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Pancake breakfast: Adults, $8; children, $5. Raffle tickets for three themed baskets will be sold at $1 each. 7:30-11 a.m. April 24. 21209 Catawba St., Cornelius. 704-892-5577.
Mt. Zion United Methodist, Cornelius
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Pregnancy bonding classes: Lovenotes offers parents an intimate way to relax and experience the wonder of life they have created using music, rhythm and movement. Class size is limited. 7 p.m. Wednesdays May 5-June 2. 19600 Zion St., Cornelius. Register at firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Phillip Missionary Baptist, Huntersville
Annual event: Friends & Family Day. Morning worship, 11 a.m. April 25. Dinner, 1 p.m. Fellowship, fun and games, 1-3:30 p.m.
Usher's anniversary: Guest minister the Rev. Winford Galmon of First Red Branch Baptist. 2:30 p.m. May 2. 524 Dellwood Drive, Huntersville. 704-394-5689.
Huntersville United Methodist
Yard sale: Baked goods and breakfast available. All proceeds benefit missions. 7:30 a.m. May 1. 14005 Stumptown Road, Huntersville. 704-875-1156; www.humconline.org.
Saint Therese Catholic, Mooresville
Golf tournament: 3rd annual golf classic sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. $90 entry fee. 7:30 a.m. May 5 at Birkdale Golf Club, Huntersville. 704-662-3930 or 704-987-4316.
New Hope Missions Church, Mooresville
Church opening: The church will hold its first Sunday worship service at 10 a.m. April 25 at the Lake Norman Dance Gallery, 443 Williamson Road. The worship will be contemporary and relevant, with teaching that is authentic, Bible-based and applicable to your life. The new church is focused on serving others with the hope of Christ and has already been doing community service and missions for the past year. 704-928-5390; www.NewHopeMissionsChurch.org.
Beth Shalom of Lake Norman
New executive director: Carole Hersch Ratner, who was named to the newly created position of executive director of Beth Shalom Lake Norman. Hersch Ratner will be involved with administration, planning, coordination and supervision of day-to-day operations of the synagogue in various areas, including event planning, volunteer coordination, financial services, and marketing and communications. She will represent Beth Shalom in various dealings with the community, other Jewish organizations, committees, and the media.704-896-6556. www.bslkn.org.