Faith and Values Calendar of Lowcountry Events: Jan. 19 and beyond

calendar@islandpacket.comJanuary 19, 2013 

JAN. 20

"Carving Stones of Hope from Mountains of Despair," by the Rev. Manuel Holland: 10 a.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Lowcounty, 110 Malphrus Road, Bluffton. 843-837-3330. www.uulowcountry.org

Ongoing

First Fruits Bible Study: 9 a.m. Sundays, Lifechoice Building, 386 Spanish Wells Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-422-6422

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

First Presbyterian Church of Hilton Head Island's Weekly Radio Ministry: 9 a.m. Sundays on 104.9 FM The Surf. 843-681-3696

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

HeBrews Coffee Connection, coffee and discussion: 9-11 a.m. Tuesdays and first and third Fridays; 9:30-11 a.m. Sundays, First Presbyterian Church Hilton Head Island, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-3696. www.fpchhi.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

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

"Kabbalah Live," presented by Kabbalah Nation: 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Kabbalah Nation, 75 Riverchase Blvd., Beaufort. 843-379-9962. www.kabbalahnation.org

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

UPCOMING

Eric Horner concert: 7 p.m. Jan. 27, Resurrection Church, 296 Spanish Wells Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-689-3625

"The Transformative Power of Gratitude," by Lisette Volz: 10 a.m. Jan. 27, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Lowcounty, 110 Malphrus Road, Bluffton. 843-837-3330. www.uulowcountry.org

"Arts Alive," New Year art show and reception presented by LowCountry Community Church: 4-6 p.m. Jan. 27, LowCountry Community Church, 801 Buckwalter Parkway, Bluffton. 843-836-1101. www.lowcountrycc.org

The Quest for Wellness: 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 29-Feb. 26, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-681-3696. www.fpchhi.org

"An Evening with Al Gore," with Charlie Rose as moderator, presented by the 92nd Street Y live simulcast series: 8 p.m. Jan. 29, Congregation Beth Yam, 4501 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. $10 for members; $15 for nonmembers. 843-689-2178

"Conversation with Pastor Doug Fletcher," featuring Bud Ferillo, producer of "Corridor of Shame": 8:30 a.m., 9:45 a.m., 11 a.m. Feb. 3, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-3696. www.fpchhi.org

God's Gifts for God's Children: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 9, Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 351 Buckwalter Parkway, Bluffton. 843-705-4447

Saved By Grace concert: 7 p.m. Feb. 10, Resurrection Church, 296 Spanish Wells Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-689-3625

Returning Catholics Sessions: 10:30 a.m.-noon Fridays, Feb. 15-March 22, St.Peter's Catholic Church, 70 Lady's Island Drive, Beaufort. Free. 843-575-3742. www.stpeters-church.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

St. Andrew By-The-Sea United Methodist Church concert, featuring organist Debby Graves and Friends: 4 p.m. Feb. 17, St. Andrew By-The-Sea, 20 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-785-4711. www.hhiumc.com

Dr. JooSoo Son Organ Recital, presented by Providence Presbyterian Church: 5:30 p.m. Jan. 25, Providence Presbyterian Church, 171 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Free, but donations go to the church's music ministry. 843-384-6232

Healing After Loss, presented by The Church of the Cross: 3-5 p.m. Sundays, beginning Jan. 27, The Church of the Cross, 110 Calhoun St., Bluffton. $25. 843-757-2661. www.thechurchofthecross.net

Divorce Care, presented by The Church of the Cross: 7-9 p.m. Mondays, beginning Jan. 28, The Church of the Cross, 110 Calhoun St., Bluffton. $15. 843-757-2661. www.thechurchofthecross.net

Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra Youth Concerto Competition: 1:30 p.m. Feb. 2, St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 50 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. $10. 843-842-2055. www.hhso.org

Healing and Communion Service, presented by The Church of the Cross: 6 p.m. Feb. 6, The Church of the Cross, 110 Calhoun St., Bluffton. Free. 843-757-2661. www.thechurchofthecross.net

Rusty Floyd, Brian Fatzinger and Friends, a folk music concert: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 6, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-681-3696. www.fpchhi.org

"Music of the Masters," featuring pianist Sanford Jones, presented by Providence Presbyterian Church: 5:30 p.m. Feb. 15, Providence Presbyterian Church, 171 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Free, but donations go to Gullah Museum of Hilton Head. 843-384-6232

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AND COMMUNITY SERVICE

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

Caring Neighbors training session for volunteers: 2 p.m. Jan. 23, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. www.caringneighbors.org

Homeless Count Volunteers: Community Services Organizations of Beaufort County need volunteers for street count. Jan. 26, Beaufort, Bluffton and Hilton Head. 843-815-4211

Ongoing

American Red Cross: Seeking volunteers. nancy.olson@RedCross.org

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

Beaufort History Museum: Docents needed. 843-812-1294

Bluffton library: Seeking volunteers interested in teaching computer and technology classes, including Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Publisher, Introduction to Facebook, and Digital Photography. 843-255-6503

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

Boys & Girls Club Thrift Store: Looking for volunteers and donations at 1211 Harrington St., Beaufort. Donations are tax deductible and accepted by the IRS. 843-379-6350

Encore Professionals Group: Volunteers needed to participate on strategic, business and knowledge-based short-term project teams for Beaufort County nonprofits. Project list and application online. 773-725-2750. www.encoreprofessionalsgroup.com

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 on Hilton Head Island. Help build courage, confidence and character for girls ages 5-18 in the area. No experience is required. Background checks required. 843-681-3646

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

Habitat ReStore: Volunteers are needed for the store 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-Friday at 1910 Baggett St., Beaufort. 843-524-1223

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

Hilton Head Island Safe Harbour: Seeking 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 www.hhisafeharbour.org

Historic Beaufort Foundation Verdier House: Seeking volunteers to greet visitors and conduct the tours. 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

LowCountry Habitat for Humanity: Seeking volunteers for family services committee. 843-522-3500. www.lowcountryhabitat.org

LowCountry Habitat for Humanity ReStore: Volunteers are needed at 612 Parris Island Gateway, Beaufort. The store is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. 843-525-0055. www.lowcountryhabitat.org

Lowcountry Legal Volunteers: Retired attorney volunteers needed to assist with legal advice, representation and education for local income qualified residents in Bluffton. An active South Carolina license is not required. 843-815-1570. www.info@lclv.org

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, artwork. Donations may be dropped off at the store 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Located in Sheridan Park in Bluffton. 843-837-6369

Sandalwood Community Food Pantry: Perishable and nonperishable food donations, 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

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