Lake Norman & Mooresville

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Saint Therese Catholic, Mooresville

Fundraiser: The women’s group is having its annual fundraiser, a card and game party. Bring friends, cards or games and enjoy desserts, door prizes, raffle and more. $10 per person. Proceeds benefit the church and community outreach programs. 1-4:30 p.m. April 30 in the parish life center. 217 Brawley School Road, Mooresville. www.sainttherese.net.

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 April 28 is “Isolated and Alone.” 2987 Charlotte Highway, Mooresville. www.LifetreeCafe.com.

Horizon Church, Statesville

Cruise-in: The church will host a car, truck, and bike cruise-in and parts swap meet. The family-friendly event will feature classic cars, a bounce house, a 50/50 drawing and other fun activities. Local art and crafts and food will be available for purchase. Admission is free; attendees asked to bring non-perishable food for the food pantry ministry. Registration is free for exhibitors and $20 for vendors, including those selling parts. Sponsorship also available. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 2. 316 Signal Hill Drive, Statesville. www.horizonchurch.net.

Central United Methodist, Mooresville

5K fundraiser: In July, nine youth from the church will travel to Honduras with Carolina Cross Connection to work in orphanages. The cost is $1,600 per person. To raise funds, a 5K and fun run will be held at 8:30 a.m. May 9 at Bellingham Park. Registration is $20 for the 5K and $12 for the fun run. Register by April 25 to be guaranteed a shirt. www.cumcmooresville.com.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Lake Norman

Sunday morning groups: Humanist discussion group, adult discussion group, and youth spiritual exploration meet at 9:45 a.m. most Sundays. The Humanist discussion group will continue its discussion of Phil Zuckerman’s book, “Living the Secular Life.”

Service: Laurie Walker will present “Yoga as a Spiritual Path.” Children age 4 and older go to spiritual exploration following the children’s story during the service. Nursery available. 11 a.m. April 26. Services are held at the Woodlawn School, 135 Woodlawn School Loop, Mooresville. www.uulakenorman.org.

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. www.businesslifegroups.org.

The Bridge Church, Mooresville

Preschool: The Bridge Academy is enrolling children age 2 years through transitional kindergarten for the 2015-2016 school year. Classes are 9 a.m.-noon Monday through Friday. 2940 Charlotte Highway, Mooresville. For information, call Sonya Byrd at 704-658-0241. www.thebridgeacademylkn.com.

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