Whittier United Methodist Church 

will hold a benefit supper at 6 p.m. Friday. The menu for the dinner is barbecue and fixings. Drinks and desserts are included. The cost is $8 and all proceeds are used to benefit many community outreach efforts and the Grace House Food Pantry. 


First United Methodist Church of Sylva 

will have a rummage sale from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the church’s mission work. The church is located at 77 Jackson St. in downtown Sylva.


The Wike Cemetery 


will be held in East Laporte at 11 a.m. Sunday. Family and friends are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch, portable chairs and memorabilia, and asked to consider a donation to the upkeep of the cemetery.


Johns Creek Baptist 

will hold a singing at 10 a.m. Sunday. Featured singers are Gene Turpin and Friends from Georgia.

Patterson Chapel Baptist

will hold Vacation Bible School from 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. This year’s theme is “Farm Fresh.” Dinner will be provided each night.


Sugar Creek Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School 6-8:30 p.m. today (Thursday) through Sunday.


Trinity Baptist Church 

will hold a “Wild Adventures” Vacation Bible School from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. A free meal will be provided. The church is at 1885 Dark Ridge Road.