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Myers Park Baptist

Lecture: Dr. Roger Haight of Union Theological Seminary will speak on "Jesus for Seekers." Free. 7-8 p.m. Oct. 7. Book signing follows.

Seminar: Dr. Roger Haight will present a three-part seminar on the topics of "Jesus as Leader to be Followed," "Entering Imaginatively Into the Sphere of Jesus," and "Finding Meaning in Jesus' Death, Resurrection, and Mission." $45. Continental breakfast included. Advanced registration required. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 8.

Guest speaker: Dr. Roger Haight will address the adult forum at 9:45 a.m. Oct. 9. Free. He will also speak at the 11 a.m. worship service. 1900 Queens Road. Details and seminar registration:

Harrison United Methodist, Pineville

Fall festival: Games, hay rides, silent auction, barbecue, more. Free. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 1. 704-541-3463.

All Saints Anglican

Sunday school series: "Four Dead Guys You Need to Know." Dr. Alison Littauer of Gordon-Conwell Seminary will present lectures on Jonathan Edwards, John Knox, John Wesley and Charles Finney. 9:30 a.m. Oct. 9 and 16. Sunday school is at 11 a.m. The church meets at Charlotte Catholic High School, 7702 Pineville-Matthews Road.

Havurat Tikvah

Services: Rosh Hashanah Day 1 services, 10 a.m. Sept. 29. Rosh Hashanah Day 2 services, 10 a.m. Sept. 30. Kol Nidre, 6:45 p.m. Oct. 7. Yom Kippur services will be held Oct. 8. All services are held at Avondale Presbyterian, 2821 Park Road.

Myers Park United Methodist

Discussion series: "A Thoughtful Faith" series offers discussion on provocative topics. Dr. Norris Frederick presents "Faith and Reason: The Ecstasy of the Appalachian Serpent Handlers." 7 p.m. Oct. 3 in Jubilee Hall. Series continues Oct. 10. Child care available by reservation. 1501 Queens Road.

St. Michael's Anglican

Michaelmas fair: The 4 Jakes band, magic show, food and craft vendors, country store, book sale, silent auction, more. Children's games and bouncer, 50 cents per ticket. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 1. Traditional English tea, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Adults, $8; children, $4. 2211 Margaret Wallace Road. 704-537-7777,

SouthPark Christian

Fall festival: Games, cake walk, the Carolina Clowns, music, more. Free. Hot dogs and drinks available for purchase. Nonperishable food donations accepted for Loaves and Fishes. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 1. 6650 Park South Drive.

Weddington United Methodist

Support group: GriefShare seminar and support group offers support, help and love to bring recovery from the loss of a loved one. Child care provided. 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 28-Dec. 14. 13901 Providence Road, Weddington. 704-846-1032.

Sardis Baptist

Yoga classes: Open to anyone. 4:35 and 6 p.m. Mondays and 4:30 and 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Please register prior to class. 5811 Sardis Road. 704-535-2831.

Providence United Methodist

Choir lobster sale: Live Maine lobsters flown to Charlotte for same-day delivery, $18.50 each. Pick up 4-6 p.m. Oct. 7. 2810 Providence Road. To order, 704-366-7442.

Congregation Ohr HaTorah

Rosh Hashanah services: Evening services, 7 p.m. Sept. 28-30. Morning services, 9 a.m. Sept. 29-30. 6619 Sardis Road.