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Services: Sarah Freidson, a senior rabbinical student at the Jewish Theological Seminary, will conduct services at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 15 and 10 a.m. Jan. 16.
Film: "Down Home in North Carolina," which depicts the history of the Jewish people in North Carolina, will be shown at 6 p.m. Jan. 16. 206 N. Kelly St., Statesville. 704-873-7611.
Statesville Christian Women's Club
Luncheon: "Winter Wonderland Luncheon" with speaker Nan Leaptrott. Music by Susan Pinkerton. 11 a.m. Jan. 18 at the Statesville Civic Center, 300 S. Center St., Statesville. $10. Reservations by Jan. 13: 704-546-7972.
Fundraising dinner: Legendary auto racing promoter H. A. "Humpy" Wheeler will discuss how his faith has helped him survive a life in the fast lane that has spanned more than 50 years. Proceeds benefit the campus Catholic Ministry. Space limited to 100 couples. $75 per person. 6:30 p.m. Jan. 21. 209 Ridge Road, Davidson. 704-905-9365.
Davidson College Presbyterian
Sermon series: Pastor Lib McGregor Simmons will lead a series on the Lord's Prayer. Services at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sundays. Annual retreat will feature a multidisciplinary celebration of the prayer, Jan. 29-30.
Concert: Accomplished organist Jacqueline Yost, a surprise performer at Organ at Davidson's first Bach Birthday Bash, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19. Reception to follow program. Free and open to the public. 100 N. Main St., Davidson. www.dcpc.org.
New Pastor: The Rev. Kurt Johnston served in Salem Presbytery as an interim pastor at Second Presbyterian in Lexington, N.C. He also served at Gilwood Presbyterian in Concord and Mallard Creek Presbyterian in Charlotte. He received a Bachelor of Arts in economics and a Masters of Management from N.C. State University and a Masters of Divinity from Union Seminary in Richmond. Johnston's wife, Abby, is an assistant district attorney in Surry County. Johnston will be installed at 3 p.m. Jan. 17. 14401 Ramah Church Road, Huntersville. 704-875-6683.
Lake Norman Church of Christ
Singing service: Fellowship meal to follow. 6 p.m. Jan. 17. 17634 Caldwell Station Road, Huntersville. 704-895-1155; www.lakenormancoc.org.
Discovering Journey lunch: Learn about the church, meet the staff and other members. 12:30 p.m. Jan. 17. 15711 Brookway Drive, Huntersville. Sign up at www.thejourneyonline.com.