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Broad Street United Methodist, Mooresville

Blessing of the Animals: 5-7 p.m. June 5. Bring your animals to be blessed, to play, to run an obstacle course and to win prizes. 355 S. Broad St., Mooresville.

Fair View United Methodist, Mooresville

Visitors welcome: Dr. David Calhoun conducts a contemporary service at 9a.m. and traditional service at 11a.m. Sundays. Sunday school at 10a.m. Wednesday evening activities for all ages include dinner at 5:45p.m., children's activities and adult Bible study at 6:35p.m., and youth study hall with computers available for use. 1430 Mecklenburg Highway, Mooresville.; 704-664-2880.

Faith United Methodist, Mooresville

Women's Day: Women, men and children invited. 9:45 a.m. and 3 p.m. June 5. 430 Patterson Ave., Mooresville. 704-664-5493.

Classes: "Monday Night Live." 6-8p.m. Mondays. 430Patterson Ave., Mooresville.

Peninsula Baptist, Mooresville

Vacation Bible school: Ages 5-12. 6-8:15p.m. July10-14. Adult parenting classes available July10-12. 687 Brawley School Road, Mooresville. 704-664-2958.

Rocky Mount United Methodist, Mooresville

Couponing 102: Brief recap of Couponing 101 followed by in-depth workshop, coupon clipping, more. 9:30-11:30a.m. June4. 1739 Perth Road, Mooresville. 704-528-5525.

Bible studies: Join other believers to discuss how to live a life that is pleasing to God. 7 p.m. Thursdays.

Exercise classes: Beginning exercise, 8-9 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Cardio sculpt, 4:30p.m. Mondays and 5p.m. Wednesdays.

Nar-Anon meetings: Open to anyone whose friend or family member has been addicted to drugs. 7p.m. Fridays.

St. Patrick's Episcopal, Mooresville

Guest speaker: Christian fiction author Robert Whitlow. Free. 9-11a.m. June4. 201 Fairview Road, Mooresville. 704-663-5659;

Concert: Musician and composer Stephen Bennett performs. Adults, $10; children 6-10, $5; children under 6, free. Cash ticket sales only. 8p.m. June10. 201 Fairview Road, Mooresville. 704-663-5659.

St. Therese Catholic

Preschool registration: Half-day Catholic preschool open to all potty-trained children ages 2-4, regardless of faith. 217 Brawley School Road, Mooresville. 704-664-7762.

Sherrills Ford Presbyterian

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings: 7-8:30p.m. Wednesdays. 8491Sherrills Ford Road, Sherrills Ford.

Trinity Baptist, Mooresville

Vacation Bible school: 10a.m.-4p.m. June18 at Lake Norman Elementary School, 255 Oak Tree Road, Mooresville.

Front Street Baptist, Statesville

Celebrate recovery: 12-step Christ-centered support group for anyone struggling with hurts or habits. 7-9p.m. Mondays. 1403 W. Front St., Statesville. 704-872-7623.

Broad Street United Methodist, Statesville

Organ concert: Jeffery Gonce of Abernethy United Methodist in Asheville and Maggie Hanson of Broad Street United Methodist will perform. 5 p.m. June 5. 315 W. Broad St., Statesville. 704-873-3279.

Monticello United Methodist, Statesville

5K race: Proceeds go to youth summer mission trips. $30. 9 a.m. June 4 at McClure Park. Register at 8 a.m. on race day or at

Bluegrass Gospel concert: Local favorite Fletcher Ridge performs. Free. 6 p.m. June 5. 308 Island Ford Road, Statesville. 704-924-8322.