If you have news about your faith community, send announcements and photos to email@example.com.Compiled by Erica Batten Vanderburg United Methodist, Mooresville Chicken port-a-pit: $8 per plate. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 8. 1809 Charlotte Hwy., Mooresville. www.vanderburgumc.org.Triplett United Methodist, Mooresville Breakfast with Santa: Children up to the fifth grade are invited for a hearty breakfast and Christmas activities prior to Santa’s arrival. 9 a.m. Dec. 8. Christmas cantata: 11 a.m. Dec. 9. 838 Mazeppa Road, Mooresville. www.triplettumc.org.Rehobeth United Methodist, Terrell Music event: The chancel choir will present “Lead Me Back to Bethlehem,” a story of rediscovering the joy, peace and love of Christmas. 10:45 a.m. Dec. 9. 9297 Sherrills Ford Road, Terrell. www.rehobethumc.org.Troutman Baptist and Bethel Baptist, Troutman Live nativity: Drive through 20 scenes and view more than 175 cast members and live animals. 6 p.m. Dec. 6-8 at the Iredell County Agricultural Fairgrounds, 630 N. Main St., Troutman. 704-528-5193.4 Paws Home and Pet Services, Sherrills Ford Pet food drive: 4 Paws Home and Pet Services will host a campaign for the Hungry Bowl Pet Food Drive. Proceeds will go to the East Lincoln Christian Ministries and The Christian Mission. Donations will be accepted through Dec. 12 at several Denver-area locations, including Bargain Center Discount Groceries, Little Mountain Veterinary Clinic, and Terrell Country Store. www.4pawshomeandpetservices.com.First United Methodist, Troutman Service: Join us for a contemporary service with a praise band. 6:05 p.m. Sundays. Kids Club meets at 6 p.m. Child care available. 204 Mills Ave., Troutman. www.troutmanmethodist.com.Lake Norman Christian Business Association Meeting: Join us weekly for Bible devotions, interactive dialogue, food, fellowship, prayer requests, informal networking. Noon-1 p.m. Thursdays at Fat Boys Restaurant, 516 River Hwy., Mooresville. www.lkncba.org.