Community Thanksgiving service: Community invited for family evening of worship and thanksgiving. Coffee, cider, pie afterward. 7 p.m. Nov. 24. 5801 Pineville-Matthews Road. 704-543-1200; www.calvarychurch.com.
Interfaith Thanksgiving service: All invited. 7 p.m. Nov. 24, Temple Israel, 4901 Providence Road.
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South Mecklenburg Presbyterian
Holiday concert: Ballantyne Music and Arts presents first in South Charlotte Concert Series with debut of Ballantyne Chamber Orchestra, accompanied by Charlotte's Renaissance Singers. Scottish artist and conductor Jamie Hood to lead orchestra and choir.. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 28. 8601 Bryant Farms Road. $22 in advance; $25 at the door; $20 seniors and students. Group rates available. 704-651-5275; BallantyneBrass@aol.com.
Worship series: "Drawing Near." Video lesson series and discussion on moving to knowing God. 10-10:45 a.m. Sundays. 5805 U.S. 74 W., Indian Trail.
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First Baptist, Matthews
Thanksgiving service: Each attending family to receive free bag of groceries with ham and side items to feed a family of five. 11 a.m. Nov. 24. 185 S. Trade St., Matthews. 704-847-9150.
St. Michael's Anglican, Matthews
Thanksgiving Mass: 10 a.m. Nov. 26. 2211 Margaret Wallace Road, Matthews. 704-537-7777; www.stmichaels anglican.org .