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Compiled by Erica Batten

Community in Christ Lutheran, Cornelius

Maundy Thursday service: Children who attended class will receive First Communion at the service. 7 p.m. April 17.

Good Friday services: Noon and 7 p.m. April 18.

Easter Sunday services: 9:30 and 11 a.m. April 20. 7621 Norman Island Drive, Cornelius. www.communityinchrist.net.

Radiant Life Fellowship, Huntersville

Teaching series: Join us as we explore what Jesus might say to some well-known people in our culture. 10-11:15 a.m. Sundays starting April 20. The topic for April 20 is “What Would Jesus Say to Pope Francis?” The church meets at Blythe Elementary School, 12202 Hambright Road, Huntersville. www.radiantlifefellowship.com.

Davidson United Methodist

Holy Saturday vigil: Come and depart as you are able. Prayer vigil guide will be provided. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 19 in the chapel, 304 S. Main St., Davidson. www.davidsonumc.org.

Mt. Zion United Methodist, Cornelius

Maundy Thursday service: 7 p.m. April 17.

Good Friday service: 7 p.m. April 18.

Easter egg hunt: Free and open to community. Preschool through third grade. Bring baskets. Adults must accompany children. 10 a.m. April 19.

Easter Sunday services: Sunrise service, 7 a.m. April 20. Traditional services with chancel choir, brass and organ, 8:30 and 11 a.m. Praise and worship service with the praise band, 9:45 a.m. 19600 Zion Ave., Cornelius. www.mtzionumc.net/easter-week.

Independence Hill Baptist, Huntersville

Easter services: Sunrise service, 7 a.m. April 20 in the garden amphitheater. Coffee and light snacks available after the service. Traditional service, 8:30 a.m. Sunday school and small groups, 9:45 a.m. Contemporary service, 11 a.m. 10220 Independence Hill Road, Huntersville. www.independencehill.org.

St. Phillip Missionary Baptist, Huntersville

Maundy Thursday service: Worship, prayer, communion and reflection on the commandment to love one another. 7 p.m. April 17.

Easter egg hunt: Children invited for egg hunt, games, and refreshments. Please bring baskets. 1 p.m. April 19. 524 Dellwood Drive, Huntersville. 704-394-5689.

Asbury United Methodist, Huntersville

Good Friday service: 7 p.m. April 18.

Asbury Café: Breakfast made to order. All-you-can-eat, $6. 7-10 a.m. April 19. Easter egg hunt, bounce house, cookie decorating and other activities at 10:30 a.m.

Easter services: Sunrise service, 7 a.m. April 20. Breakfast follows. Regular service, 11 a.m. 11724 Asbury Chapel Road, Huntersville. www.asburyumc-huntersville.com.

Davidson College Presbyterian

Maundy Thursday service: Dinner, communion and foot washing with Davidson Presbyterian. 6:30 p.m. April 17 in the congregation house.

Good Friday service: 7:30 p.m. April 18.

Easter vigil: 7:30 p.m. April 19.

Easter Sunday services: 8:30 and 11 a.m. April 20. 100 N. Main St., Davidson. www.dcpc.org.

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 four 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.

Bethel Presbyterian, Cornelius

Rock-n-Roll Easter: Easter egg hunt, games, crafts, snacks, and other special surprises for toddlers through fifth graders. Free. 3-4:30 p.m. April 19. 19920 Bethel Church Road, Cornelius. www.bethel-pc.org.

Huntersville United Methodist

Easter Week services: Maundy Thursday service, 7 p.m. April 17. Good Friday service, 7 p.m. April 18. Easter Sunday services, 6:30, 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. April 20.

Prayer study: Study of the Kristen Vincent’s “A Bead and a Prayer: A Beginner’s Guide to Protestant Prayer Beads.” Participants will receive supplies to make a set of prayer beads. $10 for materials. 4 p.m. April 27, May 4, May 18 and June 1. 14005 Stumptown Road, Huntersville. Register at tabithas@huntersvilleumc.org.

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