New Hope Church invites community to veterans memorial
invites the community to visit the New Community Veterans Memorial at the church, 4200 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. To purchase a brick to memorialize a veteran or family member, call the church, 301-843-3887.
First Baptist Church to hold vacation bible school
will hold Sonquest Rainforest Vacation Bible School 9:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. July 17-21 at the church, 9070 Hawthorne Road. Children 4 years of age through completed fifth grade are invited to attend. Lunch will be served. Evening vacation bible school available for older children. To register or for more information, go to www.fbclaplata.org/vbs or 301-934-9040.
Metropolitan United Methodist to hold crab feast
will hold a crab feast fundraiser 5-9 p.m. July 22 at the church, 3385 Metropolitan Church Road, Indian Head. Crabs, hot dogs, half smokes, hamburgers, corn on the cob, cole slaw, potato salad, baked beans, water and soda. Cost $65 in advance, $75 at the door; $25 children ages 7-12. For tickets or information, call Joy Hinton, 301-643-3941, or the church office, 301-375-9088.
Zion Baptist Church to host Hat Show
will host a Hat Show and Luncheon 2-6 p.m. on Saturday, July 22, in the multi-purpose center, 8105 Annapolis Woods Road, Welcome. Tickets are $20. Ladies and men’s hats, accessories and door prizes will be available. For more information, contact
will host a free youth concert and picnic 1-7 p.m. July 22 at the church, 7 Henry Ford Circle, Waldorf. Family event will feature international rap artist and producer Regis “K-Drama” Jones, Diquan Julius and UTK, Simply Glory, The W.O.W Fire, and more. There will be food, water and soda, games, moon bounces and more. For information, call Yolanda at 301-221-0989.
Christian Unity Baptist to hold homecoming service
will hold Homecoming Service 3 p.m. July 23 at the church, 11822 Park Waldorf Lane, Waldorf. Guest speaker will be Bishop Joel Peebles, City of Praise Family Ministries, Landover. For information, call 301-6383866.
Mount Sinai AME Church to host Vacation Bible School
will be at Mount Sinai AME Church, 3475 Leonardtown Road, Suite 101, Waldorf, from 6-8 p.m. July 24-28. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. All are invited to attend. To register, call the church at 301-645-9299.
Congregation Sha’are Shalom to host fundraiser
will host a Paint and Sip fundraiser 3-6 p.m. July 23 at 18 Henry Ford Circle, Waldorf. Professional artist Vicki Marckel will guide you through creating a work of art. No experience necessary. Art supplies, wine, soft drinks, and snacks will be provided. Cost $35 members; $40
now offers evening Mass 6 p.m. Sundays at the church, 3320 St. Peter’s Drive, Waldorf. For more information, call 301-843-8916.
Praying Until Something Happens Ministries to host weekday corporate prayer
will host a noonday corporate prayer Monday-Friday at Zoe Outreach Ministries Church, 66790 Crain Highway, La Plata.
Metropolitan United Methodist to host Friday nights youth event
will host Friday Night Kickbacks 7-9:30 p.m. Fridays at the church, 3385 Metropolitan Church Road, Indian Head. This chaperoned event allows local middle and high school youths a place to hang out with friends, dance, listen to music, play video games, card games and ping pong, and participate in Open Mic. Free. Refreshments available for purchase. For more information, call 301-375-9088.
Good Shepherd Food Pantry now open
will be open 9:30-11:30 a.m. the third Saturday of each month at St. Mary Catholic Church Newport, 11555 St. Mary’s Church Road, Charlotte Hall. Assisting individuals and families in need of food. For more information, call the church, 301-934-8825. will hold Ushers Day Celebration 3 p.m. July 30 at the church, 5605 Chicamuxen Road, Indian Head. Theme will be “Doorkeepers of Faith.” Guest speaker will be Rev. Gina Higgs of New Hope Church of God, Waldorf. Public invited. For more information, call Patricia Page at 240-888-7461 or Rhonda Taylor at 301743-3907.
Trinity Episcopal needs volunteers for food bank
is in need of volunteers Aug. 9-12 at the Marlboro Food Bank, 14515 Church St., Upper Marlboro. Help is needed to unload the food bank truck 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 9, call for details; sorting of food 7 p.m. Aug. 10; bagging of food 8 a.m. Aug. 11; and distribution of food 7-9 a.m. Aug. 12. For information, call the parish office at 301627-2636.
Victory Christian Ministries opens food pantry
will be open 6-7:30 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at the church, 4415 Crain Highway, White Plains. For more information, call 301-645-5171 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Israel Total Life Ministries to host Community Day
will host Community Day 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 26 at the church, 64 Industrial Park Drive, Waldorf. School backpacks will be given away while supplies last. For more information, call 301-861-3927.