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Mooresville Associate Reformed Presbyterian
Sunday morning breakfast: Congregational meal at 9:30 a.m. the first Sunday of each month. Free and open to anyone in the community. 659 Carpenter Ave., Mooresville. 704-664-1273; www.mooresvillearp.org.
Service: New Year's Eve service, 10:30 p.m. Dec. 31. 18841 Davidson-Concord Road, Davidson. 704-892-3749.
Smart spending workshop: Guest speaker Faye Prosser, author of "The Smart Spending Guide," will teach you how to save on your grocery expenses. The Smart Spending Guide, workshop DVD and organizer inserts will be available at a discount. $15 per person; pre-registration required. 1-4:30 p.m. Jan. 9. 201 S. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. 704-875-6892. For more information on the Smart Spending system, visit www.smartspendingresources.com.
Lake Forest Church
Discovery courses: Several Discovery Courses begin in January, including Welcome 101, Kick the Tires, Loving our Kids on Purpose, Eating a Bible Burger, Building Growth Foundations, Discovering Baptism and Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University. 8519 Gilead Road, Huntersville. 704-948-3232; www.lakeforest.org.
Huntersville United Methodist
Bible study: DVD program "Choices" by Edwin McManus. Participants please bring Bible and a heavy hors d'oeuvre. Childcare available. 4-6 p.m. Jan. 3. Register at www.humconline.org.
Mothers of preschoolers: MOPs, an international, nondenominational Christian organization for moms with children ages birth-5, meets 9:30-11:30 a.m. first and third Fridays. 100 Ranson St., Huntersville. 704-875-1156.
Davidson United Methodist
Children's music program: Registration is open for the spring semester of Kindermusik, which begins the week of Jan. 4. 233 S. Main St., Davidson. 704-892-8277; www.davidsonumc.org/Kindermusik.
Special service: Reggie Sadler will present "The Gathering: A God in Country Rally." 5-7 p.m. Jan. 10. 2372 Lakeshore Road S., Denver. 704-483-5851; www.westportbaptist.net.
Point of Grace Lutheran
Service: New Year's Eve service, family fun night and potluck meal for Charlotte police officers. 7-midnight Dec. 31. 20700 N. Main St., Suite 104, Cornelius. 704-608-4200; www.pointofgracelutheran.org.
Life groups: Small groups meet weekly in homes around the Lake Norman area. Build friendships and grow in your faith. More information at www.thejourneyonline.com; 704-892-9797.
Beth Haven Baptist
Children's ministry: Master Clubs for children ages 4 through 6th grade meets at 5 p.m. Sundays. 1783 Beth Haven Church Road, Denver. 704-483-2635; www.bethhavenbaptist.com.
Williamson's Chapel United Methodist
Wednesday for women: Classes include Christian Obedience, Spiritual Discipline, Go Deeper, Creative Christian Arts, Better Moms and book club study of "A Lineage of Grace." 9:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Register for classes at www.williamsonschapel.org. 589 Brawley School Road, Mooresville. 704-664-3680.