Faith news

Newell Baptist

Cancer benefit: Luncheon to support the Making Strides Against Cancer walk and run. Donations go to American Cancer Society. Luncheon after 11 a.m. service Oct. 16. 9115 Newell Baptist Church Road. 704-596-0184.

Mount Olivet United Methodist, Concord

Health workshop: Dr. James Scheer presents "Top Ten Ways to Optimize Your Health." Free. 4 p.m. Oct. 16.

Hot dog sale: Eat in or take out. Delivery for orders of $10 or more. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays. 301 Mount Olivet Road, Concord. 704-782-8846.

Crossroads Church, Concord

Concert: The Children of the World Choir to perform during worship services. 6 p.m. Oct. 22; and 8:30, 9:45 and 11:11 a.m. Oct. 23. 220 George W. Liles Parkway, Concord.

Broadus Baptist, Concord

Health and safety fair: Blood pressure and blood sugar screenings, medication reviews, information, more. Free. 1-4 p.m. Oct. 22. 59 Green St., Concord.

Rocky River Church, Concord

Yard sale: 7 a.m. Oct. 22. 5323 Roberta Road, Concord.

Kimball Memorial Lutheran, Kannapolis

Concert: Bruce Vantine's Cornerstone Chorale and Brass present "I Make All Things New!" Proceeds benefit Cooperative Christian Ministry. 7 p.m. Oct. 19. 101 Vance St., Kannapolis. 704-933-4101.

Lakewood Baptist, Kannapolis

Concert: Piedmont Singing Men to perform 6 p.m. Oct. 16. 806 Klutz St., Kannapolis. 704-938-4144.

Roberta United Methodist, Concord

Fall festival: Music, games, food, children's activities, trunk-or-treat. 4-8 p.m. Oct. 23. 3925 Cochran Road, Concord. 704-786-9215.

Mount Zion UMC

Arts, craft, gift show: Nov. 18-19 in the Family Life Center. Vendors needed; 9-foot by 5-foot area $50 for two days. Details: 704-896-0710 or Applications and payments must be received by Nov. 1.

Save the date: The youth ministry's annual barbecue will be 11 a.m. until sold out Nov. 5.

Volunteers needed: Volunteers are needed for the Torrence Chapel After School Program at Cornelius Elementary School. 3:45-5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. Tutors help students with homework assignments and focus on math and reading skills. For information, contact Theresa Schwab at 704-892-3310 or