Church calendar

July 19

• 6 p.m., Grace Full Gospel Church, Messick Road, Jonesville, will show a video, “4 Blood Moons,” by John Hagee.

• 6 p.m., Salem Fork Christian Church, take exit 93 off I-77, Dobson, will have Vacation Bible School. Kick off will be at Starlite Skate Center in Mount Airy Sunday, and faith building will be at the church Monday through Thursday. For more information, call Betty White at 336-366-4590 or 336-366-7571.

• 6 to 8 p.m., West Elkin Baptist Church will kick off Vacation Bible School, look for signs on Elk Spur Street, Elkin. The theme is Mount Everest.

• 6 to 8:30 p.m., Jurassic in the Park will be hosted at the Elkin Municipal Park by Abstract Church with a visit from Dakota and Friends, the dinosaurs from the North Carolina Zoo, along with Jurassic Adventure inflatables. There will be free hot dogs, chips and drinks. For more information, visit

July 25

• 10 a.m., White Rock United Methodist Church in Thurmond will be selling Port-A-Pit BBQ Chicken. Plates are $9 and include half a chicken, baked beans, slaw, a roll and a dessert. Chicken halves are $6. For more information, call 336-957-4596.


• 5 p.m., Christ Lutheran Church has a free community meal on the fourth Monday of each month at 451 Winston Road, Jonesville.

• 7 p.m., Abstract Church, 1785 N. Bridge St., Elkin, hosts Celebrate Recovering, a ministry designed to help hurting people, each Saturday. Trained leaders provide safe, confidential, Christ-centered groups where people can seek recovery and gain healing from life’s hurts, habits and hang-ups. The group is free. For more information, visit

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