Mount Pleasant 

Baptist Church 

will host a yard and bake sale beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday. A hotdog lunch will follow at 11 a.m. Funds raised are to send the youth group to the Ark Encounter.


A non-denominational 

Bible Study 

called “Taste and See: Discovering God Among Butchers, Bakers, and Fresh Food Makers,” using the kitchen table as a catalyst, meets at First Presbyterian Church of Sylva from 9-10:30 a.m. Wednesdays beginning Feb. 5. This six-week video Bible study features recipes and insights. Childcare is provided. For more information, contact Joyce Pope at 631-9496.


First United 

Methodist Church of Sylva 

will hold an Open Door Meal and Sing at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, in the church’s Christian Life Center. Church members will prepare a meal, and musicians Steve Whiddon and Angie Toomey will perform. For more information, call the church office at 586-2358.