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Calabash Presby hosts bake sale

Calabash Presbyterian Church on Old Georgetown Road (N.C. 179) will host a craft fair and bake sale from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, including fall and Christmas handcrafted items. Lunch will also be available. Call 579-7356.

Alternative Giving Market set

Calabash Presbyterian Church on Georgetown Road in Calabash will host its annual Alternative Giving Market from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, and from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21.

Buy a gift of a farm animal such as a yak or a goat or a flock of chickens to provide a renewable food supply, or help a child by giving them the chance they need in a third-world country.

Learn how sponsoring programs like these can provide food and income or meet critical medical and sanitary needs in poverty-stricken areas throughout the world. These programs are sponsored by Heifer International, World Vision (Adopt a Child) and seven Brunswick County charities.

Give the world a present as an alternative gift this year. There are also fair trade items and arts and crafts from Ten Thousand Villages. 

For more information, call the church at 579-7356.

Mill Creek to host fall bazaar

Mill Creek Baptist Church at the intersection of N.C. 87 and Mill Creek Road SE will host its fall bazaar from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13.

Choose from many baked goods, handmade crafts and various other items for your Thanksgiving goodies and Christmas gifts.

Bring your breakfast appetite for a biscuit or something sweet to start your shopping day.

Church plans spaghetti dinner

Village Point United Methodist Church, 1392 Village Point Road, will host a spaghetti dinner from 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5.

The dinner will include spaghetti with meatballs, salad, bread and desert. Beverages will be provided for those dining at the church. Take-out will also be available. Tickets are $7 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under.

There will also be a Chinese auction with gift basket prizes for $1 each or 6 tickets for $5. 

For tickets and information, call 754-3750 or e-mail villagepointumc@atmc.net or visit them on Facebook.

Village Point to have yard sale

Village Point United Methodist Church, 1392 Village Point Road, will have a yard sale from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 12-13.

Choose from clothing to Christmas decorations, to household appliances, sports gear and tools. Come and haggle for the perfect gift before the holidays. There will also be a bake sale and Sloppy Joe’s. Call 754-3750 or e-mail villagepointumc@atmc.net or visit them on Facebook.

Trinity UMC       sets services

On Sunday, Nov. 7, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 209 E. Nash St. in Southport, the Rev. Jeff Roberts’ sermon will be “Hippocrates,” based on scripture from Luke 13:10-17. New worship times will begin with an 8 a.m. casual service and an 11 a.m. traditional worship service in the sanctuary. The 9:30 a.m. contemporary service led by the praise team with music by the worship band, Promise., will be in Murrow Hall.

Nursery care is available during all services and children’s church takes place during the 11 a.m. service. Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:30 and 11 a.m. 

For more information, call the church office at 457-6633.




Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 2100 Zion Hill Road in Bolivia, will celebrate the Zion Hill Male Chorus’ anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14, featuring various musical guests.

Trinity Baptist to host jubilee

Trinity Baptist Church, 883 Holden Beach Road in Shallotte, will host the Winnabow Jubilee beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12.

Come out and enjoy some good gospel music at this free event.

For directions, call 754-4018. For more information on the jubilee, call Billy Hill at 209-4927.

Baptist Association collecting gloves

The Brunswick Baptist Association is collecting gloves for women prisoners in the North Carolina prison unit in Raleigh. Five hundred pairs are needed for the coming year.

“Any size, any color, we can use them,” said Ann Price, BBA WMU director. “This is our Brunswick County WMU mission project for the women prisoners. Just bring the gloves to your church and we will pick them up. Call 754-7979.”

Gloves are needed by Nov. 9.