Special Activities

Rural Hall Moravian Church, 7939 Broad St., Rural Hall, will have a Red Cross Blood Drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today.

St. Paul United Methodist Church, 2400 Dellabrook Road, Winston-Salem, will have a Grief Care support group at 10 a.m. today. The group is for persons experiencing grief due to the death of someone close to them. Sessions are free and each one is self-contained. The topic will be, Challenges of Grief. For more information, call 336-723-4531 or 336-722-5517.

Ardmore Baptist Church, 501 Miller St., Winston-Salem, will celebrate the first Sunday in Lent with services at 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Mike Queen’s sermon will be “The Difference between First and Last.” Bible study is at 9:30 a.m. A new semester of activities for adults, youth and children will begin at 5 p.m. Wednesday. For more information, go to www.ardmorebaptist.org.

St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, 2690 Fairlawn Drive, Winston-Salem, will have morning worship services at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday. There will be an evening prayer service with Eucharist at 6 Wednesday.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Winston-Salem, 4055 Robinhood Road, Winston-Salem, Mariela Perez-Simons, the ministerial intern, will speak at both the 9 a.m. Awake service and the 11 a.m. traditional service. She reports on her recent trip to the U.S.-Mexico border and expresses her view of the emergency there. At Explorations at 9:15, Kathy Orms will speak on “Leadership,” in congregations and in grassroots organizing. At The Forum at 9:15, Ken Ostberg will speak and lead a discussion on “China’s Economic Miracle.” For more information, go to UUFWS.org.

Clemmons First Baptist Church, 3530 Clemmons Road, Clemmons, will have Sunday school at 9:15 a.m. Sunday, followed by a worship service at 10:30. The Rev. Don Harvey will speak on “Until an Opportune Time.” For more information, call 336-766-6486 or visit www.cfbctoday.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, and morning worship with Pastor Michael Duffield at 11. The “Just as I Am” casual service will begin at 6:20 p.m. Wednesday with the dinner and a Bible service at 7 p.m. A new class on Revelation will begin Wednesday in the fellowship hall. For more information, call 336-577-2873 or email mktvfl@att.net.

Temple Baptist Church, 7035 Franklin Road, Lewisville, will have Sunday school at 10 a.m., followed by worship services at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Bible study and youth meetings will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday. For more information, call 336-945-3944 or go to www.templebaptistchurch.info.

Liberty Baptist Church, 1548 Old Hollow Road, Winston-Salem, will celebrate its 47th anniversary at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Special guests include U.S. Representative Virginia Foxx (R-5), New Salem Singers, and Ricky Cothern. For more information, go to www.libertybaptistnc.org.

Friendship Baptist Church, 6120 Yadkinville Road, Pfafftown, will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. and morning worship at 11 a.m. Sunday. There will be a service at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Wake Forest Baptist Church, Davis Chapel, on the campus of Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, will have a worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Lia Scholl’s sermon will be “Rebellion in the Desert: Truth Telling.” For information, go to www.wakeforestbaptist.org.

St. John’s Lutheran Church, 2415 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, Cancer Companions at 2 p.m. Sunday. For more information, go to www.stjohnsws.com.

Great Commission Community Church, 3733 Ogburn Ave., at 7 p.m. Tuesday the authors of a new book, “Beating Guns: Hope for People who are Weary of Violence,” local faith community leaders and local families who have been impacted by gun violence, will share a message of hope and healing.

Burkhead United Methodist Church, 5250 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, will have Bible study classes at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. The Rev. Carl Manuel Jr. will conduct the classes. For more information, call 336-765-6590, ext. 3.

Clemmons United Methodist Church, 3700 Clemmons Road, Clemmons, will have its Alzheimer’s-Dementia Caregivers Support Group at 2 p.m. March 25 in the church parlor. The topic will be “Navigating Medical Providers and Care Facilities.” For more information, call Dawn Wooten at 336-414-0579.

Vernon Forest Baptist Church, 274 Mount Vernon Church Road, Winston-Salem, will have its Serving One Another in Love Bible conference March 28-31. Service times are: 6:30 p.m. March 28 and 29; a Youth Conference from 4 to 7 p.m. March 30; 10, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. March 31. For more information, call 336-769-4680.


First Christian Church, 2320 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem, the Community Ministry will present “Salem College Showcase” at 4 p.m. Sunday in the church sanctuary. Students from Salem College will provide a variety of choral and piano music. The concert is free. For more information, call 336-722-2714.

Shallowford Presbyterian Church, 1200 Lewisville Clemmons Road, Lewisville will have a service of Taize at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. The service of simple and contemplative sung prayer includes Scripture readings and a time of silence. The outdoor Shallowford Labyrinth (weather permitting) and the indoor Shallowford Stations of the Cross will be open for meditative walking prior to the service. A brief introduction to the sung prayers will begin at 7:25 p.m. For more information, call 336-766-3178 or go to www.shallowfordpresbyterian.org.

First Baptist Church of King, 122 Kirby Road, King will have The Talleys at 6 p.m. March 17. Admission is free. A love offering will be received.

St. John’s Lutheran Church, 2415 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, the choir in collaboration with Musica Anima, a vocal ensemble in Greensboro, will present a concert of works by J.S. Bach honoring his birthday at 7:30 p.m. March 21. A featured work on the program is the Concerto for Four Harpsichords with harpsichordists Susan Bates, Frances Burmeister, Dreama Lovitt, and William Snedden. Also on the program is the great Easter cantata, Christ Lay in the Bonds of Death. Both the concerto and cantata will be accompanied by a professional string ensemble. Admission is free, but donations to support the program will be accepted.


First Christian Church, 2320 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem, will have an indoor yard sale from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. Proceeds will benefit the New Communion Mobile Pantry and Market, a food ministry that is housed at the church.

Olivet Moravian Church, 2205 Olivet Church Road, Winston-Salem, will have an all you can eat breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. March 16. Donations will be accepted.

Doubs Chapel United Methodist Church, 5591 Seward Road, Pfafftown, will have a chicken stew at 5 p.m. March 23. The cost is $7 and includes stew, beverage and dessert. For more information, call 336-924-4961.

Mount Olive United Methodist Church, 3521 Wyo Road, Yadkinville, will have its All Seasons Consignment Sale from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 29 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 30, when various items will be half price. Registration for consignors is being accepted and can be made by emailing the church at mtoliveumc@yadtel.net or calling Pam Lane at 336-463-5179 or Emily Booth at 336-469-0681. Any leftover items will be given to charity. Proceeds will benefit church improvements and outreach ministries.

Lent services

Hickory Ridge United Methodist Church, 6012 Germanton Road, Winston-Salem will have its annual Community Lenten Service at 6 p.m. Sunday. Visiting minister/speaker will be the Rev. Leslie Cox from Providence Moravian Church. Refreshments will be served after the service. For information, call 336-406-8669 and leave a message.

Rural Hall Moravian Church, 7939 Broad St., Rural Hall, will have a celebration of candle making at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Dinner will be provided. There will be a nursery and Junior Moravians activities. For more information, call the church office at 336-969-9488.

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