Church calendar

July 31-Aug. 2

• 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 1, Grassy Creek UMC will have a Bible school event. Kick off is July 31 from 6 to 8 p.m. with hot dogs and fixings, desserts and drinks provided. Petting zoo and pony rides for kids. There will be fun classes, videos and craft projects and pizza and drinks provided for main Bible school event Aug. 1. The theme is “Jesus is My Superhero,” and adults are welcome also. Commencement is Aug. 2 at 11 a.m. during the worship service. For more information, call 336-902-4119.

Aug. 10

• 6 to 8 p.m., Abstract Church, 1785 N. Bridge St., Elkin, will host a free meal for everyone.

Aug. 14

• 7 p.m.Charity Baptist Church, 1500 Charity Church Road, Boonville, will have a concert featuring the legendary Chuck Wagon Gang. A love offering will be received. For more information, contact Chris at 336-367-7939.

Aug. 16

• 6 to 8:30 p.m., a “Pirate Adventure” will be held at the Elkin Park, a fun evening full of lots of treasures and magic. Captain Jim will be there and many of his pirate friends along with Pirate inflatables, free hot dogs, drinks and tons of fun for all ages. The event is free and sponsored by Abstract Church. For more information, check out


• 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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