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St. John's Episcopal
Job hunters' group: Expert speakers provide job search tips, resume reviews, interview coaching and networking opportunities. No fees or registration. 7 p.m. Tuesdays. 1623 Carmel Road. www.saintjohns-charlotte.org.
St. Matthew Catholic
Young adults' retreat: "Hearts on Fire." Adults 18-39 invited to learn practical ways to connect faith and everyday life. Begins 6:30 p.m. July 1 and ends with vigil Mass 5:30 p.m. July 2. 8015 Ballantyne Commons Parkway. www.apostleshipofprayer.org/heartsonfire.
St. Michael's Anglican
Chat room discussion: Seminarian Mike Cawthon will lead 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.
Yoga classes: New beginners' classes improve flexibility, balance, strength and peace of mind. All ability levels welcome. $10 per class. 4:35 p.m. Mondays and 4:30 and 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Please register prior to class. 5811 Sardis Road. 704-535-2831.
St. Mark's Lutheran
Vacation Bible school: Learn about world religions. Local speakers will discuss Judaism, Hinduism, Islam, more. Free. 6:30 p.m. July 10-14. Light supper served at 5:30 p.m. Adults, $5; children eat free. 1001 Queens Road. Register at 704-375-9185.
The Shepherd's Center of Charlotte
Adventures in learning: Summer session begins July 11 at Christ Episcopal, 1412 Providence Road. Register at 704-365-1995 or www.shepherdscharlotte.org.
Summer book read: "A Home on the Field" by Paul Cuadros. Please read the selection prior to meetings. 7 p.m. Aug. 1 and 8 in room 206. 207 W. John St., Matthews. 704-847-4094; www.matthewspresbyterian.org.
St. Stephen United Methodist
Classes: Add flavor to your summer with SALT (Summer Adventure Learning Together) series on Sundays, July 3-Aug. 21 in the Youth Ministry Center. "Political Correctness and the Body of Christ," 10 a.m. July 3. Coffee, juice and Danish at 9:30 a.m. 6800 Sardis Road. www.ststephenumc.net.
Charlotte Christian School
Youth conference: Teens will learn to defend their faith. Speakers Dr. Norman Geisler and Frank Turek. Ages 13-19. $125. 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. July 11-15. 7301 Sardis Road. 704-366-5657; www.charlottechristian.com.