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Compiled by Erica Batten

Fair View United Methodist, Mooresville

Community-wide service: National Day of Prayer service. Join us for worship, music, prayer and a homily by Susan Harrison. Noon-12:30 p.m. May 7. The church will be open 12:30-1 p.m. for prayer. 1430 Mecklenburg Highway, Mooresville. 704-664-2880.

First Baptist Church

Musical: The Children’s Choir Ministry will share the musical “Big Shot” 6 p.m. May 6. This musical has a relevant message for kids of all ages that provides focus on facing down our giants and looking up to God as seen through the eyes of bugs and insects. The public is invited. 150. S. Church Street in downtown Mooresville.; 704-664-2324

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 8:30 a.m. May 9 at Bellingham Park. Registration is $20 for the 5K and $12 for the fun run.

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 May 12 is “Can God Love a Mess Like Me?” 2987 Charlotte Highway, Mooresville. Information at

The Bridge Church, Mooresville

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

Broad Street United Methodist, Mooresville

Farmers market: Fresh produce, garden plants, fresh-baked goodies, locally produced meats, local honey and jams, handmade jewelry and crafts. 3-6 p.m. Wednesdays. 355 S. Broad St., Mooresville. 704-663-2161.