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Religion news: Iredell County

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Compiled by Erica Batten

Fair View United Methodist, Mooresville

Car show:

Silent auction, bounce house, arts and crafts sale, oldies music. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 5. Chicken barbecue plates will be on sale 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $11 per plate. Car judging 11 a.m. Awards 2 p.m. No alcohol allowed. Proceeds will be used to provide gifts and a Christmas party for local underprivileged children. Event space available for handmade arts and crafts; $30 per space by Aug. 30. Car registration, $20 before Aug. 30 or $25 day of show. 1430 Mecklenburg Highway, Mooresville. www.fairviewumc.org.

First Baptist, Mooresville

Classes:

Disciples’ Academy and Equip U classes begin Sept. 9. Disciples’ Academy focuses on spiritual formation. Choices include men’s Bible study, Questions of Our Faith, Girl Talk, more. Equip U classes help with life skills and healthy lifestyle. Choices include REFIT, Love Dare and Financial Peace University. To register, call the church office at 704-664-2324 or email pastorsteve@fbcmooresville.com.

Music programs:

Registration is available online for the music opportunities at the church. Groups include choir for age 3 through kindergarten, grades 1-6, grades 7-12, student sign language choir, adult choir, senior adult choir, handbells for grades 4-6, 7-12, 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.

Concord United Methodist, Catawba

Homecoming:

The church, which dates to 1832, will hold a homecoming service Sept. 27. The Rev. Byron Alexander, pastor from 2000-2007, will be our preacher. Bring old pictures for display in the fellowship hall or email them to concordmethodist@embarqmail.com for inclusion in a PowerPoint presentation. Worship service 9:30 a.m. Sept. 27. Sunday school, 10:30 a.m. A covered-dish dinner will begin at noon. 7618 Monbo Road, Catawba. 828-478-3110.

Saint Luke Greek Orthodox, Mooresville

Worship services:

9:15 a.m. Sundays. 134-A Talbert Pointe Drive, Mooresville. www.stluke-nc.org.

Vanderburg United Methodist, Mooresville

Community breakfast:

Pancakes, sausage and scrambled eggs. Free; donations accepted. 8-10 a.m. Sept. 5. 1809 Charlotte Highway, Mooresville. www.vanderburgumc.org.

Rocky Mount United Methodist, Mooresville

Community pancake breakfast:

Free. 7:30 a.m. Sept. 5. 1739 Perth Road, Mooresville. www.RockyMountUMC.com.

Saint Therese Catholic, Mooresville

Newcomers’ class:

Women who have recently moved to the area are invited to meet others, exchange insights, and find the courage to put down roots again. The 10-week class is based on the book “After the Boxes Are Unpacked.” 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays starting Sept. 16.

Weekend Mass schedule:

Beginning the weekend of Sept. 5-6, Mass will be held at 5:30 p.m. Saturdays and at 7:30, 9, and 10:30 a.m., noon, 2:30 p.m. (Spanish), and 5:30 p.m. Sundays. The nursery will be open during the 9 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday Masses. 217 Brawley School Road, Mooresville. www.sainttherese.net.

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