Grant Wacker of the Duke Divinity School will speak on Church and State in American History at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Myers Park United Methodist Church, 1501 Queens Road. The talk is part of a fall series of programs at the church on religion and politics. In addition to church history, Wacker is a scholar on Billy Graham. Child care is available for ages 8 and under. Details: 704-376-8584 or www.mpumc.org.