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Grove Church of Jackson Hill Cantata
The Grove Church of Jackson Hill plans Christmas Program for December 10. The Grove Church (Loftin Rd.) will present the Cantata “The King is Born,” by Craig Adams at the 11:00am service on December 10. Rick Morrison will direct the Cantata. Pastor Bill Chappell is in charge of the service.
A soup and sandwich luncheon will be served after the service. All are invited and encouraged to attend and enjoy good Christian fellowship.

First Baptist Church FREE
Christmas Community Meal
First Baptist Church is hosting a FREE Christmas Community Meal on Saturday, December 16 from 4-7:00pm. Everyone in the community is invited to attend and enjoy a free Christmas meal and fellowship.

The Pentecostals of Denton
The Pentecostals of Denton host Celebrate Recovery meetings every Tuesday at 7pm for those who are battling addictions.
Grief Share also meets every Thursday at 6pm for those dealing with a loss of a loved one.
Call (336) 247-1618 for more information.

Food pantry/Grocery pick-up
Denton Wesleyan Church
16345 S NC Hwy 109, Denton
Drive around to the lower level to the door marked “Kitchen” to pick up groceries.
Pick- up hours:
Tuesday and Thursday: 10am - 12pm and 2pm - 4pm

Central United Methodist Church Food Pantry is open every Tuesday and Thursday morning from 8:30 until 12:00 for “Sharing God’s Abundance” to those in our community.  The church is located at 276 W. 1st Street, Denton.  Look for signs leading to the church entrance.  One food bag is available per family once a week.  


Evelyn Lewis
Evelyn Murphy Lewis, 84, formerly of Piedmont School Rd., Denton, NC passed away on Monday, November 13, 2023, at Mountain Vista Health Park.
A funeral service was held at 2:00 PM Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023, at Briggs Funeral Home Memorial Chapel
Evelyn was born on May 10, 1939, in Yancey County, NC, the daughter of Troy Murphy and Bernice Bennett Murphy. Following high school, Evelyn went to receive her bachelor’s degree from High Point College, then went on to teach math and science for many years at Denton School and South Davidson Middle School. As a pastor’s wife Evelyn was very active in the churches that her husband served.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Billie Edward Lewis, Sr., brother, Reece Murphy, and daughter-in-law, Sandy Lewis.
Left to cherish her memory are son, Billy E. Lewis, Jr. of Denton; daughter, Leigh Lewis Williams of Denton; sister, Maude Snider; 4 grandchildren, Chris Williams (Lexi), Katie Williams, Ethan Amstutz, and Ashley Amstutz; great-grandchildren, Ezekiel Williams
The family received friends from 12:00 until 2: 00 PM Saturday prior to the service at Briggs Funeral Home and other times at the home of her son Bill Lewis, Jr..
Online condolences can be made to the family at