Young Life rummage sale raises money for summer camp

HUNTERSVILLE – Lake Norman Young Life will hold a massive rummage sale to raise money for kids to go to summer camp.

A range of items will be on sale – furniture, home goods, sports equipment, kids’ toys and $1 items, but no clothing. Last year’s rummage sale raised about $5,000.

Young Life is a Christian ministry to high school students and gathers with students from Hopewell High, Hough High, Community School of Davidson and Lake Norman Charter School. 

Young Life’s week-long camp will be held July 13-19 at SharpTop Cove in Jasper, Ga. The camp offers ropes courses, climbing walls and waterslides.

The rummage sale will be held 7 a.m.-2 p.m. April 5 on the front lawn of Lake Norman Baptist Church, 7921 Sam Furr Road. If you have items you'd like to donate, contact Leigh Kellerman at, and she will arrange to pick them up.


Meadowlake Presbyterian runs kid’s consignment sale

HUNTERSVILLE – At the Meadowlake Presbyterian consignment sale, you can find clothing and accessories for newborns to 12-year-olds, maternity clothing, toys, books and nursery furniture.

The consignment sale will run 3-7 p.m. March 27 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. March 28 and 29 at the church, 6501 Gilead Road.

Details: Amy O’Brien,


DUMC offers Children’s Tag Sale to benefit missions

DAVIDSON – The United Methodist Women of Davidson United Methodist Church is sponsoring a children’s tag sale to benefit local missions, which support women and children. 

Gently used babies’ and children’s clothes, toys and equipment will be available at great prices.

Have items you would like to donate? Contact Nancy Young at or 704-987-9867.

The tag sale starts at 8 a.m. March 29 at DUMC, 233 S. Main St.


Teens Helping Teens group starts at counseling center

DAVIDSON – Shannon White and Christine Wisdom, of the Counseling Center at Davidson United Methodist Church, will lead an eight-week support group for teens ages 13-18.

The group will provide a non-judgmental and confidential environment to discuss topics such as grief and loss, self-esteem, family dynamics, coping skills, social skills, peer pressure, substance use and career/college preparation.  

The group meets 7-8 p.m. Mondays, beginning March 24, at the center, 261 S. Main St. The program costs $400. Scholarships are available.

Details: Shannon White, 704-892-6135.


Journey Church dedicates babies

HUNTERSVILLE – Journey Church will celebrate baby dedications at a special afternoon service. Baby dedication is about a commitment to put God first in your home and to trust in Him as your source of direction as you lead your family and parent your child.

It is also a time for you and your spouse to share with your closest friends and family what is most important to you and to ask them for their prayer and support.

The theme verse is Psalm 56:13 “…that I may walk before God in the light of life.”

Baby dedications will be held 4-5 p.m. March 29 at 15711 Brookway Drive. Register by March 23.

Parents must attend one orientation 10:20-10:50 a.m. after the first service March 16 or 23 in the lobby at the coffee shop.

Details: Tracy Aubart, or 704-892-9797 x101.


Bethel Presbyterian focuses on community service

CORNELIUS – During Bethel Presbyterian’s Spring into Service, volunteers will be going into the community of Cornelius with a desire to lend some elbow grease to anyone who wants or needs some help.

They will paint, do yard work, trim bushes, clean basements or garages, rake, and do countless other tasks. The hope is to put faith into action and show the love of Christ.

On April 5, they will begin with a light breakfast and worship time at Bethel and then will go out into the community. They will get back together in the late afternoon for a picnic.


Hopewell Presbyterian prepares for annual fish fry

HUNTERSVILLE – Hopewell Presbyterian Church will fry up some fish to help raise money for the upcoming youth mission trip to the Dominican Republic where members will help build a family home. This will be the fourth year that the youth has held a Fish Fry, raising an average of around $2,000 each year.

Adult plates cost $10. Plates for children 10 and younger cost $7. Drive-thru is available. Desserts are sold separately for $1. 

The fish fry will be held 4-8 p.m. March 22 at the church, 10500 Beatties Ford Road.


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