DCPC offers Acts class, game night for families

DAVIDSON – Davidson College Presbyterian will journey through The Book of Acts this summer during the Sunday School hour.

Acts is full of stories about how Jesus’ followers moved through cities, towns and the countryside, sharing the good news of the Savior. Let these stories engage your hearts and minds and enjoy small group reflections on the Acts passages.

Class is at 9:45 a.m. Sunday mornings in the Congregation House, 208 Concord Road. An adult option and an intergenerational option will be available.

At the end of June, the church will hold its monthly Game Night, from Scrabble to Risk, Munchkin to Settlers of Catan. Bring and play any family-friendly games.

Some outdoor games, such as washers or cornhole, may be available, depending upon weather.

Bring finger food or appetizers to share. Dessert and drinks provided.

Game night will be held 5-9 p.m. June 28 in the Congregation House, 208 Concord Road. Game night happens the last Saturday of each month.

Details: www.dcpc.org.


Kid’s book club starts at St. Phillip Missionary

HUNTERSVILLE – St. Phillip Missionary Baptist Church will begin the Phenomenal Readers Book Club during early summer for ages 7-15.

The Missionary Society received a grant for the program, which is free and open to the public.

The book club will be held 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, June 12-July 21, at the church, 524 Dellwood Drive. Space is limited, and the group will operate on a first come-first served basis.

To register contact Varona Wynn, leader of the Phenomenal Readers Book Club, at wynnv60@gmail.com or 704-948-6869. 


CIC Lutheran celebrates America with music, camp

CORNELIUS – You are invited to enjoy patriotic choral music at Community in Christ Lutheran’s celebration called “America-Let Freedom Ring.”

The CIC Jubilation Gospel Choir and CIC music teams, along with singers from the Cornelius community and Union County, will perform.

The event will be held at 3 p.m.  June 29 in the new sanctuary, 7621 Norman Island Drive.


Newsong Church hosts jubilee

CORNELIUS – Newsong Church, formerly Ardent Faith, will host a children’s event called Generation's Jubilee.

The free event will include games, prizes and food. Generations is the name of the children’s ministry at Newsong.

The event will be held 1-3 p.m. June 29 at Bailey Road Park, shelter no. 1.


Gethsemane Baptist offers VBS for kids, adults

DAVIDSON – Join Gethsemane Baptist for a fun time of learning at its annual vacation Bible school.

The VBS is open to kids ages 3-12, teens and adults. Transportation is available in limited areas.

VBS will be held 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 23-27 at 565 Jetton St.

Details: www.gbclakenorman.com or 704-892-1635. 


Asbury UMC helps VBS kids find SonTreasure

HUNTERSVILLE – Asbury United Methodist will host vacation Bible school for ages 3 through rising sixth-graders. 

This year’s theme is SonTreasure Island. Each evening will begin with a light meal.

The VBS will be held 5:45-8:15 p.m. June 22-26 at 11724 Asbury Chapel Road. 

To register online or learn more, visit www.asburyumc-hunterville.com.


Weird Animals enliven Bethel Presbyterian’s VBS

CORNELIUS – Join Bethel Presbyterian Church for “Weird Animals” vacation Bible school in July. Campers will discover that Jesus’ love is one of a kind.

Children, ages 4 through rising fifth-graders will rotate through hands-on activity stations with their “Zoo Crew,” and learn to see evidence of God every day as well as how to apply biblical truth to real life.

VBS will run 5:30-8:15 p.m. July 18, 3:30-6 p.m. July 19, 3:30-6 p.m. July 20, and 5:30-7:30 p.m. July 21 at the church, 19920 Bethel Church Road. A special VBS Sunday school will be held 10-10:45 a.m. July 20.

Registration is required by July 6.

Details: www.bethel-pc.org or Jan Boswell, 704-892-0546.

Magazine accepts nominations for Women of Will

CORNELIUS – Lake Norman Woman Magazine is accepting nominations for the 2014 “Women of Will” Awards. The magazine is looking for women who exhibit strength and determination, confidence and courage, leadership, integrity, makes a positive impact on the community and shares a commitment to community.

To nominate a Woman of Will, complete the online form at www.lakenormanwoman.com or print and mail to P.O. Box 1000, Cornelius, NC 28031. The submission deadline is Sept. 16. 

To confirm receipt of nomination, email dana@lakenormanwoman.com.

Winners will be announced at a luncheon Dec. 11 at the Charles Mack Citizen Center. 

Details: www.lakenormanwoman.com or 704-895-6168. 

NASCAR drivers team up to honor military

HUNTERSVILLE – The Joey Logano Foundation and Brad Keselowski’s Checkered Flag Foundation have teamed up to launch the Honor Your Military Hero program.

Fans are encouraged to visit www.JoeyLoganoFoundation.com/HonorYourHero and nominate someone in their lives who has served in the military and in need of a second chance.

Submissions will be accepted online through 6 p.m. June 22. 

“Honoring our nation’s military is a tradition that Brad and I strongly support,” Logano said. “We are proud to have the opportunity to express our gratitude to the U.S. armed forces by giving a military hero who has made a life changing sacrifice defending our nation, a second chance.”