Lake Norman & Mooresville

Religion news

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Compiled by Erica Batten

The Bridge Church, Mooresville

Christmas Eve services: Celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ at our child-friendly services. 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. Dec. 24. 2940 Charlotte Highway, Mooresville. www.thebridgelkn.com.

Fair View United Methodist, Mooresville

Praise band special: 9 a.m. Dec. 21.

Choir cantata: 11 a.m. Dec. 21. 1430 Mecklenburg Highway, Mooresville. www.fairviewumc.org.

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. 23 is “Angels.” 2987 Charlotte Highway, Mooresville. www.LifetreeCafe.com.

Rehobeth United Methodist, Terrell

White gift service: Join us for Christmas festivities including a puppet skit, children’s musical and youth dramas. Refreshments and a visit with Santa after the service. Please bring one canned food item wrapped in white for the ECCCM food pantry. 6 p.m. Dec. 21.

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 the services. Snow dates: Feb. 6-8. Space limited; register by Jan. 18. $25 includes T-shirt, snacks and meals. 9297 Sherrills Ford Road, Terrell. www.rehobethumc.org.

Saint Therese Catholic, Mooresville

Christmas Eve services: Mass will be celebrated at 4, 6 and 8 p.m. Dec. 24 in the Parish Life Center and at 4 and 6 p.m. and midnight in the sanctuary. 217 Brawley School Road, Mooresville. www.sainttherese.net.

Triplett United Methodist, Mooresville

Christmas Eve services: 5 and 11 p.m. Dec. 24. 838 Mazeppa Road, Mooresville. www.triplettumc.org.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Lake Norman

Service: “From Darkness to Light.” We will reflect on the meanings of the season and the movement from darkness to light as a theme from many traditions. Fellowship afterward. 6 p.m. Dec. 21. No 11 a.m. service Dec. 21.

Adult discussion groups: 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Groups will not meet Dec. 21. Services are at the Woodlawn School, 135 Woodlawn School Loop, Mooresville. www.uulakenorman.org.

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