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Lake Norman Community Bible Study

Fall Classes: Registration now open for study on Deuteronomy and Hebrews. Open to women in the Lake Norman area. 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays starting Sept. 6 at Mount Zion United Methodist in Cornelius. Children's program also available for infants through middle school.


Family Group: Al-Anon is an anonymous fellowship whose purpose is to help families and friends of those who have a problem with alcohol. "Starting Over" group meets 10-11 a.m. Wednesdays at Lake Norman Lutheran, 1445 N.C. 16 N., Denver and 8-9 p.m. Tuesdays at Bethel Methodist, 7284 Campground Road, Denver. 704-489-8657.

Denver Baptist

Children's Ministry: Registration for Awana begins Aug. 4. 6917 Forest Hills Drive, Denver.

Davidson College Presbyterian

New Pastor: The church welcomes Andrew Scales as its new associate pastor for Campus Ministry and Youth. A native of Indianapolis, Scales graduated from Dartmouth College with a degree in history. After sensing God's call to ordained ministry, he enrolled at Princeton Theological Seminary in 2008. He was the 2011 recipient of the seminary's Mathias Memorial Award in Worship and Pastoral Ministry.

Rock Springs Campground, Denver

Camp Meeting: 181st annual Methodist camp meeting, July 31 through Aug. 14. Gospel concerts are scheduled at 7 p.m. Aug. 5 and 13 and at 6 p.m. Aug. 6. Religious services will be held daily. The campground is located on Campground Road in Denver, just north of N.C. 16 N.

Cornelius Presbyterian

Bluegrass Festival: Free admission. Barbecue plates, $8 for adults and $5 for children. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 6, 13, 20 and 27. Homeward Bound performs Aug. 6. 21209 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. 704-892-5577;

Broad Street UMC

Free lemonade: The church will pass out free lemonade and cookies at Bellingham Park. 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays. 1600 Bellingham Drive, Mooresville.

Bible study: Pastor Amy will lead a Bible study at the Mooresville Soup Kitchen. 10-10:30 a.m. Thursdays. 275 S. Broad St., Mooresville.

Centre Presbyterian

Mooresville mission trip: The church youth will volunteer with Habitat for Humanity, the Mooresville Soup Kitchen, the Mooresville Christian Mission and more. Aug. 4-5. 129 Centre Church Road, Mooresville. 704-664-3160.

Prospect Presbyterian

Preschool registration: Half-day program is enrolling children ages 3 and 4 for the 2011-12 school year. 9425 N.C. 152 W., Mooresville. 704-664-5439;

Redeemer Lutheran

Community breakfast: Eggs, toast, grits, gravy, sausage, more. $6 per plate. 200 S. Main St., Catawba. 828-241-2371;

The Cove Church

Support groups: Celebrate Recovery, DivorceCare, Healing Hearts for Kids, more. 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. 197 Langtree Road, Mooresville.