Lake Norman & Mooresville

Religion news: Lake Norman

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Compiled by Erica Batten

Saint Phillip Missionary Baptist, Huntersville

Recital: Gerrie’s Christian Academy of Music will present its annual spring recital. Children ages 6-16 will perform. The 2015 honor roll will be announced and awards will be presented. Free and open to the public. 5 p.m. June 6. 524 Dellwood Drive, Huntersville. 704-394-5689.

Asbury United Methodist, Huntersville

Gospel bluegrass concert: The Traveling Asburys and The Hinson Girls will perform. A love offering will be collected. 6:30 p.m. June 7. 11724 Asbury Chapel Road, Huntersville.

First Baptist, Cornelius

Senior citizens’ group: Interesting programs, fellowship, and travel opportunities. We welcome new people to join us. Meetings at 10:30 a.m. the second Tuesday of each month. 21007 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. For information, call Pat Alleshunas at 704-787-9257.

Davidson United Methodist

Quiet Space Fridays: Ecumenical monthly opportunity using the power of space to revive, restore, and reveal. Limited registration. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 12 at the Starrette Farm Retreat in Statesville. $20. Quiet Space Fridays will be offered the second Friday of each month.

Contemplative worship: “Knocking on Heaven’s Door” teaching and worship sessions are for those who seek to practice the presence of God in ordinary life, enrich prayer life, and journey deeper with God. We will explore the teachings of great mystics and modern spiritual writers. 9:30-10:45 a.m. each first Sunday in the chapel. The June 7 session is on Christian conferencing and holy listening. Registration is not required, but is helpful for planning. 304 S. Main St., Davidson.

Hopewell Baptist, Davidson

Vacation Bible school: Join us for an adventure into uncharted territory. Connect faith and life through Bible stories, crafts, music and games. Classes for all ages. 6:15-9 p.m. July 12-16. 18841 Davidson-Concord Road, Davidson.

Community in Christ Lutheran

Job assistance workshop: The meeting will focus on utilizing social media in your job search. Bring your mobile device for this interactive session. The group meets monthly. 7 p.m. June 8. 7621 Norman Island Drive, Cornelius. RSVP: 704-892-0120;

Community Blood Center

Blood drive: Free T-shirt to donors. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 7 at Temple Kol Tikvah, 605 South St., Davidson.