Community in Christ Lutheran Church in Cornelius on Sunday will host a patriotic celebration and sing along in its fellowship hall, and all community members are invited to attend the free event. Meanwhile, UU Fellowship of Lake Norman will hold weekly meetings beginning July 1, Davidson College Presbyterian Church announces a bible study in August, and Davidson United Methodist welcomes two new associate pastors. Read below for details of these and other church news items.
COMMUNITY IN CHRIST LUTHERAN HOSTS PATRIOTIC MUSIC EVENT SUN.
CORNELIUS - Community in Christ Lutheran Church on Sunday invites the community to a patriotic celebration and music program, “America – Land that I Love.” Guests will enjoy summer refreshments and listen to stories and songs from the country’s heritage, sung by a 50-voice choir with members from Community in Christ, Bethel Presbyterian Church, the North Meck Community Chorus, and the Union Chorale. The evening also will include a tribute to members of the armed forces, and a sing-along with classic folk songs, like “O, Susanna,” “Home on the Range,” and “I’ve Been Working on the Railroad.”
The event begins at 6 p.m. in the church fellowship hall, 7621 Norman Island Drive, and is free and open to the public. Groups interested in reserving a table (for eight people) may call the church office at 704-892-0120.
UU FELLOWSHIP GOES WEEKLY
UU Fellowship of Lake Norman is switching to weekly meetings beginning this Sunday, July 1. Services begin at 11 a.m. in the Lodge at Woodlawn School, off Presbyterian Road, just north of Davidson. Religious education begins at 9:45 a.m., and a nursery for children up to 4 years old opens at 10:45 a.m. UU Fellowship describes itself as “an inclusive community embracing individual spiritual growth, living our beliefs through works.” For more information and directions, visit their website at UULakeNorman.wordpress.com”
BIBLE STUDY AT DCPC
Davidson College Presbyterian Church will begin its 2012-2013 Presbyterian Women Horizons Bible Study on “Dispatches to God’s Household: The General Epistles” on Saturday, Aug. 18 from 9 am to noon in the Congregation House on Concord Road. Greg Snyder, Professor of Religion at Davidson College, will give an introduction. Teaching and leading tips will be offered by Linda T. Steber, the church’s Doctor of Educational Ministry. To sign up, call the church office 704-892-5641 or email to to sign up. Registration is $5. More information about the church at www.dcpc.org.
PFLAG MEETING AT DCPC
PFLAG (Parents, Friends, and Families of Lesbians and Gays) of Davidson and Cornelius meets on the first Thursday of each month in Room 201 at Davidson College Presbyterian Church. The next meeting is July 5. Meetings run from 7-9 p.m. All are invited to attend this group which offers information and support in a non-judgmental atmosphere.
DAVIDSON UNITED METHODIST WELCOMES NEW ASSOCIATES
Members of Davidson United Methodist Church are invited to meet the church’s two new associate pastors, the Rev. Steve Autrey and the Rev. Michael Whaley, during worship on Sunday, July 8.
Meanwhile, the church at 233 S. Main St. in Davidson is planning membership classes for new members. They’re scheduled in Saturday, July 21, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Chapel, and Sundays, July 22, 29, and Aug. 5 from 11 a.m. to noon in Room 210. If you’re new to the church or ready to join, you can learn about who we are and what we value by spending time with our senior pastor, Rev. Dr. Jody Seymour and our new associate, Rev. Michael Whaley. The following Sundays, learn about your gifts and abilities and how they can be used at DUMC. Plan to attend all four classes. Register and request childcare by calling Jackie Benjamin (704-892-8277).
On Sunday, July 1, an alternative to classroom Sunday School will be offered for children ages three through kindergarten. It’s at 9:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall and will include mission rotations, storytelling, and games.
Also, the church office will be closed Wednesday, July 4.
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