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First Baptist, Huntersville
World Hunger Day: Yard sale, barbecue, silent auction, bake sale, craft sale, entertainment, more. All funds used to fight hunger locally and internationally. 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 24. Items being accepted for yard sale, auction, bake sale and craft sale. 119 N. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. 704-875-6581.
Assurance UMC, Huntersville
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Men's Small Group: "Quest for Authentic Manhood." Weekly meetings with Biblical teaching and interaction. Informational meetings at 7 p.m. Aug. 31 and noon Sept. 4. Weekly meetings held 6 a.m. Tuesdays or 7 p.m. Wednesdays. $25 includes materials and snacks.
Group Study: Eight-week study for moms using Karol Ladd's "The Power of a Positive Mom." 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays starting Sept. 7. 9700 Mt. Holly-Huntersville Road, Huntersville. Register at 704-941-1638.
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 Norman Baptist, Huntersville
Ladies' Bible Study: Elizabeth George's "Experiencing God's Peace," a study of Philippians taught by Tara Reeves. All women in the community are invited to attend. Workbook available for $9. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 13-Dec. 13. 7921 Sam Furr Road, Huntersville. Register at www.lakenormanbaptist.com.
The Jewish Council Of Lake Norman
Festival: Third annual Shalom Lake Norman Festival includes entertainment for adults and children. Performers include the Baal Shem Tones and Batsheva. Noon-4 p.m. Sept. 18 at Ramsey Creek Park, 18441 Nantz Road, Cornelius. www.shalomlakenorman.com.
Mt. Zion UMC, Cornelius
Special worship service: In recognition of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, the church will honor military personnel and their families as well as local police, fire, and emergency responders. Honorees will receive a copy of "Strength for Service to God and Country." 8:30, 9:45, and 11 a.m. Sept. 11. 19600 Zion Ave., Cornelius. www.mtzionumc.net.
Registration: Lake Norman Community Bible Study is offering registration for its 2011-2012 class year. The class is offered for women and children of all ages. Lake Norman CBS meets at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Cornelius on Tuesdays. The 10 a.m.-noon classes will Sept. 6. This year's study will include the books of Deuteronomy and Hebrews. Details: Meg Samuels at firstname.lastname@example.org. lakenorman.cbsclass.org or find us on Facebook at Lake Norman CBS.
St. Therese Catholic, Mooresville
Women's Newcomers' Class: Based on book "After the Boxes are Unpacked." 10 a.m. Wednesdays starting Sept. 14. 217 Brawley School Road, Mooresville. 704-664-7762.
River Life Fellowship, Mooresville
Women's Fellowship: Discussion of Sunday's sermon in a small-group setting. 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays. 2487 Charlotte Highway, Mooresville. www.riverlifefellowship.com.