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Saint Mark Catholic, Huntersville
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“Guadalupe: The Miracle and the Message” presents a comprehensive and inspiring account of the historical events and legacy of the 16th-century apparition. Introduction by Sister Gertrude Gillette and testimony by the Rev. John Putnam. 7-9 p.m. May 26. 14740 Stumptown Road, Huntersville. www.stmarknc.org.
Journey Church, Huntersville
“Weekend to Remember” will help you understand God’s blueprint for marriage, improve communication, resolve conflict and better connect with each other. $149; discount code available. June 10-12 at the Embassy Suites Charlotte-Concord. www.thejourneyonline.com.
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Lake Norman
The Rev. Robin Tanner will present “To Be a Blessing” and we will prepare food for local shelters. 11 a.m. May 29. Nursery provided for preschool children. Children in grades K-5 go to spiritual exploration following the children’s story during the service. Youth are welcome to stay for the service or join a separate discussion. Services are held at the Woodlawn School, 135 Woodlawn School Loop, Mooresville. www.uulakenorman.org.
Davidson United Methodist
“Knocking on Heaven’s Door: Contemplative Ways of Opening to the Holy Teaching.” Worship session, 9:30 a.m. each first Sunday. The Rev. Carol Hassell will lead the June 5 session, “Accountability IS Sustainability.” 304 S. Main St., Davidson. For more information, contact Ann Starrette at AStarrette@DavidsonUMC.org.
Triplett United Methodist, Mooresville
Donations accepted for the Andy Thompson Scholarship Fund. 7 a.m. May 28. 838 Mazeppa Road, Mooresville. www.triplettumc.org.
Davidson College Presbyterian
The Rev. Elmarie Parker, PCUSA regional liaison to church partners in Iraq, Syria and Lebanon, will discuss current conditions in the region and how they affect ministry there. Dinner served. 5:30 p.m. June 1 in the Congregation House. 218 Concord Road, Davidson. Register at www.dcpc.org/form16823.htm.
Broad Street United Methodist, Mooresville
Variety of vendors offer fresh produce, honey, jams and jellies, meats, desserts, more. Children’s activity booth and free lemonade. 3-6 p.m. Wednesdays. 355 S. Broad St., Mooresville. 704-663-2161.
Community in Christ Lutheran, Cornelius
Summer preschool camps
“Commotion in the Ocean” will be held 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 23-26. “Super Messy Science” is Aug. 8-11. $120 per session.
Vacation Bible school
“Egypt: Joseph’s Journey From Prison to Palace.” July 17-20. 7621 Norman Island Drive, Cornelius. www.communityinchrist.net.
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.
Living Word Ministries, Lowesville
The Churchmen Bluegrass from Collinsville, Va., will perform 6 p.m. May 28. A freewill offering will be received. 1062 N.C. 16 S., Lowesville. www.gospelgigs.com/lowesvilleconcerts.
Little Rock AME Zion, Charlotte
Guest preacher the Rev. Eldren Morrison of Varick Memorial AME Zion. 7 p.m. May 25-27.
“Excellence in Ministry” awards will be presented. 1 p.m. May 28.
Little Rock Day
Worship service, 10 a.m. May 29. 401 N. McDowell St., Charlotte. www.littlerockamezion.org.
Sharon Forest Baptist, University City
10:30 a.m. Sundays.
Vacation Bible school
Children in completed K-5. June 20-24. 11020 East W.T. Harris Blvd., Charlotte Register at 704-536-0012 or email@example.com.
Shiloh Institutional Baptist, Charlotte
Taste of Shiloh
The Greeter’s Ministry invites you to a showcase of cooking and baking talents. Free; donations appreciated. 3-5 p.m. June 4. 2400 Greenland Ave. 704-393-2065.
The Grove Presbyterian, University City
Practical teaching on building a culture of joy, respect and sacred relationship. The theme is “Building Holy Friendships.” 9 a.m.-noon June 4. 5735 East W. T. Harris Blvd., Charlotte. www.thegrovecharlotte.org.
Northside Church of Christ, University City
If you are experiencing difficulties dealing with grief, join a group that will help you through the healing journey. Monthly meetings. 11 a.m.-noon June 4. 4435 East W. T. Harris Blvd., Charlotte www.churchofchristnorthside.net.
University Hills Baptist, University City
Vacation Bible school
“Submerged!” with music, recreation, crafts, snacks and more for rising K-6 grades. 9 a.m.-noon June 20-24. 1500 Suther Road, Charlotte. Register at www.UniversityHills.org.
Dorsett Chapel United Church of Christ, Spencer
The Rev. Roderick “Rick” Galloway was installed May 22 at a service held at North Rowan High School. Bishop Claude Richard Alexander of The Park Church was the speaker for the service. Galloway is a graduate of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and currently serves as facilities consultant for The Park Ministries. Dorsett Chapel was founded in 1913.
Epworth United Methodist, Concord
Hot dog lunch:
Hot dogs and taco soup, $1.50. Chips, drinks, and homemade desserts also available. Proceeds support local missions. 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays. 1030 Burrage Road N.E., Concord. www.epworthnc.com.
Rocky Ridge United Methodist, Concord
Hot dog sale:
Hot dogs, $1.25 each. Homemade desserts, chips, and drinks also available. Eat in or take out. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays. 1428 Old Charlotte Road, Concord. For delivery, please call 704-782-3579.
Calvary Lutheran, Concord
8:30 and 11 a.m. Sundays unless noted. 950 Bradley St., Concord. www.clcofconcord.org.
Mount Olivet United Methodist, Concord
Hot dog sale:
Eat in or take out. Delivery for orders of $10 or more. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays. 301 Mount Olivet Road, Concord. 704-782-8846; www.mtochurch.com.
Temple Solel, Fort Mill
The Reform Jewish Congregation is holding Shabbat services at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Fridays of the month in the ministry building at Saint Philip Neri Catholic, 292 Munn Road, Fort Mill. Religious education is held at 10 a.m. Sundays at Blooming Einsteins, 2752 Pleasant Road, Suite 103, Fort Mill. 803-619-9707; www.templesolelsc.org.
First Associate Reformed Presbyterian, Rock Hill
“Just Joy” monthly worship service for special-needs friends and their families. 6:30 p.m. May 26. 201 E. White St., Rock Hill. 803-327-2009; www.firstarp.org.
The church will honor all veterans with a hearty meal and fellowship. U.S. Army veteran Mike Page will speak. $5. 7:30-9 a.m. May 27. 5801 Pineville-Matthews Road. www.calvarychurch.com/veterans.
Saint Matthew Catholic
Healing prayer service
Saint Peregrine service for those suffering with cancer and other grave diseases. 7:30 p.m. May 26. 8015 Ballantyne Commons Parkway. www.stmatthewministries.org/cict.
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas
11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. May 29 at Saint Nektarios Greek Orthodox, 5108 Kuykendall Road. www.cbcc.us.