Community Calendar for Week of Nov. 3

Published 12:00 am Thursday, November 3, 2022

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DivorceCare at Clemmons UMC

Clemmons United Methodist Church will offer a 14-week DivorceCare Series on Wednesdays beginning Sept. 7 from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Ministry Center Room A-210.

DivorceCare is a safe place where caring people come together to help each other with the healing from the pain of separation or divorce.

This video-based support group program offers helpful counsel to manage the emotional turmoil that the participants are experiencing. It will also offer practical tools for decision-making.

To register for this group or for more information, go to DivorceCare\Groups\148328. All are welcome.

Medicare Annual Open Enrollment Sessions

The Annual Medicare Open Enrollment period will take place from through Dec. 7.

Annual enrollment assistance will be provided by volunteer and staff of the Shepherd’s Center of Greater Winston-Salem, the Forsyth County coordinating site for the North Carolina Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP). One-hour appointments will be offered during the period subject to the availability of counselors.

The open enrollment sessions will assist Medicare beneficiaries review their Medicare Advantage plans and Medicare drug plans assist in making the necessary changes for 2023.

Certified Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) counselors will be available to assist in the enrollment process.

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, Medicare beneficiaries in Forsyth County will be assisted in-person as much as possible or through telephone or other virtual means during the Annual Enrollment period. Some referrals may by made to the SHIIP state office in Raleigh.

Appointments must be made by calling the Shepherd’s Center at 336-748-0217 during weekdays from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Clemmons Rotary TOAST event set for Nov. 6

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and the Clemmons Rotary is ready to kick off the season with its 5th annual Totally Outstanding Awesome Stroll Through Tanglewood (TOAST). On Sunday, Nov. 6, at 5:30 p.m., you’ll be among the first to see the Tanglewood (Festival of Lights from a whole new perspective, the week before it opens to the public. Grab your family and friends for a mile-long walk through the lights, keeping warm with food, drinks and coffee from local food truck vendors, plus some free s’mores around the campfire.

Knocking on Heaven’s Door: Contemplative ways of opening to the holy at Clemmons United Methodist Church

Sunday, Nov. 20, from 9:30-11 a.m. in Ministry Center Room A-203. There are many ways of deepening our relationship with God. Come learn some simple ways of creating space for God’s grace as you nurture the process of inner transformation.
Learn about Praying and Connecting with God using the lectionary readings. “A Disciple’s Journal: A Guide for Daily Prayer, Bible Reading and Discipleship for Year A” by Steven Manskar will be available for purchase if you feel led to begin this practice with the new church year. For questions or more information, contact Kathy Giff at