Faith and Values Calendar of Lowcountry Events: Nov. 17 and beyond

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Faith and Values Calendar of Lowcountry Events: Nov. 17 and beyond

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Published Saturday, November 17, 2012   |  2282 Words  |  

NOV. 17

Women of Victory Conference - Walking in the Spirit: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Red Dam Baptist Church, 488 Red Dam Church Road, Hardeeville. Free. 843-784-3460. www.reddambaptistchurch.org

The Church of the Cross Annual Christmas Bazaar: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., The Church of the Cross, 110 Calhoun Street, Bluffton. 843-757-2661

NOV. 18

"Pioneering Black Men of Bluffton": 4 p.m., First Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 10 Robertson St., Bluffton. 843-757-2638

"Post Election Realities," with the Rev. Manuel Holland: 10 a.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Lowcounty, 110 Malphrus Road, Bluffton. Free. 843-837-3330. www.uulowcountry.org

UPCOMING

Lowcountry Community Church presentation by Marquis Laughlin: 8:30 a.m., 10 a.m., and 11:30 a.m. Nov. 25, Lowcountry Community Church, 801 Buckwalter Parkway, Bluffton. 843-836-1101. www.lowcountrycc.org

"Albert Schweitzer's Reverence for Life," with Rev. Lynne Garner: 10 a.m. Nov. 25, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Lowcounty, 110 Malphrus Road, Bluffton. Free. 843-837-3330. www.uulowcountry.org

Orange Grove Baptist Church Men's Day service: 11 a.m. Nov. 25, Orange Grove Baptist Church, 189 Orange Grove Road, St. Helena Island. 843-838-4128

"Magnificat," by Mark Hayes: 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Dec. 2, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-681-3696. www.fpchhi.org

"The Greatest Story Ever Told," presented by First Baptist Sanctuary Choir: 7 p.m. Dec. 2, First Baptist Church, 100 South Forest Beach Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-785-4478

Daughters of the King Advent "Quiet Day," presented by All Saints Episcopal Church: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 3, All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-681-8333. www.allsaints-hhi.org

Handel's "Messiah": 5 p.m. Dec. 9, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-681-3696. www.fpchhi.org

Gingerbread house decorating party: 10 a.m. Dec. 15, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $10/house. 843-681-3696. www.fpchhi.org

"Gloria" by Vivaldi, presented by New Voices: 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Dec. 16, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-681-3696. www.fpchhi.org

First Presbyterian Church Hilton Head Island Christmas Eve Services and live nativity: 5 p.m., 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. Dec. 24; live nativity -- 4-8 p.m. Dec. 24, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-681-3696. www.fpchhi.org

2013 Hyatt/Mariott Spiritual/Fellowship Reunion Explosion dinner: 6 p.m Feb. 16, United States Marine Corps Air Station Officer Club, Beaufort. $28. 843-846-6092

ONGOING

HeBrews Coffee Connection, coffee and discussion: 8:30-11 a.m. Mondays-Fridays, First Presbyterian Church Hilton Head Island, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-681-3696. www.fpchhi.org

Bible Study Sundays: 9:15-9:45 a.m. Sundays, St. Peter's Catholic Church, 70 Lady's Island Drive, Beaufort. 843-575-3742. www.stpeters-church.org

Christian Science Society of Beaufort and Hilton Head and Savannah Christian Science churches' weekly radio broadcast: 8:30 a.m. Sundays on WLOW 107.9 FM. 843-441-2262

First Presbyterian Church of Hilton Head Island's Weekly Radio Ministry: 9 a.m. Sundays on The Island 1130 AM and 93.5 FM. 843-681-3696.

Worship Service: 10 a.m. Sundays, Resurrection Church, 296 Spanish Wells Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-3625. www.resurrectionccc.org

Scripture Study: 6:30 p.m. Mondays, St. Peter's Catholic Church, 70 Lady's Island Drive, Beaufort. 843-575-3742. www.stpeters-church.org

DivorceCare, presented by The Church of the Cross: 7-9 p.m. Mondays, The Church of the Cross, 110 Calhoun St., Bluffton. $15 for workbook. 843-757-2661. www.thechurchofthecross.net

Beach Walks at Mitchelville Beach, presented by The Coastal Discovery Museum: 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Mitchelville Beach, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767, ext. 223

Returning Catholics Sessions: 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays through Dec. 18; St. Peter's Catholic Church, 70 Lady's Island Drive, Beaufort. 843-575-3742. www.stpeters-church.org

Community bible study: 9:05-11 a.m. Wednesdays, LowCountry Community Church, 801 Buckwalter Parkway, Bluffton. 843-208-2394

Bible Study and Prayer: 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Resurrection Church, 296 Spanish Wells Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-3625. www.resurrectionccc.org

Moms bible study, presented by The Church of the Cross: 9:30 a.m. Thursdays, The Church of the Cross, 110 Calhoun St., Bluffton. Free. 843-757-2661. www.thechurchofthecross.net

History of Christianity, presented by The Church of the Cross: 7 p.m. Thursdays, Parish Hall of The Church of the Cross, 110 Calhoun St., Bluffton. Free. 843-757-2661. www.thechurchofthecross.net

A Study of the Book of I John, presented by The Church of the Cross: 10-11:30 a.m. Fridays, Parish Hall of The Church of the Cross, 110 Calhoun St., Bluffton. Free. 843-757-2661. www.thechurchofthecross.net

Free, warm meals and conversation with Shell Point Baptist Church: 6-7 p.m. Fridays, 871 Parris Island Gateway, Beaufort. A food pantry also is available. 843-575-2200. joykircher028@gmail.com

Refining Christian Maturity Recovery meeting with Shell Point Baptist Church: 7 p.m. Fridays, 871 Parris Island Gateway, Beaufort. 843-575-2200. joykircher028@gmail.com

Celebrate Recovery, 12-step Bible-based ministry: 6:30 p.m. Fridays, Celebrate Recovery, 386 Spanish Wells Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-785-5433

Providence Presbyterian Church of Hilton Head Island's "Cause God Joy!" TV ministry: 6 and 10:30 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays on WHHI. 843-842-5673

Free meals and friendly conversations with Plant the Seed Ministry: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, Atlantic Inn parking lot, 2249 Boundary St., Beaufort. 843-575-2200. joykircher028@gmail.com

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AND COMMUNITY SERVICE

Third annual "Angel Tree," presented by The Hampton Hall Book Club and the Bluffton library: Collecting new books for children. through Dec. 8, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. 843-255-6510. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Hope Haven's 25-Hour volunteer training: 5:30-9 p.m. Jan. 21, 23, 25, 29, 31, Feb. 2.; Saturday session is 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Technical College of the Lowcountry, 921 Ribaut Road. Beaufort; 100 Community College Drive, Bluffton. Free. 843-524-2256. www.hopehavenlc.org

ONGOING

The Art League of Hilton Head: Seeking volunteers for gallery sitting, writing press releases and articles of interest, social media skills for Facebook, events, committee members and/or Board members. 843-681-2399. www.artleaguehhi.org

Bluffton Self Help: Seeking volunteers for shifts 9 a.m.-1 p.m. or 1-4 p.m. Fridays to help in both food and clothing areas. Volunteers also needed to sub, help with events and for office duties. 843-757-8000. www.blufftonselfhelp.org

Family Promise of Beaufort County: Front desk volunteers needed to answer phones, greet guests and handle light office work in four-hour shifts Monday-Friday. 843-815-4211

Girl Scouts: Adult volunteers needed to start new troops in Bluffton and Hilton Head. Help build courage, confidence and character for girls from 5-18 year olds in the area. No experience is required just a desire to lead girls and help develop strong women. Background checks and specific training is required for adult Leaders and Assistant Leaders. 843-681-3646

Habitat for Humanity: Seeking volunteers for construction projects. 843-384-9939. www.habitathhi.org

Habitat ReStore: Volunteers are needed for the restore located at 1223 May River Road in Bluffton. The store is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. 843-757-5864. www.habitathhi.org

HELP of Beaufort: Volunteers sought to help sort and hang donated clothing 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday in Beaufort store, 1910 Baggett St., Beaufort. 843-524-1223

Hilton Head Island Elementary School: Seeking volunteers for tutoring program teaching first-graders to read. One-on-one instruction two hours a week. 843-290-0610

Hilton Head Island Safe Harbour: Seeking volunteers at 4 Northride Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-7233 www.hhisafeharbour.org

Historic Beaufort Foundation Verdier House: Seeking volunteers to greet visitors at the Verdier House. There are opportunities to be the friendly face at the front desk or to learn and conduct the tours through the house. Both roles provide an opportunity to interact with people, learn Beaufort's history and introduce visitors to the town. Three-hour shifts are available: 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. or 1:30 p.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, either weekly, biweekly or monthly. 843-379-6335

Hospice Care of America: Direct patient care and administrative volunteers are needed. No experience necessary. 843-785-5901 on Hilton Head Island; 843-322-0063 in Beaufort

Hospital Auxiliary of Hilton Head Hospital/Coastal Carolina Hospital: Volunteers sought for both hospitals, as well as the Bluffton-Okatie Outpatient Center in all departments. 843-689-8201. www.hiltonheadregional.com

Palmetto Animal League Thrift volunteer recruitment: Supports Palmetto Animal League Adoption Center in Okatie. Volunteers may complete an application and sign up for training at the store in Sheridan Park in Bluffton. Volunteers are needed for all shifts to manage inventory, serve as cashier, help merchandise and assist customers. 843-837-6369

Palmetto Animal League Thrift: Seeking donations. Clothing, jewelry, furniture, kitchenware, art work. Donations may be dropped off at the store Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Located in Sheridan Park. 843-837-6369

Safe Harbor: Seeiking volunteers who enjoy helping people and making friends in the process. Drivers and those who enjoy spending time with the older people. 843-671-7233

Sandalwood Community Food Pantry: Perishable and nonperishable food donations ne, especially for diabetics, sought for the pantry, which is open Tuesdays and Fridays. 8 Hunter Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-645-0935. www.sandalwoodfoodbank.com

Service Corps of Retired Executives: Volunteers sought in the Beaufort area. SCORE provides mentoring for small businesses, nonprofit groups and anyone considering starting a business or nonprofit organization. 843-470-0800

THA Group Hospice: Volunteers needed for patient socialization and caregiver respite. Also looking for non-patient-contact volunteers who can contribute by providing services including but not limited to office work, crafting, sewing, light yard work, and light housekeeping. Interested in volunteers who would like to play guitar for patients. 888-842-4663. www.thagroup.org

Thumbs Up: Seeking volunteers for academic tutoring and other support. 843-379-8882. www.thumbsupbft.com

Tidewater Hospice: Looking for administrative and patient care volunteers to assist in Lowcountry locations. 843-757-9388

Volunteers In Medicine Clinic Hilton Head Island: Professional volunteers needed, including doctors, dentists, nurses, psychiatrists, therapists and dental hygienists. An active medical license is not required. If you have been licensed to practice in any state in the United States, you are eligible to volunteer. 843-681-6612, ext. 238. sstolarcyk@vimclinic.org