If you have news about your faith community, please send announcements, press releases and photos to firstname.lastname@example.org.Compiled by Erica BattenTemple Beth El Dinner and lecture: Annual Schloss Summer Lecture on “Living in the Tension Between Safety and Freedom.” Guest panelists will speak about the increasing threats to our constitutional rights as we expand our national focus on security. Members, $10; nonmembers, $12. 7:30 p.m. July 12. 5101 Providence Road. Reservations: 704-749-3070 or www.beth-el.com/RSVP.Hawthorne Lane United Methodist Music camp: Participants will produce the musical “Blast Off: Discovering the God of Creation.” Rising first- through eighth-graders. Lunch provided. Registration required. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 15-17, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. July 18, and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. July 19. Camp show and dinner for friends and family at 6 p.m. July 19. 501 Hawthorne Lane. 704-332-8131; www.hlumc.org.Harrison United Methodist, Pineville Bible study: Senior Pastor Phillip Cole will lead an eight-week study on “Invitation to the New Testament, Part 1.” $13 for materials. 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays starting July 10. The second part of the series will be offered in the fall. 15008 Lancaster Hwy., Pineville. 704-541-3463; www.harrisonumc.org.Unity of Charlotte Film and discussion: “Genetic Roulette: The Gamble of Our Lives.” Popcorn and beverages provided. $5 suggested donation. 7 p.m. June 28 and 29. 401 E. Arrowood Road. 704-523-0062.Sharon United Methodist Sermon series: Senior Pastor Kyle Thompson will preach about the meaning, impact, and relevance of Bible stories in a 31-week series. Small-group opportunities available. The topic for June 30 is “Born Again.” 9 and 11:15 a.m. Sundays. 4411 Sharon Road. 704-366-9166; www.sharonumc.org.St. Matthew Catholic Healing prayer service: St. Peregrine service for those suffering with cancer and other diseases. 7:30 p.m. June 27 in the sanctuary. 8015 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy. 704-543-7677; www.stmatthewcatholic.org.Community Bible Study Women’s day class: Register now for study of James, Philippians and Mark. 9:15-11:30 a.m. Thursdays starting Sept. 5 at Church at Charlotte, 2500 Carmel Road. www.charlotte.cbsclass.org.Peace Moravian Community garden dedication: Salad supper. 6 p.m. June 29. Bazaar workshops: Fellowship and craft-making events held weekly. Items made during the workshop will be offered for sale at the annual bazaar in December. 7 p.m. Tuesdays in the barn. 4418 Rea Road. www.peacemoravian.com.Living Saviour Lutheran Camp: Camp Vivace music, art and drama camp open to rising second- through sixth-graders. Camp participants will present a closing program for family and friends on the last night. $60; $30 non-refundable fee due at registration. 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. July 8-12. Celebration program, 7 p.m. July 12. Register by June 28. 6817 Carmel Road. 704-542-3626; www.LivingSaviourLC.org.Sardis Baptist Gentle yoga classes: Open to anyone who wants to improve strength, balance and flexibility, deepen breath and gain peace of mind. $10 per class. 6 p.m. Mondays and 4:30 and 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Call to register any day before 9 p.m. 5811 Sardis Road. 704-535-2831; www.sardisbaptistcharlotte.org.
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