First Posted: 1/1/2009
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Benefits and Fundraisers
Pancake supper, Saturday, 4-6:30 p.m., Salem United Methodist Church, sponsored by the United Methodist Men. Regular or buckwheat pancakes will be offered at a price of $5 for adults and $3 for children, with proceeds to aid various church projects.
Donations are being accepted for the Life Recovery Bibles for inmates program, at $8 each or $84 per case, by Wings of Courage Inc./Warner Sisters. Contributions, which are tax-deductible, can be mailed to P.O. Box 6243, Mount Airy, N.C., 27030.
Cookbook sales are under way by the Loyal Ladies Class of Friendly Chapel Church at Pilot Mountain, with all proceeds to benefit foreign missions. Titled A Local Country Church Cookbook, with a picture of Pilot Mountain on the cover, it is available for $10 per copy. Cookbooks can be obtained by calling 789-5411 or 983-3461.
Sunday evening fellowship at Camp Zion Church, Sunday, 7 p.m., to include various singers and a message by Rodney Christman, pastor. More information is available at 236-6201 or online at mycampzion.org.
Flat Rock Baptist Church 110 year anniversary program, Jan. 11, with the schedule including early worship at 9 a.m., and the regular worship service and a celebration at 10:30 a.m. Special music, testimonies and a presentation of the churchs history from 1899 to the present will be included. A fellowship meal is planned afterward, with those attending asked to bring a covered dish. Everyone is invited to join in the day of celebration.
Revival Month at Second Chance Church, located on Bear Creek Road in the Fairview community, including a series of services that will continue through Jan. 28. A service Sunday at 11 a.m. will feature the Rev. Barlowe Stanley and another on 6 p.m. Sunday, the Rev. Butch Holder. Dates and times of other services and guests include next Wednesday at 7 p.m., with the Rev. Wendell White to speak; Jan. 11, 10:45 a.m., with Cross Anchored to sing; Jan. 11, 6 p.m., Elder Ronnie Houser; Jan. 14, 7 p.m., the Rev. Kenneth Hairston; Jan. 18, 10:45 a.m., with singing by Living Waters; Jan. 18, 6 p.m., the Rev. Bill Jenkins; Jan. 21, 7 p.m., the Rev. Joe Mayes; Jan. 25, 10:45 a.m., with singing by The Bledsoes; Jan. 25, 6 p.m., the Rev. Donnie Holyfield; and Jan. 28, 7 p.m., Michael Minotti.
Organizers of Cruise-In for Christ, a program for those who love Christ and old classics, have scheduled a series of events for upcoming weeks, with the schedule including a cruise-in on Jan. 10 at This Olde Place on N.C. 89-West, just past Interstate 74, from noon to 5 p.m. Another is set for Jan. 17 from noon to 5 p.m. at Genesis Church on Sparger Road, one mile off N.C. 89-West, in addition to others throughout the winter and spring of 2009. Food from Titans of Taste and music by local gospel groups and DJs are provided during the gatherings, which aid a number of childrens and other charities with the help of sponsoring local businesses. More information is available from Clay Honeycutt at 374-8590 or Ricky Cockerham at 366-3198.
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.
Food assistance for the hungry in the community is offered each Thursday at 8:30 a.m. by Trinity Episcopal Church.
A group to help people heal from a broken marriage is meeting on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bojangles.
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.
Soup kitchen, 5 to 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at The Peoples Church in the Holly Springs area, offering a warm meal and fellowship. From Mount Airy on U.S. 52, the church can be reached by turning right off the Holly Springs Exit, traveling one mile and turning left onto Gospel Time Way; it is located right before the Interstate 74 overpass. Participants can dine in or have meals delivered to them free, but due to staff limitations they must be in need and live in the immediate area. Those needing delivery are asked to call 789-1555 or 755-6746 before 3 p.m. on the designated Tuesdays.
Guidance is available from the Yokefellow Financial Counseling Ministry for those seeing bills pile up and having trouble making ends meet. Appointments for the free and confidential service are available from Jill Borders at 789-5838, along with more information.
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 all 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.