Church Calendar

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.

Upcoming Events, Special Services

• God’s Family Temple Christian Church Yard Sale and Fish Plate Sale will be held Sept. 4 and 5 at 8 a.n. at 125 Starlite Road. Fish plates will be sold Saturday at 11 a.m. Proceeds go to Building Fund.

• Beginning Sept. 6 St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 1403 Fancy Gap Road, Mount Airy, will kick off autumn conversation classes every Sunday at 9 a.m. More information is available at 336-722-1732.

• Tina Smith, singer, songwriter and guitarist, will be in concert Sunday, September 6, 2015, at 11 a.m. at Unity Church, Ararat, VA. Everyone is invited to attend by Pastor Buford Jessup and the congregation. For further information, call 336-789-1452 or 336-325-6774.

• Revival at Friendly Chapel Church, 228 Friendly Chapel Church Road, Pilot Mountain, Sept. 7-11 at 7 p.m. nightly. Bro. Rayton Puckett 7-9, Bro. Joe Arthur 10 & 11. If you have any questions please call Rona Hawks at 368-4735 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. M-F.

•Second of three meetings of Christian Family Fun Day will be in Galax on Tuesday, Sept. 8 at Galax First Assembly on Deerhaven Road behind the old Hanes Building at 7 p.m. You do not have to attend the meetings to be part of Christian Family Fun Day. Churches are asked to send someone if they can. There will be packets handed out that will share the events and things going on. Call (276) 733-5227 or (276) 728-0043 if you have any questions.

• The third meeting of Christian Family Fun Day will be Thursday, Sept. 10 at Hillsville First Baptist on North Main past the Carroll County Library. All meetings start at 7 p.m. You do not have to attend the meetings to be part of Christian Family Fun Day. Churches are asked to send someone if they can. There will be packets handed out that will share the events and things going on. Call (276) 733-5227 or (276) 728-0043 if you have any questions.

Christian Family Fun Day is September 19 in Hillsville, Va. with the parade starting at 11 a.m. and Christian family Fun Day at the Hillsville VFW until 5 p.m. For more info call (276) 733-5227 or visit on Facebook.

• Woodville Baptist Church, 5108 Westfield Road, Mount Airy, WMU is having a Pinto Bean Dinner Sept. 11 from 4-8 p.m. Pinto beans, cornbread, slaw, potatoes, desserts and beverage. Carry out or dine in. Additional items for sale. Donations go to Woodville Baptist Church WMU missions projects.

• Food-Raffles-Auction at the Old Beulah School Cafeteria Sept. 12 from 4 p.m. until. Raffle tickets available from committee members and day of the event. All proceeds from the Benefit go directly to the Flat Top Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery Trust.

• Mt. Airy First Church of the Brethren will be having a yard sale on Sept 12, 2015 at 161 Welch Road, Mount Airy, NC. from 7 a.m.-until. Hot dogs for sale. Drinks and homemade desserts for sale. All proceeds go toward building fund. If you have any questions, call 786-5358.

• Gospel Mission Baptist Church, 1046 Linville Road, Mount Airy, is having a Revival from Sept. 14-18 at 7 p.m. nightly with Bro. Don Collins. Special singing nightly. Monday-Dollyhite Family, Tuesday-The Jamie Orange Family, Wednesday- David and Peggy Minor, Thursday- Kelly and Ruth Ratcliff, Friday- Harvest Time Singers- Bruce Moseley.

• Revival at Grace Baptist Church, 209 London Lane, Mount Airy, from Sept. 28-30, with Bro. Tim Gammons, pastor of Woodland Baptist Church. Service at 7 p.m.

• Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 123 Mt. Carmel Church Road, invites you to “In as Much Mission Day” on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free Children and Adult Clothes. Free Hot Dog Lunch. Free Bibles.


• Central United Methodist Church, Mount Airy, holds Granite City Al-Anon Family Group every Sunday and Thursday, 8 p.m.

• Central United Methodist Church and the Mission and Outreach committee sponsors a Christian support group for sufferers of chronic disease, such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, lupus, fibromyalgia and other auto-immune diseases on the third Wednesday of each month from 2-3 p.m. Meeting is in the church library at 1909 N. Main St., Mount Airy. There will be guest speakers and at times, light exercise. Find therapeutic benefit from sharing with others. Everything shared at the support group is confidential.

• 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.

• 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 Pilot View UMC at 659 Pilot Church Road in Pinnacle has a Bible meeting every Wednesday at 10 a.m.

• The Pilot View UMC at 659 Pilot Church Road in Pinnacle has a fellowship meal every third Sunday of the month at 5:30 p.m.

• 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.

• 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.

• Bible Study — Love in Action Ministries with Pastor George Hiett — will be held at 2037 Rockford St. in Mount Airy (right beside Walgreen in the New Century Church Building) every Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. This is an ongoing event. For more information, call 407-4907 for further information.

• Imogene Baptist Church will hold a Community Meal every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. Free to all. For more information, call 401-2010. Everyone is welcome to the “Church under the Crimson Roof.”

• Imogene Baptist Church will hold a Soup Kitchen Mondays through Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free to all. For more information, call 401-2010.

•Redemption Gospel Mission, located on Westfield Road at the corner of Reeesmill Road, offers a free lunch daily from noon to 3 p.m. Services are given at 11 a.m. on Sundays, 5 p.m. on Sundays, and at 6 p.m. on Thursdays. Sunday School Services are given at 10 a.m. on Sundays. For more information, call Bro. Benny Faw at 429-8712.

• The Ararat Missionary Baptist Church, 211 Jones School Road, in Mount Airy will hold a service in the cafeteria of the Jones Family Resource Center at 11 a.m. on the first and the third Sunday of every month. For more information, call Edward McDaniels at 789-3172 or at 710-9742 (cell).

• St. Andrew Lutheran Church Truck Ministry provides a free bag supper to those in need each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the parking lot across from the Mount Airy post Office. Includes a sandwich, fruit, dessert, boiled egg, bottled water and at times, a cup of hot homemade soup.

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