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St. John Neumann

Lenten series: The Adult Education Ministry will host a series, "The Power of Small Choices." Free. 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays starting Feb. 29. 8451 Idlewild Road. Register at

Calvary Church

Spring sports registration: CHAMP soccer, flag football, t-ball, baseball, and karate. Practices begin Feb. 27.

St. John's Episcopal

Job hunters' group: Expert speakers provide job search tips, résumé reviews, interview coaching, and networking opportunities. No fees or registration. 7 p.m. Tuesdays. 1623 Carmel Road.

Sharon United Methodist

Bible study: Duke Divinity School Professor Emeritus Dr. James Efird will lead a study on Paul's letter to the Romans. $15. 7-9 p.m. March 2 and 8:30 a.m.-noon March 3. Continental breakfast at 8 a.m. March 3. 4411 Sharon Road. 704-366-9166;

Covenant Day School, Matthews

Mission trip: The school sent its fifth team of volunteers to Haiti on Feb. 18. Since 2007, Covenant Day School has partnered with El Shaddai Ministries to send students and faculty to Les Cayes, Haiti to serve thousands of Haitians.

Myers Park Presbyterian

Health classes: Presbyterian Cardiovascular Institute specialists lead a year-long series. The first class, "Heart Healthy Living," is 1:30-2:30 p.m. Feb. 23 in the outreach center, 1073 Providence Road. Free.

St. Paul United Methodist

Ash Wednesday service: Pancake supper, 6 p.m. Feb. 22. Worship, 7 p.m. 2830 Dorchester Place.