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St. Stephen United Methodist

Career Ministry Group: Matthew Cicco and Bryon Grogan lead Ministry at Work, a faith-based group for the unemployed to exchange job search ideas. Open to people of any religious affiliation. 7-9 p.m. Thursdays. 6800 Sardis Road. 704-364-1824;

Philadelphia Presbyterian

Vacation Bible School: "Shake it Up Café." Explore the Bible as an exciting cookbook filled with recipes for living God's word. 6-8:30 p.m. June 26-30. 11501 Bain School Road, Mint Hill.

St. John's Episcopal

Job Hunters' Group: Expert speakers provide job search tips, résumé reviews, interview coaching and networking opportunities. No fees or registration. 7 p.m. Tuesdays. 1623 Carmel Road.

Charlotte Christian Chamber of Commerce

Luncheon: Speaker Steve Casbon. 11 a.m.-1:15 p.m. June 9 at Maggiano's Little Italy, 4400 Sharon Road. Register

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. For additional information, email Ellen Dabolt at 704-523-7981.

Trinity Presbyterian

Summer worship schedule: Worship services will be at 10 a.m. Sundays, June 5-Sept. 4. 3115 Providence Road. 704-366-3554;

Myers Park Presbyterian

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

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 through June 5.

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