Lake Norman & Mooresville

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Compiled by Erica Batten

Vanderburg United Methodist, Mooresville

Golf tournament: The Methodist Men will host their third memorial golf tournament. Prizes awarded. 9:30 a.m. Sept. 13 at Twin Oaks Golf Course. For entry forms call 704-663-1690.

First Baptist, Mooresville

Music programs: Register online for the music opportunities at the church. Choirs include age 3 through kindergarten, grades 1-6, grades 7-12, student sign language choir, adult choir, senior adult choir, handbells for grades 4-6, grades 7-12 and adults, adult choir chimes, orchestra and praise band. Groups begin rehearsing in September. 150 S. Church St., Mooresville.

Fair View United Methodist, Mooresville

Book club: Local author Robert Whitlow will discuss and sign copies of his book, “The Confession.” 6:30 p.m. Sept. 15. 1430 Mecklenburg Highway, Mooresville. 704-664-2880;

Temple Kol Tikvah of Lake Norman

Raffle and dinner: A cash prize of $10,000 will be awarded during a reverse raffle and dinner sponsored by Temple Kol Tikvah. A maximum of 250 tickets will be sold. Proceeds go to Camp Dogwood and other community efforts. Television and radio personality Stacey Simms will serve as emcee. Open bar and silent auction will be followed by buffet dinner and raffle. 6 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main St., Mooresville. For information or to buy a ticket for two adults, call 704-987-9980.

St. Mark’s Lutheran, Mooresville

Old-fashioned barbecue: Event will celebrate Pastor Cozart’s many years of service. Regular church services will be at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sept. 14. After the services, barbecued chicken, chopped pork barbecue, hush puppies, drinks and ice cream will be provided. Bring a side dish to share. Wear red in honor of Pastor Cozart and his favorite teams. 454 Fieldstone Road, Mooresville.

Triplett United Methodist, Mooresville

Bible study: Fellowship and study with people from area churches, 10 a.m. Mondays at the Lowe’s YMCA, 170 Joe Knox Ave., Mooresville.

Worship service: Theotokos is a relaxed time of worship and learning. 6 p.m. Wednesdays.

Children’s ministry: Halftime Kids for children age 3 through fifth grade. Supper, Bible stories, games, music, more. 5:45-7 p.m. each first and third Wednesday. 838 Mazeppa Road, Mooresville.

Point of Grace Church, Cornelius

Seminar: “Church vs. World: Is Believing Constricting or Freeing?” Public invited. Free breakfast provided. 9 a.m. Sept. 13.

Concert: Keyboardist Alex Mauldin, who composes scores for film and theater, will perform. Free. 8 p.m. Sept. 19. 20700 N. Main St., Cornelius.

Troutman Church of God

Community food bank: Drive through. Open to all Iredell County residents. 9-11:30 a.m. Sept. 10 and 24.

Bluegrass church service: 7 p.m. Sept. 11 and 25. 490 S. Main St., Troutman.

St. Patrick’s Episcopal, Mooresville

Concert: The Solas Leighis concert series welcomes Al Petteway and Amy White, whose performances feature acoustic guitar, mandolin, Celtic harp, piano, banjo, lap dulcimer, percussion and vocals. Wine and cheese reception included. Adults $15; senior adults and students $10. Proceeds benefit community outreach. 7 p.m. Sept. 14. 201 Fairview Road, Mooresville.