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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. www.or-olam.org or 704-720-7577.
Sept. 17: Kol Nidre Service, 7 p.m. McGill Baptist Church, 5300 Poplar Tent Road, Concord.
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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.
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. www.centergrovelutheran.org.
New Life Fellowship, Concord
Missions Yard Sale: 7 a.m.-noon Sept. 18. 4065 Poplar Tent Road, Concord. www.newlifeconcord.com.
St. James Catholic, Concord
Consignment Sale: New Beginnings Preschool will host a consignment sale 8 a.m. Sept. 18 with a half-price sale beginning at noon. Items for sale include baby items, fall and winter clothing, maternity clothing, toys, furniture and home decor. 139 Manor Ave. S.W., Concord. www.saintjamescatholic.org.
56th Annual BBQ: Dine in the hall or pick up take out orders. 10 a.m. Oct. 6. $8 buys one platter or three sandwiches. Details or delivery: 704-720-0600 x24. 139 Manor Ave SW., Concord. saintjamescatholic.com.
Roberta United Methodist
Hot dog sale: Hotdogs and homemade baked goods $1.25 each. 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 18. Take out available; delivery of 10 or more. 3925 Cochran Road, Concord. 704-786-9215.
Boger's Chapel United Methodist
Homecoming: 11 a.m. Sept. 19 worship service with covered dish luncheon to follow. 1775 Flowes Store Road E., Concord. Details: 704-786-3575.
Westford United Methodist, Concord
Yard Sale: Donations of quality household items, toys, and children's clothing now being accepted for sale Sept. 25. Proceeds go to missions. 273 N.C. 49 S., Concord. www.westfordumc.com .
Kimball Lutheran & Mt. 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.
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; www.ucumc.org or call 704-369-8000. 3835 W. WT Harris Blvd., Charlotte.
Price Memorial AME Zion
Blood and Marrow Drive: Come to give blood and/or be added to marrow registry 1-5:30 p.m. Sept. 25. Price Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church, 192 Spring St. SW, Concord. 704-786-8616. pricememorialamez.com.
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: www.carolinacrossgolf.org or 704-721-0033.
Blackwelder Park Baptist
Advance Care Planning Workshop: The church and Hospice & Palliative Care of Cabarrus County are offering a free Living Will/Healthcare Power of Attorney Workshop 4-6 p.m. Sept. 26 in the church Fellowship Hall, 2204 Summit Ave., Kannapolis. To register: 704-935-9434, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday- Friday.
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. www.choralacademy.org.
"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 email@example.com. The program is hosted in conjunction with the Christian Educators Fellowship of the Western N.C. Conference of the United Methodist Church.
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 at 704-788-2039 to reserve a spot.
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. Oct. 2 at The Village, Suite 15, 280 Concord Pkwy S., Concord. $12. www.cip-inc.org.