Faith News

McGill Baptist, Concord

New service: Early service 8:30 a.m. Sundays starting Nov. 6. Regular service 10:45 a.m. Sunday school 9:30 a.m. 5300 Poplar Tent Road, Concord.

Roberta United Methodist, Concord

Homecoming: Building consecration service. Guest minister the Rev. Randy Wall. Covered-dish lunch after. 10 a.m. Nov. 6. 3925 Cochran Road. 704-786-9215.

Forest Hill United Methodist, Concord

Concert: Piedmont Choral Society presents its second "Old-Fashioned Hymn Sing" 3 p.m. Nov. 13. Bring canned goods for Cooperative Christian Ministry. 265 Union St. N., Concord. Want to hear a favorite hymn? Contact Kay Yates at

St. Stephens Wesleyan, Concord

Barbecue: $7 per plate. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 12. 7601 Brusharbor Road, Concord. 704-795-5853.

Davidson College Presbyterian

Film Festival: Films and discussion each Friday. "Temple Grandin" for adults and teens and "Chicken Run" for children at 7 p.m. Nov. 11.

Organ at Davidson: Katie Ann McCarty will perform 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15. 100 N. Main St., Davidson.

Theology on Tap: Drs. Doug Ottati and Matt Samson from Davidson College lead discussion. Bring your own beverage. 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Davidson Village Inn, 117 Depot St., Davidson. St. John's Missionary Baptist, Gastonia

Food share event: Hosted by the Women's Auxiliary. 7 p.m. Nov. 14. 1282 Bradford Heights Road, Gastonia. 704-864-6222.

YMCA of Catawba Valley

Prayer breakfast: 25th annual breakfast with Kurt Gebhards, senior pastor at Harvest Bible Chapel in Hickory. Limited seating. $20. 7:30 a.m. Nov. 9 at the Crowne Plaza, 1385 Lenoir Rhyne Blvd. S.E., Hickory. Reservations: 828-324-9622 or

Exodus Missionary Outreach Church, Hickory

Veterans' Day service: Co-hosted by Church of the Master United Church of Christ. Offering will go to Foothills Homeless Veterans Stand Down. 6 p.m. Nov. 9. 1763 Highland Ave. N.E., Hickory. 828-962-8196.

Unitarian Universalist Church of Catawba Valley

Lecture: The Rev. Elizabeth Kerman will present "Where Physics and Mystics Meet." 11 a.m. Nov. 6.

Mindfulness Meditation Circle: 4:30-5:30 p.m. Thursdays. 833 5th St. S.E., Hickory.

Mount Olive Lutheran, Newton

All Saints' service: Sermon "Dear Children of Our Dear Father" based on 1 John 3. 10 a.m. Nov. 6. Sunday school at 9 a.m.

Bible study: 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays. 2103 Mount Olive Church Road, Newton. 828-464-2407.

Olivet Baptist, Catawba

Revival: Guest preacher the Rev. Stan Frye. Child care provided. 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nov. 13 and 7 p.m. Nov. 14-16. 7893 Monbo Road, Catawba.