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Community Calendar — Dec. 12

Clemmons Moravian Love Feast

Clemmons Moravian Church will be hosting a Love Feast service on Christmas Eve at 2, 4 and 6 p.m. Clemmons Moravian Church is located at 3560 Spangenburg Ave. in Clemmons. For more information, call 336-766-6273.

Introduction to West Forsyth High School

“Explore the Possibilities” introduction to West Forsyth High School program will be held at 6 p.m. on Jan. 9 in the Anderson Performing Arts Center Auditorium. Rising freshman in the class of 2024 and those that will be new to West Forsyth are invited to attend. Come learn about the offerings West has in academics, athletics and extracurricular activities.

Parents of current and rising students are encouraged to attend a school-wide meeting at 6 p.m. on Jan. 29 to learn registration information particular to West.
Call 336-712-4400 if you have questions.

Shallowford Christmas programs

Shallowford Presbyterian Church presents an evening of Christmas song with Martha Bassett and Friends at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 19. A donation of $15 is suggested. Refreshments will follow.

Shallowford Presbyterian Church will also present a Service of Nine Lessons and Carols at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 22. This beloved service weaves together scripture and song, including carols sung by choir and congregation, beginning with the Genesis story of the Garden of Eden through the prophecies of redemption to the fulfillment of that promise in the birth of Christ.

Shallowford Presbyterian is located at 1200 Lewisville-Clemmons Road, near Exit 242 of U.S. 421, next to Kaplan’s. For more information, call the church at 336-766-3178 or go to www.shallowfordpresbyterian.org .

New Philadelphia Moravian Church Lovefeast services

New Philadelphia Moravian Church is hosting the following Christmas Lovefeast and Candle services:

  • Sunday, Dec. 15, at 10 a.m. — Children’s Lovefeast and Candle service led by the children and youth, featuring the Nativity story.
  • Sunday, Dec. 22, at 7 p.m. — Congregational Christmas Lovefeast and Candle service
  • Tuesday, Dec. 24, at 4:30 p.m. — Christmas Lovefeast and Candle service
  • Tuesday, Dec. 24, at 8 p.m. – Christmas Lovefeast and Candle service

It is suggested to arrive early for the evening Lovefeast services. Band prelude begins prior to each service.

New Philadelphia Moravian Church is located at 4440 Country Club Road in Winston-Salem. Go to www.newphilly.org for more information.

Free clothes giveaway

There will be a free clothes giveaway at the Centenary United Methodist Church Clemmons from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, Dec. 14. There are no restrictions, everyone is welcome to participate. Clothes and shoes for kids, teens and adults will be available. Donations can also be dropped off at this time (for the winter, coats, shoes, and sweaters are especially needed). Those with emergency needs for clothing should call the church at 336-766-5987. This is a ministry of the Interfaith Alliance of Clemmons and Lewisville. Centenary UMC is located at 5280 Hampton Road in Clemmons.

Annual sock sale

Last chance! Goler Memorial AME Zion Church Missionary Society will be sponsoring the 6th Annual Holiday Sock Sale from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13, at the Goler Enrichment Center at 630 N. Patterson Ave. in Winston-Salem (corner of North Patterson Avenue and 7th Street). (Please note that there will not be a sale on Saturday, Dec. 14.)
Packaged first-quality socks will be for sale, and all socks are $1 a pair, including Dickies, Dockers and Saucony, which are valued up to $16 a pair). Special discounts for multiple quantities purchased.  Visit the country store for Christmas gifts and stocking stuffers. Proceeds to help with charitable work in the community, including the backpack program in the school system. For more information, call/text 336-529-2928 or e-mail gphifer@roycetoo.com.

Moravian open house

A Moravian Christmas open house will be held from 3-4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 15, at Unity Moravian Church. This open house and craft fair is free to everyone. New for this year are hands-on craft activities for kids, dress-up fun and photo opportunities. Experience the history, music and traditions of the Moravians, one of the oldest Protestant churches in the world. Buy unique gifts, chicken pies and baked goods for the holidays. Enjoy free sugar cake, cookies, hot cocoa, and lovefeast coffee. Stay for the children’s lovefeast at 4:30 p.m., a noisy and joyous worship experience where you can share in a symbolic meal, become part of the Christmas story, and sing carols. Come as you are.
• 3 p.m.: Moravian Christmas (crafts, baked goods, snacks, demonstrations of Moravian traditions)
• 4:15 p.m.: The Christmas Putz (presentation of Christmas nativity scenes)
• 4:30 p.m.: Interactive lovefeast and candle service begins

Unity Moravian is located at 8300 Concord Church Road in Lewisville.

Rotary Club of Western Forsyth

Rotary Club of Western Forsyth meets from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesdays at Sixty Six Grill and Taphouse located at 3440 Frontis Street in Winston-Salem. For more information, contact gblackwelder@hearst.com .

Newcomers and Neighbors meeting

Newcomers and Neighbors of the greater Winston-Salem area holds its monthly meeting on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Coffee and social time is at 9:45 a.m. with meeting to follow. The meetings are held at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1416 Bolton Street, Winston-Salem. For membership information, email wsnewcomers@gmail.com or go to
www.newcomers-Winston-Salem.com.

Jam sessions

Farmington Community Center at 1723 Farmington Road in Mocksville hosts a country music and gospel only jam session every Thursday night from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The center also hosts a bluegrass jam session every Monday night from 7-9 p.m. Bring whatever instrument you play and join the fun. Cover charge for listeners $2, players are free.

Kiwanis Club

The Clemmons Kiwanis Club meets at the Trinity Elms Health & Rehab facility at 7449 Fair Oaks Dr. in Clemmons. The club meets on the first and third Wednesdays at 7:30 a.m. Meeting lasts one hour. Call 703- 2921 for any other information.

Clemmons Civic Club

Clemmons Civic Club, one of the areas oldest community organizations, is now open to both men and women interested in serving the Clemmons community. Meeting are held in the civic club building on Middlebrook Drive the fourth Thursday of the month beginning with dinner at 6:30 p.m. followed by an informative program.  Your first meal is complimentary. RSVP to David Barson at info@clemmonscivicclub.org .

Rotary Club of Clemmons

Clemmons Rotary Club meets from 7–8 a.m. on Wednesdays at the Village Inn Event Center, 6205 Ramada Dr, Clemmons. Contact Daniel Ballard at 336-608-9122 or d.p.ballard@gmail.com, or visit www.rotaryclubofclemmons.com for more information.

Chamber of Commerce

The Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce meetings are held from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at the Historic Broyhill, 3540 Clemmons Road, Clemmons. Lunch is $10 for members and guests. Please RSVP to 336-970-5100 or email lewisvilleclemmonschamber@gmail.com.

Lewisville American Legion Post 522

Join a community post that supports our veterans and the town of Lewisville. Responsible for the veteran’s memorial and Memorial Day event at the Shallowford Square in Lewisville. Post also assists in veteran’s funerals. Meets every first Thursday at 7:30 p.m. At the G. Galloway Reynolds Community Center directly behind Lewisville Library. For more info. call Larry at 945-9529.

Clemmons Food Pantry

The Clemmons Food Pantry, now located at 2585 Old Glory Road, Suite 109, Clemmons, is open Tuesdays from 4 to 6 p.m., Thursdays from 3:30-5 p.m. and 6-7:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 to 11 a.m. People may receive services or drop off donations at these times. www.clemmonsfoodpantry.org

Cross Stitching at Shiloh Lutheran

If you enjoy needle crafting, knit, cross-stitch, crochet and non-sewing blanket projects, consider joining the Busy Hands Group, every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Located at Shiloh Lutheran Church fellowship hall, 703 Lewisville-Vienna Rd, Lewisville, NC 27023. Items donated to sick, needy and shut-ins.