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Davidson College Presbyterian
Certification: The Earth Care Congregation by the Presbyterian Church Environmental Ministries certified Davidson College Presbyterian as an Earth Care congregation. In order to achieve this certification, the church affirmed the pledge to integrate environmental practices and thinking into all aspects of church life, including worship, education, facilities and outreach. For details about the Earth Care Congregations program, visit www.pcusa.org/earth-care-congregations.
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Common Grounds Cafe: Hear three of the church's young adults share experience of a year of service to their world. Speakers are Madeline Burgess, who spent a year in Northern Ireland through the Young Adult Volunteers of the PCUSA in peacemaking. Rachel Steber is spending a year in El Paso, TX through Border Servant Corps working in an immigration law office. Allison Wehrung is spending a year in Nashville, TN, through Young Adult Volunteers in the PCUSA in campus ministry. Common Grounds is a time to learn and share with others common interest in ministries. Reserve a spot at www.dcpc.org. 5 p.m. May 15 at the Congregation House. Dinner will be served and childcare is provided. Donations accepted for the Christian Education Ministry.
The Jewish Council Of Lake Norman
Lecture: Zak Yitro Halamish and Andrey Ron present "Life as an Israeli Lone Soldier." 7 p.m. May 12 at Fair View United Methodist, 1430 Mecklenburg Hwy., Mooresville. 704-944-6757 .
Davidson College Presbyterian
Theology on Tap: Drs. Doug Ottati and Matt Samson will lead discussion on issues of theology. 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at Summit Coffee and Tea, 128 S. Main St., Davidson.
Program on service years: Three of the church's young adults will share their experiences of a year of service in Northern Ireland; Nashville, Tenn.; and El Paso, Texas. Dinner will be served. 5 p.m. May 15 in the congregation house. 100 N. Main St., Davidson. www.dcpc.org
Mount Zion United Methodist, Cornelius
Lawn concert: The Cornelius Concert Series welcomes singer, songwriter and storyteller Michael Reno Harrell. A an offering will be taken.3 p.m. May 22 on the front lawn. 19600 Zion Ave., Cornelius. www.mtzionumc.net.
Rehobeth United Methodist, Terrell
Youth Fundraiser: Port-a-pit chicken plates include half a chicken, baked beans, slaw, roll and dessert. Takeout only. $8. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. May 14. 9297 Sherrills Ford Road, Terrell. Tickets available at church office or 828-478-2518.
Independence Hill Baptist, Huntersville
Community Event: Hearts for Missions Fun Days. Barbecue dinner, 4-7 p.m. May 20. Live auction, 7 p.m. Yard and bake sale, 7 a.m. May 21. 5K run/walk, 8 a.m. Carnival with children's activities, silent auction, music, show cars, food, more, 10 a.m. All proceeds go to local missions. 10220 Eastfield Road, Huntersville. www.independencehill.org.
Huntersville United Methodist
Couples' Class: Study based on Adam Hamilton's "Making Love Last a Lifetime." 5-6:30 p.m. Sundays starting May 15. 14005 Stumptown Road, Huntersville. Childcare available by reservation. 704-875-1156.
Beth Shalom Of Lake Norman
Open House: Learn about the religious school and meet Education Director Sid Krupkin, faculty members and involved parents. 4:30-6:15 p.m. May 12 at St. Alban's Episcopal, 301 Caldwell Lane, Davidson. www.bslkn.org.
Lag B'Omer celebration: 4:15-6:15 p.m. May 19, St. Alban's Episcopal Church, Davidson. This Israeli-style celebration features guest speaker Mor Green of the Israeli Defense Forces. Free hot dogs and refreshments, and Israeli Music. Free.
Zion Wesley A.M.E. Zion, Troutman
Fish Fry: Plates, fish sandwiches, chicken sandwiches, hot dogs and French fries. Various prices. 12 p.m. May 14. Zion Wesley A.M.E. Zion Church, 133 Zion Wesley Road, Troutman.
Grace Fellowship, Mooresville
Study series: "Experiencing God." 7-8:30p.m. Tuesdays through June7. 691Brookwood St., Mooresville. 704-929-4822.