Faith Notes

Davidson College Presbyterian

Blood drive: 2-7 p.m. Sept. 13, Congregation House.

Organ concerts: Dr. Robert Parris, professor of organ at Mercer University, to perform 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14. Free. 102 N. Main St., Davidson. Details: Jane Cain, director of music, 704-892-5641.

Mount Zion United Methodist, Cornelius

Concert series: The Vianello Trio, in residence at Masterworks School of the Arts in Davidson, to perform classical favorites. Free; freewill offering taken. 7 p.m. Sept. 19. Series continues Nov. 28. 19600 Zion St., Cornelius.

Rocky Ridge United Methodist, Concord

Community yard sale: Spots available for $10. 7 a.m.-noon Oct. 9. 1428 Old Charlotte Road, Concord. Contact Kim Spears, 704-788-2039 to reserve a spot.

Statesville Christian Women's Club

Luncheon: "Tea Time" luncheon with speaker Ellen Calos and special feature on "The Artful Teapot" with Mary Douglas. Music by Angie Blakenship. $10. 11 a.m. Sept. 20, Statesville Civic Center, 300 S. Center St. Reservations by Sept. 15: 704-546-7972.

Center Grove Lutheran, Kannapolis

Concert: The Redeemed Quartet to perform 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18. Free; freewill offering taken. 1601 S. Cannon Blvd., Kannapolis.

Forest Hill United Methodist, Concord

Preschool: Spaces available in 4-year-olds and Transitional Kindergarten classes. Program features "Creative Curriculum" and "Hand Writing Without Tears." Classes also available for ages 1-3. 265 Union St. N., Concord. Contact Pam Mann, 704-786-5669 or

Christ Community Church, Huntersville

Newcomers' class: "Just Moved!" based on Susan Miller's book, "After the Boxes are Unpacked." Field trips, group discussion, fun activities led by former newcomers to Charlotte area. All women in the community invited. Child care provided. 10-week class meets 9:45-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays starting Sept. 15. $20 includes materials. 16301 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. Register at 704-875-8374.

St. James Catholic, Concord

Consignment sale: Quality used infant, children, adult, maternity clothing, plus household items. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 18. 139 Manor Ave. S.W., Concord.

Metrolina Christian Chamber of Commerce

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

St. Phillip Missionary Baptist, Huntersville

Pastor's Aide program: Guest minister the Rev. Byron Davis, pastor of Mount Olive Missionary Baptist. Public invited. 2:30 p.m. Sept. 19. 524 Dellwood Drive, Huntersville. 704-394-5689.

Lake Norman Community Bible Study

Fall classes: Registration open for study on book of Acts. Open to all women in Lake Norman area. 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays starting Sept.14, Mount Zion United Methodist, Cornelius. Children's program also available for infants through homeschooled middle school. Register at 704-799-4460 or