First Baptist, Indian Trail
Concert: Gordon Mote to perform 6 p.m. Feb. 27. Free. 732 Indian Trail-Fairview Road, Indian Trail. 704-882-1005.
Epiphany Lutheran, Rock Hill
Youth craft event: After 10:30 a.m. service Feb. 27. Hot dog lunch included.
Youth project: Youth to participate in 30-hour famine for World Vision March 4-5. 2370 W. Main St., Rock Hill, S.C. 803-324-8877; www.epiphany-rockhill.org.
First Baptist, Indian Trail
Real evangelism conference: Preachers: Bailey Smith, Johnny Hunt, Bob Pitman, Junior Hill, Jay Lowder, Jerry Vines, Herb Reavis, Ron Lynch, Jerry Chaddick, Mike Stone, Josh Smith. Musical guests: Mike Speck Trio, Greater Vision, the McKameys. March 9-11. 732 Indian Trail-Fairview Road, Indian Trail. 704-882-1005; www.fbcit.org.
Pineville United Methodist
Lenten Bible study: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesdays, March 8-April 19. Lunch available for $4. 110 S. Polk St., Pineville. 704-889-2022; www.pinevilleumc.org.
St. John's United Methodist, Rock Hill
Dance classes: Bill and April Bragg to lead four-week session of West Coast Swing lessons. Beginners and experienced dancers welcome. 7:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays starting March 2; $20 donation to children's building fund requested. Ongoing line dance classes 6:30-8 p.m. Mondays and 1:30-3 p.m. Thursdays; monthly donation of $15 requested. 321 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, S.C. 803-980-4000; email@example.com.
Shiloh Institutional Baptist
Black history extravaganza: evening of poetry, songs of praise, liturgical dance, more. Everyone invited. 6 p.m. Feb. 26. 2400 Greenland Ave. 704-393-2065.
St. Gabriel Catholic
Special mass: Church's disABILITY Ministry to host Developmental/Intellectual disABILITIES Awareness Mass. Guests of honor to provide music and liturgical dance, share scripture readings, serve as greeters. 5 p.m. Feb. 26. 3016 Providence Road. 704-364-6964.
Temple Beth El
Comparative religion series: "Sex, Women and Religion." Dr. Maria Hanlin of Mecklenburg Ministries presents "Hat, Habits and Hijabs: Interfaith Understandings of Women's Sexuality." 7 p.m. March 1. 5101 Providence Road. www.beth-el.com.
Dilworth United Methodist
Pine needle fundraiser: All proceeds to benefit local missions for women and children. $5 per bale; $4.50 each for orders of 25 bales or more. Free delivery for orders of 10 or more. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. March 5. Place orders at 704-333-4173.
Providence United Methodist
Men's faith study: Adam Hamilton book and video series "24 Hours That Changed the World." Seven-week study and fellowship meets 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays starting March 15. Register at 704-724-7942.
Central Church Life Care Center
Seminar: Drs. Robert and Cindi Dodd of Rodgers Christian Counseling present "A Prescription for Healthy 'I' Sight." 8:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. March 5. Limited enrollment.
Spring workshop series: Topics include "What to Do When God Says, 'Wait,' " "Hiding From Love," "Before and After You Say, 'I Do,' " "Changes That Heal," more. Workshops begin March 6. Limited enrollment. 5500 Randolph Road. 704-365-6112; www.centralchurchofgod.org/lifecare.
United Baptist/March of Faith Ministry
Service: Celebration of church's 15th year of ministry with Bishop Frank Murphy and Truth Tabernacle Church of God. 3 p.m. Feb. 27. 1115 Hawthorne Lane. 704-334-7221.
Free tax preparation: Approved Certified Volunteer Income Tax (VITA) site providing free tax preparation for veterans and elderly, low-income, or disabled individuals. 5-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 1-5 p.m. Saturdays through April 13. 5901 Amberly Lane. www.thelifebaptistchurch.org.
Pleasant Hill Baptist
Health expo: "Have Faith in Heart" sponsored by American Heart Association and Presbyterian Hospital. Free screenings and family fun. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 12. 517 Baldwin Ave. 704-376-1201.
Lenten series: "God Is Closer Than You Think." 6:20-7:10 p.m. Wednesdays. Supper at 5:45 p.m. 4418 Rea Road. 704-759-9939.
Torrence Grove AME Zion
Service: Deaconess Board to celebrate its Annual Day and Ordination Service. Guests the Rev. Harold Jordan and the Mowing Glade AME Zion Church. 3 p.m. March 6. 1200 Torrence Grove Church Road. 704-597-0291.
St. Gabriel Catholic
Bone marrow drive: Help 6-year-old Jordan Jemsek and others find matches in their fight against cancer. Donors must be 18-55 years old. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. March 5. 3016 Providence Road. More information and donations at www.firstgiving.com/fundraiser/jordanjemsek/dkms-Americas.
St. Stephen United Methodist
Ceremonies: Church to award more than $100,000 to United Methodist Committee on Relief and local mission of Center City Health during ceremonies at 10:50 a.m. modern worship and 11:10 a.m. traditional worship Feb. 27.
Youth project: Church youth to participate in 30-hour famine for World Vision March 4-5. Goal is to raise $10,000 for hungry families worldwide. 6800 Sardis Road. 704-364-1824; www.ststephenumc.net.
St. Peter's Episcopal
Chamber music concert: Cellist Alan Black to perform with violinist Rosemary Furniss, flutist Elizabeth Landon and violist Scott Rawls. Reception afterward. $30; proceeds benefit Chamber Music for Teens 2011 summer camp. 7:30 p.m. March 5. 115 N. Tryon St. 704-777-4842; www.chambermusicforteens.org.
Cross Park Church
Church opens: Church to hold first worship service 10:30 a.m. March 6, Smithfield Elementary School, 3200 Smithfield Church Road. Cross Park, a congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America, is the third church started in Charlotte by the Uptown Church. www.CrossParkChurch.org.