Exercise classes: Zumba classes with certified instructor. Wear comfortable clothing and bring water bottle and towel. All ages welcome. $4 per session. 10 a.m. Mondays, Connor Recreation Center, 4015 McGee Point Road, Terrell. Wellness clinic 8 a.m.-10 a.m. 828-478-9290.
Church of God
Prayer conference: Western North Carolina 2011 conference with guest speaker Bishop Tim Hill. Feb. 15-17. 1435 Riverview Road, Lincolnton. 704-732-0012.
Souper Bowl luncheon: Elementary youth group to host lunch with variety of soups, sandwiches, desserts, beverages. Everyone welcome. Donations accepted for The Corner Table soup kitchen. Luncheon begins after 10:30 a.m. worship Feb. 6. 209 E. Central Ave., Catawba. 828-241-4868.
Pastor affirmed: Church members have voted to affirm the Rev. Clint Pressley as senior pastor, succeeding Dr. Joe Brown, who retired Dec. 31. Pressley is the church's fifth senior pastor since its founding in 1955. Pressley, a Charlotte native, earned a bachelor's degree in religion from Wofford College in 1991 and a Master of Divinity degree in biblical languages from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in 1997. 6050 Hickory Grove Road, Hickory.