Friday, Oct. 4
Boger Reformed Church annual Lord’s Acre Sale & BBQ, today from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and yard sale will be Saturday, Oct. 5, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Barbecue, quilts, canned goods and bazaar items available. The church is at 7313 Gold Hill Road, Concord, at Watts Cross Roads. Call 704-782-4019 on the day of sale for more information. Eat in or take out.
Saturday, Oct. 5
Come join Bethel Bear Creek Reformed Church for hamburgers, hot dogs, baked beans, homemade desserts and much more at its yard sale and block party. The yard sale is from 3-5 p.m. and the block party is from 5-7 p.m. There will be a bounce house, music and other fun events during the block party. Both events will be at the Archie E. Moose fellowship hall at 18937 Bear Creek Church Road in Mount Pleasant. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions or more information.
Sunday, Oct. 6
Wil-Mar Park Baptist Church, 584 Wil-Mar St. NW, Concord, is celebrating its 76th homecoming beginning at 9:30 a.m. Special musical guest will be the Reggie Saddler family.
Saturday, Oct. 12
St. Stephens Wesleyan Church near Georgeville off Highway 200 will hold its 48th annual bazaar and harvest sale from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Enjoy breakfast biscuits from 8-10 a.m., hot dogs from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and chicken noodle dinner from 4-7 p.m. Many baked goods, jams/jellies, Christmas decorations, fall items, crafts, wreaths, blankets and more will be for sale all day. For more information, call 704-782-6677 before the day of sale. For food orders and on the day of sale, call 704-723-1143.
Sunday, Oct. 13
The Reeves Chapel AME Zion Church Usher Board invites you and your church family to join as they celebrate 67 years of service at 2 p.m. Guest speaker will be brother Lafayette Thompson of Bennettsville AME Zion Church. The church is at 4955 Hamby Branch Road, Concord.
Bethel Baptist Church, 1209 Opal St., Kannapolis, clothing pantry will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Monday and Thursday. For information, call 704-933-2324.
GriefShare grief recovery seminar and support group will meet at Central Baptist Church at 1810 Moose Road, Kannapolis. The session began Sept. 9 and meets every Monday at 6 p.m. for 13 consecutive weeks. GriefShare features nationally recognized experts on grief recovery topics. Seminar sessions include “Is This Normal?” “The Challenges of Grief,” “Grief and Your Relationships,” “Why?” and “Guilt and Anger.” For more information, call Central Baptist Church at 704-933-8006.
Second Presbyterian Church began a Bible study Sept. 9 from 6:30-7:15 p.m. It will continue for 10 weeks and will be studying the book “The Prayer of Jabez.” Join for any or all of the sessions.
Alzheimer’s caregiver support meeting is held the second Tuesday of each month at noon at Kannapolis Church of Christ, 2315 Concord Lake Road, Kannapolis. Call Pat for more information at 704-305-3073.
Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 204 N. Little Texas Road, offers free tutoring for any subject in grades K-12 on Tuesdays from 5-6:30 p.m. For more information, call 812-827-9134.
A nondenominational prayer breakfast is held Tuesdays at 7 a.m. at Troutman’s Barbecue, 362 Church St. N., Concord. There will be breakfast, Bible study, prayer and fellowship. For information, call Ed at 704-794-3100.
Families in Recovery, an open support group for both people in addiction recovery and their family members, meets at 7 p.m. at Crossroads Church, 220 George Liles Parkway, Concord, Room 116. The entrance is on the side of the building. For more information, call Debbie Lamm at 704-707-4277.
Midday Bible Study with CommUnity Medicare Awareness meets at Oak Grove Baptist Church, 200 Sims Parkway, Room 22, in Harrisburg, starting Sept. 17 at noon. For more information, call Rev Clements at 301-651-0211.
C.H.O.I.C.E.S. Outreach Ministries holds Bible encounters through the study of God’s word Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at 142 Maple St., Mooresville. Call 704-662-8854 if you have any questions or need directions.
Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, 301 Mount Olivet Road, will have Bible discussion on Wednesdays from 10-11 a.m. The study will be David Jeremiah’s “Facing the Giants in Your Life.” Workbook is available. Come enjoy the lively discussions.
Tutoring sessions are back on Wednesdays from 5-6:30 p.m. starting Oct. 16 at Harmony United Methodist Church, 101 White St., Concord. For more information, call pastor Thad Brown at 704-782-8237 or Kaylene Thompson at 980-622-8171.
Chair/mat yoga class will be held every Wednesday at St. James Lutheran Church fellowship hall, 104 Union St. S., Concord. Drop in from 1-2 p.m. Each class is $3 and is taught by Angie Buchannan, certified yoga/pilates instructor. For more information, call 704-467-3321.
Forest Hill United Methodist Church, 251 Union St. N., Concord, has a free clothing distribution every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All sizes. For more information, call 704-782-1109 or visit www.foresthillumc.org.
The food pantry at Shady Brook Baptist Church, 1009 Oakwood Ave., Kannapolis, will serve the Kannapolis area each Thursday from 1:30-3 p.m.
New Hope Lutheran Church, 1615 Brantley Road, Kannapolis, holds a noon Bible study covering relevant topical discussions. Study materials are not required. Bring yourself, a notepad and a desire to grow. Class lasts about 45 minutes. Call the church office at 704-932-3716 for more information.
GriefShare presents a series of grief recovery seminars at Oak Grove Baptist Church, 200 Sims Parkway, Room 21, in Harrisburg, each Thursday at 7 p.m. GriefShare features nationally recognized experts on grief recovery topics. Seminar sessions include “Is This Normal?” “The Challenges of Grief,” “Grief and Your Relationships,” “Why?” and “Guilt and Anger.” For more information, call D. McIntyre at 704-455-8144.
Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 204 N. Little Texas Road, has a giveaway of children’s clothes on the first Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, call 812-827-9134.
Covenant Presbyterian Church USA, 5835 Charlie Walker Road, Kannapolis, will host a food pantry every second and fourth Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to noon.
The first Saturday of each month, New Hope Lutheran Church, 1615 Brantley Road, Kannapolis, offers a free lunch for the community from 11:30 a.m. to 1 pm. Lunch includes a hot dog, drink, side and dessert, with a time of devotion and fellowship. Everyone is welcome. Call the church office at 704-932-3716 for more information.
Price Memorial Clothes Closet. Free men’s, women’s and children’s clothing every Saturday in September from 10 a.m. to noon at Price Memorial AME Zion Church, 192 Spring St., Concord.
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous meets at Impact Church, 44 Cabarrus Ave. W., Concord, on Sundays from 3:30-5 p.m. For more information, call Linda P. at 704-788-4879.
Crossroad Church is starting a new class in Divorce Care from 4-6 p.m. on Sundays in Room 116. The class is 13 weeks long and you can join the class at any time. The divorce care group is led by people who have been through divorce and successfully rebuilt their lives. They’ll show you how to deal with the hurt caused by your separation and divorce. For more information, email email@example.com. The church is at 220 George W. Liles Parkway, Concord.