If you would like to have an event included in Religion news, send a news release to firstname.lastname@example.org.Compiled by Erica BattenMt. Zion United Methodist, Cornelius Palm Sunday services: Children and adults will receive a palm branch for processional. 8:30 and 11 a.m. March 24 in the sanctuary. 9:45 a.m. in the Family Life Center. 19600 Zion Ave., Cornelius. www.mtzionumc.net. Maundy Thursday service: 7 p.m. March 28 with special music and Communion. Good Friday service: 7 p.m. March 29 with chancel choir. Community children's Easter egg hunt: 10-11 a.m. March 30. Gather in the gym for opening activity. Ages preschool through third grade will hunt; ages fourth grade and older are invited to be helpers. Details: Pastor Melissa Swofford, email@example.com. Easter Sunday worship services: 7 a.m. sunrise service in the parking lot closest to the cemetery. Service will be followed by a pancake breakfast in the Family Life Center sponsored by the Boy Scouts. Donations accepted with proceeds going to pastors' discretionary fund. Also, 8:30 and 11 a.m. in the sanctuary with chancel choir, brass and organ. 9:45 a.m. in Family Life Center with the Praise Band.19600 Zion Ave., Cornelius. 704-892-8566. www.mtzionumc.net.Davidson College Presbyterian Lenten study: 10 a.m. Saturdays at The Pines at Davidson, 400 Avinger Lane, Davidson. Lenten prayer: The church staff will lead practicing and walking prayer using the church labyrinth as well as journaling, Lectio Divina and visual prayer. 10 a.m. Thursdays and 4 p.m. Sundays. Discussion program: “The Church in Transition: The PCUSA Faces the Future.” 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Tom Currie, dean of Union Presbyterian Seminary, will speak on March 24. Choir program: The chancel, Geneva, and youth choirs, accompanied by members of the Charlotte Symphony, will present John Rutter’s “Requiem.” 11 a.m. March 24. 100 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-892-5641.Denver United Methodist Children’s consignment sale: 8 a.m.-noon March 23. 3910 N.C. 16, Denver. www.denvermethodist.org.St. Phillip Missionary Baptist, Huntersville Service: Vocal choir’s 14th anniversary. 2:30 p.m. March 24. Dinner at 1:30 p.m. 524 Dellwood Drive, Huntersville. 704-875-6180.Huntersville United Methodist Easter egg hunt: Rain or shine. Make your own basket, hunt for eggs, enjoy snacks. 3 p.m. March 24. 14005 Stumptown Road, Huntersville. www.humconline.org.Al-Anon Family group: Al-Anon is an anonymous fellowship whose purpose is to help families and friends of those who have a problem with alcohol. “Starting Over” group meets 8-9 p.m. Tuesdays at Bethel Methodist, 7284 Campground Road, Denver. “Just for Today” group meets 10-11 a.m. Wednesdays at Lake Norman Lutheran, 1445 N.C. 16 N., Denver. 828-478-2063.Independence Hill Baptist, Huntersville Easter musical: “I’ve Seen Jesus: Encountering the Risen Christ.” Free. 4 and 6 p.m. March 24. Child care available at the 4 p.m. show. 10220 Independence Hill Road. 704-596-2124; www.independencehill.org.