St. Alban's Episcopal, Hickory
Lenten worship: Stations of the Cross 5:45 p.m. Fridays through April 15. Evening prayer Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays through April 18.
Wednesday evening fellowship: Dinner 5:45 p.m. Wednesdays. Teaching reflection and meditation on "The Word Is Very Near You: A Guide to Praying With Scripture," 6:20-7:20 p.m. Wednesdays. Child care provided.
Palm Sunday services: 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. April 17. 130 39th Avenue Place N.W., Hickory. 828-324-1351.
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Lenten organ recitals: Andris Rozukalns performs 12:30 p.m. April 15. Series is presented in memory of Claude and Raenelle Abernethy. Continues April 22. Free. 150 16th Ave. N.W., Hickory. www.corinthtoday.org.
Community lenten services: Weekly services to bring churches together across denominational and racial lines. The Rev. Susan Smith, assistant pastor of Exodus Missionary Outreach Church, to lead service 12:10-12:35 p.m. April 13, Hartzell Memorial United Methodist, 465 S. Center St., Hickory. Lunch afterward. Donations accepted. Details: the Rev. Reggie Longcrier, 828-962-8195, or the Rev. Bill Garrard, 828-962-7566.
Redeemer Lutheran, Catawba
Lenten services: Midweek services 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Sermon series on core beliefs of Christian church, 10 a.m. Sundays. Adult Bible studies 9 a.m. Sundays.
Salad luncheon: Freewill offering to benefit "A Place at the Table" building fund. 11 a.m. April 10. 200 S. Main St., Catawba. 828-241-2371.
St. Andrew's Lutheran, Hickory
Midweek Lenten services: "Christ in the Strangest Places: Foreshadowed, Fulfilled, Forever." Noon and 7 p.m. April 13. 629 Eighth St. N.E., Hickory. www.standrewslutheranhickorync.com.