Church calendar

Nov. 7

• 4 to 7 p.m., Jonesville Church of God, 320 Mineral Springs Drive, Jonesville, will hold a chicken stew fundraiser. Cost is donations.

• 5 p.m., Boonville United Methodist Church, 116 N. Carolina Ave., Boonville, will host a mystery dinner theater, “Death in Them Thar Hills!,” in the fellowship hall. Tickets cost $20 and includes a BBQ dinner. Those attending can wear their best Western attire. Limited seating is available. For tickets, call 336-367-7122.

• 6 p.m., The Primitive Quarter from Candler will be in concert at Old Roaring River Baptist Church, 13932 Longbottom Road, Traphill. Doors open at 5 p.m. and a love offering will be received. For more information, call 336-957-0860.

Nov. 8

• 3 p.m., “Law Enforcement, The Church and Community: A dialogue to promote understanding and unity,” will be held at Grassy Creek United Methodist Church, 291 Klondike Road, State Road. The event is to bring communities of faith and local law enforcement officials together to share a time of conversation about the challenges facing the community and how the entities can strengthen their connection together. It is sponsored by the United Methodist Churches of the Elkin Missional Network and in cooperation with the Tri-County Ministerial Association.

Nov. 8-11

• 11 a.m., Grace Full Gospel Church, Messick Road, Jonesville, will have homecoming and pastor appreciation day with guest speaker the Rev. Eugene Moore of Franklin. Dinner will be held at 1 p.m. Revival will begin at 6 p.m. Sunday and be held at 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Moore will be the speaker all week. There will be special singing each night.

Nov. 9

• 6 to 8 p.m., free hot meal for the community through Kitchen 9:13 at Abstract Church, 1785 N. Bridge St., Elkin. For more information, visit

Nov. 22

• 6 p.m., a Community Night of Thanks will be held at Abstract Church, 1785 N. Bridge St., Elkin. The night will begin with worship followed by a Thanksgiving meal open to the community. For more information, visit

Nov. 25

• 5 to 7 p.m., City of Refuge Community Church will host its third annual “The Gathering” at the Wilkesboro Civic Center. This is a free Thanksgiving meal for the less fortunate and shut-ins of the tri-county area. Reservations are required by calling Adreian at 336-972-7532 by Nov. 20 at 8 p.m. For more information or directions, call Adreian or the church office at 336-244-4626.

Dec. 24

• 7 p.m., Shoaly Branch Baptist Church, Elkin, will have a Christmas eve program with Christmas music and communion. For more information or directions to the church, off Murray Road on Shoaly Branch Road, call 336-401-5082.


• 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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