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Shepherd's Center South

Book club: Discussion of Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer's "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society." Please read the selection prior to the meeting. 10-11:30 a.m. Sept. 13 at The Ivey, 6030 Park South Drive. The club meets the second Tuesday of each month. 704-541-0100;

South Mecklenburg Presbyterian

School supply collection: The church will collect school supplies for local charities through Sept. 11. Supplies will be distributed to Charlotte-Mecklenburg students living in poverty. 8601 Bryant Farms Road. 704-544-0404.

Pineville United Methodist

Exercise classes: 9-10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. $3 per session.

Golf tournament: Eighth annual Scott Rea Memorial Tournament. Captain's choice. $60 per person. Lunch included. Proceeds support community outreach programs. 8 a.m. Sept. 19 at Renaissance Park Golf Course.

English classes: Learn the basics of the English language and improve speaking and writing skills. Open to community. 6-8 p.m. Mondays starting Sept. 12 and 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays starting Sept. 13. Classes go through May 2012. $40. 110 S. Polk St., Pineville. Register at 704-889-2022.

Pleasant Hill Presbyterian

Guest speaker: Family psychologist and author John Rosemond presents parenting advice. $15. 7 p.m. Sept. 7. 15000 York Road.

St. Stephen United Methodist

New worship schedule: Beginning Sept. 4, worship and Sunday school times will change. Traditional worship will be at 9 a.m. Sundays. Sunday school for all ages will be at 10:10 a.m. Praise and worship will be at 11:15 a.m. 6800 Sardis Road. 704-364-1824;

St. John Neumann Catholic

Discussion session: "Why Do Catholics Do That?" Learn more about the Catholic faith at a question-and-answer session. Coffee and dessert served. All are welcome. 6 p.m. Sept. 11. 8451 Idlewild Road. Details: Karen Polce:

St. Matthew Catholic

Newcomers' program: Susan Miller presents "You're Only the Co-Pilot, So Buckle Up!" Miller will share from her ministry work about how Christ is involved in life's transitions. Registration required. 8:30-11 a.m. Sept. 10.

Women's class: Newcomers invited to "Moving On After Moving In" based on Susan Miller's book. Classes start Sept. 7. Morning and evening sessions available. 8015 Ballantyne Commons Parkway.

Calvary Church

Evening classes: Twelve new Bible study electives including New Testament Studies, Old Testament Studies and Crown Financial. Free. 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays starting Sept. 7. Dinner served 5-6:15 p.m. $5 for adults. 5801 Pineville-Matthews Road. Register at