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Vacation Bible School: "Saddle Ridge Ranch." 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 14-17. Family night, 6:30 p.m. June 18. 6917 Forest Hills Drive, Denver. Register at www.denverbaptist.org.
Salem United Methodist, Denver
Dessert Theater: Come enjoy a night of great desserts and fun theater in a presentation of "The Love Liner." $10 for adults; $5 for kids 12 and under. 7 p.m. June 4 and 6. 378 N. Pilot Knob Road, Denver. For tickets, call Judy at (704) 485-5563.
St. Phillip Missionary Baptist, Huntersville
Recital: Gerrie's Christian Academy of Music will present its annual spring recital with performances by children ages 5-18. Chelsea Singletary is graduating and will be honored. 5 p.m. June 12. 524 Dellwood Drive, Huntersville. 704-691-4341.
Statesville Christian Women's Club
Luncheon: "Running Into Summer" luncheon with speaker Sarah Bush, music by Amy Adams, more. $10. 11 a.m. June 21 at Statesville Civic Center, 300 S. Center St., Statesville. Reservations by June 16: 704-546-7972.
First Baptist, Cornelius
Senior Citizens' Group: Come for interesting programs, fellowship, and travel opportunities. The Jolly Travelers meet at 10:30 a.m. the second Tuesday of each month. 21007 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. 704-896-5623.
Annual Community Cookout: 5 -8 p.m. June 5 on the church lawn. Free for the community. Hamburgers, hot dogs, homemade ice cream and more will be served. Bingo, games and prizes will be after dinner. Church is at the corner of West Catawba and Church Street (21209 Catawba Ave.), Cornelius. Details: 704-892-5577;
Vacation Bible School: 6:15-8:30 p.m. June 13-17; dinner provided. All ages welcome.
Car show: Men of the Church Car Show June 26; rain date July 3.
Bluegrass: Bluegrass Saturdays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. on the first four Saturdays in August.
Point of Grace Lutheran, Cornelius
Fellowship Club: Public is invited to activities on second Saturday monthly. 6:30-9 p.m. June 12 food, badminton, corn hole game, live music at a Huntersville home. Details, directions, RSVP by June 6: Terri.Ruffatto@yahoo.com.
Huntersville United Methodist
Family Kickball Tournament: Open to all ages. Proceeds go to youth summer mission trip. $7 per player. 3 p.m. June 6.
Vacation Bible School: "High Seas Expedition" for ages 3 through rising 6th graders. 6:15-8:30 p.m. June 14-17. Register at www.humconline.org .
Preschoolers' Camp: The church preschool will offer camps on "Cooking Up Fun," "Ooey Gooey Science," and "Outdoor Adventures." Camps are 9 a.m.-noon June 14-17, July 12-15, and Aug. 2-5. $75. Children should be toilet trained and ages 3-5. 14005 Stumptown Road, Huntersville. (704) 875-1156.
Mt. Zion United Methodist, Cornelius
Stop Hunger Now: Food packaging event 10 a.m.-noon June 5 in the Family Life Center gym. 19600 Zion St., Cornelius. (704) 892-8566. www.mtzionumc.net.
Summer Children's Music Camp: Rising first- through fifth-graders 9 a.m.-noon July 12-16. Daily activities include devotion, hand bells, singing, art, drama and recreation. Open to non-members. Space limited to 40 children. Reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration forms will be emailed once you reserve space.
Lovenotes: Music for the Unborn: Program has openings for more expectant parents. Meets 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Room 203 of the education building. Details: email@example.com.
Graduate Recognition Sunday: June 6. All 2010 high school and college graduates or December 2009 college graduates. Graduates may attend any service.
Davidson United Methodist Church
Graduates: High school and college graduates will be honored in the June 7 issue of The Dove newsletter. Submit kindergarten/first-grade and senior pictures, along with the student's name, school from which they will be graduating, and a return address, to the church office by May 26. Pictures can also be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Puppet Ministry: A new Puppet Ministry is being considered. If you would like to help with the plans or if you would like to be a puppeteer, contact Heather Smith, email@example.com or 704-892-8277, Ext. 245.
Kindermusik: Play dates, classes and camps. Summer registration is open. Classes are available for newborns through 5-year-olds. www.davidsonumc.org/kindermusik for class descriptions, cost, and registration details. Liz Hickey, firstname.lastname@example.org or (704) 892-8277.
Preschool: There are a limited number of openings available in the weekday preschool for 3-year-old, 4-year-old and PreK/5-year-old classes this fall. Nancy Cork, 704-896-0082 or email@example.com.
Community in Christ Lutheran
Golf Tournament: Northstone Golf Course, June 7. Registration 11 a.m.; shotgun start noon. All proceeds will benefit the youth mission trip to Newport, Tenn. Four-person captain's choice. $125 entry fee includes lunch, drinks, golf and a post-golf banquet. Raffle tickets will be sold for a large flat screen TV, golf clubs and other prizes. Awards will be given for the winning team, the longest drive and closest to the pin competitions. Corporate sponsorships are also available. $1,000; team sponsorship includes four entry fees, Northstone Golf shirts, signs in the carts and on a hole. There are also hole sponsorships for $150, which includes a sign at a tee box. Details: www.communityinchrist.net/?q=announce; 704-892-0120.
Williamson's Chapel, Mooresville
Vacation Bible School: "Galactic Blast." 5:30-8 p.m. June 14-17. 575 Brawley School Road, Mooresville. www.williamsonschapel.org.