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Myers Park Presbyterian

Summer worship schedule: The sanctuary and Celebrate worship services will be held at 10 a.m. Sundays starting May 29. 2501 Oxford Place. Go to for a list of summer Sunday school opportunities.

Wesley United Methodist

Historical program: The United Methodist Women will host local author and historian Ann Williams, who will present a program on the diverse lives of six Mecklenburg County women who lived in the 1800s. Williams will have copies of her book for purchase. 11 a.m. May 28. 3715 Rea Road. 704-542-1122.

Calvary Church

Shoe collection: Sneakers will be distributed by Calvary's mission team as they present the gospel to the children on Mfangano Island in July. New children's sneakers may be dropped off at the racks in the Galleria concourse on Sundays, May 22-June 5.

Support groups: Summer sessions include DivorceCare, GriefShare, Overcoming Sexual Addictions, Cancer, Caregivers and Search for Significance. Limited enrollment; early registration recommended. 5801 Pineville-Matthews Road. Register at

The Episcopal High School of Charlotte

Meeting: Interest meetings at 6:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month at Christ Episcopal, 1412 Providence Road.

Philadelphia Presbyterian

Book club: Discussion of "Once a Runner" by John Parker Jr. 7 p.m. May 30 at Dilworth Coffee House, 3565 Matthews-Mint Hill Road, Matthews.

St. Luke's Lutheran

Lecture: Former N.C. State University professor Dr. Elliot Engel presents "History and Mystery of Wine." $10 in advance. A portion of the proceeds will support youth mission trip to Costa Rica. 3-4 p.m. June 5. 3200 Park Road. 704-523-7981.

Pineville United Methodist

Exercise classes: Standing and chair yoga, 9 a.m. Mondays. Intermediate yoga, 5:45 p.m. Mondays. $3 per session. Exercise, 9-10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. $3 per session. 110 S. Polk St., Pineville. 704-889-2022;