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St. John Neumann Catholic

Advent program: The adult education team will host Susan Brady as she presents "The Three Conversations that Changed the World." Topics include Adam and Eve in the garden, Moses and the burning bush and the Samaritan woman at the well. 7:45-8:45 p.m. Nov. 30, Dec. 7 and 14. 8451 Idlewild Road. 704-535-4197.

Sardis Baptist

Yoga classes: Open to anyone. 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.

Matthews Presbyterian

Advent study: "The Journey: Walking the Road to Bethlehem." Author and pastor Adam Hamilton hosts video segments filmed in the Holy Land. 9 a.m. or 6:30 p.m. Dec. 1, 8 and 15. 207 W. John St., Matthews. 704-847-4094,

Myers Park Presbyterian

Community Thanksgiving service: The Rev. Steve Shoemaker of Myers Park Baptist will preach. 10 a.m. Nov. 24. 2501 Oxford Place.

Messiah Lutheran

Thanksgiving eve service: 7 p.m. Nov. 23. 8300 Providence Road.

St. Stephen United Methodist, Matthews United Methodist

Career group: Matthew Cicco and Robert Vaughn lead Ministry at Work, a faith-based career group to help those who are unemployed, under-employed or seeking new career opportunities to professionally and spiritually network with other members, community resources and potential employment resources.

Thursdays 7-9 p.m. at Matthews United Methodist, 801 S. Trade St., Matthews, or