Church calendar

July 29

• 6:30 p.m. until, Grassy Creek United Methodist Church will have a Vacation Bible School under the stars, with hot dogs and hamburgers with fixings and desserts served for dinner, a petting zoo, crafts, Bible story skits around a campfire. Those attending should bring a lawn chair.

July 30

• 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 a dessert. Half a chicken will be $6. For more information, call 336-957-4596.

July 31

• 6 p.m., Cool Springs Baptist Church, Elkin, will host Shellem Cline in concert.

Aug. 6

• 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fall Creek Baptist Church, Fall Creek Church Road, Jonesville, will host a children’s ministry conference sponsored by the Child Evangelism Fellowship. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $15, and meal is included. Advanced registration is requested at 336-835-4049.


• 7:30 p.m., Northwood Baptist Church, 1309 Northwood Baptist Church Road, Yadkinville, a youth camp has evolved into a nightly tent revivial under the leadership of Jonathan Barker, pastor of Amazing Grace Church. For more information, call Barker at 336-466-6242.

• 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

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