SUNDAY, NOV. 24
HANGING OF THE GREENS
First Presbyterian Church, 125 N. Meeting St., Statesville, the Harvest Processional during 11 a.m. worship, followed by decorating the 15-foot Christmas tree with 200 new Chrismon ornaments. 6 p.m. worship service features the Hanging of the Greens.
SUNDAY, DEC. 1
First Presbyterian Church, 125 N. Meeting St., Statesville, presents the communitywide George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah” at 3 p.m.
SATURDAY, DEC. 14
Community Prayer Breakfast
Helps Ministries of Deliverance, 2239 E. Greenbriar Road, Statesville. Prayer, continental breakfast, clothes giveaway. 9:30 a.m. until. For more information, contact Minister Ravonna Imes at 704-450-0808, Elder Stephanie Williams at 704-223-4537 or Minister TeRasha Holmer at 704-253-2110.
22nd Annual Christmas Cookie Walk
St. John’s Lutheran Church, fellowship hall, 740 N. Center Street. Fresh and homemade cookies, cakes, breads, candies, pies and more. 8-10 a.m. The charity bake sale benefits the Foundry House.
SATURDAY, DEC. 21
Community Christmas Dinner
We Care Outreach Ministry and the Statesville Recreation and Parks Department will host a Christmas dinner from 12:15 to 2:30 p.m. at the Bentley Center, 324 Wilmington Ave. This is the 17th annual Christmas dinner. The event is open to the public and will include a meal, blanket, clothing and toy giveaway. The event is free. For more information contact pastor Anthony Turner at 704-902-5446.
EVERY SATURDAY COMMUNITY BREAKFAST
A hot meal, clothes, hygiene products and fellowship available for those in need. Free to all. Offered every Saturday from 8:30-10 at Calvary Chapel, 110 Moose Club Road.
COMMUNITY CLOTHES CLOSET
Clothing for all ages. Free household goods. Photo ID required. First Baptist Church, 815 Davie Ave. 1-2:45 p.m.
EVERY MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY
COMMUNITY CLOTHES CLOSET
Clothing, shoes and accessories for the whole family. Free. 9:30-11:30 a.m., Troutman First UMC, 204 Mills Ave., Troutman.
MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL GROUP
The Landing is a life group using the curriculum that focuses on strategies that teens face every day. It is held at The Cove Church, 197 Langtree Road, Mooresville. A light dinner starts at 4 p.m. Tuesdays. The program is from 6:30-8:30 p.m. For more information, go to covechurch.org/caregroups or call 704-655-3002, ext. 321.
CANCER COMPANIONS SUPPORT GROUP
Cancer Companions is for adults with a cancer diagnosis or friends/family who support them. It is held at The Cove Church, 197 Langtree Road, Mooresville. Light dinner starts at 6 p.m. Tuesdays and the program is from 6:30-8:30 p.m. For more information, go to covechurch.org/caregroups or call 704-655-3002, ext. 321.