If you would like to have an event included in Religion news, send a news release to firstname.lastname@example.org.Compiled by Erica BattenPeace Moravian Community garden dedication: Salad supper. 6 p.m. June 29. 4418 Rea Road. www.peacemoravian.com.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. Family tailgate party: Celebrate Independence Day with fun, food, and fellowship for all ages. 6 p.m. July 4. At 9 p.m., we will walk to Independence Park to watch the fireworks. 501 Hawthorne Lane. 704-332-8131; www.hlumc.org.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.Temple 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.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 Highway, Pineville. 704-541-3463; www.harrisonumc.org.New Zion Missionary Baptist Vacation Bible school: Giant Slayer: Are YOU Ready for the Fight? Games, crafts, adventure, new friends and more for ages 1 through adult. Free. 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 9-12. 217 W. Todd Lane. Register at www.insidenewzion.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. 4:35 and 6 p.m. Mondays and 4:30 and 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Please call to register any day before 9 p.m. 5811 Sardis Road. 704-535-2831; www.sardisbaptistcharlotte.org.Shepherds Center SouthEast Book club: Discussion of John Steinbecks Travels With Charley. Please read selection prior to the meeting. Newcomers welcome. The club meets the second Tuesday of each month. 10-11:30 a.m. July 9 at The Ivey, 6030 Park South Drive. 704-321-0325; email@example.com.Crossroads Church, Concord Summer schedule: The Saturday night service will be suspended for the summer. Please join us for services at 8:30, 9:45, and11:11 a.m. Sundays. 220 George W. Liles Parkway, Concord. www.xroadschurch.us.Webbs Chapel United Methodist, Denver Community breakfast: All-you-can-eat eggs, grits, homemade biscuits, hash browns, ham, sausage, bacon, gravy, fruit, pastries, coffee, juice, more. Dine-in is $8 for adults and $5 for children. All take-out plates are $8. 8-11 a.m. July 4 or until sold out. 4640 Webbs Chapel Church Road, Denver. 704-483-9434.Davidson College Presbyterian Study series: Biographies of Faith features brief studies of people in history whose Christian faith impacted the world. 9:45 a.m. Sundays through Aug. 18 in Jetton Hall. The Rev. Lib McGregor Simmons will lead a study of St. Francis of Assisi on June 30. Sermon series: Walking in Gods Way series on the Ten Commandments. 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sundays through Aug. 18. Weekly Gathering Around the Word discussion will also focus on the commandments and the ethical issues they address. 5 p.m. Wednesdays in the parlor. No meetings July 3 or 17. 100 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-892-5641.Vanderburg United Methodist, Mooresville Preschool: Enrollment now open. 1809 Charlotte Highway, Mooresville. Contact Veronica Naas at 704-664-1625.Fair View United Methodist, Mooresville Womens Bible study: He Is by Beth Moore. Refresh your faith in God as we explore who God says He is. Free. 10-11:30 a.m. July 1, 8, 15 and 22. 1430 Mecklenburg Highway, Mooresville. Register at 704-664-2880 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Bethel Presbyterian, Cornelius Vacation Bible school: Kingdom Rock for children age 4 through rising fifth-graders. Adult classes available. 5:30-8:15 p.m. July 19, 3:30-6 p.m. July 20-21, and 5:30-7:30 p.m. July 22. Special VBS Sunday school at 9:15 a.m. July 21. Free. Register by July 5. 19920 Bethel Church Road, Cornelius. 704-892-0546; www.bethel-pc.org.Triplett United Methodist, Mooresville Concert: Annual patriotic concert, hot dog supper and ice cream social. 5 p.m. June 30. Reservations: 704-663-4619. Service suspended: The Theotokos Wednesday night worship service will not be held July 3 or 10. Service will resume at 6 p.m. July 17. Vacation Bible school: Kingdom Rock for children age 3 through fifth-graders. 5:45-8:15 p.m. July 8-11. Dinner served at 5:45 p.m. Registration, 5:30 p.m. July 7. Grand celebration and hot dog supper, 6 p.m. July 12. 838 Mazeppa Road, Mooresville. www.triplettumc.org.First Baptist, Mooresville Musical: The music ministry will present Indivisible: One Nation Under God. 8:30 and 11 a.m. June 30. Brunch will be served at 9:45 a.m. in the fellowship hall. 150 S. Church St., Mooresville. www.fbcmooresville.com.Hopewell Baptist, Davidson Vacation Bible school: Colossal Coaster World for all ages. Childrens activities include Bible stories, crafts, music and games. 6:15-9 p.m. July 21-25. 18841 Davidson-Concord Road, Davidson. 704-892-3749; www.hopewellbaptistchurch.com.Lakeside Fellowship ARP Church, Mooresville Weekly series: Pastor Joseph will share his personal knowledge and experience in a special series of messages called What Every Christian Needs to Know About Islam. Refreshments will be served following the presentations. 9:30 a.m. Sundays, July 14 through Sept. 8. 381 Williamson Road, Mooresville. 704-663-6775; www.lakesidepresbyterian.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.New Holy Temple, Gastonia Day camp: New Creation Summer Day Camp offers a safe and fun learning environment for children. Hours of operation are 5:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. 1468 W. Airline Ave., Gastonia. 704-853-0670.Unitarian Universalist Church of Catawba Valley, Hickory Service: The Rev. Bob MacDicken will discuss, Is There Any Future in Being Unitarian Universalist? Reflections on the Louisville General Assembly will frame a consideration of how Unitarian Universalism is relevant today. 11 a.m. June 30. 833 Fifth St. S.E., Hickory. www.uuhickory.org.Catawba United Methodist Missions projects: Volunteers from the church will work at Eastern Catawba Cooperative Christian Ministry July 1-3. The Carolina Cross Connection team will repair homes for disadvantaged families in Stanly County June 30-July 6. The group will share their experiences with the congregation at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. July 7. 207 E. Central Ave., Catawba. 828-241-4868.
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