DEC. 1

Donny Richmond Concert: 11 a.m., Lively Stones Baptist Church, 2347 Chandler Mill Road, Pelham. Meet and greet follows. 336-939-7950.

DEC. 3

Advent Organ Meditations: noon-12:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Dec. 3-24, West Market Street United Methodist Church, 302 W. Market St., Greensboro. Contemplative readings and music for the busy holiday season. Free. Open to community. 336-275-4587.

DEC. 5

Home Moravian Church Candle Tea: 1-8:30 p.m., also 1-8:30 p.m. Dec. 6, 11:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Dec. 7 and 1-8:30 p.m. Dec. 12-13, Single Brothers’ House, 600 S. Main St., Old Salem, Winston-Salem. Adults, $5; children 12 and younger, $1. Music, Moravian Christmas decorations, candles, sweet treats, Christmas stories and more. Proceeds benefit charitable organizations. 336-749-9463 or www.homemoravian.org.

Taizé Prayer Service: 7:30 p.m., First Friends Meeting, Fellowship Hall, 2100 W. Friendly Ave., Greensboro. Childcare is provided.

David Phelps Concert: 7 p.m., Oaklawn Baptist Church, 3500 Kernersville Road, Winston-Salem. Part of Phelps’ It Must Be Christmas Tour. $25-$40. 800-965-9324 or www.imcconcerts.com.

DEC. 6

Bending Toward the Light — A Jazz Nativity: 6 p.m., also 5 p.m. Dec. 7, West Market Street United Methodist Church, 302 W. Market St., Greensboro. The MarketBell Ringers will present a concert one hour prior to each jazz nativity show. Free. 336-275-4587.

DEC. 7

14th Annual Christmas Bazaar: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Shiloh Community Center, 3325 Settle Bridge Road, Stoneville. Sponsored by Amazing Grace Baptist Church youth group. Homemade fruit cake, handmade fashion jewelry, bake sale, church cookbooks, hot dogs and more.

Holiday Market: 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Rehobeth United Methodist Church, 4475 Rehobeth Church Road, Greensboro. More than 40 vendors, bake sale, silent auction, breakfast, lunch.

Candle Tea and Bazaar: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Leaksville Moravian Church, 712 McConnell St., Eden. Sanctuary program, 9:30 a.m. Moravian chicken pies, Dewey’s Moravian sugar cake, Moravian cookies, lovefeast buns, homemade baked goods, handcrafted items, Moravian stars, beeswax candles, homemade pulled mints, pecans. Raffle items.

Sound of Soul: 4 p.m., Benjamin Branch Library, 1530 Benjamin Parkway, Greensboro. People of all faiths are discovering that singing HU, an ancient word for God, can open one’s heart to divine love. HU is the Sound of Soul. 336-749-7602 or www.eckankar.org.

Unwrap the True Meaning of Christmas: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Saint Matthews United Methodist Church, 600 E. Florida St., Greensboro. Hot cocoa, Christmas carols, hand bells, performances and more. 336-292-7795.

Brunswick Stew: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Collins Grove United Methodist Church, 5210 Collins Grove Church Road, Greensboro. Quarts, $8. To place orders, call 336-314-7434.

Special Country Breakfast: 7-10 a.m., Hopewell United Methodist Church, 4540 Hopewell Church Road, Trinity. Adults, $8; ages 6-12, $3; ages 5 and younger, free. 336-431-9507.

DEC. 9

GriefShare — Surviving the Holidays: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Grace Fellowship, 239-A White Oak St., Asheboro. Register. 336-736-8234 or info@graceasheboro.org.

DEC. 10

Advent Organ Meditations: noon-12:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Dec. 10-24, West Market Street United Methodist Church, 302 W. Market St., Greensboro. Contemplative readings and music for the busy holiday season. Free. Open to community. 336-275-4587.

DEC. 12

Home Moravian Church Candle Tea: 1-8:30 p.m., also 1-8:30 p.m. Dec. 13, Single Brothers’ House, 600 S. Main St., Old Salem, Winston-Salem. Adults, $5; children 12 and younger, $1. Music, Moravian Christmas decorations, candles, sweet treats, Christmas stories and more. Proceeds benefit charitable organizations. 336-749-9463 or www.homemoravian.org.

DEC. 13

Free Community Dinner: 5-7 p.m., Hopewell United Methodist Church, 4540 Hopewell Church Road, Trinity. Baked ham, pineapple casserole, green beans, rolls, desserts and drinks. 336-431-9507.

DEC. 14

Hot Dog and Fried Apple Pies Sale: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Newlyn Street United Methodist Church, 212 E. Newlyn St., Greensboro. For large orders, call ahead and leave a message. 336-273-6073.

Hot Dog Sale for Missions: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Moriah United Methodist Church, 3611 Liberty Road, Greensboro. All beef hot dogs with all the trimmings. Homemade deserts for donations. 336-272-7988.

Christmas Cookie Sale: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Christ Lutheran Church, 3600 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro. 336-288-4482.

Fifth Annual Cookie Walk: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 1300 Jefferson Road, Greensboro. More than 1,500 holiday cookies, sold by the pound. Also other sweets and doggie treats. Customers pick up a box and plastic glove, then begin their walk while listening to Christmas music. Crafts by Juana. 336-294-1282.

DEC. 15

Lessons and Carols: 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., West Market Street United Methodist Church, 302 W. Market St., Greensboro. With the Chancel Choir and Chamber Orchestra. 336-275-4587.

25th Anniversary Worship Service: 9 a.m., St. Timothy’s United Methodist Church, 5228 Hilltop Road, Jamestown.

Live Scenes of the First Christmas: 6-8 p.m., Lutheran Church of Our Father, 3304 Groometown Road, Greensboro. Living tableaux of the Christmas story. Hot chocolate and baked goodies. Free. Accepting donations to church’s food pantry. 336-299-0235.

DEC. 17

Advent Organ Meditations: noon-12:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Dec. 17-24, West Market Street United Methodist Church, 302 W. Market St., Greensboro. Contemplative readings and music for the busy holiday season. Free. Open to community. 336-275-4587.

DEC. 19

Christmas in the Triad: 6:30 p.m., also 6:30 p.m. Dec. 21, 10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Dec. 22 and 3:30 p.m. Dec. 24, Mercy Hill’s Regional Campus, 7616 Business Park Drive, Greensboro. Also, 10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Dec. 22 and 3:30 p.m. Dec. 24, at 3815 Clifton Road and 3530 Edgefield Road, both in Greensboro and 1214 Eastchester Drive in High Point. Powerfully arranged Christmas classics and modern songs performed and led by Mercy Hill’s musicians and a special Christmas message from Lead Pastor Andrew Hopper. Childcare available at all campuses and services for children. Free. Register for preferred service. www.mercyhillchurch.com/christmas.

DEC. 24

Advent Organ Meditations: noon-12:30 p.m., West Market Street United Methodist Church, 302 W. Market St., Greensboro. Contemplative readings and music for the busy holiday season. Free. Open to community. 336-275-4587.

DEC. 31

New Year’s Eve Service: 10 p.m., New Jerusalem Tabernacle, 5419 Davis Mill Road, Greensboro. Doors open, 9 p.m. 336-897-0068.

ONGOING

Bible Study: Noon Wednesdays, True Vine Baptist Church, 1404 Summit Ave., Greensboro. 336-273-1800.

Bible Study: 1:30 p.m. Mondays, Christ Lutheran Church, 3600 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro 336-288-4482.

Bible Study: 5:30 p.m., zumba class ($2, $1 for child under 18) 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Shalom Community Christian Church, 2227 Pinecroft Road, Greensboro. 336-272-4463.

Bible Study: 7 p.m. Wednesdays, New Beginnings Community Outreach Church, 201 Lawrence St., Greensboro. 336-271-2044.

Bible Study: 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Wednesdays, New Jerusalem Tabernacle, 5419 Davis Mill Road, Greensboro. 336-897-0068.

Bible Study: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Bethel AME Church, 200 Regan St., Greensboro.

Bible Study: 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Rescue Temple #1 Church of God in Christ, 601 Franklin Blvd., Greensboro. 336-273-7615.

Bible Study: 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Metropolitan United Methodist Church, 1701 E. Market St., Greensboro. 336-275-4658.

Bible Study: 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Mount Tabor United Methodist Church, 3100 Creekridge Road, Greensboro. Prayer, 6:30 p.m.

Cancer Care: Westover Church, 505 Muirs Chapel Road, Greensboro. A group for those journeying with cancer and/or their caregivers. Experience genuine understanding, meaningful prayer, and an applicable Biblical study and discussion. choosinghope@westoverchurch.com

Celebrate Recovery: 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Grace Church, 1141 Enterprise Drive, High Point. Rick Warren’s faith-based recovery program for those wanting to address their hurts, hang-ups and habits. Deb, 610-762-0754; or Doug, 336-253-4148.

Chair Yoga Classes: 11 a.m. Wednesdays, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 1100 Curtis St., Greensboro. A free Lunch and Learn meal and class will follow the yoga class on the third Wednesday of each month. Sharon Muckenfuss, 336-802-6819.

Christian Twelve Step Meeting: 11 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Friendly Avenue Baptist Church, 4800 W. Friendly Avenue (enter through the rear parking lot off Westridge), Greensboro. “The Group”, a weekly meeting that combines the powerful resources of the wisdom contained in the Twelve Steps with the spiritual truths of the Holy Bible and using Christ Jesus as our higher power. 336-708-1518.

Clothing Bank: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church, 3701 Heath Ave., Greensboro. Free clothing for entire family. 336-273-5946.

Community Clothes Closet: 10:30 a.m.-noon first and third Mondays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. second Saturdays, Parkway Baptist Church, 1411 Westmoreland Drive, Greensboro. Free. Open to all.

Community Prayer Group: 9:30 a.m. second Wednesday of every month, Mount Tabor United Methodist Church fellowship hall, 2431 U.S. Highway 220, four miles south of Madison. Coffee, donuts, light breakfast snacks, solos and gospel singing. There is also a short devotion. Noreen or Don, 336-427-5851

Contemplative Prayer: noon-12:30 p.m. Wednesdays until the summer months, 211 W. Fisher Ave., Upper Room, Greensboro. Sit with Ruth D. Anderson and others in meditative silence for 20 minutes. Drop ins welcome. www.secondbreathcenter.com.

Divorce Care: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, or 9:30 a.m. Sundays, Westover Church, 505 Muirs Chapel Road, Greensboro. westoverchurch.com/careandsupport

Free Community Breakfast: 8-10 a.m., last Saturday of each month, Fellowship Hall (Boren Building), Muir’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 314 Muirs Chapel Road, Greensboro. 336-299-1913.

Free Community Breakfast: 8-10 a.m., first Saturday of the month, St. Andrews Methodist Church, 1900 W. Vandalia Road, Greensboro.

Free Community Breakfast: 8-10 a.m. second Saturdays, Centenary United Methodist Church, 2300 W. Friendly Ave., Greensboro. Church provides transportation to and from the Interactive Resource Center if needed. 336-299-9643.

Free Hot Breakfast: 9 a.m., The Fellowship, 1601 Barnes St., Reidsville. Free continental breakfast served every third Sunday. 336-932-1494.

Free Hot Meal and Healthcare Message: 3 p.m. Sundays, St. James Presbyterian Church, U.S.A., 820 Ross Avenue, Greensboro. 336-273-6658.

Free Lunch: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, St. Stephen United Church of Christ, 1000 Gorrell St., Greensboro. 336-273-4536.

Free suppers and addiction recovery meetings: 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Pentecostal Church of Jesus, 752 Davis St., Eden (off Park St., near traffic circle). For anyone with an addiction, or have a friend or loved one dealing with an addiction. Information and transportation: 336-970-3492, or 336-280-9925.

Free Community Supper: 5:30 p.m. Mondays, 1417 Glenwood Ave., GB. Worship begins, 6 p.m. To serve, email Pastor Carter at cellis@stumc.org.

Free Math Tutoring: 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Manasseh Baptist Church, 804 Franklin Blvd., Greensboro.

Genealogy Research: 12:30-4 p.m. Tuesdays, 12:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays, and 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Family History Center, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4751 N.C. 14, Eden. Consultants/genealogist available to assist in researching family histories. Free. Copies 10 cents per page. Appointments available other times. Information: 336-623-7154.

Gospel Singings: 6 p.m. first Saturday of each month, River’s Edge Gospel Church, 111 Old Church Road, Danbury. Various gospel artists. Dec. 7: The Singing Revelations from Maxton. 336-816-0807.

GriefShare: 10:30 a.m.-noon Wednesdays, Friendly Avenue Baptist Church, 4800 W. Friendly Ave., Greensboro. Christ-centered, Bible-based support group for anyone dealing with the loss of a loved one, to assist in coping with the feelings and loneliness of that loss. A free lunch is provided. To register: Call Doris Henderson, 336-292-3567, Ext. 312.

GriefShare: 6:45-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Calvary Church, 1665 Pleasant Ridge Road, Greensboro. Christ-centered, Bible-based support group for anyone dealing with the loss of a loved one, to assist in coping with the feelings and loneliness of that loss. 336-382-6562 or jeanbhead@gmail.com.

GriefShare: 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays, First Baptist Church, 110 S. Franklin St., Madison. 336-548-6112.

High Point University’s Weekly Chapel Worship Service: 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Charles E. Hayworth Sr. Memorial Chapel. Open to the public.

Holy Infant Catholic Church “Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults,” RCIA: 9:30 a.m. (following 9 a.m. Mass) Saturdays, Holy Infant Catholic Church, 1042 Freeway Drive, Reidsville. Classes are designed for people who would like to know more about the Catholic faith. To register: 336-342-1448.

Hot Dog and Fried Apple Pie Sale: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. second Saturdays, Newlyn Street United Methodist Church, 212 E. Newlyn St., Greensboro. Hot dogs, $1.75; pies, $2.

InSpire Meditation: noon on Tuesdays, Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 501 W. Mendenhall St., Greensboro.

Interfaith Torah Study: 10 a.m. Tuesdays (October — May), Beth David Synagogue, 804 Winview Drive, Greensboro. Explore the depths and richness of the Torah text. Free. 336-294-0007.

Kabbalat Shabbat Services: 5:45 p.m. Fridays, Beth David Synagogue, 804 Winview Drive, Greensboro. 336-294-0007.

Minyan: 5:45 p.m. daily, Beth David Synagogue, 804 Winview Drive, Greensboro. 336-294-0007.

Monday Night Live: free meal at 5:30 p.m. followed by a casual worship service at 6:30 p.m. Mission First, 1520 S. Scales St., Reidsville. 336-349-6017.

Monday Night Live: 6-8 p.m., Lees Chapel United Methodist Church, 2303 Lees Chapel Road, Greensboro. Free dinner and music for families, and free tutoring for children grades K-middle school. Volunteer teacher needed for fifth grade. Pastor Joseph Kim, 404-543-7624.

Moriah United Methodist Church (Helping Hands Circle) Hot Dog Sale: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., second Saturday of every month, 3611 Liberty Road, Greensboro. Homemade chili and slaw and great desserts. Proceeds for missions in and around our community.

Mothers of Preschoolers: 9:15-11:45 a.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Sept.-May, Westover Church, 505 Muirs Chapel Road, Greensboro. westoverchurch.com.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors: 9-11 a.m. every Thursday, Family Life Center, 1804 East Market St., Greensboro. The food distribution program is sponsored by East Market St. Seventh Day Adventist Church.

Open Prayer: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays, Metropolitan United Methodist Church, 1701 E. Market St., Greensboro. The sanctuary will be open. 336-275-4658.

Pastor Dines Free on Sundays: Kabuto Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar, with group of 10 or more. Pastor dines free on Wednesdays with group of four or more. Call for reservations. 336-852-5550.

Refuge Recovery: 7 p.m. Thursdays (first floor) and 11 a.m. Saturdays (third floor), Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 501 S. Mendenhall St., Greensboro. Non-theistic, Buddhist-approach to treating and recovery from all forms of addictive behavior. Free, donations welcome. RefugeRecovery.org.

Second Saturday Spiritual Practice: 10-11:30 a.m., 211 W. Fisher Ave., Upper Room, Greensboro. Meet second Saturday of each month. Experience/learn new spiritual practices with Ashley McCarty, therapist. www.secondbreathcenter.com.

SCOTT (Secular Community of the Triad): 11 a.m. Sundays, Earth Fare, 2965 Battleground Ave, Greensboro. https://www.meetup.com/The-Group-Formerly-Known-As-FAACT/.

Seekers Together: 6 p.m. Saturdays, Community Lutheran Church, 4960 U.S. 220 North, Summerfield. A contemporary worship service for people who want to ask the hard questions. Open-ended question and answer discussions, shared table of communion, uplifting contemporary music, and a welcoming community.

S.H.E. Share. Heal. Engage. Young Women’s Ministry: 7-8 p.m. every Thursday. Prince of Peace, 1100 Curtis St., Greensboro. For women 18-35. Bridget Hall, bridget.hall@greensboro.edu or 336-525-5025.

Shabbat Torah Study: 12:30 p.m. Saturdays, Beth David Synagogue, 804 Winview Drive, Greensboro. Discussion of the Torah using Rashi’s commentary. Free. Register. 336-294-0007.

Shabbat Service: 9:30 a.m. Saturdays, Beth David Synagogue, 804 Winview Drive, Greensboro. 336-294-0007.

Shoe Drive: Through Oct. 31, First Lutheran Church, 3600 W. Friendly Ave., GB. Drop off new and gently used shoes, sneakers and boots between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, between 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Fridays and from 8:30 a.m. to noon Sundays. Rubber-band shoes together; individual shoe boxes will not be accepted. 336-292-9125 or info@firstlutheran.com.

Sunday Seminar: 10 a.m. Sundays, First Baptist Church, 110 S. Franklin, Madison. A revolving topic class with sessions lasting six-eight weeks. No previous Bible experience required. 336-548-6112.

Telephone Prayer Conference: 6-6:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, New Beginnings Community Outreach Church, Powerhouse of Deliverance Cathedral, 201 Lawrence St., Greensboro. Start your day off with prayer. Call 605-475-6700, access code 405-2210.

Thursday Night Fellowship: The Salvation Army, 704 Barnes St., Reidsville. Family devotions at 5:30 p.m., followed by a free community meal at 5:45 p.m. Men and women’s fellowship activities follow the meal. 336-349-4923.

Torah Reading: 7 a.m. Thursdays, Beth David Synagogue, 804 Winview Drive, Greensboro. 336-294-0007.

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