Lake Norman & Mooresville

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Compiled by Erica Batten

Congregation Emanuel, Statesville

Rosh Hashanah services: Director of Education Steve Kerbel and Cantor Mitch Siegel will conduct services. Free. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24; 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sept. 25; and 9 a.m. Sept. 26. 206 N. Kelly St., Statesville. 704-873-7611; www.congregationemanuel.us.

Temple Kol Tikvah, Davidson

Erev Rosh Hashanah: Service at 7 p.m. Sept. 24. Meet-and-greet at 6 p.m.; children’s services 6:30 p.m.

Rosh Hashanah services: Day one service 10:30 a.m. Sept. 25. Children’s service at 9:15 a.m.; eCommunity nosh at 9:30 a.m.; Taschlich at 1:15 p.m. at Roosevelt Wilson Park. Day two service will be at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 26 at Temple Kol Tikvah, 605 South St., Davidson. All other services will be at Fairview United Methodist, 1430 Mecklenburg Highway, Mooresville. Tishrei memberships available. Full High Holy Days schedule available at www.templekoltikvah.org.

Lake Norman ARP churches

Worship services: Four ARP churches invite you to attend a series of special worship services Sept. 24-28. The Rev. Andy Ward will preach at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 at Huntersville ARP, 200 N. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. The Rev. Robert Hunter will preach at 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at Lakeside Fellowship ARP, 381 Williamson Road, Mooresville. The Rev. Joseph Alghrary will preach at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 at Gilead ARP, 15303 Beatties Ford Road, Huntersville. Communion will be served at 6 p.m. Sept. 28 at Mooresville ARP, 659 Carpenter Ave., Mooresville. The Rev. Lee Shelnutt will preach. 704-664-1273; www.mooresvillearp.org.

Troutman Church of God

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

Bluegrass church service: 7 p.m. Sept. 25. 490 S. Main St., Troutman. www.thebluegrasschurch.com.

Horizon Church, Statesville

Car and bike show: Showcase of classic and muscle cars, trucks and motorcycles plus bounce house, milk-chugging contest, 50-50 drawing and other family activities. Food, art, and craft vendor spaces available for $30. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 4. 316 Signal Hill Drive, Statesville. For vendor or car registration, call Jada Thompson at 704-450-2752 or Jack Shoemaker at 704-880-0900. www.horizonchurch.net.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Lake Norman

Service: Dr. Karin Peterson will present “Feminism is for Everybody.” Nursery available. Children in grades K-5 go to spiritual exploration after the children’s story during the service. 11 a.m. Sept. 28. Services are at the Woodlawn School, 135 Woodlawn School Loop, Mooresville. www.uulakenorman.org.

Southside Baptist, Mooresville

Celebrate Recovery: Twelve-step program for anyone dealing with habits, hangups or hurts. Small groups for specific needs include men’s chemical dependency, ladies’ chemical dependency, sexual abuse, more. 6:30-9 p.m. Thursdays. Dinner included. 525 S. Broad St., Mooresville. 704-663-2892.

Christian Business Life Groups

Meeting: Join us weekly for Bible devotions, interactive dialogue, food, fellowship, prayer requests, informal networking. Noon-1 p.m. Thursdays at Fusion Bowl Asian Bistro, 126 Mooresville Commons Way, Mooresville. www.businesslifegroups.org.

Lake Norman Fellowship, Mooresville

Fundraiser: Pig Pickin’ BBQ and Jamfest will feature Holy Smokes barbecue, baked beans, chips and slaw. Bring instruments to participate in the jam. All proceeds will support the Wounded Warrior Project. Noon-5 p.m. Oct. 11. 246 Blume Road, Mooresville. www.lnf-epc.org.

Fair View United Methodist, Mooresville

Class: “Toxic Charity,” based on the book by Robert Lupton. The program, focused on those who work or volunteer in nonprofit organizations, will look at ways to help people move from dependency to a more self-reliant lifestyle. 12:30-2 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 30-Oct. 28. 1430 Mecklenburg Highway, Mooresville. To register call 704-664-2880.

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