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Community Youth Group: Youth hut and gym open for studies, games, food, fun. Visitors welcome. Noon-3 p.m. Sundays. 9115 Newell Baptist Church Road. 704-596-0184.
Crossroads Church, Concord
Worship Services: 9 and 10:45 a.m. Jan. 1. 220 George W. Liles Parkway., Concord. www.xroadschurch.us.
Crossroads Church, Kannapolis Campus
Worship Service: 10:45 a.m. Jan. 1. 1908 S. Ridge Ave., Kannapolis. www.xroadschurch.us.
Temple Beth El
Comparative Religion Series: "One God? Yours or Mine...A Provocative Look at the Concept of God." Community religious and education leaders will offer their perspectives and respond to questions. 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 10-Feb. 21. Rabbi Judy Schindler of Temple Beth El will provide a welcome and overview of the series on Jan. 10. 5101 Providence Road. 704-366-1948; www.beth-el.com .
St. John Neumann Catholic
Education Series: Father Pat Earl will present on St. Ignatius at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 11. The series continues with a presentation on St. Benedict on Jan. 18. Classes are held in room 7 of the education wing. Attend one class or entire series. Free. 8451 Idlewild Road. www.4sjnc.org.
Journey Church, Huntersville
Worship Services: 10 and 11:15 a.m. Jan. 1. 15711 Brookway Drive, Huntersville. www.thejourneyonline.com.
Davidson College Presbyterian
New Year's Services: 8:30 and 11 a.m. Jan. 1. No Sunday school. Lunch follows the 11 a.m. service. 100 N. Main St., Davidson. www.dcpc.org.
Lake Norman Baptist, Huntersville
Ladies' Bible Study: Beth Moore's "James: Mercy Triumphs." Open to all women of the Lake Norman community. Free child care available. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays starting Jan. 10. 7921 Sam Furr Road, Huntersville. Register at the first meeting or at www.lakenormanbaptist.com.
Mount Zion United Methodist, Cornelius
Financial Peace University: Dave Ramsey's DVD series teaches God's way of handling money. 13 weeks. Fee for materials. Child care by reservation. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays starting Jan. 11. 19600 Zion Ave., Cornelius. Preview video and registration available at www.mtzionumc.net.
Family Group: Al-Anon is an anonymous fellowship whose purpose is to help families and friends of those who have a problem with alcohol. "Starting Over" group meets 10-11 a.m. Wednesdays at Lake Norman Lutheran, 1445 N.C. 16 N., Denver and 8-9 p.m. Tuesdays at Bethel Methodist, 7284 Campground Road, Denver. 704-489-8657.
First Baptist, Cornelius
Senior Citizens' Group: Interesting programs, fellowship, and travel opportunities. We welcome new people to join us. The Jolly Travelers meet at 10:30 a.m. the second Tuesday of each month. For more information, contact Kathy Bowman: 704-896-5623.