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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. Continental breakfast included. 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:

Shepherd's Center South

Book club: Discussion of Jeffrey Eugenides's "Middlesex." 10-11:30 a.m. Oct. 11 at The Ivey, 6030 Park South Drive. The club meets the second Tuesday of each month. 704-541-0100;

St. Stephen United Methodist

Career ministry group: Matthew Cicco and Bryon Grogan lead Ministry at Work, a faith-based group for the unemployed to exchange job search ideas. 7-9 p.m. Thursdays. 6800 Sardis Road. 704-364-1824;

Myers Park United Methodist

Discussion series: "A Thoughtful Faith" series offers discussion on provocative topics. Dr. Kate Blanchard presents "Faith and Economics: Christianity and Capitalism." 7 p.m. Oct. 10 in Jubilee Hall. Child care available by reservation. 1501 Queens Road.

Calvary Church

Support groups: GriefShare offers support thorough all aspects of the grieving process. 7 p.m. Mondays. DivorceCare is a confidential and compassionate group for those experiencing divorce or separation. 7 p.m. Mondays. Child care available for ages 1-8. 5801 Pineville-Matthews Road. Register at

Congregation Ohr HaTorah

Yom Kippur services: Kol Nidre service, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 7. Morning services, 9 a.m. Oct. 8. Mincha and Neilah services, 5 p.m. 6619 Sardis Road.

Havurat Tikvah

Services: Kol Nidre, 6:45 p.m. Oct. 7. Yom Kippur services begin at 10 a.m. Oct. 8. Healing service, 12:30 p.m. Mincha service, 5:30 p.m. Neilah, 6:30 p.m. with breaking the fast to follow. All services are held at Avondale Presbyterian, 2821 Park Road.

South Mecklenburg Presbyterian

Fall festival: Inflatables, games, crafts, face painting, craft station, food, live music, more. Free. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 8.

Bible study: Dr. Matthew Brown will discuss the Ten Commandments, their meaning and their importance for Christians today. $14 for book. Child care by reservation. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 11-Nov. 29. 8601 Bryant Farms Road. 704-544-0404.

Sardis Baptist

Yoga classes: Improve flexibility and balance, increase strength, deepen breath and gain peace of mind. Space limited. 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.

Myers Park Presbyterian

Vaccination clinics: Flu vaccines, $30. Pneumonia vaccines, $65. Insurance information available upon request. 8:15 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Oct. 9 and 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 12. 2501 Oxford Place. 704-927-1259.