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First St. John's Lutheran: Rally Weekend with open mic, 5-9 p.m., and family movie, 8 p.m. Sept. 6; Dunk the Pastor and hot dog lunch, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept 7; and breakfast, 9 a.m., and service, 10:30 a.m. Sept. 8 at the church, 140 W. King St. Information: 843-8597.
Mount Wolf Community: Free family movie, "As I Stand," with free popcorn and drinks, 7 p.m. Aug. 10 at the church, 94 S. Sixth St. Information: 266-8453.
New Hope (Fissel's) United Church of Christ: Rain-or-shine 50's Flashback with drive-in food, a car show (no registration fee), contests, karaoke and more, 1-7 p.m. Aug. 3 at the church, 3426 Fissel's Church Road, Glen Rock. Information: 235-2033.
Stewartstown United Methodist: "Shrek, the Musical," July 31-Aug. 10 at the church, 26 S. Main St. Dinner, dessert and show-only options: (443) 682-4949.
New Creation Community: Registration for Upwards Flag Football and Cheerleading, kindergarten-Grade 6, 6-8 p.m. Aug. 2, and 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 3 at the church, 3005 Emig Mill Road, Dover. Practice begins Aug. 7. Information: 764-0252.
Temple Beth Israel Religious School: Registration is open for kindergartners to 10th-graders, classes held 9 a.m.-noon Sundays beginning Aug. 25 at 2090 Hollywood Drive. Information: 843-2676.
Trinity UCC Preschool: Openings are available for 3- and 4-year-olds for the 2013-14 school year at the church, 200 E. Market St., Hallam. Information: 757-3169.
Pleasureville United Methodist: Free clothing and other items for adults and children, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 24 at the church, 2606 N. Sherman St. Refreshments will be sold. Information: 757-3216.
St. James Lutheran: Free clothing, 8:30-10 a.m. Aug. 3 at the church, 2335 Cramer Road, Brogue. Open the first Saturday monthly; donations accepted daily. Information: 927-9497.
Grace United Methodist: Annual benefit tea and hat boutique, noon-2:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at the church, 473 Plank Road, Shrewsbury. Cost: $22-$17. Register by Aug 18: 235-4029.
Locust Grove United Church of Christ: Rain-or-shine chicken barbecue and bake sale, 11 a.m. Aug. 3 at the church, 1035 Locust Grove Road. Cost: $8. Information: 755-1318.
Maryland Line United Methodist: Flea markets with food available, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 17 at the church, 21500 York Road, Maryland Line, Md. Food donations accepted for the Northern Baltimore County Food Bank. Vendor space is $10: (410) 343-0052.
New Hope (Fissel's) United Church of Christ: Family-style roast beef supper, 3 p.m. Oct. 12 at the church, 3426 Fissel's Church Road, Glen Rock. Cost: $11-$5.50; $12 for takeout. Information: 235-2033.
Temple Beth Israel: Holiday boutique, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 17 at the temple, 2090 Hollywood Drive. Vendor fees: $75-$25. Information: (724) 301-6166.
Trinity United Church of Christ: Pit pork, ham and turkey sandwiches and meals, noon-4 p.m. Aug. 10 at the church, 27 Manchester St., Glen Rock. Eat-in or take-out. Information: 235-1444.
Zion United Methodist: Card-making event any time between 3-8 p.m. Aug. 3 at the church, 1155 Felton Road, Red Lion. Cost: $5 or five food items for five cards. Reservations: 873-4176.
Zwingli United Church of Christ: Chicken barbecue, car wash and yard sale to benefit AWANA clubs, 9 a.m. Aug. 3 at 611 W. King St., East Berlin. Information: 259-0623.
Hanover Seventh-day Adventist: Ivan Parker, with refreshments afterwards, 6 p.m. Sept. 15 at the church, 865 Gitts Run Road, Hanover. Tickets are $15: 766-3015.
St. Paul United Church of Christ: The Brodbecks Band with a covered-dish meal afterwards, 10:15 a.m. Aug. 4 at the church, 161 S. Main St., Shrewsbury. Information: 235-7003.
Zion United Methodist: York County Gospel Choir, 10:15 a.m. Aug. 4 at the church, 1155 Felton Road, Red Lion.
St. John Lutheran: First service of new pastor, the Rev. Tab Cosgrove, 9:30 a.m. Aug. 4 at the church, 2580 Mount Rose Ave. Installation service is 2:30 p.m. Sept. 29. Information: 840-0382.
Bethel United Methodist: Picnic with live music, an auction and an antique car show, noon-8:30 p.m. Aug. 8 at the church, 1674 Furnace Road, New Bridgeville. Bring lawn chairs.
Cross Roads United Methodist: Picnic with food served, 3 p.m., and music, 2-7:30 p.m. Aug. 17 at Hershaull Park, 7677 Church Road, Cross Roads. Bring lawn chairs. Information: 993-6961.
Otterbein United Methodist: Outdoor service and picnic with games, activities, hot dogs and drinks, 11 a.m. Aug. 4 at William Kain County Park, Blue Gill Pavilion. Bring a covered-dish and plates, cups, napkins and utensils. There will also be a service at 8 a.m. at the church, 50 School St., Spry. There will be no Sunday school. Information: 741-1429.
St. Luke's Lutheran: Rain-or-shine picnic with food, music, crafts and more, noon-8:30 p.m. Aug. 1 at the church, Route 425, New Bridgeville. Information, call 927-6623.
SEMINARS, PROGRAMS, ETC.
Calvary Bible: Precept Upon Precept Bible study on Revelation Part 3, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Sept. 3 at the church, 603 Wilson Ave., Hanover. Register by Aug. 18: 632-3954.
Church of the Open Door: GriefShare seminar/support group, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Aug. 22-Nov. 14, at the church, 8 Carlisle Court, Room 302. Registration: 495-9910.
Grace Baptist: Simulcast of a program by Beth Moore, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at the church, 780 Woodland Ave., Lewisberry. Cost: $35. Tickets: 938-6902.
Hanover Seventh-Day Adventist: Mad About Marriage seminar with Mike and Gayle Tucker, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 18 and 2-5:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at the church, 865 Gitts Run Road, Hanover. Free. Online registration required: www.madaboutmarriage.com.
Asbury United Methodist: Contemporary service with prayers for the sick, 6:30 p.m. the first and third Saturdays monthly at the church, 340 E. Market St. Information: 843-0733.
Quickel Evangelical Lutheran: Services with the Rev. Cynthia Chambers as the guest pastor, 8 and 10:30 a.m., and a reception, 9:15 a.m. Aug. 4 at the church, 60 Canal Road Extended, Zion View. Information: 266-4179.
Zion (Shaffer's) United Lutheran: Blessing of new honey, 9 a.m. Aug. 4 at the church, 4535 Shaffer Road, Codorus Township. Beekeepers should bring a jar of their new honey. Information: 229-2932.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL/CAMPS
Friendship Community: Parable Quest, 4-year-olds to sixth-graders, 6-8:30 p.m. Aug. 16, 1-3:30 p.m. Aug. 17 and 12:30-3:30 p.m. Aug. 18 at the church, Dover. Registration: 779-0400.
Grace Baptist: Kingdom Chronicles, 9:30 a.m.-noon and 6:15-8:45 p.m. (choose one session) Aug. 5-9 at the church, 780 Woodland Ave., Lewisberry. Registration: 938-6902.
Lighthouse Baptist: Dare to be a Daniel, 2-year-olds to seventh-graders, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 5-9 at the church, 5005 Carlisle Road, Dover. Registration: 292-5000.
Pinchot Park Assembly of God: The Armor of God Boot Camp, children ages 4-12, 6:30-9 p.m. Aug. 5-9 at the church, 2755 Rosstown Road, Wellsville. Aug. 9 is family night with a free spaghetti dinner, a giant slip and slide, and ice cream sundaes. Information: 432-2869.