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More than 2,500 new and gently used coats collected by Waterlife, Hudson First Baptist, Mountain Grove, The Life Center and the Caldwell Baptist Association are being given away, first-come, first-service, by Yokefellow of Caldwell County (202 Harper Ave.) and South Caldwell Christian Ministries (5 Quarry Road, Granite Falls). Social distancing will be observed. Yokefellow hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m. South Caldwell Christian hours: Tuesday 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m., Wednesday 9 a.m.-1:45 p.m., and Thursday 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

St. Paul AME Church’s worship service every Sunday at 11 a.m. is conducted via Zoom, To join the meeting use meeting ID 250824256 and the password 567506.

Dry Ponds Baptist Church is livestreaming its services on Facebook, at, at 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sundays. It is also on YouTube; search “Dry Ponds Baptist Church” to find the videos of the sermons on Mondays. There also is a drive-in service at 9:30 a.m. on Sundays in the church’s front parking lot. For more information contact the church office at 828-396-7119.

College Avenue Baptist Church’s worship service is televised every Sunday at 6 p.m. on Charter Cable Channel 191.

Celebrate Recovery meets at Miracle Church, 211 Fairview Drive NW in Lenoir, every Tuesday 6-8 p.m. A meal is supplied.

Vision Hope and Peace United Church of Worship, 835 Creekway Drive, offers a free meal on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. followed by Bible study starting at 7 p.m. For more information call 828-205-5747.

Congregation offerings for Bethlehem Food Pantry are collected the first Sunday of each month at Shiloh Lutheran Church’s morning worship service.

Shiloh Lutheran Church’s Golden Group meets monthly with special events and meeting days for all ages. Call 828-495-7462 for the meeting date.

NALC Carolinas Mission District Daily Devotions are available on the Web,, or you may sign up to receive these devotions delivered daily to your email. They are written by local pastors and others in the area.

Country Grace Church holds non-denominational services every Monday at 7 p.m. at the H&H Arena, 533 Ned Herman Road (off U.S. 64-N.C. 90) in Taylorsville. Gospel music is provided, as is the word preached by Pastor Dwight Austin. Light refreshments will be provided.

Chesterfield Church of Christ’s worship service is aired on WKGX 1080 Sunday mornings from 8:45-9 a.m. The church is at 2088 Hartland Road.

People’s Tabernacle for God Inc. will feed members of the community from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. every Saturday. The church is at 412 Collett Place, Lenoir.