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Providence United Methodist
Pipe-lugging day: Church and choir members will unload the 3,453 pipes for its new organ, the Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1472 that was formerly housed in the Kennedy Center. It will be installed by Parkey Organ Builders. Refreshments will be served. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. June 1. A dedication ceremony will be held in September. 2810 Providence Road. www.providenceumc.org.
Northside Church of Christ
New pastor: Clyde Mayberry has accepted the role of senior pulpit minister. Mayberry is a marriage and family therapist and an ordained minister specializing in relationship-building and grief counseling. He has served hospice organizations in Michigan and Ohio. The church is at 4435 E. W.T. Harris Blvd. 704-537-0880.
Shiloh Institutional Baptist
Cooking showcase: “The Taste of Shiloh.” Free. Donations will benefit sick and shut-in members. 4-6 p.m. June 1. 2400 Greenland Ave. 704-393-2065.
Summer worship schedule: Worship will be at 10 a.m. Sundays June 2 through Sept. 1. 3115 Providence Road. www.trinitypreschurch.org.
Wesley United Methodist
Special event: “Front Porch Ministry” and 36th anniversary celebration. Guest pastor is the Rev. Gary Royals, district superintendent of the Western North Carolina Conference. Dinner will be served after the service. 11 a.m. June 2. 3715 Rea Road. RSVP: 704-542-1122.
Purcell United Methodist
Yard sale: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. June 1. 2141 Weyland Ave. 704-399-7257.
Fundraiser: Large variety of books for sale. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 1. Hot dog lunch with homemade desserts. Proceeds go to missions. 5811 Sardis Road. 704-362-0811.
Support ministry: GriefShare examines the spiritual, intellectual, emotional, and physical impact of grief. Summer session begins at 7 p.m. June 3. 5801 Pineville-Matthews Road. Registration and child care information at www.calvarychurch.com/support.
The Episcopal Church of the Holy Comforter
Service: Worship service of thanksgiving and homecoming in honor and support of veterans and active military members and their families. Open to veterans of all faiths. Fellowship lunch follows service. Noon June 8. 2701 Park Road. www.holycomfortercharlotte.org.
St. Matthew Catholic
Symposium: Join us for a viewing of the Rev. Robert Barron’s television series “Catholicism.” Monthly meetings will include video and small-group discussion. Monsignor John McSweeney will lead the next session, “World Without End: The Last Things.” 7-9 p.m. June 4. 8015 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy. www.stmatthewcatholic.org.
Summer camp: “YouthQuake 2013” offers fun activities and games, Bible study, field trips, more. Lunch served daily. $20 registration; $35 per week. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 17-Aug. 16 at Arbor Glen Outreach Center, 1520 Clanton Road. Register 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. 704-376-3819.
Unity of Charlotte
Film and discussion: “Who Was Jesus?” The film shows the journey of three Bible experts as they explore Jesus’ world and life. Free. 1 p.m. June 9. 401 E. Arrowood Road. 704-523-0062.
Harrison United Methodist, Pineville
Bible study: Beth Moore’s “Law of Love: Lessons From the Pages of Deuteronomy.” $10. 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays starting June 4 or 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays starting June 12.
Women’s study series: “Me, Myself, and Lies: A Thought Closet Makeover.” $12 for the book. 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays starting June 11. 15008 Lancaster Hwy., Pineville. 704-541-3463; www.harrisonumc.org.
St. John’s Episcopal
Networking seminar: The Job Hunters Support Group will host “Social Media and Networking for the Job Search” with speakers Rich Sauser, Jay Rao and Phil Haynes. Learn job search features of popular social media sites like LinkedIn and Facebook and tips to improve your networking. Free; registration required. 7-9 p.m. June 11. 1623 Carmel Road. Information and registration at http://jobsearchpower.eventsbot.com.
Men’s breakfast: Sponsored by the Men’s Brotherhood. Open to all. 8:30 a.m. June 9. 4418 Rea Road. www.peacemoravian.com.
All Saints Lutheran
Vacation Bible school: “God’s Tree of Life” for children age 4 through fifth grade. Fellowship supper, entertaining lessons, crafts and activities. Register early to receive correct T-shirt size. Adult classes available. 6-8 p.m. June 24-27. Registration began June 1. 17030 Lancaster Hwy. www.allsaintslutheran.org.
Bellefonte Presbyterian, Kannapolis
Pastors’ anniversary service: The church will celebrate the 23rd anniversary of the Rev. Gregory and Ernestine Davis. 11 a.m. June 2. 8866 Rocky River Road, Harrisburg. www.bellefontechurch.org.
McGill Baptist, Concord
Hot dog lunch: Hot dogs and fried bologna sandwiches, $1.50 each. Delicious homemade desserts also available. Eat in, carry out, or delivery. All proceeds go toward retiring the debt. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays.
Music celebration: All ensembles will participate in praise and worship. 6 p.m. June 2. 5300 Poplar Tent Road, Concord. www.mcgillbaptist.org.
Piedmont Choral Society
Concert: Local singers invited to participate in annual patriotic benefit concerts. All voice parts needed. No prior vocal experience required. Rehearsals will be held at 7 p.m. Mondays starting June 3 at Forest Hill United Methodist, 265 Union St. N., Concord. Concerts will be June 28-30. Proceeds go to local nonprofit organizations. 704-699-6053; email@example.com.
Fair View United Methodist, Mooresville
Fundraiser: Live music from the 1960s to today. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Free admission. Food and drinks available for purchase. Proceeds benefit the Fair View Community Center. 5-8 p.m. June 8 on the green. 1430 Mecklenburg Hwy., Mooresville. www.fairviewumc.org.
Unitarian Universalist Lake Norman Fellowship
Coffee and conversation: Come find out the basic principles and beliefs of Unitarian Universalism. Services follow for those interested. 9:45 a.m. June 2. Services are held at the Woodlawn School, 135 Woodlawn School Loop, Mooresville. For directions and information, visit www.uulakenorman.org.
First Baptist, Mooresville
Children’s choir camp: Children in completed first to sixth grades will learn and perform the vacation Bible school musical, “Colossal Coaster World.” Minister of music Eddie Hicks will lead the camp. Music skills, recreation, and refreshments provided daily. Participants will also receive a T-shirt and listening CD. $25. 9-11:30 a.m. June 17-21. Register by June 9. 150 S. Church St., Mooresville. 704-664-2324; www.fbcmooresville.com.
St. Mark’s Lutheran, Mooresville
Outdoor worship service: Casual dress. Bring lawn chairs. Service will include Holy Communion by Intinction. Lunch will follow the service; bring side dish and dessert to share. 10:30 a.m. June 2 at the Mt. Ulla Lions Club Shelter at Sloan Park, 550 Sloan Road, Mt. Ulla. 704-664-5474.
Hadassah Lake Norman Chapter
Israel’s birthday celebration: Showing of the film “Inside Israel” and presentation on Hadassah’s projects supporting Israel. Refreshments served. 7-9 p.m. June 3 at Temple Kol Tikvah, 605 South St., Davidson. www.hadassahlakenormanchapter.org.
Prospect Presbyterian, Mooresville
Concert: “Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Friends” features music of the classical period. Performers include Kathryn Reed, Taylor Richards, The Master’s Ringers, Tom McClelland, Melody Morrison, and Roy Watkins. Free. 3 p.m. June 2. 9425 N. C. 152 W., Mooresville. 704-664-1514.
Davidson College Presbyterian
Concert: The youth choir of Shallowford Presbyterian in Atlanta will present “Let Your Life Shine.” Free. 7-8 p.m. June 8. 100 N. Main St., Davidson. www.dcpc.org.
Mooresville ARP Church
Vacation Bible school: Classes for children, youth, and adults. 5:45-8:30 p.m. June 16-20. Registration starts at 5:15 p.m. June 16. 659 Carpenter Ave., Mooresville. Register at 704-664-1273.
RiverLife Wellness Center, Mooresville
Christian counseling: Free counseling for adults, including individual, marriage and family. 2487 Charlotte Hwy., Mooresville. To schedule an appointment, provide your name and contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org or 704-664-3540 ext. 4.
Catawba United Methodist
Homecoming Sunday: The church will celebrate 137 years of ministry. Sunday school will be held at 9:30 a.m. June 2. Tom Jones, a former church member and current pastor of Cool Spring United Methodist, will be the guest speaker for the worship service at 10:30 a.m. Those who have died since Homecoming 2012 will be remembered. A covered-dish lunch will follow the service. 207 E. Central Ave., Catawba. 828-241-4868.
Unitarian Universalist Church of Catawba Valley, Hickory
Service: The Rev. Bob MacDicken will speak on “What Good is a Church, Anyway?” 11 a.m. June 2. 833 Fifth St. S. E., Hickory. www.uuhickory.org.
St. John’s Missionary Baptist, Gastonia
Vacation Bible school: June 11-14.
Community watch meeting: 7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month. 1282 Bradford Heights Road, Gastonia. 704-864-6222.
Holy Trinity Lutheran, Hickory
Vacation Bible school: “SonWest Roundup” will lead children on a trail through the Old Testament stories of Moses. Wild West-themed games, songs, movement, crafts, field trips and more. The week also includes donation drives and other community service opportunities. Preschool through fifth grade. 9 a.m.-noon June 17-21. Registration required by June 4.
Children’s day camp: Kindergarten through fifth grades. Space limited. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 4-9. 547 Sixth St. N.W., Hickory. 828-322-2536; www.htlchickory.org.
Epiphany Lutheran, Rock Hill
Vacation Bible school: “Kingdom Rock.” Hands-on science activities, games, Bible songs, tasty treats. 6:10-8:30 p.m. June 16-20. Dinner served at 5:15 p.m. 2370 W. Main St., Rock Hill. www.epiphany-rockhill.org.
St. John’s Methodist, Rock Hill
Fundraising dance: Dancers and music lovers of all ages invited. The Emeralds will perform dance music. Shag performance by Jo Jo Putnam. Bring finger food or bottled drinks to share. No smoking or alcohol. Casual dress attire; no jeans. $10. Proceeds go to children’s building fund. 8-11 p.m. June 8. 321 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill. 803-980-4000; email@example.com.
Fishing Creek Baptist, York
Family and friends day: 11 a.m. June 9.
Vacation Bible school: “Jesus Family Reunion: The Remix.” Crafts, games, snacks, Bible study. 6-8 p.m. June 10-14. 1220 Springlake Road, York. 803-684-6319.
Hillcrest Baptist, York
Gospel sing: The Martins will perform. Free; a love offering will be taken. 6 p.m. June 8. 2020 Hillcrest Road, York. 803-684-9409.
Clinton Chapel A. M. E. Zion, York
Worship services: Sunday school, 10 a.m. Sundays. Praise and worship, 10:45-11 a.m. Morning worship, 11 a.m. Bible study, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. 302 California St., York. 803-684-7465.
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