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Cornerstone Church, Denver

"The Gospel of The Beatles:" A nine-week series will focus on the Gospel message found in nine of the Beatles top hits and how this message helped the group's rise in popularity. 6521 Denver Industrial Park Drive, Denver. Details: 704-489-1717 or e-mail

Huntersville United Methodist

Homecoming: Covered dish meal to follow the 11 a.m. service Sept. 19. Please bring a side dish to share. 14005 Stumptown Road, Huntersville. 704-875-1156;

St. Phillip Missionary Baptist, Huntersville

Pastor's Aide Program: Guest minister the Rev. Byron Davis, pastor of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist. The public is invited. 2:30 p.m. Sept. 19. 524 Dellwood Drive, Huntersville. 704-394-5689.

Beth Shalom of Lake Norman

Introduction To Judaism Course: This two-year course will allow for the study of Jewish ethics, the Sabbath and holidays, prayer, dietary laws, life cycle events, the Jewish people and Israel. Additionally, Hebrew lessons will be provided throughout the program. For those who are not Jewish and are looking to participate, this course can serve as a beginning step in preparing for conversion to Judaism or an introduction to Judaism. The course will be taught by Rabbi Corey Helfand; Hebrew will be taught by ritual director Kara Tanenbaum. To enroll: (Payments/Donations page. Details: or

High Holy Day 2010 Schedule: All services will be held at St. Alban's Episcopal Church, 301 Caldwell Lane, Davidson. Details, ticket information, reservation forms: Free child care for infants through second grade.

7 p.m. Sept. 17: Kol Nidrei.

9 a.m. Sept. 18: Yom Kippur. Morning Shabbat services followed by Yizkor memorial service at 11:30 a.m. with separate children's services from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

6:30 p.m. Sept. 18: Minchah-Neilah-Maariv and Break the Fast. Yom Kippur closing services.

Cornelius Presbyterian

Family Health Fair: All classes will be held at the Wayland Center on the church campus, 21209 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Healthy Meal Preparation 7 p.m. Sept. 21; How to Live to 100 7 p.m. Sept. 28; and Assessing Your Nutritional Health 7 p.m. Oct. 5. 704 892 5577,,

St. Mark Catholic, Huntersville

Introduction to Centering Prayer: The Rev. Carl Arico will present an enriched will lead participants in two 20-minute centering prayer periods allowing time for questions following his talk. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 2. Register by Sept. 23: or 704-577-3408.

Christ Community Church, Huntersville

Newcomers' Class: "Just Moved!" based on Susan Miller's book "After the Boxes are Unpacked." Field trips, group discussion, and fun activities led by former newcomers to the Charlotte area. All women in the community are invited. Childcare provided. 10-week class meets 9:45-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays starting Sept. 15. $20 includes materials. 16301 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. Register at 704-875-8374.

Mount Zion United Methodist, Cornelius

Golf tournament: Golf, lunch, supper and fellowship for $60 on Sept. 18. Details: Rick Carter, 704-948-1642 or

Fall study group: Seven-week study suing the book "A Case for Faith" by Lee Strobel. 7 p.m. Mondays Oct. 4-Nov. 15. Facilitated by the Rev. Jill Smith. RSVP: 704-892-8566.

Davidson College Presbyterian

Bible Study: Dr. Max Polley will lead a class on the book of Daniel entitled "From Hebrew Prophecy to Apocalypticism," contrasting Jewish and Christian interpretations. 9:45 a.m. Sept. 19 and 26 in the Congregation House, 218 Concord Road, Davidson.

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 at Mount Zion United Methodist in Cornelius. Children's program also available for infants through home-schooled middle school. Register at 704-799-4460 or

First Baptist, Cornelius

Senior Citizens' Group: 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.

Journey Church, Huntersville

Host families needed: Host Homes Needed for African Children's Choir Oct 30-Nov. 1. Details: Holly Reinhardt or 704-892-9797 ext. 109.

Sunday Youth Groups: Middle School students meet this Sunday night from5-6:30 p.m., and High School students meet from 6-8 p.m. (dinner together at 6 p.m.) at the Journey building. Bring $3 for pizza. Details:

Open house: 12:30 p.m. Sept. 19 for a free luncheon the small auditorium right after the second service. You will learn more about the history and future of Journey church, meet the staff and ask questions. Pizza, pasta, salad and dessert will be provided. Free childcare is also provided onsite; register your children and their ages in advance:

New Faith Community Of Lake Norman

Moving: New Faith Community plans to move Sunday services to 10 a.m. Oct. 3 at Our Town Cinemas. Details: