Religions news, April 9: Palm Sunday services commence
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Religions news, April 9: Palm Sunday services commence

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Compiled by Erica Batten

Mount Zion United Methodist, Cornelius

Palm Sunday services: Attendees will receive palm branches to wave. 8:30 and 11 a.m. April 13 in the sanctuary; 9:45 a.m. in the family life center. 19600 Zion Ave., Cornelius.

Lake Norman Lutheran, Denver

Lenten services: 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Meal at 5:45 p.m. 1445 N.C. 16 North, Denver.

Davidson Friends Meeting

Needlecraft group: Hearts and Hands invites those who like to knit, crochet and quilt to make shawls and other charity needlecraft projects. No experience necessary. 7:30 p.m. each first and third Thursday. 625 South St., Davidson. 704-895-8404;


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 North, Denver. 828-478-2063.

First Baptist, Cornelius

Senior adults group: Interesting programs, fellowship and travel opportunities. New people welcomed to join. Meets at 10:30 a.m. the second Tuesday of each month. 21007 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. For more information, call Pat Alleshunas at 704-787-9257.

Davidson United Methodist

Career transition program: Co-sponsored by Davidson College Presbyterian. 10 a.m.-noon each first and third Wednesday in room 216 of the education building. 233 S. Main St., Davidson. 704-892-8277.

Davidson College Presbyterian

Palm Sunday service: “I Am the Way, Truth and Life.” One service only. 11 a.m. April 13.

Holy Tuesday service: Compline service of music will include François Couperin’s setting of the “Leçons de ténèbres” performed by sopranos Margaret Carpenter and Chelsea Bonagura, cellist Barbara Krumdieck and organist Jane Cain. 7:30 p.m. April 15.

Support group: PFLAG (Parents, Friends, and Families of Lesbians and Gays) promotes the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, their families and friends through support, education and advocacy. Meetings are at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month in the parlor. 100 N. Main St., Davidson. For more information, contact Bill Strong at or Pat Baker at

Temple Or Olam, Concord

Community Seder: Join us for fun, ritual and learning, and a delicious buffet of traditional and vegetarian food. Adults $36; students $18; children 4 and older $12. 3:30-8 p.m. April 19 at Piedmont Unitarian Universalist Church, 9704 Mallard Creek Road. More information and reservations:

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