Community Lenten services: Six weekly services bring churches together across denominational and racial lines. Dr. Glenn Pinckney of Day Spring Ministries to lead service 12:10-12:35 p.m. March 16 at First Presbyterian, 237 2nd St., Hickory. Lunch afterward. Donations accepted. Details: the Rev. Reggie Longcrier, 828-962-8195 or the Rev. Bill Garrard, 828-962-7566.
St. Alban's Episcopal,
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Lenten worship: Stations of the cross 5:45 p.m. Fridays, March 18-April 15. Evening prayer Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays through April 18.
Service of healing: 5:45 p.m. March 15.
Wednesday evening fellowship: Dinner 5:45 p.m. Wednesdays. Teaching reflection and meditation on "The Word Is Very Near You: A Guide to Praying With Scripture," 6:20-7:20 p.m. Wednesdays. Child care provided. 130 39th Avenue Place N.W., Hickory. 828-324-1351.
Eastern Catawba Cooperative Christian Ministry
Hunger campaign: For the 13th year, Alan Shawn Feinstein will divide $1 million among hunger-fighting agencies nationwide, using it to help them raise money during March and April. ECCCM is asking community organizations to receive a special offering, which will be matched on a percentage basis by the Feinstein Foundation. 245 E. N St., Newton. www.ecccm.org.
Corinth Reformed Church, Hickory
Lenten organ recitals: Kelly Grooms performs 12:30 p.m. March 18. Series presented in memory of Claude and Raenelle Abernethy. Continues March 25. Free. 150 16th Ave. N.W., Hickory. www.corinthtoday.org.
Organ concert: Polish organist Marek Kudlicki plays organ music . 7:30 p.m. March 15. www.dcpc.org. Details: 704-892-5641.