans, apples, potato salad, roll, dessert and drink.
On Oct. 3, Salem United Methodist Church will be having a big country breakfast with country ham, sausage, bacon, gravy, grits, eggs, biscuits, apples, homemade apple butter and sourwood honey. Breakfast is $6. There will also be a bake sale, crafts and a yard sale. Breakfast will be held from 7 to 10 a.m. and the bazaar will be held until 2 p.m. Proceeds will go to the church UMW.
St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church, 321 N. South St., will be having homecoming and revival ending today.
Pleasant View Baptist Church will be having homecoming on Sunday with a special singing by Vince and His Foothills Band at 10 a.m. Lunch will be served in the fellowship hall after the 10 a.m. worship service.
The Reach Up Tour will be at Shady Grove Baptist Church on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Union Baptist Church on Sept. 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and Elkin High School on Oct. 17 from 5 to 8 p.m. For more information, call Brian Thompson at 374-4916, Zach White at 835-3808 or the Yadkin Association at (336) 679-8731.
Woodland Baptist Church will have its homecoming on Sunday. Higher Ground from King will be performing. The services will start at 10:30 a.m. A special lunch will be served after the service.
Flat Rock Pentecostal Holiness will have homecoming Sunday with the Rev. Joel Boyles beginning at 10:30 a.m. The Mens Trio will also sing. A delicious meal will be served after the morning service. Everyone is invited to attend these special services. For more information, call 325-9667.
Gospel Mission Baptist Church, 1046 Linville Road, will be holding revival Monday through next Friday with Bro. Don Collins. Services will begin at 7 p.m. and a special singing will be performed each night. All visitors are welcome.
On Sept. 20, Imogene Baptist Church, 134 W. Imogene Church Road, will have homecoming. Revival will be lead by Bro. Don Ball on Sept. 21 and 22 and by Bros. Don Ball and Rayton Puckett on Sept. 23, 24 and 25.
Epworth United Methodist Church in Cana, Va., will be having homecoming on Sept. 20. The service will begin at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Bud Cameron speaking.
Little Richmond Baptist Church will be having homecoming Sept. 20-25. Everyone is welcome. Services will begin at 7 p.m. each night. The church is on N.C. 268 between Elkin and the U.S. 601 intersection.
Elkin First United Methodist Church is sponsoring the local release of The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry at the Starmount Crossing Cinema V in Jonesville. For more information, call the theater at (336) 526-3456.
The 107th annual Session of Surry Baptist Association will be held at Haymore Memorial Baptist Church on Oct. 26 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. A meal will be served from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Victory Baptist Church, 2119 Riverside Drive, will begin its 2009-2010 Awana year on Sunday at 6 p.m. for children 3-years-old to eighth-grade students. The club will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 786-1031.
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 WGIW 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.