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Auditions: The Choral Academy is now auditioning children and youth (ages 7-20) to participate in three age-based choirs. If you have children who love to sing and would like to develop their musical talents in a disciplined choir program, call for an audition time. All youth in Cabarrus and the surrounding counties are welcome. Rehearsals for spring semester begin Jan. 5; new singers will be accepted through the month of January. For more information and to set up an audition, call 704-786-7477. The church is at 950 Bradley St., Concord.
Mount Olivet United Methodist
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Christmas Eve services: 6:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Dec. 24. 301 Mount Olivet Road, Concord. 704-782-8846; www.mtolivetumc-concordnc.org.
Branchview Church of God
Service: Candlelight and communion service, 7 p.m. Dec. 23. 246 Branchview Drive N.E., Concord. 704-786-7725; www.bfcog.net.
Central United Methodist
Christmas Eve services: Children's service, 5 p.m. Traditional service, 7 p.m. Meditative service, 9 p.m. Each service includes Holy Communion, lighting of candles and sermon. 30 Union St. N., Concord. 704-786-4109; www.concordcentral.org.
Christmas Eve service: Communion service, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 24. 200 Branchview Drive, Concord. 704-786-9167.
Christmas Eve services: 5 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Dec. 24. Childcare available for children ages 2 and younger. 220 George W. Liles Pkwy. N.W., Concord. 704-795-0423; www.xroadschurch.us.
Candlelight communion worship: 7 p.m. Dec. 24. 401 Pitts School Road S.W., Concord. 704-782-6824; www.cornerstonepcusa.org.
Christmas Eve services: 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. Dec. 24.
Global missions offering: We will be receiving an offering for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship's global missions each Sunday in December. This offering is what keeps many missionaries in the field. 5300 Poplar Tent Road, Concord. 704-788-1180; www.mcgillbaptist.org.
Roberta United Methodist
Christmas Eve service: Candlelight service, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 24. 3925 Cochran Road S.W., Concord. 704-786-9215.
Grace Crossing Baptist Fellowship
Christmas Eve service: 5 p.m. Dec. 24 at the Hickory Ridge High School auditorium, 7321 Raging Ridge Road, Harrisburg. 704-536-9193.
Christmas Eve service: Candlelight service, 11 p.m. Dec. 24. 6900 Hickory Ridge Road, Harrisburg. 704-455-5812; www.covenantchurchofharrisburg.org.
Christmas Eve service: Candlelight and Holy Communion, 8 p.m. Dec. 24. 6020 Mooresville Road, Kannapolis. 704-933-2209.
Christmas Eve service: Christmas Eve service, 5 p.m. Dec. 24. An offering will be taken at the end of worship to benefit Urban Ministries in Charlotte.
Hickory Ridge High School, 7321 Ragin' Ridge Road, Harrisburg.