First Posted: 11/5/2009
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Benefits and Fundraisers
– Blackwater United Methodist Churcy will have Southern Living At Home Bingo for Relay for Life on Nov. 6 at the Eldora Ruritan Club. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and bingo will start at 7 p.m. The cost is $20 for 20 games. Cover all cards are one for $3 or two for $5. Snacks and drinks will be available during bingo. For more information, call Jane Danley at 374-5350, Patty Marion at 374-5351 or Linda Key at 374-2374.
– The John Walker Sunday School Class at Grace Moravian Church will have its annual yard sale on Nov. 7 from 6 a.m. to noon in the church fellowship hall. Baked goods, sausage biscuits, jelly biscuits, coffee and juice will be sold along with a variety of yard sale items. Proceeds go to Margaret Leonard Scholarship Fund and community projects.
– Brown Mountain Baptist Church will be having a chicken stew fundraiser on Nov. 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. The cost is $5 per meal including one bowl of stew, dessert and drink. Individual bowls are available for $3 and a quart of stew is $7. There will also be door prizes, fellowship and fun.
– Siloam United Methodist Church will be holding its 28th Annual Pork BBQ on Nov. 7 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sandwiches and plates are available for $7. Eat in or take-out. Plates include hand-chopped BBQ, homemade baked beans, slaw and dessert.
– Family Fellowship Chapel, 2237 McKinney Road, Mount Airy, will have a huge yard sale on Nov. 7 from 7 a.m. to noon. There will be exercise equipment, houseares, toys, books and more. Proceeds will go to the building fund. For more information, call 783-0221.
– Central United Methodist Womens Annual Harvest Bake Sale and Luncheon will be held Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. in the fellowship hall. The luncheon will take place at 11:30 a.m. for $7 per plate. Tickets are available at the church office or at the door. For more information, call the church office at 786-8324.
– Flippin Memorial Baptist Church is having its 2nd Annual Bazaar on Nov. 14 in the church fellowship hall from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be baked goods, canned foods, dried apples, produce, crafts, home dcor, new items, plants and sausage biscuits, hot dogs, drinks and desserts along with a yard sale.
– First UMC of Pilot Mountain is having its second annual dinner theater on Nov. 14 at 6 p.m. and Nov. 15 at 1 p.m. featuring Pilot Mountains Got Talent. Tickets are $10 each or a table for seven is $70. On the menu is pork loin, baked potato, green beans, coleslaw, roll and dessert. All money raised will benefit summer youth mission trips. For more information or to buy tickets, call April Travis at 368-4548.
– The Fairview United Methodist Church women, 3692 Quaker Church Road, will have a fall festival bazaar on Nov. 14 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Breakfast and lunch will be available. There will also be baked goods, canned goods, chicken pies, independent vendors and a yard sale. Proceeds will go to local mission projects.
– Salem United Methodist Church, Wards Gap Road, Mount Airy, will have a country ham supper on Nov. 14 from 4 to 7 p.m. On the menu is country ham, baked apples, stewed potatoes, slaw, gravy, roll, drink and dessert. Turkey will also be served. Take-outs are available. The cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children. Proceeds go to benefit church funds.
– Bannertown Baptist Church will have Operation Christmas Child Nov. 16-22. The shoebox schedule is Monday-Thursday, 1 to 3 p.m.; Friday, 1 to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 6 p.m.; and Monday 8 to 10 a.m. For more information, call Ronnie Simpson at 789-2505 or the church office at 786-5407.
– The 16th Annual Joanne Jordan Memorial Meal Project will be held at First Baptist Church of Mount Airy on Nov. 25. The Emmanuel Sunday School Class will be delivering turkey meals to the less fortunate families in the area. Each meal consists of a 10-12 pound turkey, dressing, gravy, sweet potatoes, macaroni and cheese, cranberry sauce, dinner rolls and a pumpkin pie. The amount of food should feed a family of 4-5. $33 is a suggested donation. Church volunteers are welcome to deliver. For more information, call the church at 786-5185.
– 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.
– Old Siloam Church will be having revival Nov. 4-7 with guest speaker Pastor Joel Stephens starting at 7 p.m. with a special singing nightly. For more information, call 374-2870 or 983-9117.
– The 26th Fellowship Conference will be held at Faith Tabernacle Nov. 6-8. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information, call 325-8081.
– Union Missionary Baptist Church will have revival Nov. 6, 7 and 8 at 7 p.m. each night with guest preacher the Rev. Sammy Taylor, pastor of Bethany Baptist Church. There will be a special singing each night with a different choir. For more information, call 366-2713.
– Cana Baptist Church in Cana, Va., will be having revival Nov. 8-11. The guest speaker will be Bro. Tim Crotts with a special singing nightly. Everyone is welcome to attend.
– Grace Moravian Church will have a communion service during the 10 a.m. worship service on Nov. 15 and will be celebrating its Thanksgiving Lovefeast during the 10 a.m. worship service on Nov. 22.
– The Hayes Family will be performing at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Dobson, on Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. For more information, call 374-2733.
– A professional skills baseball camp will be held on Nov. 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fisher River Park. A $30 donation is requested to learn from former major league players and local coaches. Bring family and friends to hear a life changing testimony of the power of God at the end of the clinic. Concessions will be available for purchase. The funds from this event will go to support local missionaries from Salem Baptist Church. For more information, call Beth Flinchum at 374-3970 or 401-0649. You can also email her at [email protected]
– Grace Moravian Church, 1401 N. Main St., will recognize its veterans during the 10 a.m. worship service and that evening starting at 6 p.m. at the family night program. There will be amazing WW II stories that span 60 plus years. For more information, call the church office at 786-5627.
– Haymore Baptist Church will be having wood carving for free. Bring a carving knife. The class is one hour and a six-week workshop starting on Oct. 28. The workshop will be held on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. For more information or to reserve a spot, call 786-7435.
– Come create crafts for the Christmas season at Haymore Baptist Church. Make Christmas snowflakes, Chrismon angels, sequined ornaments, Chrismon cross and a Christmas tree. The workshop lasts for five weeks and will be held on Wednesdays starting on Oct. 28 at 6:30 p.m. The cost is $15 per person. For more information or to reserve a spot, call 786-7435.
– Liberty Baptist Church in Lowgap is taking donations to purchase pews. Anyone who has a loved one in the church cemetery or associated with the church can donate and have a small plaque placed on the pew. Funds will be accepted throughout the month of October. Donations of $100 will buy one pew and plaque. For more information, contact Pastor Chris Oakley or call 352-4026 or 648-2989.
– 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 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.
– Fountain of Life will be having a clothing closet that is free and open to the public on Tuesdays from 1 to 3 p.m.