Lake Norman & Mooresville

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Compiled by Erica Batten

Fair View United Methodist, Mooresville

Children’s Christmas pageant: Join us for the story of Jesus’ birth told in a way like never before in “An Out-of-the-Box Christmas.” Free admission with a donation of an unwrapped gift for a child in need. 6:30 p.m. Dec. 10. 1430 Mecklenburg Highway, Mooresville.

New Hope Lutheran, Mooresville

New ministry: Lifetree Café is part of a national network of locations offering participatory events related to life and faith. Events typically include a short original film and guided conversation on topics such as loneliness, immigration, angels, guilt, prayer and life after death. Snacks and drinks available. Free admission. 7 p.m. Tuesdays. The topic for Dec. 16 is “What Would You Do for Love?” 2987 Charlotte Highway, Mooresville. More information at

Saint Therese Catholic, Mooresville

Service: Advent lessons and carols presented by the adult and children’s choirs. All are welcome. 7 p.m. Dec. 10.

Mass celebration: Our Lady of Guadalupe Mass, followed by a procession and reception. 6 p.m. Dec. 12. Rosary at 5:30 p.m. 217 Brawley School Road, Mooresville. 704-664-3992;

Triplett United Methodist, Mooresville

Choir program: The adult choir will present a special program of music to prepare our hearts for the coming of the Christ child. After the program, all are invited to enjoy refreshments and view nativity scenes on display in the fellowship hall. 5 p.m. Dec. 14. 838 Mazeppa Road, Mooresville.

Rehobeth United Methodist, Terrell

Girls’ retreat: Girls in grades 6-12 invited to “Do Life Big” Girls for Change retreat, 6 p.m. Jan. 30-noon Feb. 1. On Jan. 31, we will serve at Dove House, UMAR Homes, the Mission Response Center and other community organizations. On Feb. 1, attend the 8:45 and 10:45 a.m. services to reflect and share about our weekend. Parents invited to services. Snow dates: Feb. 6-8. Space limited; register by Jan. 18. $25 includes T-shirt, snacks and meals. 9297 Sherrills Ford Road, Terrell. 828-478-2518.