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Forest Hill United Methodist Church

Spaghetti dinner: Forest Hill United Methodist Church at 265 Union St. North in Concord holds their popular spaghetti dinner from 5-7 p.m. Dec. 1 and on the first Wednesday of each month. Just $6 ($3 for children 10 and younger) includes all-you-can-eat pasta with homemade meat sauce, bread, salad bar, and drink. For just $1 more, choose a dessert. Details: 704-782-1109.

Advent Lutheran Church, Charlotte

Hanging of the greens: Procession of the Chancel and Grace Alive choirs and the ringing of hand-bells. The sanctuary is adorned with traditional greenery and decorations and the congregation joins the choirs in carols. A portion of the service will explain these traditions. Afterwards, ginger cookies and wassail. 8840 University City Blvd. Details: 704-792-9577.

Kimball Lutheran, Kannapolis

Community Thanksgiving Service: Guest speaker Lynn Swisshelm, Resource Development Coordinator with Cooperative Christian Ministry. Food offering for CCM pantry. 7 p.m. Nov. 24. 101 Vance St., Kannapolis. 704-933-4101.

Forest Hill United Methodist, Concord

Concert: The Singing Saints perform annual Christmas cantata "Festival of Carols." Free; offering to benefit Salvation Army and Cooperative Christian Ministry. 3 p.m. Nov. 28. 265 Union St. N., Concord. 704-782-1109.