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Cokesbury United Methodist

Attic sale: Sponsored by the United Methodist Women. 7 a.m.-noon March 24. 6701 Idlewild Road.

Temple Israel

Contemporary service: "Rock HaShabbat" service will feature the TI Band and singers. 7:30 p.m. March 16. Shabbat services, 5:30 p.m. Shabbat dinner, 6:15 p.m. 4901 Providence Road. Dinner reservations: 704-362-2796.

The Shepherd's Center of Charlotte

Lunch and learn: "Understanding Hearing Loss and Possible Solutions." 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. March 20 at Atria-Merrywood, 3600 Park Road.

St. Michael's Anglican, Matthews

Lenten services: Stations of the Cross, 7 p.m. Fridays. Evening prayer 6:15 p.m. Everyone welcome. 2211 Margaret Wallace Road, Matthews.

St. John Neumann Catholic

Parish mission: Fr. Dominic Briese will present "Got Christ? He Does a Body and Soul Good." 7 p.m. March 26-28 with reconciliation service March 27. Morning sessions will follow 9 a.m. Mass. A reception will follow the evening session March 28. 8451 Idlewild Road.

St. Luke's Lutheran

Lenten schedule: Soup and bread supper, 5:30 p.m. March 14, 21 and 28. Lenten study and worship at 6:30 p.m. 3200 Park Road. 704-523-7981.

Community Bible Study

Registration open: Women's fall study of Ephesians and Hebrews. Classes held at Church at Charlotte, 2500 Carmel Road.

Trinity Presbyterian

Lecture: Annual Lenten Gilchrist Lecture welcomes the Rev. Dr. Richard Boyce. 7 p.m. March 18. Boyce will also be the guest preacher at 11 a.m. worship service. 3115 Providence Road.

Temple Beth El and St. Peter's Catholic

Interfaith dialogue: "The Who, What, When, Where and Why of Prayer." Bring a snack or dessert to share. All welcome. 5-7 p.m. March 18 at Temple Beth El, 5101 Providence Road. Reservations: 704-365-3313.

Quail Hollow Presbyterian

Guest speaker: Ivan Dragicevic will speak at 5 p.m. March 16. 8801 Park Road. 704-554-5714.

St. Ann Catholic

Lenten meditations: Fr. Reid will present a meditation on the wounds of Christ. Meditations follow stations of the cross, 7 p.m. March 16, 23 and 30. 3635 Park Road.

South Mecklenburg Presbyterian

Coat drive: Donations are being accepted for the annual coat and kitchen drive to benefit local organizations. Winter clothing and kitchen items will be collected in the chapel building. No sharp knives.

Lecture series: Dr. Oscar Lansen will discuss the ethics of forgiveness. Reading and discussion of Simon Wiesenthal's "The Sunflower." 7 p.m. March 22. Conversation opportunities Sunday and Tuesday mornings and Monday evenings. 8601 Bryant Farms Road.

SouthPark Christian

Attic sale: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. March 16 and 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. March 17. 6650 Park South Drive. 704-554-1066.

Sardis Baptist

Beginners' yoga classes: Open to anyone. Improve flexibility and balance, increase strength, deepen breath and gain peace of mind. Space limited; please register prior to class. 4:35 and 6 p.m. Mondays and 4:30 and 6 p.m. Tuesdays. 5811 Sardis Road. 704-535-2831.