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Faith Notes

Union seminary student wins scholarship

Christopher Lee, a master of divinity degree student at Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education, has been awarded the Elo Henderson Scholarship.

The scholarship supports African American students preparing for ministry. Lee is student activities coordinator at Kennedy Charter School and director of youth ministry for Paw Creek Presbyterian Church.

Free performance on piano at Myers Park Baptist

Pianist Matthew Manwarren performs in the Myers Park Baptist Church sanctuary 3 p.m. Sept. 21, as part of the church's Friends of Music Artists Series. The concert is free.

Manwarren is the assistant organist at the church. Details: Fran Morrison at 704-334-7232, ext. 17, fmorrison@mpbcon line.org, or www.mpbconline .org/music.php.

Fundraiser for Dandelion Project benefit

A benefit concert for The Dandelion Project is 7 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center.

Point of Grace and Lanae Hale are scheduled to perform; Leslie Nease to emcee. Tickets are available through the Belk Theater box office or www.carolinatix.org. Details: www. writetothesoul.com. The project benefits Christian missionary work.

Prayer meetings for elections

Hickory Grove Baptist Church hosts prayer meetings for the 2008 U.S. elections 6:15-6:40 Wednesday nights through Oct. 29.

Senior pastor Joe Brown leads the prayers at the North campus (2350 Odell School Road, Room 210); pastor Stephen Rummage at the main campus (6050 Hickory Grove Road, rooms 501 and 502). All ages are welcome. Details: www.hgbc.org.

Candlewyck hosts Laps of Love project

Candlewyck Baptist Church (7200 Providence Road) hosts Laps of Love, a teen and preteen workshop, 1-4 p.m. Sept. 13.

Make fleece blankets and envelope quilts for kids and teens in N.C. Baptist children's homes. Snack and drink provided. RSVP to Brenda Vale at 704-846-9750 or lapsoflove brenda@aol.com.

South Mecklenburg Presbyterian breaks ground

South Mecklenburg Presbyterian Church (8601 Bryant Farms Road ) celebrates the groundbreaking of its 675-seat sanctuary 10:30 a.m. Sept. 7. Details: www.smpchome.org.

Compiled by Staff Writer Ryan Basen.
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