Faith News

The Cove, Asheville

Military marriage retreat: Free for active duty military personnel and spouses; application required. Feb. 10-12 at the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove in Asheville.

St. Alban's Episcopal, Davidson

Concert: Pianist Ethan Uslan performs a program of music from the jazz age followed by a live accompaniment to the silent film "Sherlock, Jr." 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5. 301 Caldwell Lane, Davidson.

Huntersville United Methodist

Financial Peace University: Dave Ramsey's DVD series teaches God's way of handling money. $99 per family. 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays starting Feb. 8. Register by Feb. 1. 14005 Stumptown Road, Huntersville.

Fair View United Methodist, Mooresville

Couples' program: "Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage." Bring a snack to share. Child care available by reservation. 5-7 p.m. Jan. 29 and Feb. 5, 12, and 19. 1430 Mecklenburg Highway, Mooresville. Register at 704-664-2880.

Davidson College Presbyterian

Film: "Dreaming Nicaragua." Free. 7 p.m. Jan. 29. 100 N. Main St., Davidson.

Bethel Presbyterian, Cornelius

Grief support group: GriefShare is a 13-week seminar and support group. $16 for book; scholarships available. 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays starting Feb. 4. 19920 Bethel Church Road, Cornelius. Register at 704-892-1098.

Lake Forest Church, Huntersville

Sermon series: "Hope in a House of Blues" addresses hurt, hate, and hope and healing with a blues-based musical backdrop. Blues guitarist Larry McCray will perform on Feb. 5. 8, 9:30, and 11 a.m. Sundays. 8519 Gilead Road.

Fair View United Methodist, Mooresville

Community blood drive: 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Feb. 5. 1430 Mecklenburg Hwy., Mooresville. 704-664-2880.


Family group: "Starting Over" group meets 10-11 a.m. Wednesdays at Lake Norman Lutheran, 1445 N.C. 16 N., Denver and 8-9 p.m. Tuesdays at Bethel Methodist, 7284 Campground Road, Denver. 704-489-8657.

Lake Norman Baptist, Huntersville

Preschool registration: Classes for ages 2 through 4; new transitional kindergarten class for 5-year-olds. Registration opens Feb. 1. 7921 Sam Furr Road, Huntersville.

Episcopal Church of St. Peter by-the-Lake, Denver

Alexander community concert: Edgar Cruz, master of classical, flamenco, and popular guitar music, will present a guitar extravaganza. Adults, $15; seniors and students, $10; children under 12, free. 2 p.m. Feb. 5. Reception follows concert. 8433 Fairfield Forest Road, Denver. 704-489-6249.