North Mecklenburg Community Chorus
Concert: Chorus to perform "The Glory of Christmas" 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30, Huntersville United Methodist, 14005 Stumptown Road, Huntersville, and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, McGill Baptist, 5300 Poplar Tent Road, Concord. Free. www.northmeckcommunitychorus.org.
Congregation Emanuel, Statesville
Rabbinic Fellow named: Sarah Freidson, senior rabbinical student at Jewish Theological Seminary in New York, has been named Legacy Heritage Fund Rabbinic Fellow for the congregation. She will serve through May. 206 N. Kelly St., Statesville. 704-873-7611.
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Forest Hill United Methodist
Christmas cantata: The 55-member Singing Saints present "Festival of Carols" 3 p.m. Nov. 29. 265 Union St. N., Concord. 704-782-1109; www.fhumc.org.
Williamson's Chapel United Methodist
Communion service: Chancel choir, with Crown String Quartet, to sing parts of Vivaldi's "Gloria." 8:15 and 11 a.m. Dec. 6.
Service: Service of hope and healing for all who find holidays stressful, particularly because of grief. 3 p.m. Dec. 6. 575 Brawley School Road, Mooresville. 704-664-3680; www.williamsonschapel.org.
Davidson College Presbyterian
Christmas item sale: Purchase gifts, accessories, home décor from Ten Thousand Villages, nonprofit fair-trade organization that markets products of artisan groups from 36 countries, during Christmas in Davidson Dec. 3-5 and at church morning of Dec. 6. Part of sales go to church's global missions.
Christmas handbell concert: Church handbell choir, with local flute choir, perform Christmas favorites, more. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4.
Service of healing and wholeness: 5 p.m. Dec. 5, Lingle Chapel. 100 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-892-5641; www.dcpc.org.
Fundraiser: Hickory-smoked hams, 17-21 pounds each, $45 each. Orders due by Dec. 6; pick up by noon Dec. 19. 401 Pitts School Road S.W., Concord. 704-782-6824.
St. Mark Catholic, Huntersville
Teaching mass: Msgr. Richard Bellow to walk participants through rituals and symbols of the Mass. For all who would like to further develop their understanding of the Mass. For teens and adults; child care by reservation. 7 p.m. Dec. 2. Church tour 6:30 p.m. 14749 Stumptown Road. 704-577-3408.
Lake Norman Jewish Congregation
Hanukkah celebration: 6-10 p.m. Dec. 11, Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main St., Mooresville. Crafts, performances by religious school, catered dinner, more. Register by Dec. 5. www.lakenormanjc.org; 704-987-9980.
Providence Baptist, Harrisburg
"Journey Through Bethlehem": Walk streets as they might have been 2,000 years ago. Outdoor walking tours begin 6:30-8:30 p.m. nightly Dec. 3-6. 5315 N.C. 49 S., Harrisburg. www.pbcharrisburg.org; 704-455-2813.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Huntersville
Community Nativity festival: More than 225 Nativity scenes from around the world; nightly caroling; dress in provided Nativity costumes to re-enact Holy Night. Free. 6-9 p.m. Dec. 3-4 and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Dec. 5. 7032 McIlwaine Road, Huntersville. www.nativityfestival.wordpress.com.
Huntersville United Methodist
Christmas concert: "Let's Have a Christmas Celebration!" All-time favorites. 3 p.m. Dec. 5. 14005 Stumptown Road, Huntersville. 704-875-1156.
Holy Spirit Catholic, Denver
Craft fair: More than 30 area crafters. Light breakfast and lunch available for purchase. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 5. 537 N. C. 16 N., Denver. www.holyspiritnc.org; 704-483-6448.
Camp Wesley, Mooresville
Walk Through Bethlehem: Interactive marketplace; crafts, food, music. Register for Roman census; go with shepherds in search of newborn messiah. 6-9 p.m. Dec. 4 and 11; 2-9 p.m. Dec. 5 and 12. 3090 Deal Road, Mooresville. www.walkthrubethlehem.org.
Beth Shalom of Lake Norman
Hanukkah party: Celebration to include free refreshments, Hanukkah crafts, children's art projects, music, more. Lighting of Beth Shalom Menorah, Lake Norman's only outdoor menorah. Free; open to the public. Noon-3 p.m. Dec. 13, Mooresville Town Square, at Brawley School Road and Williamson Road. www.bslkn.org.