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Lake Norman Baptist Church

Guest speaker: Brett Kunkle, student impact director at "Stand to Reason," to speak 6-7:30 p.m. Aug. 4. Topic: "Who is Waiting For Your Kids?," the reality of the secular and aggressive assault on the faith of our students. Parents, teenagers urged to attend. Free; childcare available for ages 5 and under. 921 Sam Furr RoadHuntersville. 704-892-0143.

Cornelius Presbyterian

Bluegrass Saturdays: Barbecue and bake sale, craft items, and music on the church lawn. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 7, 14, and 21. Homeward Bound will perform on Aug. 7. Other upcoming bands are A Deeper Shade of Blue and Davidson Express. 21209 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. 704-892-5577.

Point of Grace Lutheran Church, Cornelius

Engage!: DVD series called "Who Am I? What Am I Doing Here?" Wednesday evening services with a meal at 6 p.m. and service at 7 p.m. The series through Aug. 18 examines the nature and role of man.

Lake Norman Jewish Congregation

Shabbat Services: Rabbi Michael Shields will lead Friday Shabbat services. All are welcome. Children's services begin at 6:40 p.m. Aug. 13 followed by a main service at 7 p.m., concluding with an Oneg. Services held at Fairview United Methodist, 1430 Mecklenburg Hwy., Mooresville. 704-987-9980;

Mt. Zion United Methodist, Cornelius

Break-a-Leg Drama Fun-shop: Daylong workshop exploring acting and improvisation. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 13. Registration limited. E-mail

Beth Shalom of Lake Norman

Summer Shabbaton weekend:

6:30 p.m. Aug. 6: St. Alban's Episcopal Church, Davidson. Shabbat under the supervision of Rabbi Corey Helfand, followed by a catered dinner, $12 for members, $15 for nonmembers, $5 children 6-12, children under 6 free. RSVP by Aug. 4 for meals only. If you are not able to come to dinner but still wish to attend services, you do not need to make reservations. RSVP: or call 704-896-6556.

9:30 a.m. Aug. 7: St. Alban's Episcopal Church, Davidson. Shabbat. Services conducted by Rabbi Corey Helfand. Services followed by Kiddush luncheon. No charge; please RSVP by Aug. 4 at if you plan to stay for lunch.

7 p.m. Aug. 7: Adult education. RSVP is mandatory at by Aug. 4.

Noon Aug. 8: Members and non-members of Beth Shalom of Lake Norman are invited to a day on Lake Norman. Those without boats will be placed with members who have boats for a day of fun on the lake. RSVP required. Rabbi Corey Helfand will participate.

Huntersville United Methodist

Movie Night: "Up" will be shown at 7 p.m. Aug. 6 in the worship center. Snack bar opens at 6 p.m. and proceeds go to building fund. Kids are welcome to bring blankets and pillows for floor seating. 14005 Stumptown Road, Huntersville. 704-875-1156;