CORNELIUS – Proceeds from Bethel Presbyterian Church’s barbecue, bake sale, and silent auction on Sept. 27 will provide Barium Springs Home for Children the household appliances needed for their group homes.

Barbecue will be served 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at the church, 19920 Bethel Church Road, Cornelius. Buy a plate of three barbecue sandwiches with slaw for $8. One pound of barbecue is also available for $10. Get food in the drive-thru or dine in at the church’s Family Life Center.

Bidding on silent auction items occurs 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Silent auction items include artwork, gift baskets, gift cards, golf packages, jewelry, vacation homes and Carolina Panthers tickets.

Details: Allen Cook, 704-820-0248; Florence Flowers, 704-892-8999; Patsy Howard, 704-896-7903; and Diane White, 704-655-0284.