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Davidson UMC

Men in Balance: Barbecue dinner and screening and discussion of the film "Courageous," 6-9 p.m. Jan. 26. $10. 233 S. Main St., Davidson. 704-895-8976.

Denver UMC

Youth Bowling Night: 5 p.m. Jan. 29 at Pin Station, 525 W. A St., Newton. $15.

Hopewell Presbyterian, Huntersville

250th Anniversary: The church will continue its year-long celebration with a memorial service in honor of Gen. Davidson. 10 a.m. Jan. 28. 10500 Beatties Ford Road.

Huntersville UMC

Financial Peace University: Dave Ramsey's DVD series teaches God's way of handling money. $99 per family. Child care available by reservation. 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays starting Feb. 8. Register by Feb. 1. 14005 Stumptown Road, Huntersville.

Lake Forest Church, Huntersville

Concert: Performances by Mike Farris and the Roseland Rhythm Revue featuring the McCrary Sisters. Special guest speaker Donald Miller. $12. Advance tickets only. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 28. 8519 Gilead Road, Huntersville.

Lake Forest Church, Huntersville And Davidson

Sermon Series: "Hope in a House of Blues" addresses hurt, hate, and hope and healing with a blues-based musical backdrop. Mike Farris will perform at the Huntersville campus, 8519 Gilead Road, Huntersville. 8, 9:30, and 11 a.m. Jan. 29. Donald Miller will lead services at the Davidson campus at Davidson Elementary School, 635 South St. 9:30 and 11 a.m. Jan. 29.

Mount Zion UMC, Cornelius

New Worship Leader: The music staff welcomes Melanie Kalkan as the new praise team leader. Kalkan has worked in praise worship at Mount Zion UMC and Grace Covenant churches. She is also the choral director at Mooresville High School. The church is at 19600 Zion Ave., Cornelius.

The Episcopal Church of St. Peter By-The-Lake, Denver

Alexander Community Concert: Edgar Cruz, master of classical, flamenco, and popular guitar music, will present a guitar extravaganza. Adults, $15; seniors and students, $10; children under 12, free. 2 p.m. Feb. 5. Reception follows concert. 8433 Fairfield Forest Road, Denver. 704-489-6249.