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St. James Catholic, Concord

Vacation Bible School: "Totus Tuus." 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. July 19-23 for grades 1-6; 7:30-9:30 p.m. July 18-22 for grades 7-12. $20 per person. 139 Manor Ave. S.W., Concord. Registration deadline July 1.

New Life Fellowship, Concord

Vacation Bible School: 9:30-11 a.m. June 28-July 2. 4065 Poplar Tent Road, Concord.

Community Impact Productions, Concord

Fundraiser: "An Evening of Joy" with 90-minute variety show and hors d'oeuvres buffet to support Cooperative Christian Ministry. 6 p.m. July 10 at The Village, Suite 15, 280 Concord Pkwy S., Concord. $10 by June 25; $12 at the door.

West Cabarrus Church, Concord

Student Ministry: Collision will meet 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 18. Rising 7th-12th graders welcome. 7655 Bruton Smith Blvd., Concord. 704-455-2590;

The Power International Ministries, Concord

Worship Services: Pastors Dennis and Toya Brown invite you to experience the energy and feel the power of this multi-cultural prophetic church. Services 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. June 27 at the Embassy Suites, 5400 John Q. Hammons Dr. N.W., Concord. 1-910-295-9711.

Rocky River Presbyterian, Concord

Vacation Bible School: 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 23-25. 7940 Rocky River Road, Concord.

Crossroads Church, Concord

Mission Outreach Opportunity: Donations of quality handmade items are being accepted for the Mission Marketplace at The Depot at Gibson Mill. Proceeds support missions.

Providence United Methodist Church

Super Bowl coach speaker: Former NFL quarterback, Super Bowl coach and football broadcaster Sam Wyche will speak about his life in professional sports and share a faith message at the Providence United Methodist Church Annual Methodist Men's Pancake Breakfast 8 a.m. June 27. $7 per person. Advance reservations may be made at or 704-714-9381. The church is located at 2810 Providence Road, Charlotte. 704-336-2823.

Concord Christian Church

Preschool enrollment: All God's Children Preschool at Concord Christian Church is now enrolling for the 2010-2011 school year. The nonprofit Christian preschool offers early childhood education to children 12 months to 5 years. Details: Jamie Emmons, 704-788-6315 or