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Torrence Grove AME Zion

Women's program: "One Hundred Women in Red" with special guest the Rev. Gail Love. 3 p.m. Feb. 5. 1200 Torrence Grove Church Road. 704-536-8313.

Central United Methodist

Church awarded: Central United Methodist is one of four churches in the nation to win Interfaith Power & Light's Cool Congregations Challenge, awarding effort by religious congregations to address global warming. The $1,000 prize recognized Central in the category of sustainable grounds and water conservation for its 24-plot community garden. 6030 Albemarle Road.

New Zion Missionary Baptist

Men's Health Symposium: "Let's Get Fit Together." Information on nutrition, exercise, prostate cancer, living wills, more. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 4. 217 W. Todd Lane. 704-399-4915 Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

Exhibit: "Museum of the Bible." Ancient scrolls, earliest printed Bibles, unpublished manuscripts. Feb. 10-13. 14542 Choate Circle. Newell Baptist

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.