If you have news about your faith community, please send announcements, press releases and photos to email@example.com.Compiled by Erica BattenSharon 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 Aug. 4 is “Connect the Dots.” 9 and 11:15 a.m. Sundays. 4411 Sharon Road. 704-366-9166; www.sharonumc.org.Shepherd’s Center SouthEast Golf benefit: Players and sponsors needed. 8:30 a.m. Aug. 28 at Olde Sycamore Golf Plantation, 7500 Olde Sycamore Drive, Mint Hill. Register at http://scsegolf2013.eventbrite.com. Book club: Discussion of “A Land More Kind Than Home” by Wiley Cash. Read selection prior to the meeting. Newcomers welcome. The club meets the second Tuesday of each month. 10-11:30 a.m. Aug. 13 at the Sardis House at Sardis Presbyterian, 6100 Sardis Road. 704-321-0325; firstname.lastname@example.org.First Baptist, Weddington Music day camp: Classes in guitar, drama, drums, hand bells and recorder for children in completed first to sixth grades. $25 includes musical book, CD, and T-shirt. 9:30 a.m.-noon Aug. 5-9. The children will also present the musical at 6 p.m. Aug. 11. 348 Providence Road, Weddington. Register at 704-846-6770.Congregation Ohr HaTorah Shabbaton dinner: Join us for a royal dinner in honor of the month of Elul. $25 per person or $65 per family. Services at 7 p.m. Aug. 2. Dinner at 8 p.m. Jewish Learning Institute: Classes for teens will address modern-day issues including responsibility, relationships, respect, and privacy. Tracks for seventh and eighth grades will meet every other Sunday; ninth to 12th grades will meet every other Thursday. $200 per year includes all text books and supplies. Synagogue membership not required. 6619 Sardis Road. www.chabadnc.org/JLITeens.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. Call to register any day before 9 p.m. 5811 Sardis Road. 704-535-2831; www.sardisbaptistcharlotte.org.First Baptist, Indian Trail ‘Monday Nights Live:’ Guest speakers and artists at 7 p.m. each Monday through Aug. 26. Dr. Jerry Spencer and The Nelons will join us on Aug. 5. Free. Men’s conference: “Iron Sharpens Iron VIII” open to all men ages 16 and older. Steak dinner, message from Dr. Mike Whitson, music and prayer. $15. 7-9:30 p.m. Aug. 9. 732 Indian Trail-Fairview Road, Indian Trail. Register at 704-882-1005 or www.fbcit.org.Myers Park United Methodist Hymn sing: “Hymns and Hot Dogs.” Audience members will be able to request favorites. All are encouraged to bring musical instruments and play along. Free hot dog supper and fellowship will follow the service. 5:30 p.m. Aug. 4. 1501 Queens Road. www.mpumc.org. Email email@example.com if you plan to bring an instrument.South Mecklenburg Presbyterian Family bluegrass night: Music by the Snyder Family Band. Hot dog dinner, homemade ice cream contest, children’s games. Free admission. 5 p.m. Aug. 3. 8601 Bryant Farms Road. 704-544-0404; www.smpchome.org.The Foundation of Shalom Park Workshops: The foundation, in association with Carolina Business Coach, offers professional teambuilding workshops to elevate employee team performance and create a more successful business. Workshops include Communication: Who’s on the Other Side of the Table?, The Art of Persuasion, and The Essentials of Goal Setting. 5007 Providence Road. www.shalomcharlotte.org.Temple Israel Open house: Are you looking for a Jewish community to connect with? We would love to meet you! Stop by for light refreshments and meet our membership committee, clergy, board members and staff. Individuals, couples and families welcome. Noon-2 p.m. Aug. 11 in the board room. 4901 Providence Road. www.templeisraelnc.org.
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