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Beth Shalom Of Lake Norman
New Rabbi: Gladstein Fellow Adam Baldachin will serve as rabbi for the next two years. Baldachin studied Talmud at the Jewish Theological Seminary and has visited Jewish communities throughout the world. As a Gladstein Fellow, Baldachin serves as the rabbinic intern at the Conservative Synagogue Adath Israel in Riverdale under the mentorship of Rabbi Barry Dov Katz. Baldachin and his wife, Maital, have one son, Shalev. www.bslkn.org.
Asbury UMC, Huntersville
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Homecoming: Featured speaker Rick Fite. Bring a covered dish to share at lunch following service. 10:45 a.m. Aug. 21. 11724 Asbury Chapel Road, Huntersville. www.asburyumc-huntersville.com.
Christ Community Church, Huntersville
Newcomers' Class: "Just Moved!" based on Susan Miller's book "After the Boxes are Unpacked." Make friends, work through emotions that accompany moving and meet other newcomers. All women in the community are invited. Childcare provided. 9:45-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays starting Sept. 13. $20 includes materials. 16301 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. Register at www.growinguniversity.com.
Lake Forest Church
New Church Campus: The church will begin services in Davidson with live teaching by Michael Flake. Sermon series will be identical to Huntersville campus. 9:30 a.m. Aug. 21 at Davidson Elementary School, 635 South St., Davidson. www.lakeforest.org/davidson.
Bluegrass Festival: Free admission. Barbecue plates, $8 for adults and $5 for children. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 20 and 27. Darin and Brooke Aldridge perform Aug. 20. 21209 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. 704-892-5577; www.corneliuspcusa.org.
Davidson College Presbyterian
Workshop: "Confessing the Beatitudes" for Presbyterian Women leaders and others. Led by Drs. David Kaylor and Linda Steber. Bring Bibles. $5. 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 20. Register at 704-892-5641.
Wonderful Wednesdays: Meal and small groups for all ages. 6- 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays starting Aug. 31. 14005 Stumptown Road, Huntersville. www.humconline.org.