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Lake Forest Church, Huntersville
Christmas Store: The church will provide assistance for at-risk families who want to purchase affordable new toys for their children. Information and volunteer opportunities: www.christmasvillagetoystore.com . 8519 Gilead Road, Huntersville. 704-948-3232. .
Davidson College Presbyterian
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Sunday School Series: "Spirituality and the Arts" with guest performances. Tony Abbott and local cellist Barbara Krumdieck present a program of poetry and music. 9:45 a.m. Dec. 19. 100 N. Main St., Davidson. www.dcpc.org. .
Inclusion Community, Davidson
Advent Services: Learn the meaning behind the nativity story. Small group study, 9:30 a.m. Dec. 19. Sunday gathering, 10:30 a.m. Service held at Our Town Cinemas in Davidson.
Christmas Eve Worship: Join us for an early service of candlelight, communion, and conversation. 7 p.m. Dec. 23 at Davidson United Methodist Chapel, 304 S. Main St., Davidson. www.inclusioncommunity.org. .
Huntersville United Methodist
Christmas Eve Services: Traditional lessons and carols service, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 24. Communion service, 11 p.m. 14005 Stumptown Road, Huntersville. 704-875-1156. .
Mt. Zion United Methodist, Cornelius
Concert: "Come Ye Faithful" featuring the chancel choir, hand bell ensemble, children's choir and chamber orchestra. Free; an offering will be taken. 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 19. 19600 Zion St., Cornelius. www.mtzionumc.net. .
St. Mark Catholic, Huntersville
Christmas Program: "No Ordinary Night. A Musical Adventure." 7-8:15 p.m. Dec. 16. 14740 Stumptown Road, Huntersville. www.stmarknc.org. .
Empowerment for Living
Join us for a time of empowerment through worship, dance and the word of God. 8 a.m. Dec. 19 and 26. Comfort Inn & Suites, 19521 Liverpool Pkwy., Cornelius.