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Mt. Zion United Methodist, Cornelius

Workshop: Friends of the Groom will lead "Beyond Bathrobes: Christian Drama and Storytelling." Lunch provided. $10. Registration required. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 8. Register at or 704-892-8566.

Performance: Friends of the Groom will perform at 7 p.m. Jan. 8. Free. Learn more about Friends of the Groom at

Finance Classes: Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University includes information on eliminating debt, building wealth and more. Child care available upon request. Thirteen-week course begins 6:30-8:30 p.m. Jan. 13. 19600 Zion Ave., Cornelius.

Davidson College Presbyterian

Classes: Dr. Robert Manning leads a study and discussion of the Gospel of Mark. 9:45 a.m. Jan. 9, 16, 23, and 30 in Room 118 of the main building. Dr. Karl Plank presents "Poetic Images of Faith," 9:45 a.m. Jan. 9, 16, 23, and 30 in Room B of the congregation house.

Organ Concerts: Thomas Warburton, emeritus music professor at UNC Chapel Hill, plays Hindemith, Mendelssohn, Messiaen, Schumann and Sowerby in tribute to Robert Noehren (1910-2002), Davidson College professor and church organist. A reception follows. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 11. Organ at Davidson series continues Feb. 8. 102 N. Main St., Davidson.

First Baptist, Cornelius

Senior Citizens' Group: Interesting programs, fellowship and travel opportunities. New people welcome to join us. The Jolly Travelers meet at 10:30 a.m. the second Tuesday of each month. 21007 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. 704-896-5623.

St. Mark Catholic, Huntersville

Christmas pageant: More than 300 people attended the ninth annual St. Mark Church Christmas Pageant "No Ordinary Night. A Musical Adventure."

Relevant Church

One year celebration: Join us as Relevant Church celebrates our first-year anniversary. It has been a great first year and we want to celebrate with you. If it is your first time, we will have something special just for you. 10:30 a.m. Jan. 9. Hopewell High School, 11530 Beatties Ford Road, Huntersville. 980-343-5988.

Journey Church

HUB dinner: If you're involved in a Life Group or serving on a team at Journey Church gather at HUB Jan. 6 for a monthly gathering. The event happens the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. with dinner and a program at 7 p.m. Child care is available. RSVP each month for food. For more information visit or call 704-892-9797. Journey Church, 12711 Brookway Drive, Huntersville.