If you have news about your faith community, please send announcements, press releases and photos to email@example.com.Compiled by Erica BattenLiving Saviour Lutheran Vacation Bible school: “Colossal Coaster World” for ages 4 through 10. 6-8 p.m. July 21-25. Pastor Angela Powell will lead adult program on “Basics of Prayer,” 6:30-7:45 p.m. Meal served 5:30-6 p.m. Freewill offering accepted. Register by July 15. 6817 Carmel Road. 704-542-3626; www.LivingSaviourLC.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 Hwy., Pineville. 704-541-3463; www.harrisonumc.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.Hawthorne Lane United Methodist Bible school rescheduled: “Kingdom Rock: Where Kids Stand Strong for God!” will be held jointly with Kilgo and St. Luke United Methodist. 6-8 p.m. July 7-11 at Kilgo UMC, 2101 Belvedere Ave. Dinner served at 5:30 p.m. Open to children age 3 through fifth grade. The children will share music and stories from Bible school at 11 a.m. July 14 at Kilgo UMC. 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. 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.St. John’s Episcopal Job hunters’ group: Experts provide job search tips, résumé reviews, interview coaching, and networking opportunities. No fees or registration. 7 p.m. Tuesdays. 1623 Carmel Road. www.saintjohns-charlotte.org.Community Blood Center of the Carolinas Blood drive: Brenna Lakeson Student Drive. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 7 at Matthews United Methodist, 801 S. Trade St., Matthews. www.cbcc.us.
Friday, Jun. 28, 2013
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