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Compiled by Erica Batten

Saint Mark’s Lutheran, Mooresville

Palm Sunday worship: Traditional worship with procession of palms. 8:30 and 11 a.m. March 29.

Holy Week services: Maundy Thursday service, 7:30 p.m. April 2. Good Friday service, 7:30 p.m. April 3. Easter services, 6:30, 8:30 and 11 a.m. April 5. 454 Fieldstone Road, Mooresville. 704-664-5474.

Saint Therese Catholic, Mooresville

Stations of the cross: 7 p.m. Fridays. The Latino Ministry will present on March 27. 217 Brawley School Road, Mooresville. 704-664-3992.

Palm Sunday Masses: 7:30, 9, and 10:30 a.m., noon and 5:30 p.m. March 29. Spanish Mass at 2:30 p.m.

Fair View United Methodist, Mooresville

Easter family event: “Rise Up With Jesus.” Families invited to travel through engaging, station-based adventures to experience games, crafts and interactive drama. A free hot dog lunch will be provided at the end of the celebration. 10 a.m. March 28. 1430 Mecklenburg Highway, Mooresville. 704-664-2880.

Saint Luke Greek Orthodox, Mooresville

Lenten weekday services: Great Compline service consists of Psalm readings and prayers and offers an opportunity to pray and reflect. 6:30 p.m. Mondays through March 30. Presanctified Liturgy contains the service of ninth hour and vespers. Lenten dinner and enrichment series discussion follows the service. 6 p.m. Wednesdays through April 1. Salutations service of hymns and prayers to Christ and Theotokos, mother of our Lord. 6:30 p.m. Fridays through March 27. 134-A Talbert Pointe Drive, Mooresville.

First Baptist, Mooresville

Lenten luncheon series: Lunch, music and a brief homily by an area minister. Free; donations accepted to offset the cost of the luncheon. 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Thursdays. 150 S. Church St., Mooresville.

Palm Sunday services: The sanctuary choir, drama ministry and orchestra will share the musical “On a Hill Too Far Away.” 8:30 and 11 a.m. March 29. Brunch will be served at 9:45 a.m. in the fellowship hall.

Mount Pleasant United Methodist, Sherrills Ford

Palm Sunday service: Children’s palm processional. 11 a.m. March 29. 4136 Mount Pleasant Road, Sherrills Ford. 704-483-3087.

Vanderburg United Methodist, Mooresville

Palm Sunday: All are invited. Easter egg hunt, 4 p.m. March 29. The adult choir will present the musical program “Jesus Saves” at 5 p.m. Sandwich supper, 6 p.m. Nursery provided for children age five and under. 1809 Charlotte Highway, Mooresville.

Shearer Presbyterian, Mooresville

Community movie night: Free showing of “God’s Not Dead.” Hot dogs and other refreshments will be served. Bring your family and friends. 6:30 p.m. March 28. 684 Presbyterian Road, Mooresville.

New Hope Lutheran, Mooresville

Ministry: Lifetree Café is part of a national network of locations offering participatory events related to life and faith. Events typically include a short original film and guided conversation on topics such as loneliness, immigration, angels, guilt, prayer and life after death. Snacks and drinks available. Free admission. 7 p.m. Tuesdays. The topic for March 31 is “How to Be True to Your Faith.” 2987 Charlotte Highway, Mooresville. Information at

Concord United Methodist, Catawba

Fundraiser: The United Methodist Men will host a lunch. Plates include a half barbecue chicken, roasted potatoes, slaw, roll, drink and dessert. Adults, $8; children, $4. Eat in or take out. 11 a.m. March 28. 7618 Monbo Road, Catawba. 828-478-3110.

Southside Baptist, Mooresville

Celebrate Recovery: Twelve-step program for anyone dealing with habits, hang-ups or hurts. Small groups for specific needs include Men’s Chemical Dependency, Ladies’ Chemical Dependency, Sexual Abuse, more. 6:30-9 p.m. Thursdays. Dinner included. 525 S. Broad St., Mooresville. 704-663-2892.

Christian Business Life Groups

Meeting: Join us weekly for Bible devotions, interactive dialogue, food, fellowship, prayer requests, informal networking. Noon-1 p.m. Thursdays at Fusion Bowl Asian Bistro, 126 Mooresville Commons Way, Mooresville.