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Christ UMC: Community movie night, Aug. 23 at dusk at Lakeview Park building, 18 Water St., Jacobus. Movie yet to be determined. Information: (717) 428-1424.
Pleasant View: Family fun day, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 7 at the church, 10384 Winterstown Road, Red Lion. Information: (717) 858-0073.
St. John's Blymire's UCC: Hawaiian luau with games, food and more, 5:30 p.m. June 7 at the church, 1009 Blymire Road, Dallastown. A chicken dish and drinks will be provided. Bring a side dish to share. Information: (717) 927-9115.
Christ UMC: Backpack Sunday, blessing of the backpacks, 10:30 a.m. August 24 at the church, 200 N. Main St., Jacobus. Information: (717) 428-1424.
Friendship Community: Registration for Camp Friendship for children 4 years of age to those who have completed first grade. Camp runs from June to August with singing, crafts, movies, games and more. Friendship Community Church is located at 3380 Fox Run Road, Dover. For more information and to enroll call: (717) 779-0400.
Lewisberry UMC: Workshop of Wonders, 6-8:15 p.m. June 16-20 at the church, 309 Market St., Lewisberry. To register your child call: (717) 938-2093.
St. Luke Lutheran: Pre-school registration for 3 and 4-year-olds for the 2014-15 school year. The church is located at 2666 Furnace Road, New Bridgeville, Chanceford Township. Forms can be picked up at the school during normal class hours or call: (717) 927-8411.
West York Church of the Brethren: Open registration for classes for 4 and 5-year-olds and extended classes for 3-year-olds at the Child Education Center of the church, 5101 Darlington Road, Jackson Township. For information and registration forms: (717) 792-9260 or www.westyorkcob.org.
Bethlehem Steltz Reformed: Crab cake and ham supper, 2-6 p.m. June 14 at the church, 5890 Steltz Road, Glen Rock. Cost: $17-$7. Information: (717) 235-1523.
Church Women United in York County: Summer picnic with guests: the Rev. Dawn Harmon and a speaker from Change Purse, 5:15 p.m. June 17 at Sunset Lane Park, 2400 Sunset Lane in Shiloh. Bring lightly used purses to donate. RSVP by June 13: (717) 495-3706.
Hopewell Presbyterian: Community picnic with homemade soups, live music, desserts and more, starting at 3:30 p.m. June 7 at Hershaull Park, 7677 Church Road, Felton. Bring lawn chairs for outdoor entertainment.
Locust Grove UCC: Chicken barbecue and bake sale, 11 a.m. (rain or shine) June 7 at the church, 1035 Locust Grove Road. Cost: $8. Eat in or carry out. Information: (717) 755-1318.
St. David's Evangelical Congregational: Free community carnival with music by New Life for Girls, bounce house, games and more, 12-3 p.m.; concert: 3-4 p.m. May 31 at the church, 2411 Oakland Road, Dover. Donations of canned/boxed goods appreciated. Benefits New Hope Ministries. Information: (717) 764-0033.
St. John Episcopal: Rummage sale to benefit outreach ministries, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. May 30 at the church, 140 N. Beaver St. Donations accepted 9 a.m.-noon and 6-8 p.m. May 29 in the parish hall.
St. Luke Lutheran: Family fun day with bounce house, dunk tank, games, food and more, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. May 31 at the church 2666 Furnace Road, New Bridgeville, Chanceford Township. Soups: ham and bean, chicken corn ($6 qt.); sandwiches: ham and cheese, turkey and cheese ($3.50). Pre-order for soups and sandwiches to go: (717) 246-4724.
Friendship Community: Film and discussion of how to find and live a life of meaning and purpose ("Living a Rich Life"), 7 p.m. May 29 and 7:30 p.m. May 31 at the church, 3380 Fox Run Road, Dover. Refreshments available. Information: (717) 779-0400.
Friendship Community: Film and discussion about the dangers of medical mistakes ("Doctor Danger"), 7 p.m. June 5 and 7:30 p.m. June 7 at the church, 3380 Fox Run Road, Dover. Refreshments available. Information: (717) 779-0400.
St. Paul's UCC: Film and discussion about the dangers of medical mistakes ("Doctor Danger"), 9 a.m. June 1 and 1 p.m. June 4 at the church, 2173 Stoverstown Road, Spring Grove. Refreshments available. Information: (717) 792-3153.
St. Paul's UCC: Film and discussion on growing up without a father ("Fatherless"), 9 a.m. June 8 and 1 p.m. June 11 at the church, 2173 Stoverstown Road, Spring Grove. Refreshments available. Information: (717) 792-3153.
Christ Lutheran: Concert by the Skyline Boys, 6:30 p.m. May 31 at the church in the main sanctuary, 126 W. Main St., Dallastown. Information: (717) 244-2605.
Emmanuel Church of God in Christ: Gospel singing with guest singers: So Blessed, Heaven Sent, Uplifted and more, 6 p.m. June 21 at the church, 825 E. Princess St. Information: (717) 384-6653.
Windsor Church of God: Concert by Kevin Spencer, 7 p.m. June 7 at the church, 1125 Manor Road, Windsor. Information: (717) 244-9885.
PROGRAMS, SEMINARS AND SESSIONS
Calvary Bible: 11 week Bible study from the Gospel of Luke, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, starting July 1 at the church, 603 Wilson Ave., Hanover. Register before June 22: (717) 632-3954 or email: email@example.com.
Bethel UMC: Father child breakfast with speaker Kenneth Deliz, 8:30 a.m. June 28 at the New Bridgeville Fire Hall, 2870 Furnace Road, Red Lion. Topic: 3 seasons of bow hunting. Cost: $8-$4. Reservations requested by June 13: (717) 244-5237.
St. Matthew Evangelical: Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays, June 18-Aug. 13 at the church, 839 W. Market St. Childcare available. To register online: www.daveramsey.com. More information: (717) 845-2721.
St. John's (Sadler's) Lutheran: Cemetery tour and ice cream social (no physical walking required), 3 p.m. June 8 at the church, 2916 Sadlers Church Road, Stewartstown. Information: (717) 993-3873.
Zion Lutheran: Ascension Day service with music by the choirs of Zion and Trinity Lutheran and other area churches, 7:30 p.m. May 29 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 415 N. West St. Ice cream social to follow. Information: (717) 767-4673.
Christ Lutheran of Spry: Festival with Chinese auction, bounce house, face painting, chicken corn soup and more, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (rain or shine) June 7 at the church, 2385 S. Queen St. Information: (717) 757-2872.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
Airville Community Churches: "Weird Animals" theme. Includes: music, prayer, games, snacks and more, 9-11:45 a.m. June 16-20 at Chanceford Presbyterian, 1784 Woodbine Road, Airville. Also: "Tween Event" June 18; closing program, June 19; picnic, June 20. Donations of canned goods appreciated. Unusual pet to share and registration call: (717) 862-3732.
Christ UMC: 9-11:30 a.m. July 7-11 at the church, 5 Main St., Yorkana. Bus pickup at Lisa Circle and Buttonwoods Apartments. Prize drawings including passes for Hershey Park for perfect attendance. To register: www.cumcy.org. More information: (717) 757-3998.
Christ UMC (Jacobus): 6-8:15 p.m. June 8-12 at the church, 200 N. Main St., Jacobus. Forms will be available on the website beginning May 8: www.christumcjacobus.org. For more information and to register call: (717) 428-1424 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grace Baptist: Activities include: crafts, games, songs and more, 6-8:30 p.m. June 16-20 at the church, 3920 E. Prospect Road. Classes available for ages 2 through grade 6. To register call: (717) 755-0091 or email: email@example.com.
St. Paul Lutheran, Hametown: A jungle safari theme for children ages 2 to grade 6, 6-8 p.m. July 20-24 at the church, 11894 Susquehanna Trail South, Glen Rock. Activities include: Bible stories, games, music, snacks and more. To register call: (717) 235-1841 or online: www.vacationbibleschool.com/hametown.
Trinity Lutheran: Worship, games, crafts and more, 6-8 p.m. June 16-20 at the church, 6 York St., Spring Grove.
Windsor Church of God: Arrow Island theme includes Bible stories, music, games, puppets, snacks and more, 6:15-8:30 p.m. June 16-20 at the church, 1125 Manor Road, Windsor. Bring a canned good. Registration begins at 6 p.m. Information: (717) 244-4324.
OUT OF TOWN EVENTS
Ayres Chapel UMC: Lorraine's Food & Clothing Pantry will be open for those in need, 9-11 a.m. June 14, July 12 and Aug. 9 at the church, Norrisville and 3046 Ayres Chapel Road, White Hall, Md., Baltimore County. No lunch will be served. For emergencies call: (717) 382-4319.
St. Paul UMC: Strawberry festival with food and music, 3-7 p.m. June 7 at the church, 2036 Telegraph Road, Pylesville, Md., Harford County. Information: (410) 452-5443.
The First Church of God: Blood drive for Central Pa Blood Bank, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. June 7 at the church, 323 Reno Ave., New Cumberland, Cumberland County. Information: (717) 774-6947.