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Compiled by Erica Batten
Temple Kol Tikvah, Davidson
High Holy Days:
Erev Rosh Hashanah services will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 13. Children’s service, 6:30 p.m. Meet-and-greet, 6 p.m. Rosh Hashanah services will include a children’s service at 9:15 a.m. Sept. 14, community nosh at 9:30 a.m., worship service at 10:30 a.m., and Taschlich at 1:15 p.m. at Roosevelt Wilson Park. Rosh Hashanah Day 2 morning service, 10:30 a.m. Sept. 15 at Temple Kol Tikvah, 605 South St., Davidson. Kol Nidre service, 7 p.m. Sept. 22. Yom Kippur services will be held Oct. 3. Unless otherwise noted, services will be held in the Chambers Building at Davidson College. Reservations for High Holy Days services are highly recommended. Complete schedule and information at www.templekoltikvah.org.
Davidson College Presbyterian
Organ at Davidson kicks off its 10th anniversary season with a performance by Joby Bell, associate professor of organ at Appalachian State University. Free; donations encouraged. A reception follows. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14. The series continues on Oct. 19 with Jeff Jones. 100 N. Main St., Davidson. www.dcpc.org.
Lake Norman Baptist, Huntersville
Women’s worship event:
Women in the Lake Norman area are invited to “911 Urgent Call to Worship.” Guest speaker Rivera Douthit and worship leader Carole Ann Loebs will lead an evening of prayer, support, purpose and healing. Following the service will be a ministry fair where you can learn about resources to help you or opportunities to get involved in the community. Free. 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11. 7921 Sam Furr Road, Huntersville. www.LakeNormanBaptist.com.
Community in Christ Lutheran, Cornelius
9:30 and 11 a.m. starting Sept. 13.
Children’s classes at 9:30 a.m. Sundays starting Sept. 13. Register online. Adult classes at 9:30 and 11 a.m.
Resumes at 5 p.m. Sept. 13.
Worship on Wednesday:
7 p.m. Wednesdays. Confirmation classes at 7:45 p.m.
Job assistance ministry:
Fall sessions begin with an interactive resume workshop. Please bring your laptop, tablet, or smart phone. 7 p.m. Sept. 14. RSVP: 704-892-0120 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 7621 Norman Island Drive, Cornelius. www.communityinchrist.net.
Huntersville First Baptist
Giant attic sale will be held Sept. 26. Proceeds go to feed the hungry locally and worldwide. Volunteers also needed. Donations will be accepted 6-8 p.m. Fridays and noon-4 p.m. Saturdays. 119 N. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. 704-875-6581.
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. Sept. 11 at the Starrette Farm Retreat in Statesville. $20. Quiet Space Fridays will be offered the second Friday of each month. www.TheLydiaGroup.com.
Temple Or Olam, Concord
High Holy Days:
Begin the High Holy Days season with a S’lichot service in the midst of nature. On Rosh Hashanah, we will reflect on nature, and our Shacharit services will conclude in a nearby park. We will share our reflections on how to protect and care for our world at a special study session on Yom Kippur afternoon, and at Neilah, we’ll conclude our spiritual travels with a service of renewal. Tickets not required. Suggested donations for nonmembers are: $108 per person and $216 per family; students, free. Erev Rosh Hashanah service, 7 p.m. Sept. 13. Rosh Hashanah morning services, 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 14 followed by brunch and Tashlich at Dorton Park. Kol Nidre service, 7 p.m. Sept. 22. Yom Kippur morning service, 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 23. Neilah service, Havdalah, and break fast, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 23. Services are held at McGill Baptist, 5300 Poplar Tent Road, Concord. www.or-olam.org.
Huntersville United Methodist
Fall community extravaganza:
Vendor sales, live music, car show, live and silent auction, barbecue, bake sale, children’s activities and trick-or-treating. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 17. Pancake breakfast, 7:30-9 a.m. 14005 Stumptown Road, Huntersville. www.humconline.org.
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 group will discuss “Damned Good Company” by Luis Granados.
Guest Andrew McKnight will discuss “Embracing Our Whole Story.” McKnight will weave humorous and poignant moments, helping us to appreciate our perceived faults as well as our talents. Children age 4 and older go to spiritual exploration following the children’s story during the service. Nursery available. 11 a.m. Sept. 13. Services are held at the Woodlawn School, 135 Woodlawn School Loop, Mooresville. www.uulakenorman.org.
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 12 at Jonahville AME Zion, 10600 Asbury Chapel Road, Huntersville. 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 13 at Saint Mark Catholic, 14740 Stumptown Road, Huntersville. www.cbcc.us.