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Beth Shalom Of Lake Norman

Services: High Holy Days services to be led by Rabbi Adam Baldachin. Erev Rosh Hashanah service 7 p.m. Sept. 28. Rosh Hashanah services with separate children's services 9 a.m. Sept. 29 and 30. Tashlich family program and picnic 1:15 p.m. Sept. 29 at Roosevelt Wilson Park in Davidson. Shabbat service 6:30 p.m. Sept. 30; catered dinner afterward. Shabbat service 10 a.m. Oct. 1; complimentary oneg afterward. Yom Kippur services Oct. 7-8. Unless otherwise noted, all services will be at St. Alban's Episcopal, 301 Caldwell Lane, Davidson. Make reservations for meals at

Bethel Presbyterian, Cornelius

Fundraiser: Annual barbecue, bake sale, silent auction. Barbecue plates $8 each. Drive-through available. All proceeds go to Barium Springs Home for Children. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 22. 19920 Bethel Church Road, Cornelius. 704-892-0546.

Davidson College

History lecture: Professor George Rable of University of Alabama to speak on "God as General: Was There a Religious History of the American Civil War?" Free. 7 p.m. Sept. 21. 209 Ridge Road, Davidson. 704-894-2000.

Davidson College Presbyterian

Seminar-style class: Covenant Class to discuss contemporary ethical issues as they relate to theology and faith. 9:45 a.m. Sundays. 100 N. Main St., Davidson.

First Baptist, Huntersville

World Hunger Day: Yard sale, barbecue, silent auction, bake sale, craft sale, entertainment, more. All proceeds to be used to fight hunger locally and internationally. 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 24. Items being accepted for yard sale, auction, bake sale, craft sale. 119 N. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. 704-875-6581.

Huntersville UMC

Movie night: "Gnomeo and Juliet." 7 p.m. Sept. 23. Snack bar opens at 6 p.m. Bring school supplies to donate to Classroom Central. 14005 Stumptown Road, Huntersville.

Journey Church, Huntersville

New lead pastor: Matt Dawson has been selected as lead pastor of the nondenominational church. In a recent series called "Breakthrough," Dawson shared plans for new dreams this fall including enhanced Sunday children's worship, local mission projects that mobilize the broader community, Dave Ramsey's "Financial Peace University" class, and quarterly Family Experience services. 15711 Brookway Drive, Huntersville.

Mount Zion UMC, Cornelius

Concert: Cornelius Concert Series presents the ToneBlazers. Lunch provided by Boy Scout Troop 10. Donations accepted. Noon Sept. 25, front lawn. 19600 Zion St., Cornelius. Learn more about the band at

St. Alban's Episcopal, Davidson

Concert: Music at St. Alban's concert series opens with "BachFest VI," a feast of Baroque concertos. $15 general admission. 3 p.m. Sept. 25. 301 Caldwell Lane, Davidson.

Unity Presbyterian, Denver

Community Chorus rehearsals: East Lincoln Community Chorus rehearsing for its Christmas production, "Goin' Home for Christmas." All are welcome. 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays. 8210 Unity Church Road, Denver. 704-822-9352.