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Faith News

Matthews-Murkland Presbyterian

Vacation Bible school: "An Island Odyssey." Preschool through adult. 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 11-15. 7001 Old Providence Road.

St. Ann Catholic

Sacred relics exposition: Fr. Carlos Martins of the Companions of the Cross to present exposition of more than 150 sacred relics; includes multimedia presentation. 5:30 p.m. July 16. 3635 Park Road. 704-523-4641;

Calvary Church

Brass spectacular: Tim Zimmerman and The King's Brass present sacred brass music. 9:45 a.m. July 17. 5801 Pineville-Matthews Road.

Myers Park Presbyterian

Men's Bible study: Study of Hebrews. 7:15 a.m. Tuesdays. Syllabus at

Bridge fellowship opportunity: 1:30 p.m. every other Tuesday. 2501 Oxford Place. 704-927-1269.

Shiloh Institutional Baptist

Fitness sessions: Fitness walks, Zumba classes, Body Gospel on rotating basis. 10 a.m. Saturdays.

Vacation Bible school: "Faithbook: Connect, Confirm, and Witness." All ages. 6-8 p.m. July 11-15. 2400 Greenland Ave. 704-393-2065.

New Zion Missionary Baptist

Vacation Bible school: "Shake It Up Café." Toddlers through adults. 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 11-15. 217 W. Todd Lane. 704-399-4915.

First Baptist

Speaker: Dr. Ron Herrod, founder of Ron Herrod Evangelism Ministries Association. 6:30 p.m. July 11. 301 S. Davidson St. 704-375-1446.

Missionaries of the Poor & St. Peter Catholic

Concert: "Praise Him!" Caribbean music with Fr. Ho Lung and Friends. Proceeds go to women's crisis center in Jamaica. Suggested donation $20 for adults, $10 for children. 2 and 7 p.m. July 16 and 4 p.m. July 17. McGlohon Theatre, 345 N. College St. 704-999-6354;