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Charlotte Friends Meeting

Discussion: Christina Cowger of N.C. Stop Torture Now and Edie Garwood of Amnesty International lead discussion on action to end U.S.-sanctioned torture of political prisoners. The goal is to support a Citizens' Commission of Inquiry into use of N.C. airfields to transport political prisoners to "black sites" abroad for torture. Program includes film. The meeting is sponsored by the Piedmont Unitarian Universalist Church and Charlotte Friends Meeting (Quakers), with the support of N.C. Peace Action, N.C. Veterans for Peace and N.C. Stop Torture Now. 7 p.m. June 11. 570 W. Rocky River Road.

University Church of Christ

Vacation Bible school: "Believe It or Not ... It's in the Bible." Toddlers through adults welcome. Free. 7-8:40 p.m. June 13-17. 9920 Newell-Hickory Grove Road. 704-599-0529.

Piedmont Unitarian Universalist Church

Ordination service: Ordination service for Hughson Alexander Hammond. Sermon by the Rev. Roy Reynolds of Atlanta. 3p.m. June 12. 9704 Mallard Creek Road.