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• 6:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Pleasant Hill Baptist Church and Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church will host at Pleasant Hill David Platt’s annual Secret Church simulcast event. Cost is $10 and includes the workbook. Tickets much be purchased in advance from Samantha Newman at Pleasant Ridge, 336-874-2875, or Joseph Wood at Pleasant Hill, 336-835-3401. Event details and notifications can be found on Facebook at Secret Church 2017 Simulcast – Elkin NC.
• 10 a.m. until, White Rock United Methodist Church in Thurmond will hold a port-a-pit BBQ chicken sale at the church. Plates will be $9 and include half a chicken, slaw, baked beans, a roll and dessert. Half a chicken will be sold for $6. For more information, call 336-957-4596.
• 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Swaims Baptist Church, 3919 Swaims Church Road, Hamptonville, will host its annual Ladies Spring Fling, with special guest Siv Ashley, and a theme of “Patience.” Special music will be by Darby Fife. Ashley will have her book available for purchase. Admission to the event will be $5 and includes lunch.
• 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Boonville United Methodist Church, 116, N. Carolina Ave., Boonville, will hold a yard sale and bake sale along with breakfast and lunch.
• 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., a port-a-pit chicken dinner will be held at the Elkin Rescue Squad, 940 N. Bridge St., Elkin, sponsored by Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church. Plates cost $9 and include half chicken, cole slaw, baked beans, roll and dessert.
• 4:30 p.m., the combined choirs of Charity and Maple Springs United Methodist churches will share a time of music and fellowship with refreshments to follow at Charity UMC, 6440 Austin Traphill Road, Elkin.
• 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pleasant View Baptist Church, 199 Mining School Road, State Road, will host a spring festival with food, inflatables, games, music and demonstrations.
• 6 to 8 p.m., Abstract Church, 1785 N. Bridge St., Elkin, hosts Kitchen 9:13, a free community meal for everyone, each second Monday of the month.
• 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 abstractchurch.org.