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Compiled by Erica Batten
St. Therese Catholic, Mooresville
Special Mass: On the Feast Day of St. Ignatius of Loyola, July 31, staff members and parishioners celebrated by attending morning Mass followed by refreshments. “Ignatian Fun Facts” led participants to a deeper understanding of the Jesuit founder. St. Therese is at 217 Brawley School Road, Mooresville. www.sainttherese.net.
Fair View United Methodist, Mooresville
Fun Fridays: Children age 3 through fifth grade invited for fun trips. Parents welcome. The group will travel to Statesville Leisure Pool 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 15. $4 per child; $5 per adult. Bring money for concession stand; no outside food or drinks allowed. 1430 Mecklenburg Highway, Mooresville. 704-664-2880.
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Lake Norman
Service: “Experiencing the Transcendent” with the Rev. Amy Brooks. Nursery available. 11 a.m. Aug. 17.
Spiritual exploration groups: Adult discussion group will explore and share inspiration and challenges. Humanist group will discuss living with purpose, pain and suffering, and what it means to be a “happy humanist.” 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Youth group will resume in the fall. Services are held at the Woodlawn School, 135 Woodlawn School Loop, Mooresville. www.uulakenorman.org.
St. Mark’s Lutheran, Mooresville
Preschool classes: The St. Mark’s Preschool is celebrating 50 years of providing high-quality Christian preschool programming. The school is open 9 a.m.-noon weekdays and serves children ages 2-5. Enrollment is now open in classes meeting two days and five days a week. 454 Fieldstone Road, Mooresville. www.stmarkslutheranpreschool.com.
In His Steps Dance Ministry
Dance classes: Free classes and Bible-based devotions for girls in pre-K through 12th grade. Classes held weekly in Mooresville, Statesville and Troutman. Volunteers and donations welcome. www.ihsdance.com.
Rocky Mount United Methodist, Mooresville
Community café: Soup, sandwiches, more. 12:30-2 p.m. Fridays in the fellowship hall. 1739 Perth Road, Mooresville. www.RockyMountUMC.com.