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Peace Moravian

Communion service: Celebration of the spiritual renewal of the Moravian Church. 11 a.m. Aug. 21. 4418 Rea Road.

Pleasant Hill Presbyterian

Guest speaker: Family psychologist and author John Rosemond presents parenting advice with humor. $10 before Aug. 24; $15 thereafter. 7 p.m. Sept. 7. 15000 York Road.

Calvary Church

Support groups: Registration is now open for fall support groups. Monthly groups include Living Hope and CareWise, which address the needs of those with chronic illness and family caregiving decisions. Weekly groups include DivorceCare, DivorceCare for Kids, Boundaries, First Place 4 Health, and Overcoming. 5801 Pineville-Matthews Road. Details and registration at

Harrison United Methodist, Pineville

Kids' consignment sale: Fall and winter clothing for newborns, kids, teens and maternity, plus baby equipment, toys, furniture, more. Free admission. No strollers in sales area. 6-8 p.m. Aug. 25 and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 26. Half price sale, 8 a.m.-noon Aug. 27.

Bluegrass and gospel concert: "Harmony on the Hill" concert featuring The Lemonds Family, The Cockman Family, Balsam Range and the HIMS. 4 p.m. Oct. 1. 15008 Lancaster Highway, Pineville. Tickets on sale now. $20.

South Mecklenburg Presbyterian

School supply collection: The church will collect school supplies for local charities through Sept. 11. Supplies will be distributed to Charlotte-Mecklenburg students living in poverty. 8601 Bryant Farms Road. 704-544-0404.

Hickory Grove Baptist, North Campus

Grief support group: Griefshare will help you through grief over the loss of a loved one. Group meetings start 6:30 p.m. Aug. 31. 2350 Odell School Road. For more information, contact Jerry Mudge at 704-509-6603.

Temple Israel

Informational open house: The rabbis, the director of the religious school, and representatives of clubs and committees will be available to answer your questions about synagogue membership and High Holy Day services. Noon-2 p.m. Aug. 21. 4901 Providence Road. 704-362-2796;

Central United Methodist

Candidates' forum: Candidates for city council at-large, District 1 and District 5 seats will speak. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 23. Free. 6030 Albemarle Road, Charlotte. 704-536-9157.

Providence United Methodist

Attic sale: Proceeds go to Haiti missions. 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 27. 2810 Providence Road.

Christ the King Church

Simulcast: Beth Moore's "Living Proof Live." $20. Lunch included. 10:30 a.m. Sept. 10. 13501 S. Tryon St. Register at