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Forest Hill United Methodist, Concord

Free clothing distribution: All sizes. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays in the Ministry Center, 251 Union St. N., Concord. 704-782-1109;

Mount Olivet United Methodist, Concord

Hot dog sale: Eat in or take out. Delivery for orders of $10 or more. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays.

Blue Christmas: Those who have experienced loss are invited to share God's comfort and hope. Light candles in memory of a loved one and in support of those in need. 6 p.m. Dec. 18. 301 Mount Olivet Road, Concord. 704-782-8846.

Kimball Lutheran, Kannapolis

Advent services: Fellowship and quiet worship 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Meals served at 6 p.m. Sunday worship 8:30 and 11 a.m. Dec. 18. 101 Vance St., Kannapolis. 704-933-4101.

Westford United Methodist, Concord

Handbell concert: The Queen City Ringers will present "Ring We Now of Christmas." Free. 6:30 p.m. Dec. 14. 273 N.C. 49 S., Concord.