Compiled by Erica Batten
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St. Peter’s Catholic
Presentation: Simone Campbell, executive director of Network, a national Catholic social justice lobby, will present information about challenges to Catholic social teaching and practices. Discussion follows. 9 a.m.-noon June 9, Biss Hall. 507 S. Tryon St. www.stpeterscatholic.org.
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
Shepherding workshop: Dr. Tim Laniak will share from his rich experience interviewing Bedouin shepherds, exploring the primary metaphor used for leadership throughout Scripture. 8:30 a.m. June 13. 14542 Choate Circle. www.gordonconwell.edu.
Doers of the Word Christian Fellowship
Mentoring session: Gifts of God, the church’s foster care and adoption ministry, invites foster and adopted youth and young adults for a session with guest facilitator Donna Lee Reed. Businesswoman and founder of Teach Boys and Girls Success, Reed will share how she overcame her adoption issues. Breakfast included. Free. Pre-registration required. 10 a.m.-noon June 16 at CMC-Steele Creek, 13640 Steelecroft Parkway. www.doersofthewordcfc.org.
Cathey Memorial AME Zion
Fish fry: Sponsored by the Home Missions Department. Noon-6 p.m. June 9.
Usher board anniversary: 3 p.m. June 10. 624 Chicago Ave. 704-376-7354.
Beginners’ yoga classes: Increase flexibility, improve posture, calm and focus your mind. $10 per class. 4:35 and 6 p.m. Mondays and 4:30 and 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Call to register before 9 p.m. the day before class. 5811 Sardis Road. 704-535-2831.
Pleasant Hill Baptist
Vacation Bible school: 6:30 p.m. June 11-15. Light dinner at 6 p.m. 517 Baldwin Ave. 704-376-1201.
Special event: “Welcome Back” celebration and mentor commissioning ceremony. Guest speaker Dr. Earle Williams. 3-6 p.m. June 16 at Macedonia Baptist, 1300 Hateras Ave. 704-947-9090 ext. 103.
Friendship Missionary Baptist
Job fair: Meet employers from the Charlotte area. Bring resumes and dress to impress. Hosted by Rep. Kelly Alexander in partnership with the N.C. Legislative Black Caucus, the Friendship Community Development Corporation, and the Division of Employment Security. Free. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. June 16 in the Friendship Missionary Baptist Conference Center. 3400 Beatties Ford Road. www.friendshipcdc.org.
Parkwood Institutional CME Church
Car show: Classic cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Trophies and awards, family games, music, more. Vendor spaces available. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. July 14. 802 Tom Hunter Road. www.parkwoodcme.org.
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas
Blood drives: 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. June 10 at Mount Pleasant United Methodist, 1250 N. College St., Mount Pleasant. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. June 10 at Rose Hill Missionary Baptist, 216 Rice St., Kannapolis. www.cbcc.us.
Crossroads Church, Concord
Special worship: Author and speaker Steve Backlund and recording artist Anthony Skinner will lead the service. 6:30 p.m. June 14. 220 George W. Liles Parkway, Concord. www.xroadschurch.us.
Price Memorial AME Zion, Concord
Blessing ministry: Free clothing and food distribution. All clothing sizes. 4-6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. 192 Spring St. S. W., Concord. www.pricememorialamez.com.
Health seminar: Sally Dickson, LDN, from Levine Children’s Hospital, will give a talk titled “A Nutritional Update.” Rather than focusing on food groups, Dickson will discuss how food affects the body. 7 p.m. June 11. 4418 Rea Road. 704-759-9939.
Performance: Atlanta’s international youth chorus, Harmony, will perform at the 11 a.m. service June 10. 6100 Sardis Road. www.sardis.org.
Soccer camp: Charlotte Eagles camps. All campers receive season tickets, camp T-shirt and photo and professional instruction. Boys’ Elite for ages 8-16 meets 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 18-22. $250. Coed camps for ages 5-14 will be held Aug. 6-10. 5801 Pineville-Matthews Road. www.champsportsinfo.com.
Eastside Baptist, Mooresville
Outdoor movie: “Facing the Giants.” Free popcorn. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. 8:30 p.m. June 15. 182 Linwood Road, Mooresville. 704-663-4826.
Mount Zion United Methodist, Cornelius
New senior pastor: The Rev. Mike Bailey, who has served Mount Zion for 10 years, has been transferred to a church in Greensboro. The new senior pastor, the Rev. Mary John Dye, will deliver her first sermon July 15. 19600 Zion St., Cornelius. www.mtzionumc.net.
Vacation Bible school: “Sky: Everything is Possible With God.” Bible adventures, music, missions project and more for preschool through eighth grade. Adult Bible study also available. Dinner provided. 6-8:30 p.m. June 10-14. 21209 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. 704-892-5577.
First Baptist, Mooresville
Children’s choir camp: Children in completed grades 1-6 will learn the Bible school musical “Amazing Wonders Aviation.” Music skills, recreation and refreshments will be provided daily. $30 includes T-shirt, snacks and CD. 9-11:30 a.m. June 18-22. Registration forms available at the church office. 150 S. Church St., Mooresville. 704-664-2324; www.fbcmooresville.com.
Centre Presbyterian, Mooresville
Bible study: Beth Moore’s study on Revelation. 10 a.m. Tuesdays starting June 12. 129 Centre Church Road, Mooresville. To register or for more information, contact Judi Phelps at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Liberty Baptist, Mooresville
Vacation Bible school: “Sonlight Express: Jesus and Me.” June 10-15. 171 Johnson Dairy Road, Mooresville. www.libertybaptistmooresville.com.
Journey Church, Huntersville
Special service: The “What If …” series will conclude with a service at 9:30 a.m. June 17 at the Birkdale Theater, 16950 Birkdale Commons Pkwy., Huntersville. www.thejourneyonline.com.
Lake Forest Church, Huntersville
Guest speaker: Dr. Leighton Ford, president of Leighton Ford Ministries, will deliver a sermon titled “Seeing People as God Sees Them.” 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. June 17. 8519 Gilead Road, Huntersville. www.lakeforest.org.
Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Newton
Divine service: 10 a.m. Sundays. Bible study, 9 a.m.
Barbecue fundraiser: $8 per plate includes dessert and beverage. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. June 19.
Vacation Bible school: 6:30-8:45 p.m. June 18-22. 2103 Mount Olive Church Road, Newton. www.mtolivenewton.org.
Redeemer Lutheran, Gastonia
Summer schedule: One Sunday service only will be held in June, July and August. 9:30 a.m. Sundays. No children’s Sunday school. Parlor class will meet at 8:30 a.m. Sundays. Office hours are 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.
Musical Munchkins: Ages 0 through 3, 8:45 a.m. June 14. Ages 3 through 5, 9:45 a.m. 1915 S. New Hope Road, Gastonia. www.redeemergastonia.org.
Stallings United Methodist
Vacation Bible school: The Bible comes to life as kids explore why nothing is impossible with God in “Sky VBS.” 6:15-8:30 p.m. July 8-13. 1115 Stallings Road, Stallings. www.stallingsumc.org.
Epiphany Lutheran, Rock Hill
Youth mission fundraiser: Breakfast at Fatz, 478 S. Herlong Ave., Rock Hill. 8-10 June 16. Adults, $7; children, $4. www.epiphany-rockhill.org.