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Mount Olivet United Methodist

Women's bazaar: Annual bazaar to feature frozen casseroles, baked goods, preserves, jellies, canned goods, crafts, holiday gifts and more. All proceeds go toward missions. 9 a.m. Nov. 13. Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, 301 Mount Olivet Road, Concord.

Temple Or Olam

Shabbat Services: Tot Shabbat service, 10 a.m. Nov. 13. Morning service, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Services held at McGill Baptist, 5300 Poplar Tent Road, Concord.

Kerr Memorial Baptist

Worship Service: Baby dedication and march-to-the-altar for Samaritan's Purse. 11 a.m. Nov. 14. 25 N.C. 49 S., Concord. 704-782-3456;

St. James the Greater Catholic

Live Performance: "Sermon on the Mount" and "Hollywood vs. Faith" performed by actor Frank Runyeon. Family-oriented event is especially suitable for teens. Adults, $10. Children 10 and under, $5. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20. 139 Manor Ave., Concord. 704-720-0600;

Contemporary/Teen Mass: Teen-oriented Mass at 5 p.m. each Sunday evening. Catholics of all ages are invited to come to this upbeat service. Teen musicians will provide contemporary music. St. James the Greater Church/Parish Hall, 139 Manor Ave. SW, Concord. 704-720-0600.

Forest Hill United Methodist

Concert: The Piedmont Choral Society will present a service of traditional, beloved hymns and anthems at 3 p.m. Nov. 14. The public is encouraged to participate by sending hymn suggestions. 265 Union St. N., Concord. 704-788-2000; Attendees are also asked to bring nonperishable food items to be given to the Cooperative Christian Ministry to help feed the hungry.

Mt. Hermon Lutheran

New Pastor: The church welcomes the Rev. Keith Copeland and his family. 3600 U.S. 601 S., Concord. 704-782-2326

All Saints' Episcopal

Arts and crafts extravaganza: Homemade crafts, baked goods gift baskets and gift wrapping in addition to vendors selling pottery, jewelry, fiber crafts, wood crafts, photography, soaps, tea and jewelry. We will also offer a "Just for Kids" table so they can do some shopping. 9 a.m. Nov. 20. Free entry and parking. 704-948-1838. All Saints' Episcopal Church, 525 Lake Concord Road NE, Concord. 704-782-2024.

St. Stephens Wesleyan Church

Annual Barbecue Sale: The Youth Ministry will hold the annual barbecue sale 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 13. Dine-in or take-outs available. Plates consists of barbecue, slaw, baked beans, chips, bread, dessert and tea, coffee or water. Adult plates $7, child plate $5, sandwich $4, pound of barbecue $7. Homemade baked goods are also for sale. Details: 704-782-6677; on day of sale, 704-795-5853. 7601 Brusharbor Road, Concord.


Divorce support groups: DivorceCare and DivorceCare for Kids meet 6:30-8 p.m. Mondays. 220 George W. Liles Parkway, Concord. 704-795-0423.

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

Harmony United Methodist

Free tutoring: Available 5-6 p.m. on Wednesdays. Primarily for K-8 students. A small meal will be served each week. Register on Wednesdays at the church. Details: 980-622-8171. 101 White St. N.W., Concord.

Cooperative Christian Ministry

Donations sought: New or like-new furnishings and supplies are needed for the new Mothers and Children Housing Ministry. 24 Spring St., Concord. Food donations are needed. For a list of items or information: 704-786-4709;

Davidson College Presbyterian

Health Care seminars: Nicole Bryan will provide information on memorial services 5-7 p.m. Nov. 14. Reservations required.