New Hope Church invites community to veterans memorial
in partnership with VConnections, Inc., 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 Deaconess Betty Brooks at 301-643-5123 or Sister Sally Wilson at 240-300-0088.
W.O.R.D. Ministries to host youth concert and picnic
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
Christian Unity Baptist Church 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 301-638-3866.
Mount Sinai AME Church to host Vacation Bible School
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
Congregation Sha’are Shalom 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 non-members. RSVP to email@example.com.
St. Catherine to host Meals of Hope
St. Catherine Catholic Church will host Meals of Hope 5-6 p.m. July 26 at the church, parish hall, 7636 Port Tobacco Road. Anyone in need of a meal is welcome to stop by. Opportunities to learn about health care and other social assistance opportunities will also be available. For more information, call the parish office at 301-934-9630.
Alexandria Chapel to hold Ushers Day Celebration
Alexandria Chapel United Methodist Church 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 301-743-3907.
Trinity Episcopal needs volunteers for food bank
Trinity Episcopal Church 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 301-627-2636.
Accokeek church offers transportation to residents
located at 15821 Livingston Road, will offer free transportation, to those within a 20mile radius of the church, to and from Sunday School that begins at 9 a.m. or Sunday morning services, 10-11:45 a.m. If interested, call 301-283-2116, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact Rose Armstrong at 301-885-8124. For more information, go to www.accokeekchog.org.
St. Catherine of Alexandria announces weekday morning Mass
Port Tobacco, will offer weekday morning Mass 6:30 a.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at the church, 7865 Port Tobacco Road. There will be Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament beginning 7 a.m. with Benediction at 8 a.m. for those who would like some quiet prayer time. All are welcome. For more information, go to www.stcatherinesmcconchie.org or call 301-934-9630.
Holy Temple Cross Ministries to give away free cooked food
will have a free cooked food give-a-way 1 p.m. Wednesdays throughout the year at 11818 Park Waldorf Lane, Suite 516, Waldorf. Food is donated by area restaurants. For more information, call 301-632-9707.
Metropolitan United Methodist hosts soup kitchen Wednesdays
will host Ladles of Love Soup Kitchen 5-7 p.m. Wednesdays at the church, 3385 Metropolitan Church Road, Indian Head. available. For more information, call Arline Arnold, 202-494-7556.