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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.

All Saints' Episcopal, Concord

Fall schedule: Services resume their regular schedule starting Sept. 12: 8 a.m. quiet communion; 9 a.m. casual communion; 10:05 a.m. education classes for all ages; 11:15 a.m. traditional service with choir and hymns. 525 Lake Concord Road N.E., Concord.

Metrolina Christian Chamber Of Commerce

Networking Luncheon: Guest speaker Fred Whaples, pastor of The Village Church. 11:30 a.m. Sept. 14 at Texas Land & Cattle, 7779 Lyles Lane, Concord. Register at

Kimball Lutheran & Mount Hermon Lutheran, Kannapolis

Biker Sunday: Individual healing and communion, blessing of the bikes, free photos, food, more. Please bring a teddy bear or canned goods donation. 10:30 a.m. Sept. 19 at Kimball Lutheran, 101 Vance St., Kannapolis. 704-933-4101.

Center Grove Lutheran, Kannapolis

Concert: The Redeemed Quartet will perform at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18. Free; a freewill offering will be accepted. 1601 S. Cannon Blvd., Kannapolis.

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 fellowship day and author and live simulcast of Bible teacher Beth Moore presenting the LifeWay women's "Living Proof." $25 registration includes lunch; or call 704-369-8000. 3835 W. WT Harris Blvd., Charlotte.

Carolina Cross Connection

Golf Tournament Fundraiser: Sept.25 at Charlotte Golf Links. All proceeds benefit the outreach ministry, which provides free wheelchair ramps and home repairs to elderly, disabled and low income residents of North Carolina. To register or become a tournament sponsor: or 704-721-0033.

Pfeiffer University

"Employment practices for our churches": As part of its ongoing efforts to offer resources to local church leaders, both clergy and lay, Pfeiffer University will sponsor a daylong session that will provide useful employment practices and information to help congregations deliver an effective ministry. Led by the Rev. Joy T. Melton, chief resource officer of the United Methodist Property and Casualty Trust, the session will be 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 30 on the university's Charlotte campus, 4701 Park Road. $30 per person and includes lunch. RSVP by Sept. 27. To register or for more information: Kathleen Kilbourne 704- 945-7315 or The program is hosted in conjunction with the Christian Educators Fellowship of the Western N.C. Conference of the United Methodist Church.