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. www.mtzionumc.net/easter-week.

Lake Norman Lutheran, Denver

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

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; http://davidson.quaker.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 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. www.dcpc.org.

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 ncbill273@yahoo.com or Pat Baker at pabaker@davidson.edu.

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: templeadmin@or-olam.org.

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