HOPEWELL PRESBYTERIAN, HUNTERSVILLE
250th Anniversary: The church will kick off its year-long celebration. Luncheon guest the Rev. Bob Wise. 11 a.m. Jan. 15. 10500 Beatties Ford Road. www.hopewellpresbyterian.com
THE CHORAL ACADEMY, CONCORD
Auditions: The Choral Academy is scheduling auditions/vocal placement interviews for children and youth ages 7-20 to participate in three age-based choirs.
No preparation is necessary. All youth in Cabarrus and the surrounding counties are welcome. Rehearsals begin on Jan. 10 and new singers will be accepted through the end of the month. The academy meets at Calvary Lutheran, 950 Bradley St., Concord. For more information, contact Gary Shive at704-786-7447. www.choralacademy.org.
MT. ZION UNITED METHODIST, CORNELIUS
Financial Peace University: Dave Ramsey's DVD series teaches God's way of handling money. 13 weeks. Fee for materials. Child care by reservation. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays starting Jan. 11. 19600 Zion Ave., Cornelius. Preview video and registration available at www.mtzionumc.net.
LAKE NORMAN BAPTIST, HUNTERSVILLE
Ladies' Bible Study: Beth Moore's "James: Mercy Triumphs." Open to all women of the Lake Norman community. Free child care available. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays starting Jan. 10. 7921 Sam Furr Road, Huntersville. Register at the first meeting or at www.lakenormanbaptist.com.
ST. PETER BY-THE-LAKE, DENVER
Nutrition Seminar: Speaker Gwen McBee, director of diabetes services at Carolinas Medical Center-Lincolnton, will present nutrition and weight loss tips, information on healthy cooking and grocery shopping. 7 p.m. Jan. 12. 8433 Fairfield Forest Drive, Denver. 704-483-3460.
MOUNT CALVARY APOSTOLIC HOLINESS CHURCH, STATESVILLE
New Year's Revival: Bishop Randy Minor will speak. 7 p.m. Jan. 11-13. 1333 Harris St., Statesville. 704-872-0600.
TRINITY EPISCOPAL, STATESVILLE
Annual Oyster Roast: Meal includes Brunswick stew, salad, dessert and beverage. Proceeds benefit Iredell Christian Ministries and The Salvation Army. $30. 5:30 p.m. Jan. 13. 801 Henkel Road, Statesville. www.trinityepiscopalstatesville.org.