Faith Notes: Nov. 10

November 8, 2013 

Turkey shoot

Elizabeth United Methodist Church will hold its annual turkey shoot from 5-10 p.m. Nov. 16 and 23 at 4269 Cleveland Road, Smithfield. Cost is $4 per shot or six shots for $20. Participants will shoot targets for a chance to win a turkey. Refreshments will be for sale, including chili, hot dogs, hamburgers, chips, baked goods and coffee. For more information, call 919-989-8121.

Boston butts

Ernest Myatt Presbyterian Men of the Church will sell hickory smoked Boston butts, cooked and packaged, at 4 p.m. Nov. 23 at 4926 Fayetteville Road, Raleigh. The butts are $25 each, and must be preordered by Nov. 12. For more information or to place an order, call 919-772-4611.

Barbecue dinner and “The Cross”

A showing of the Billy Graham DVD “The Cross” will be held at 6:40 p.m. Nov. 13 at Saint Andrews United Methodist Church, 1201 Maxwell Drive, Raleigh. A barbecue supper, with plates for $3, will be served beginning at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 919-772-4410.

Hanging of the Green

A “Hanging of the Green” service will take place at 6 p.m. Nov. 24 at Aversboro Road Baptist Church, 1600 Aversboro Road, Garner. Seasonal music will be provided, and questions about the meaning of Christmas and holiday traditions will be discussed. For more information, call 919-779-2811.

Surviving the Holidays

“Surviving the Holidays” will take place from 9-11:30 a.m. Nov. 16 at Shiloh Baptist Church, 3414 N. Shiloh Road, Garner. This one-day event will help those who have lost a loved one face the holidays with hope and joy. Light refreshments will be served, and child care is available upon request. For more information, visit www.ShilohGarner.org.

Church bazaar

A church bazaar will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 23 at Oakland Presbyterian Church, 8927 Cleveland Road, Clayton. Homemade food and craft items will be available for sale. The church will also serve breakfast and lunch items to eat in or take out. A Secret Santa Workshop will be held for children. For more information, call 919-934-5476.

Support groups

Shiloh Baptist Church hosts GriefShare and DivorceCare support groups from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 3414 N. Shiloh Road, Garner. There is no cost, and participants may enter at any session. Child care is available upon request. For more information, visit www.shilohgarner.org.

Bible studies

• The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints hosts a New Testament Bible study at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at 1433 Aversboro Road, Garner. The group is ongoing. For more information, visit mormonbiblestudy.wordpress.com.

• Men’s Bible study of Johnston County continues a verse-by-verse study of the Gospel of St. Matthew from 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays at First Baptist Church, 202 S. Fourth St., Smithfield. This study group runs through May. Visit http://www.mbsjohnstoncounty.com/.

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