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Benefits and Fundraisers
• Highland Park Baptist Church will host its annual Brotherhood Mission Auction this Saturday in the church’s fellowship hall starting at 5 p.m. There will be an auction at 6 p.m. Hot dogs and fixings will be available. The proceeds will go to the church’s mission projects.
• Pinnacle View Baptist Church’s youth missions will have a rummage sale to support mission trips, activities and events Saturday from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Mountain Valley Hospice parking lot, 129 Veterans Drive, Pilot Mountain.
• The Women’s Fellowship of Grace Moravian Church, 1401 N. Main St., is taking orders for Moravian chicken pies now through Wednesday. Pick-up will be Sept. 22 in the church fellowship hall. Payment is due upon ordering. For more information, call the church office at 786-5627 weekdays.
• The Outreach Committee of Grace Moravian Church is holding a port-a-pit luncheon for take-out only Sept. 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets are $8 per plate and are available at the church office. For more information, call 786-5627 weekdays.
• Wards Gap Church will have a yard and bake sale Sept. 21 and Sept. 22 at the corner of Wards Gap and Epworth Church roads, Cana, Va. Food being served includes BBQ sandwiches, hot dogs, desserts, drinks, and other sale items include homemade canned vegetables and jellies as well as yard sale items.
• New Hope Ministry will host a yard sale on Sept. 22 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The ministry is located at 4288 Old U.S. 52 in Pinnacle. For more information, call 368-9906.
• Maple Grove United Methodist Church, Maple Grove Church Road, Mount Airy, will have its ‘awesome’ autumn yard sale Sept. 29 from 7:30 a.m. until. Food being sold includes sausage biscuit breakfast and hot dog lunch. Proceeds benefit outreach ministries.
• The ninth annual Buddy David Memorial golf tournament will be held Sept. 29 at Skyland Lakes Golf Course at milepost 202 of the Blue Ridge Parkway sponsored by the Wesleyan Men of Mount Airy Wesleyan Church. Registration is at 9 a.m., and tee time is 10 a.m. Cost is $45 per person, which includes entry into all events, 18 holes of golf, riding cart and a chance to win prizes. The first-place team will win $180, and second place wins $100. It is a Captain’s Choice format. Bring a team, or participants can be paired up with a team. Mulligans are $5 each with a limit of four per team. Prizes will be given for longest drive on hole 10, and closest to pin on all par 3’s. To register, call Mark Hudson at 786-1093 or Don Shelton at 789-4629. All proceeds benefit projects and needs in the church and community.
• Copeland Baptist Church, Rockford Baptist Church and Stony Knoll United Methodist Church will host a port-a-pit fundraiser for the Shepherd’s House of Mount Airy Oct. 6 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at a cost of $8 a plate. Tickets are required. Plates include BBQ chicken half, baked beans, BBQ slaw, roll and dessert. Take-out only will be at Rockford Baptist Church, 4947 Rockford Road, Dobson. For tickets or directions, call Adam Doss at 783-7635 or 789-3841, Doug and Pam Perkins at 374-5359, Sandra Hodges at 374-8381 or Lanny and Sharron Atkins at 386-4606, 710-5610 or 710-5609. All proceeds benefit the Shepherd’s House.
• Trinity Episcopal Church, 472 Main St., Mount Airy, will have a St. Francis of Assisi Blessing of Pets Oct. 7 at 2 p.m. While the event is free, any donations made at the ceremony will directly benefit the Sergei Foundation whose mission is to provide veterinary financial assistance to families who are unable to afford emergency-level care for their pet.
• Matt Linville will be the guest speaker at 11 a.m. at Pilot Mountain Friends Meeting on Sunday.
• Bro. Gerald Crabb will be preaching and singing during a revival at King Christian Center, 995 Brown Road, King, now through Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 10 a.m.
• Epworth United Methodist Church will have a homecoming service Sunday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Wesley Craven, the former minister, will be the guest preacher. There will be a dinner on the grounds afterwards. The church is on U.S. 52 in Cana, Va., at 15315 Fancy Gap Road.
• Blue Hollow Baptist Church on Slate Mountain Road will have its homecoming service Sunday. Pastor Rickey Martin will bring the sermon, and lunch will be served following the 11 a.m. worship service. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. For more information, call 351-5535.
• Woodville Baptist Church is hosting a Pastor and Wife Appreciation Day with singing by the Lebeaus at 11 a.m. on Sunday. There will be a dinner following the service and a love offering will be taken. The church is at 5108 Westfield Road, Mount Airy.
• Imogene Baptist Church, 2372 N. Andy Griffith Parkway, Mount Airy, will have homecoming Sunday and revival Monday through Wednesday featuring guest speakers, Bro. Don Ball and Bro. Rayton Puckett. There will be special singing nightly.
• Word of God Baptist Church will have revival Sept. 24-28 at 7:30 p.m. each day. Bro. Mike Manuel will be speaking and there will be special singing. For more information or directions, call 351-2273.
• Macedonia Baptist Church, 6716 Doral Drive, Tobaccoville, will have homecoming service Oct. 7 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Marty Sewell as speaker and music by Matt Flinchum. A meal will follow in the church fellowship building.
• Haymore Memorial Baptist Church, Rockford Street, Mount Airy, will have its Centennial Celebration Oct. 13 and 14. A fellowship celebration will be held Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. with music provided by Vessels of Clay. Following the celebration, there will be a time of refreshments and fellowship in the fellowship hall. The 100th anniversary celebration will be Oct. 14 at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Wayne Trexler will be preaching the sermon, and there will be no early service or Sunday school. Following the 11 a.m. service, there will be a covered-dish meal. The church will provide the meat, bread and drinks, and everyone is asked to bring a well-filled basket.
• A Fifth Sunday singing will be observed at Pleasant View Baptist Church, 154 Mount View Drive, Mount Airy, Sept. 30 at 6 p.m. The featured group will be Bobby Patterson & The Heritage 4. Refreshments consisting of finger foods and desserts will be served in the fellowship hall immediately after the service.
• Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, Penn Street, Mount Airy, will have a singing Sept. 30 featuring Vessels of Clay at 6 p.m.
• Haymore Memorial Baptist Church will have a See You at the Pole rally Sept. 23 with a hot dog supper at 5 p.m. and rally from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
• Fairview United Methodist Church, Shoals community of Pinnacle, will have a See You at the Pole rally Sept. 23 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. featuring band Thirteen Pints and speaker Andy Edmonds. Groups attending should call ahead to 325-2498.
• A five-week seminar of the book of Revelation is being held at the Pilot Mountain Seventh-day Adventist Fellowship, 108 Heatherly Creek Drive, Pilot Mountain, from 7 to 8 p.m. The meetings will be held every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. It started Sept. 6. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 336-774-6639 for more information.
• Faith Deliverance Victory Center, 809 W. Pine St., Mount Airy, will have a fellowship conference Oct. 10-11 at 7 p.m. Speakers are Pastor Trent Lyons of New Hope Baptist Church, Dobson, who will speak on Oct. 10-11; Pastor Harold Small of God’s Family Temple in Mount Airy, who will speak on Oct. 12 at 7 p.m.; Overseer Kennet Kindle of City of Life Tabernacle of Ashland, Va., who will speak on Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. There will be choirs singing as well, and an appreciation service on Oct. 13 for pastor Leonard E. Brown Sr.
• Pleasant View Baptist Church has Sunday school each Sunday at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11 a.m. Bible study is held Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Nursery is available.
• Central United Methodist Church, 1909 N. Main St., Mount Airy, has Sunday services with the Rev. James Pyatt with early morning worship at 9 a.m., adult gathering at 9:45 a.m., Sunday school for children, youth and adults at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11 a.m. A nursery is available. The church is conducting a food drive for Yokefellow with peanut butter and crackers on the August list. Donations may be placed in the lower church lobby or monetary gifts may be contributed.
• The Family Worship Center, 298 Athey Simmons Road, Mount Airy, has Sunday services at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. For more information, call 368-9646 or email email@example.com.
• DivorceCare group meets Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. at Fountain of Life Family Worship Center. For more information, call 789-0400.-
• 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
• Calvary Baptist Church will resume Wednesday evening activities on Aug. 15 with a fellowship meal at 5:45 p.m., youth and children activities at 6:30 p.m. and adult classes at 6:30 p.m. The clothes closet is open from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Call 786-4778.
• 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.
• Flat Rock Presbyterian Church, N.C. 103 and Quarry Trail, has Sunday school every Sunday at 10 a.m. followed by traditional worship service at 11 a.m. Nursery is provided for both.
• Pleasant View Baptist Church, 154 Mount View Drive, Mount Airy, has Sunday school every Sunday morning at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11 a.m. Bible study is held on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. The nursery is available.
• Grace Moravian Church, 1401 N. Main St., has the following weekly events: worship is Sunday at 10 a.m., Sunday school for all ages is at 11:10 a.m., Kids Club is most Sundays at 5:30 p.m., youth meet Sundays from 5:30 to 7 p.m., the Prayer Group meets on Wednesdays at 7 p.m., and Bible study is offered on Thursdays at 7 p.m. For more information, call the church office at 786-5627 weekdays.
• St. Paul Church of the Brethren, 64 Short Drive, Cana, Va., has Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship services at 11 a.m. every Sunday. Bible study is every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.
• 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.
• New Vision Christian Academy, 237 Coolidge Ave., Mount Airy, is accepting new students. Open enrollment is for grades one through 12. For more information, call the Flat Rock Church of God at 719-0434.
• The Inspiration Center, 154 N. Renfro St., Suite 100, Mount Airy, offers services on Sundays at 11 a.m. Susie Cooper, spiritual leader, offers special music on the harp and flute.