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Compiled by Erica Batten

Denver United Methodist

Concerts: The East Lincoln Community Chorus will present “Ring the Bells! It’s Christmas!” The free family shows will feature the chorus, ensembles, a new “Denver Construction Crew,” handbells, and guest performers Left@25. The chorus is directed by Cheryl Barker with musical accompaniment by Jeff Perks. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11-12 and 2 p.m. Dec. 13. 3910 N.C. 16 N., Denver. www.denvermethodist.org.

Journey Church, Huntersville

Women’s ministry: Join us on mission for Christ. Child care provided. 7-8:30 p.m. Dec. 3 in the church coffee shop. 15711 Brookway Drive, Huntersville. www.thejourneyonline.com.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Lake Norman

Informational meeting: Join us for coffee and conversation to learn more about Unitarian Universalism and the Fellowship. 9:45 a.m. Dec. 7. Services are held at the Woodlawn School, 135 Woodlawn School Loop, Mooresville. RSVP: membership@uulakenorman.org.

Community in Christ Lutheran, Cornelius

Christmas concert: The Jubilation Gospel Choir will present “A Jubilation Christmas!” with gospel songs. Refreshments follow. Free. 7 p.m. Dec. 7. 7621 Norman Island Drive, Cornelius. www.communityinchrist.net.

Huntersville United Methodist

Community Christmas celebration: Christmas carols, children’s games, photos with Santa, pizza, drinks and desserts. Free. 3:30-7 p.m. Dec. 7. A free showing of the classic holiday comedy “A Christmas Story” will begin at 5 p.m. 14005 Stumptown Road, Huntersville. www.humconline.org.

Davidson College Presbyterian

Alternative gift fair: At the annual Christmas in Davidson event, the church will offer shoppers a chance to buy windows for Habitat for Humanity, provide food and Christmas gifts for children, help build a school in Sudan, or support a local preschool. Shoppers will receive a card acknowledging their purchases to present to a person on their gift list. Credit cards accepted. The church youth will host a coffee shop. 6-9 p.m. Dec. 4-5 in downtown Davidson.

Class: Dr. Greg Snyder, professor of religion and chair of the religion department at Davidson College, will teach a course on “The Lord’s Prayer(s).” The program will reflect on the origins of the prayer in pre-gospel sources and explore how the versions in Luke and in Matthew each fit within their particular literary and theological context. Free and open to the public. 9:45 a.m. Dec. 7, 14, and 21 in the congregation house.

Blood drive: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 6. 100 N. Main St., Davidson. www.dcpc.org.

First Baptist, Cornelius

Senior citizens’ group: Interesting programs, fellowship, and travel opportunities. We welcome new people to join us. Meetings at 10:30 a.m. the second Tuesday of each month. 21007 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. For information, call Pat Alleshunas at 704-787-9257.

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