Special Activities

Ardmore Baptist Church, 501 Miller St., will have services at 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Mike Queen’s sermon will be “Learning the Hard Way.” KidNection Children’s worship will meet during the 10:45 service. Bible study is at 9:30 a.m. Children’s music study and Youth Unplug will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday. For more information, go to www.ardmorebaptist.org.

Victory on the Frontline Church and Event Center, 4307 Welcome-Arcadia Road, Lexington, will have hospitality at 9:45 a.m., Sunday school at 10 a.m. and the worship service is at 11 a.m. Sunday. The “Just as I Am” casual service will resume after the first of the year. For more information, call 336-577-2873 or email mktvfl@att.net.

Clemmons First Baptist Church, 3530 Clemmons Road, will have Sunday school at 9:15 a.m. Sunday, followed by a worship service at 10:30. The Rev. Scott Hammett will speak on “Advent — Welcome Hope.” For more information, call 336-766-6486 or visit www.cfbctoday.org.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Winston-Salem, 4055 Robinhood Road, at both the 9 a.m. Awake service and the 11 a.m. traditional service, Sunday, the Rev. Lisa Schwartz will speak about the seven-day holiday of Chalica, a celebration of the seven principles of Unitarian Universalism. At 9:15 a.m. at Explorations, Ann Barefield will speak on, “Don’t Bite the Hook: The Wisdom of Pema Chodron,” an American Buddhist monk. At the Forum at 9:15 a.m. Bob Feikema of Family Services and Leslie Mulinix of the Universal Pre-K Project, will discuss Forsyth County’s early children education. For more information, go to UUFWS.org.

Temple Baptist Church, 7035 Franklin Road, Lewisville, will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship services at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday. The Ladies Missionary Prayer Fellowship will have a bake and craft sale before and after the morning and evening services. Bible study and the youth program will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday. For more information, call 336-945-3944 or go to www.templebaptistchurch.info.

Wake Forest Baptist Church, Wait Chapel on the campus of Wake Forest University, will have a worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Lia Scholl’s sermon will be “Hope.” At 6 p.m. Wednesday there will be a Blue Christmas service in Davis Chapel for those who may have grief or depression during the holidays. For more information, go to www.wakeforestbaptist.org.

Memorial Reformed Church, 236 W. Banner Ave., the Rev. Cynthia O. Williams will be installed as associate pastor at 2 p.m. Sunday. She will be installed by Pastor Bill Campbell. A band prelude will precede the service.

Fries Memorial Moravian Church, 251 N. Hawthorne Road, will have a Words of Comfort Service at 4 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 336-722-2847 or go to www.Frieschurch.org.

Union Cross Baptist Church, 4350 High Point Road, Kernersville, will have a Chrismon tree lighting service at 6 p.m. Sunday. Refreshments will follow in the fellowship hall.

Union Cross Baptist Church, 4350 High Point Road, Kernersville, will have Tuesday Morning Bible Study at 10 a.m. Tuesday and Dec. 11. The theme will be “People, Places, and Promises of Christmas” and will be led by Kent Kern.

Knollwood Baptist Church, 330 Knollwood St., will have its monthly noon speaker series, “Faith in the City: Deepening Community Conversations,” from 12 to 1 p.m. Tuesday. The speakers will be Layla Garmes, program officer for the Winston-Salem Foundation, and Andrea Hulighan, director of Community Grants and coordinator of the Youth Philanthropic Initiative at the Winston-Salem Foundation. Their topic will be “What We’ve Learned and Where We are Headed.” The series is free and open to the public. Attendees are invited to bring a bag lunch. Drinks and dessert will be provided.

Parkway United Church of Christ, 1465 Irving St., will offer a contemplative vespers service for Advent at 6 p.m. Wednesday. The service, “Waiting on the Commonwealth of God,” will include simple chant, readings from Advent letters of Dietrich Bonhoeffer of the Confessing Church, and a time of silence by candlelight.

St. John’s Lutheran Church, 2415 Silas Creek Parkway, will have Advent services at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12 and 19. The topic Wednesday will be, The Annunciation of Gabriel; Dec. 12, Mary’s Visitation with Elizabeth; Dec. 19, Mary’s Song (The Magnificat).

Ardmore Moravian Church, 2013 W. Academy St., will have its annual Christmas Candle Tea from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Tours will start every 15 minutes beginning at 5 p.m. Traditional Moravian crafts such as candle making, cookie making, tin ware, and Moravian star making will be demonstrated. One of the largest Moravian stars in the Southeast will be hanging in the church sanctuary where the tours begin. Bake goods and crafts will be sold to support the Candle Tea. Admission is free. For more information, call 336-723-3444 or visit www.ardmoremoravian.org.

Shiloh Lutheran Church, 703 Lewisville-Vienna Road, Lewisville, will have Holden Evening Prayers Dec. 6, 3 and 20 in the fellowship hall. It will begin with fellowship and refreshments at 6:30 p.m. and the service at 7 p.m. For more information, call 336-945-5255.

Maple Springs United Methodist Church, 2569 Reynolda Road, will have Breakfast with Santa from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Dec. 8 in Craven Hall. It is open to all and is free. Register online at www.maplesprings.org by Wednesday. Canned goods and monetary donations for the Maple Springs Food Pantry will be accepted. Pictures with Santa will be taken. For more information, call 336-722-7563.

St. Paul United Methodist Church, 2400 Dellabrook Road, will have a Grief Care support group at 10 a.m. Dec. 8. The topic will be “Surviving the Holidays.” The group is for anyone who has lost a loved one. Information includes tips on dealing with emotion, what to do about traditions and handling social events. For more information, call 336-723-4531 or 336-722-5517.

Wesley Memorial Methodist Church, 1210 Bolton St., will have a free lunch with Santa from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec 8. Families are invited to have a hot dog lunch, make and take an arts and craft project and have a picture made with Santa.

Maple Springs United Methodist Church, 2569 Reynolda Road, will have its RESET worship service at 5 p.m. Sunday in the sanctuary.

Burkhead United Methodist Church, 5250 Silas Creek Parkway, the Rev. Carl L. Manuel Jr. will be teaching two Bible study sessions, the first at noon and the second at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. Visitors are welcome. For information, call 336-765-6590, ext. 3.

Shiloh Lutheran Church, 703 Lewisville-Vienna Road, Lewisville, invites people who enjoy needle crafting, knitting, cross-stitch, crochet and non-sewing blanket projects to join the Busy Hands Group at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the fellowship hall. Items are donated to the sick and needy. For more information, call 336-945-5255; leave a message for Pat.

Liberty Baptist Church, 1548 Old Hollow Road, will have a Bible study at 11 a.m. on Wednesdays. The subject is, “The Holy Spirit.”

Clemmons United Methodist Church, 3700 Clemmons Road, Clemmons, offers Parents of Addicted Loved Ones at 7 p.m. Wednesdays in Room A203. PAL is a free support group for parents who are dealing with a child suffering from addiction. For more information, go to www.clemmonsumc.org/parents-of-addicted-loved-ones.

Music/Drama

Mount Tabor United Methodist Church, 3543 Robinhood Road, will present “Home for Christmas,” an original Christmas drama, at 6 p.m. today, and at 9 a.m. Sunday in the Alspaugh Worship Center. For more information, call 336-765-5561 or visit www.mttaborumc.org.

Advent Moravian Church, 1514 W. Clemmonsville Road, will have a Christmas Singing and Candle Tea at 7 p.m. Sunday.

Advent Moravian Church, 1514 W. Clemmonsville Road, will have a live nativity Dec. 8 and 9. There will be two showings each night, at 6:30 and at 7.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Pilot Mountain; First United Methodist Church, Pilot Mountain; First Presbyterian Church, Mount Airy; Holy Angels Roman Catholic Church, Mount Airy; will have “Come, Let us Adore Him,” a community singing at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints meetinghouse, 121 Golf Course Road, Pilot Mountain.

West Market Street United Methodist Church, 302 W. Market St., Greensboro, will have Bending Towards the Light: a Jazz Nativity at 6 p.m. Friday and 5 p.m. Dec. 8. Admission is free.

Ardmore Baptist Church, 501 Miller St., will have “Keyboards at Christmas,” a part of its Arts at Ardmore series at 2 and 7 p.m. Dec. 8 and 7 p.m. Dec. 9. The concert will feature five concert grand piano, pipe organ, 13 pianists and guest artists, Robert Matthews and Gustavo Antoniaco-mi. Admission is free, but tickets are required for seating. A love offering will be received during the performances. For tickets call the church office at 336-725-8767. For more information, go to www.ardmorebaptist.org.

Home Moravian Church, 529 S. Church St., in Old Salem, will have its Music@Home Concert Series at 3 p.m. Dec. 9. Music will include Franz Joseph Haydn’s St. Nicholas Mass and other works for the holiday season. The concert will feature the UNC School of the Arts Cantata Singers and guest chamber orchestra, conducted by James Allbritten. Admission is free, donations accepted.

Redland Church, 137 Baltimore Road, Advance, will present the Gospel According to Scrooge, a musical drama based on A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Performances will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 7 and 8; 2 and 7 p.m. Dec. 9. Call 336-998-4226 for free tickets.

Pine Grove United Methodist Church, 1130 Jonestown Road, will have a live nativity from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 14 and 15. For more information, call 336-765-2569 or email pine-groveumcws@gmail.com.

Greater First United Baptist Church, 1409 Deep River Road, High Point, will have the Wato-to Children’s Choir from Uganda performing a free concert of their new album, “We Will Go” at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 15.

Fundraisers

Clemmons Moravian Church, 3535 Spangenburg Ave., Clemmons, will have its 11th annual Christmas Treasures Sale from 8 a.m. to noon today. There will be gently used ornaments, lights and many other holiday decorations. Proceeds will be shared with the Clemmons Food Pantry. For more information or to donate items, call 336-766-9739.

Union Cross Baptist Church, 4350 High Point Road, Kernersville, will hold a pancake breakfast fundraiser to support youth camp at 9 a.m. Sunday.

Goler Enrichment Center, 630 N. Patterson Ave., will have its annual holiday sock sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Dec. 13 and 14. There will be a selection of packaged first quality socks. The socks are $1 per pair. There will be discounts for multiple quantities purchased. Sponsored by Goler Memorial Parent Body Missionary Society. Proceeds will benefit charitable work in the community. For more information, call 336-529-2928 or e-mail gphifer@roycetoo.com.

Goler Metropolitan A.M.E. Zion Church, 1435 E. Fourth St., will have a Port-a-Pit chicken plate fundraiser Dec. 14. The plates are $10 and include chicken, baked beans, slaw, rolls and dessert. Tickets and delivery are available. For more information, call James Griffin at 336-425-7707. It is sponsored by the Winston-Salem District Men’s Booster Ministry.

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