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Charlotte Christian Chamber of Commerce

Luncheon: Sean and Mary Dunn present "Living Outside the Box." 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 15 at Maggiano's Little Italy, 4400 Sharon Road. Register at

South Mecklenburg Presbyterian

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. 8601 Bryant Farms Road. 704-544-0404.

Pineville United Methodist

Advent study: "The Journey" is a five-week study of the road to Bethlehem. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Sundays starting Nov. 13. Separate children's and youth programs. Light dinner at 5 p.m. 110 S. Polk St., Pineville. Register at 704-889-2022.

Myers Park Presbyterian

Blood drive: 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Dec. 4. Registration Nov. 13 and 20. 2501 Oxford Place. 704-927-1259.

St. John's Episcopal

Holy Eucharist: "Celebration of Hope" for all touched by cancer. 5:30 p.m. Nov. 13. 1623 Carmel Road.

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. Open to people of any religious affiliation. 7-9 p.m. Thursdays. 6800 Sardis Road. 704-364-1824;

Weddington United Methodist

Service: The Grief Share ministry presents "Surviving the Holidays." Music, speaker, candle ceremony, refreshments. Child care provided. 7 p.m. Nov. 16. For reservations, Sandra McKee: 704-814-1301.

Philadelphia Presbyterian, Mint Hill

Poor Man's Supper: The Friends of Christ gospel singers will provide entertainment. $7 per plate. Children's hot dog plate, $2. Proceeds go toward purchase of new church van. 6 p.m. Nov. 12. 11501 Bain School Road, Mint Hill.