Posted on 04 October 2012.
Posted in Cornelius, Cornelius People, Davidson, Deaths
Posted on 03 October 2012.
The Davidson College Presbyterian Church Jubilee Class will host a series of programs beginning this Sunday on the relationship between church and state. Also below, information about Mt. Zion United Methodist Church’s series on “Mixing Politics and Religion: How Christian Values Affect Election Decisions.”
The DCPC classes are Sundays at 9:45 a.m. in Room 116 at the Church, 100 N. Main St., at Concord Road, Davidson.
Residents and college students are invited. For more information, please contact Linda Steber at firstname.lastname@example.org. Here’s the schedule and topics:
- October 7: Origins of Church and State Issues — Jeff Gray, Attorney at Law and church member
- October 14: US Constitution—Wall or Swiss Cheese?—Jeff Gray
- October 21: Issues and Cases of Separation of Church and State—Dr. Anne Blue Wills, Associate Professor of Religion, Davidson College
- October 28: More Separation of Church and State
- November 4: Pluralism and Religious Alternatives—Dr. Gerardo Marti, Professor and Chair of Sociology, Davidson College
- November 11: Calvin and the Constitution—Dr. Sherrill Holland, retired Dean of New Brunswick Seminary
- November 18: What this means for us today—class discussion
MT. ZION LOOKS AT CHURCHES AND THE ELECTION
Mt. Zion United Methodist Church will begin a four-week study on Wednesday, Oct. 3, on “Mixing Politics and Religion: How Christian Values Affect Election Decisions.”
Led by Senior Pastor Mary John Dye, the sessions will run four Wednesdays (Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24) at 6:30 p.m., in the church sanctuary, 19600 Zion Avenue, Cornelius.
The course is open to the community and people of all churches. A fellowship meal is available prior to the course at the church’s Family Life Center. For meal signups, visit the church website: http://www.mtzionumc.net/bloom.
On Election Day, Tuesday, November 6, the sanctuary at Mt. Zion will be open for prayer all day. Communion will be served from 7 – 8 a.m., 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. and 5 – 6 p.m.
Posted in Calendar, Church news, Cornelius, Davidson, Election 2012, Huntersville, Politics
Posted on 03 October 2012.
Architect’s drawing shows the concept for decorative elements that could be added to Exit 28 when it is rebuilt in 2013-14. (Ratio Architects rendering)
By DAVID BORAKS
When Exit 28 in Cornelius is rebuilt next year to improve traffic flow, the interchange also will get a big aesthetic makeover, too. Architects for the town unveiled a nautical-themed design this week that calls for decorative bridge abutments, lighting and a signature mast-and-cable feature that looks like a sailboat.
Ratio Architects of Raleigh came up with the concept and delivered it Monday to Cornelius commissioners, who appeared unanimous in favor of the design. Commissioners also liked the project’s revised price tag – closer to $1 million than the $4 million the firm suggested in July. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Davidson, Exit 28 area, Huntersville, Photos, Planning & Development, Public works, Town Hall, Transportation