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Davidson United Methodist
Book Sale: The United Methodist Women will host a book sale with a variety of used books, magazines, tapes, and DVDs. Prices $.25-$2. 3-7 p.m. Oct. 8; 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 9; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 10. Donations accepted through Oct. 10. 233 S. Main St., Davidson. www.davidsonumc.org.
St. Phillip Missionary Baptist, Huntersville
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Homecoming: 134th homecoming celebration. Pastor Larry Daniel will deliver the message at the 11 a.m. service Oct. 10. Dinner at 1 p.m. The Rev. Daniel Joseph of Mt. Zion Baptist will deliver the message at the 2:30 p.m. service. 524 Dellwood Drive, Huntersville. 704-394-5689.
Davidson College Presbyterian
Service: Blessing of the animals. Learn about community animal service agencies, participate in procession and brief service. Music by Sunday Union. Offering of pet food or money will go to pet owners served by Loaves & Fishes and the Ada Jenkins Center. 4 p.m. Oct. 10. 102 N. Main St., Davidson. www.dcpc.org.
Huntersville United Methodist
Men's Breakfast: The United Methodist Men will sponsor a breakfast the second Sunday of each month. 8 a.m. Oct. 10. 14005 Stumptown Road, Huntersville. 704-875-1156; www.humconline.org.
First Baptist, Cornelius
Senior Citizens' Group: Programs, fellowship, and travel opportunities. The Jolly Travelers meet at 10:30 a.m. the second Tuesday of each month. 21007 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. 704-896-5623.
Mount Zion United Methodist, Cornelius
Fall study group: Seven-week study using the book "A Case for Faith" by Lee Strobel. 7 p.m. Mondays through Nov. 15. Facilitated by the Rev. Jill Smith. RSVP: 704-892-8566.
Daytime group study: "Daniel: Pursuing Integrity" 10:30 a.m.-noon Wednesdays Oct. 6-Nov. 17.
Women's group: All women of the church and community are welcome for fellowship and devotion at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at the Acropolis restaurant. Details: Elizabeth Coker, 704-892-8263 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Men's Group: Men of all ages are welcome to attend a Community Men's Prayer Breakfast held 7-8 a.m. each Wednesday at the Cookhouse Restaurant, 20936 Torrence Chapel Road, Cornelius. It is led on alternate weeks by the ministerial staffs of Mount Zion UMC and Bethel Presbyterian Church.
Life Fellowship, Davidson
Saturday Evening Service: Message, contemporary worship music, and question-and-answer session. Children's ministry will also meet. Fellowship to follow service. 6:30 p.m. Saturdays at the Community School of Davidson, 565 Griffith St., Davidson. www.lifecharlotte.com.
Congregation Emanuel, Statesville And The Jewish Council Of Lake Norman
Lecture: Davidson College Professor Irwin Goldstein will lead a discussion on "Can One Disprove the Existence of a Deity by Pointing to Evil?" 8 p.m. Oct. 9. Covered dish dinner, 7 p.m. 206 N. Kelly St., Statesville. www.congregationemanuel.us.
Berea Baptist, Mooresville
Fall Revival: Guest speaker Dr. Paul Childers. Nursery provided. 7 p.m. Oct. 7-9 and 11 a.m. Oct. 10. 1015 River Hwy., Mooresville. 704-663-0986; www.bereabaptist.net.
Central United Methodist, Mooresville
Parenting Class: Based on Chip Ingram's "Effective Parenting in a Defective World." 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays.
Support Group: GriefShare for women who have recently lost a loved one. 10 a.m. Wednesdays.
Fall Festival: Family fun and great food. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 9. Barbecue plates available 11 a.m.-2 p.m., $8. Children's hot dog plates, $3. 214 N. Academy St., Mooresville. 704-664-5429; www.cumcmooresville.com.
Prosperity Presbyterian Church
Fall festival: Wear your favorite costume. 6-8 p.m. Oct. 29. Activities will take place in the church gym. Details: 704-875-1182. 5533 Prosperity Church Road, Charlotte.
Beth Shalom of Lake Norman
Introduction To Judaism Course: Two-year course taught by Rabbi Corey Helfand; Hebrew will be taught by ritual director Kara Tanenbaum. To enroll: bslkn.org (Payments/Donations page. Details: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Empowerment For Living Family
Sunday Morning Worship Service: 8 a.m. worship, dance and the word of God. 8 a.m. Comfort Inn & Suites, 19521 Liverpool Pkwy., Cornelius.