Food, clothing pantries
• Everett Chapel Church, 307 Everett Ave., Clayton, is donating used clothing to needy families. The church is also accepting clean, gently-used items. For information, call 919-553-5236.
• Feed My Sheep food pantry is open the second Saturday of the month from 9 a.m.-noon at Christ Community United Methodist Church, 1082 Amelia Church Road, Clayton. For information call 919-553-9770 or visit claytonccumc.org.
• There’s a new church in Clayton, Victory Word Center, meets Sundays at 10 a.m. in the Clayton Center building at 111 East Second St. Owen Dixon is the pastor. 704-575-4019 or 919-585-7454.
• Sisters Sharing the Savior are studying the books of Ruth, Esther and Proverbs from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays through April at Christ Community United Methodist Church, 1082 Amelia Church Road, Clayton. For more information, call 919-697-1214.
• The Discovery Church at 195 N.C. 42 East, Clayton, has Bible study from 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesdays. For information, call 919-553-7256.
• Shiloh Baptist Church, 3414 N. Shiloh Road, Garner offers a grief support group for anyone who is suffering over the death of a loved one. The next group begins Jan. 9 for 13 weeks and meets 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Call Lee Smith, 919-553-3319 ext. 202 or shilohgarner.org.
• The Child Development Center at First Baptist Church is enrolling children ages 4 and younger. Call Jo Scott at 919-550-4018.
• The Baptist Center Church preschool is enrolling children ages 2-4. Call Sherri Anderson at 919-553-3119.
• Mount Moriah preschool is enrolling children for this school year. For information visit www.mountmoriahpreschool.net or call 919-772-1273, Ext. 8.
• First Presbyterian Church preschool in Smithfield is enrolling children ages 2-4. For information call 919-208-5106 or 919-934-0988.
• The preschool at Clayton Crossings is accepting applications for the fall and spring terms. Call 919-272-3600.