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Webb's Chapel United Methodist
Fish Fry and Candidates Forum: Hosted by the church and the East Lincoln Betterment Association 11:30 a.m. Oct.29. $8 take out or dine in; $5 child under 10. Plate includes: fried flounder, homemade slaw, hush puppies and homemade fries. Deliveries available. 4640 Webbs Chapel Chapel Rd., Denver. 704-483-9434.
Huntersville United Methodist
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10th Annual Fall Crafts Festival: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 23 with craft vendors, a silent auction, bake sale, lunch food and drinks, children's games and bounce houses. Vendor space is $30 for a 6-foot or 8-foot table. 14005 Stumptown Rd., Huntersville. 704-875-1156. www.huntersvilleumc.org
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.
Mount Zion United Methodist, Cornelius
Fall study group: Seven-week study suing the book "A Case for Faith" by Lee Strobel. 7 p.m. Mondays through Nov. 15. Facilitated by the Rev. Jill Smith. RSVP: 704-892-8566.
Daytime group study: "Daniel: Pursuing Integrity" 10:30 a.m.-noon Wednesdays through Nov. 17.
Women's group: Women of the church and community are welcome for fellowship and devotion at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at the Acropolis restaurant. Details: Elizabeth Coker, 704-892-8263 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 ministerial staffs of Mount Zion UMC and Bethel Presbyterian Church.
Inclusion Community, Davidson
New Faith Community: All are welcome. This is a community that welcomes questions, thrives on conversation, and celebrates God's presence, as expressed through Jesus, in our diversity. 10:30 a.m. Sundays at Our Town Cinemas in Davidson. www.inclusioncommunity.org.
Episcopal Church of St. Peter By-the-Lake, Denver
Ministry Fair: Learn about opportunities to serve God and our work in local, national, and international ministries. 11:30 a.m. Oct. 17. 8433 Fairfield Forest Drive, Denver. 704-483-3460.
Life Fellowship, Davidson
Saturday Evening Service: Message, contemporary worship music, and question-and-answer session. Children's ministry will also meet. Fellowship to follow service. 6:30 p.m. Saturdays at the Community School of Davidson, 565 Griffith St., Davidson. www.lifecharlotte.com.
Prosperity Presbyterian Church
Fall festival: Wear your favorite costume. 6-8 p.m. Oct. 29. Learn about the significance of Reformation Day. Hayrides, a puppet show, lots of games, face painting, crafts, hot dogs, snacks, drinks, prizes, cake walks, parents, candy. Activities will take place in the church gym. Details: 704-875-1182. 5533 Prosperity Church Road, Charlotte.
Beth Shalom of Lake Norman
October Shabbaton: Beth Shalom of Lake Norman (www.bslkn.org) announced the schedule for its October Shabbaton in Lake Norman, to be led by Rabbi Corey Helfand. Services will be held at St. Alban's Episcopal Church, 301 Caldwell Lane, Davidson.
6:30 p.m. Oct. 15, Shabbat Services - Building opens at 6:15 p.m., followed by a catered dinner ($12 members, $15 non-members, $5 children 6-12, children under 6 free). There will be a Tish after dinner for those who would like to stay and sing appropriate Shabbat songs. Attendees of the dinner may bring their own wine/spirits. RSVP at www.bslkn.org by today if staying for dinner.
9:30 a.m. Oct. 16 Shabbat Services - Junior Congregation for grades 4-6 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tot Shabbat services for pre-K through grade 3 10 a.m.-noon. Services will be followed by a Kiddush lunch. No charge. RSVP at www.bslkn.org by today if staying for lunch.
7 p.m. Oct. 16 Adult Education/Havdalah Service - Topic and Location TBA. Please check www.bslkn.org for further details.
Hebrew Chai School: Begins Oct. 28 6:30-8p.m. This program intends to provide a social experience for our Jewish teenagers combined with a variety of cultural, historical, ethical, political and arts-oriented elements and surprises. Once a month, directly after the normal religious school time period. Details: Sherry Eckert at email@example.com. www.bslkn.org.
Introduction To Judaism Course: Two-year course taught by Rabbi Corey Helfand; Hebrew will be taught by ritual director Kara Tanenbaum. To enroll: bslkn.org (Payments/Donations page. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Empowerment For Living Family
Sunday Morning Worship Service: 8 a.m. worship, dance and the word of God. Comfort Inn & Suites, 19521 Liverpool Pkwy., Cornelius.
Rehobeth United Methodist, Terrell
Fall Festival: Games and prizes, inflatables, trunk-or-treat, more. Come dressed in your favorite costume. 4-6:30 p.m. Oct. 30. 4054 McGee Point Road, Terrell. 828-478- 2518; www.rehobethumc.org.
Statesville Christian Women's Club
Luncheon: "Quiltin' and Dreamin'" with speaker Mary Jane Battista and special feature "Who Will Count the Stitches?" with Ann Cline. Music by Edna Hudspeth. $10. 11 a.m. Oct. 18 at Statesville Civic Center, 300 S. Center St., Statesville. Reservations by Oct. 13: 704-546-7972 (CQ).