Church Calendar

By Lucie Willsie

December 27, 2013

Submissions to the community calendar should be sent to before 5 p.m. on Tuesday before the event should appear in the newspaper. Be sure to include the full name and address of the event; the time, day and date of the event; and a contact phone number in case our staff has any questions.

Music Events

• The Mark Trammell Quartet will hold a concert at First Baptist Church of King, 122 Kirby Road, in King, on Dec. 29 at 10:30 a.m. Admission is free, but a love offering will be taken. For more information, call Mike Stewart at 548-9606.

• The LeBeaus will perform on Dec. 29 at 6 p.m. at Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church. Everyone is welcome. The church is located two blocks across from the front entrance of Northern Hospital. For more information, call 789-1517.

• Grace Moravian Church will hold a Variety Night on Jan. 26 and is looking for talent and variety acts. Contact Scarlett at 786-5627 to be part of the show.

• The CBFNC Children’s Music Festival will be held on Feb. 8 at First Baptist Church in High Point.

Upcoming Events

• The eighth annual Kwanzaa Celebration of 2013 will be held on Dec. 28 at the L.H. Jones Auditorium starting at 1 p.m. A hot dog dinner from 3 to 5 p.m. Program will include music, food, dancing, drumming and singing. For more information, call M.J. at 793-6058.

• Second Chance Church at 449 Bear Creek Church Road in Dobson is holding its annual month of revival in January 2014. Wednesday events start at 7 p.m. on: Jan. 1 with the Rev. Wendell White; Jan. 8 with the Pastor Joe Mayes; Jan. 15 with the Pastor Kenneth Hairston; Jan. 22 with the Pastor Gary Sawyers; and Jan. 29 with the Pastor Willie Bryant. Sunday events start at 6 p.m. on: Jan. 5 with the Pastor Donnie Holyfield; Jan. 12 with the Pastor Butch Holder; Jan. 19 with the Pastor Ronnie Houser; and Jan. 26 with the Pastor Bill Jenkins.


• White Plains Friends Meeting, Old Highway 601, will have its weekly AWANA program Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. for children ages 2 through eighth grade. Dinner will be provided. For more information, call the church office and leave a message at 789-1671.

• The GAP Storehouse has opened on Hodges Mill Road, Dobson, offering new and used items for sale. It is open by appointment Wednesday through Saturday by calling Pastor K. Dobson at 648-1951. All proceeds will benefit the GAP church building fund. Donations and contributions are welcome.

• Marantha will be providing free meals Friday nights at 512 W. Pine St., Mount Airy.

• First Presbyterian Church of Mount Airy, South Main Street, will have Sandwich Saturdays the first Saturday of each month from 11:30 a.m. to noon. Bag lunches will include a sandwich, chips, apple and bottled water.

• Mount Airy Wesleyan Church has a prayer meeting open to the community on Thursdays at 10 a.m. in the fellowship hall. The primary purpose is to pray for the nation, state, county, churches and pastors.

• Antioch Baptist Church, 137 Antioch Ave., Mount Airy, is hosting free English classes on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Childcare is provided during the class. For more information, call 789-2057 weekdays from 9 a.m. to noon or email

• The Lions Den Christian Coffeehouse, 162A W. Pine St., is a donations-only coffeehouse open Tuesday through Friday from 4 to 8 or 9 p.m. The location offers wifi connection, and contemporary Christian bands on Fridays when available. Also it is the home of Safehouse Ministries meetings Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Sundays at 10 a.m. For more information, call the Rev. Gary Gossett at 710-7075.

• DivorceCare, an outreach of Freedom and Liberty Worship Center, meets Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. at the Armfield Civic Center, Pilot Mountain. Call 648-3680 for more information.

• New MOMS (Mothers of Many Seasons) Ministry, open to area ladies and their children, meets the first and third Thursdays monthly from 9 to 11 a.m. at Salem Baptist Church, 430 Rockford Road, Dobson. For more information, contact or 374-4419.

• Compassion Circle Outreach Ministry, a circle of friends offering love, hope, faithful-spiritual guidance from a Christian outlook, has meetings the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at the L.H. Jones Family Resource Center, 214 Jones School Road, Mount Airy. For more information, call 786-1455. This group is sponsored by Caring Citizens of the Community.

• The Peoples Church of Holly Springs will have a free community meal the first Monday of each month in the basement of the church from 5 to 7 p.m. Donations are welcome. For more information, call 789-1555.

• King’s Kids will have fun, learning scripture and crafts every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Fellowship Baptist Church. There will be classes for all ages, children through adults. For more information, call the church at 374-3250.

• 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.

• 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.

• Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:15 p.m. radio station 880 am will have radio ministry with Pastor Danny Poindexter from the Lighthouse Baptist Church.

• The Fountain Food Ministry hours have changed. Families in need of clothing or food may come every Thursday from 1 to 3 p.m. The ministry will be open weekly on Thursdays to assist those in need of food. In case of an emergency at any other times, call the church office at 789-0400 for an appointment.