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Jewish Council Of Lake Norman

Jewish Festival: The second annual Shalom Lake Norman festival. Noon-5 p.m. Aug. 29 at Ramsey Creek Park in Cornelius. Music, dancing, food and entertainment; children's games and activities. Free. Bring canned food for Jewish Family Services food bank.

Lake Norman Baptist, Huntersville

Musical Guests: Voices of Lee, a group characterized by a unique variety of lush vocal harmonies, high-energy patriotic numbers, fun-filled audience participation, and heartfelt gospel favorites, will sing at the 8:30, 9:45, and 11 a.m. services Sept. 5. 7921 Sam Furr Road, Huntersville. 704-892-0143;

'Fat Boy Chronicles'

Parent/teen dialog: 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 26. Inspired by a true story, "The Fat Boy Chronicles" follows Jimmy, 14, as he enters a new high school and deals with obesity and bullying. First Baptist Church, 119 N. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. To register: Call 980-343-0318 or go online at

Davidson College Presbyterian Church

Saturday Night Worship: Returns 5 p.m. Aug. 28 in Lingle Chapel. Worship will include communion, follow the same general texts and themes as the Sunday morning service with creativity and a spirit of informality.

Mt. Zion United Methodist, Cornelius

Cub Scout Pack 10:Open house for boys in grades 1-5 who are interested in joining Scouting. 7-8 p.m. Aug. 26 in the Family Life Center .

Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University: Join a new class 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays for 13 weeks starting Sept. 8. Open to community. Fee, details: There will be information sessions noon Aug. 22 in the sanctuary and 7 p.m. Aug. 23 in the parlor.

Women's group: All women of the church and community are welcome for fellowship and devotion 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at the Acropolis restaurant. Details: Elizabeth Croker, 704-892-8263 or

Men's Group: Men of all ages are welcome to attend a Community Men's Prayer Breakfast held 7-8 a.m. each Wednesday at the Cookhouse Restaurant, 20936 Torrence Chapel Road, Cornelius. It is led on alternate weeks by the staffs of Mt. Zion UMC and Bethel Presbyterian Church.

Holy Trinity Anglican, Huntersville

Summer Worship Schedule: Through Sept. 5. Holy Communion begins 10 a.m. Sundays with fellowship time afterwards. Holy Trinity meets at the Huntersville Arts and Cultural Center, 109 S. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. 704-576-3279.

Lake Norman Community Bible Study

Fall Classes: Registration now open for study on the book of Acts. Open to all women in the Lake Norman area. 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays starting Sept. 7 at Mt. Zion United Methodist in Cornelius. Children's program also available for infants through homeschooled middle school. Register at 704-799-4460 or

University City United Methodist Church

Live Simulcast with Beth Moore: Women invited are invited to the church 9:30a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 18 for a fellowship day with Bible teacher Beth Moore presenting the LifeWay women's "Living Proof." $25 registration; or call 704-369-8000. 3835 W. WT Harris Blvd., Charlotte.

St. Mark Catholic

Religious Education: The church's religious education programs are accepting registration from 1-9 graders for the 2010-2011 school year. 14740 Stumptown Road, Huntersville. Forms at

Centering Prayer: 8:15a.m. and 6 p.m. bi-lingual Wednesdays at St. Mark Chapel, Huntersville.

St. Luke's Lutheran Church

Afterschool program: For children K-6, 2:30 p.m.- 6 p.m. Monday through Friday during the school year. Weekly rates will be $60 per child with a $ 5 discount for each additional child; $20 application fee. Contact Kristin Cathey at or by calling 704-735-2968 4051 King Wilkinson Road, Lincolnton.

New Faith Community Of Lake Norman

Small Groups: The New Faith Community of Lake Norman: Encouraging Your Search for a Resonant Jesus. A five-week study based on Brian McLaren's book, "A Generous Orthodoxy" will meet at 11 a.m. Sundays and at 6:30 p.m. Mondays. "Living the Questions," a discussion that invites questions and struggles of faith, will meet 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. All meetings are held at Davidson United Methodist, 233 S. Main St., Davidson.