Lake Norman area
Huntersville First Baptist
Giant attic sale will be Sept. 26. Proceeds feed the hungry locally and worldwide. Volunteers needed. Donations will be accepted. 6-8 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. 119 N. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. 704-875-6581.
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Lake Norman
Humanist discussion group, adult discussion group and youth spiritual exploration meet 9:45 a.m. most Sundays. The Humanist discussion group will continue discussion of UU principles.
The Rev. Amy Brooks will discuss “Life-Giving Waters” at annual water service. Children age 4 or older go to spiritual exploration after the children’s story during the service. Nursery available. 11 a.m. Aug. 30. Services are at the Woodlawn School, 135 Woodlawn School Loop, Mooresville. www.uulakenorman.org.
Registration is available online for the music opportunities at the church. Groups include choir for age 3 through kindergarten, grades one through six, grades seven through 12, student sign language choir, adult choir, senior adult choir, hand bells for grades four through six, seven through 12, and adults, adult choir chimes, orchestra, praise band, and In His Steps Dance Ministry for grades K-12. No cost to participate. 150 S. Church St., Mooresville. www.fbcmooresville.com.
Saint Luke Greek Orthodox
Worship services are 9:15 a.m. Sundays. 134-A Talbert Pointe Drive, Mooresville. www.stluke-nc.org.
Vanderburg United Methodist
The church will host a community breakfast with pancakes, sausage and scrambled eggs. Free; donations accepted. 8-10 a.m. Sept. 5. 1809 Charlotte Highway, Mooresville. www.vanderburgumc.org.
Community Moms in Prayer
We will begin meeting for the new school year Sept. 3. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Thursdays in the Williams Room at the West Cabarrus YMCA. www.MomsinPrayer.org.
Love’s Grove United Methodist, Stanfield
Barbecue chicken meals include half chicken, slaw, bread, chips and cake. $9 donation. Drive-thru and delivery available. Proceeds will go to medical expenses of Rhonda Whitley, a lifetime member of the church, who has been battling cancer and other health issues for the past eight years. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 28. 4360 Polk Ford Road, Stanfield. 704-888-4643.
Blackwelder Park Baptist, Kannapolis
Kingdom Kids Preschool will host an open house 5:30-7 p.m. Aug. 27. Parents may meet members of the church, view the preschool curriculum, and get a parent handbook.
Classes for students ages 2-4 will start Sept. 8. Parents may register their children at the open house or 9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. 2204 Summit Ave., Kannapolis. 704-932-4266.
McGill Baptist, Concord
The Concord Wildlife Alliance meets monthly for lecture and discussion. The next meeting is at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 1. 5300 Poplar Tent Road, Concord. www.concordwildlifealliance.com.
Impact Church International, Concord
Manna House provides hot, fresh meals to anyone in the community who needs them. Guests are served at the table, restaurant-style. Volunteers from the church and community cook and serve the weekly meals. Special projects of Manna House include winter coat drives, care kits, Thanksgiving meals and more. The weekly meals are served noon-2 p.m. Saturdays. Doors open 11:15 a.m. 44 Cabarrus Ave., Concord. www.impactci.org.
All Saints’ Episcopal, Concord
Everyone is invited to attend a weekly healing service and Holy Communion. Noon-12:45 p.m. Wednesdays. 525 Lake Concord Road, Concord. www.allsaintsconcord.org.
Mount Olivet United Methodist, Concord
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