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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: Steve Casbon, national director of field ministry support for the Christian Business Men's Connection, will discuss business ethics. 11 a.m.-1:15 p.m. June 9 at Maggiano's Little Italy, 4400 Sharon Road.

Lake Norman cruise: Join us for a twilight cruise. This event will replace our regular July luncheon. $30. 6:30 p.m. July 15. Register by June 15.

St. John Neumann Catholic

Son Fest 2011: Fun family festival featuring games, rides, ethnic and traditional foods, petting zoo, pony rides, music, entertainment, family bingo with prizes, arts and crafts, silent auction and more. 3-7 p.m. June 17 and 10 a.m.-10 p.m. June 18. 8451 Idlewild Road.

The Shepherd's Center of Charlotte

Lunch and learn: "Behavioral Finance" with John Moore and Pamela Greenwood of Morgan Keegan and Company. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 16 at Cypress of Charlotte, 3442 Cypress Club Drive.

Computer class: Learn Microsoft Word. The class will cover word-processing skills such as letter-writing, forms, reports, more. $25. 9 a.m.-noon June 22, 24 and 27 at the computer lab at Southminster Retirement Community, 8919 Park Road. Register at

St. Michael's Anglican

Chat room discussion: Seminarian Mike Cawthon will lead an informal discussion about Jesus, traditions and the Anglican faith. All are welcome. 9:15-10 a.m. Sundays. 2211 Margaret Wallace Road, Matthews. 704-537-7777.

Mount Harmony Baptist

Church on Mondays: Guest speakers each Monday in June. Dr. Joe Brown, former pastor of Hickory Grove Baptist, will speak at 7 p.m. June 20. 2817 Mt. Harmony Church Road, Matthews.

Trinity Presbyterian

Recital: Organist Jane Arant will present a recital at 7 p.m. June 19. This free program is in the American Guild of Organists' Summer Recital Series, and the public is invited. A reception follows. 3115 Providence Road. 704-366-3554;

Calvary Church

All-Sports camp: Emphasis on fun, sportsmanship and Christian character development for ages 4-12. Professional instruction in soccer, baseball, flag football, cheerleading, plus field games, prizes and family lunch celebration. 5801 Pineville-Matthews Road. June 20-24. Registration, schedules and costs available at

Messiah Lutheran

Annual rummage sale: Clothing, toys, household items, electronics, books, more. Proceeds benefit mission families. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. June 18. 8300 Providence Road. 704-541-1624;

Providence Baptist

Vacation Bible school: "Hometown Nazareth: Where Jesus was a Child" for children in grades K-5. 9 a.m.-noon June 27-July 1. Free. Extended care available 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. for $75. 4921 Randolph Road. Register at or 704-366-2784.

St. Paul United Methodist

New service schedule: Heritage worship service, 9 a.m. Sundays. Sunday school, 10 a.m. Celebration worship, 11 a.m.

History study: The Rev. Ashley Pickerel and the Rev. A. J. Thomas will lead a study on "Wesley and the People Called Methodists." 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays starting June 22. 2830 Dorchester Place. 704-523-0077.