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Branchview First Church Of God, Concord

Hot Dog Sale: 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 3. 246 Branchview Drive N.E., Concord.

Temple Or Olam

High Holy Days: Babysitting provided. Suggested donations for non-members: Families, $180; individuals, $90; students free. High Holy Day donations can be applied to membership dues if guests join within three months. or 704-720-7577.

Sept. 8: Erev Rosh Hashanah Service, 7 p.m. Central United Methodist Church, 30 Union St. N., Concord.

Sept. 9: Rosh Hashanah Morning Services, 10 a.m.-noon followed by brunch and Tashlich. McGill Baptist Church, 5300 Poplar Tent Road, Concord.

Sept. 17: Kol Nidre Service, 7 p.m. McGill Baptist Church, 5300 Poplar Tent Road, Concord.

Sept. 18: Yom Kippur Morning Service, 10 a.m.-noon. McGill Baptist Church, 5300 Poplar Tent Road, Concord.

Sept. 18: Neilah Service. 6:30 p.m., Havdalah, and break fast. McGill Baptist Church, 5300 Poplar Tent Road, Concord.

The Refuge, Concord

Guest Speaker: Sujo John will share his testimony of surviving the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack. 6 p.m. Sept. 4 and 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sept. 5. 1030-B Central Drive, Concord. 704-788-2400.

New Hope Worship Center, Concord

Study Series: "Discover U" addresses questions about God and why New Hope does what it does. 6:30-8:15 p.m. Wednesdays through Sept. 15. Childcare available. 452 Brookwood Ave. N.E., Concord. Register at

University City United Methodist Church

Live Simulcast with Beth Moore: Women invited are invited to the church 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 18 for a live simulcast of Bible teacher Beth Moore presenting the LifeWay women's "Living Proof." $25 registration includes lunch; or 704-369-8000. 3835 W. WT Harris Blvd., Charlotte.

The Choral Academy, Concord

Auditions: The Choral Academy is scheduling auditions/vocal placement interviews for children and youth ages 7-20 to participate in three age-based choirs. No preparation is necessary. All youth in Cabarrus and the surrounding counties are welcome. New singers will be accepted through September. The academy meets at Calvary Lutheran, 950 Bradley St., Concord. For more information, contact Gary Shive at 704-786-7447.