Trinity Lutheran Church, 1000 W. Main St., Lansdale, invites the community, along with their pets, to the annual Blessing of the Animals service Oct. 7 at 2 p.m. This worship service is an outdoor service, weather permitting.
Gwynedd Square Presbyterian Church, 837 Sumneytown Pike, Lansdale, will hold a Rummage Sale Oct. 12 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The church will also hold a Bag Sale Oct. 13 from 8 to 11 a.m. Gently used items for sale will include clothing for all the family, accessories, books, linens, small household items, costume jewelry, games and toys. For more information, please call 215-699-9159.
Lansdale United Methodist Church will hold its Fall Rummage Sale Oct. 12 from 1 to 7 p.m. and Oct. 13 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. All items will be half price on Saturday. Household items/ linens, books, DVD’s, CD’s, games/puzzles, holiday decorations, electronics, clothing, jewelry and furniture will be available. The event will be held at the church at 300 N. Broad Street, Lansdale. Call 215-855-8364 or visit www.lansdale-umc.org for more information.
• The church will host a Taize Prayer Service Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. A light dinner will be served from 6 to 6:30 p.m., cost by donation. Reservations are required for the dinner. Please call 215-8558364. All are welcome.
St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 211 S. Main St., North Wales, has announced the following events and programs:
• Fifth annual Oktoberfest: Oct. 6 from noon to 7 p.m. This year’s fest will be held within the context of the North Wales Community Day with an ecumenical worship service in Weingartner Park at noon. No admission fee, but food and drink coupons will be sold on site and in advance. Food tickets DUH $5 DnG UDIflH WLFNHW ZLOO EH $5 HDFK RU $20 IRU fiYH WLFNHWV. 5DIflH SULzHV LnFOuGH a 42” plasma TV and an ereader.
• The Thrift Shop at St. Peter’s is open for business. Store hours are Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The shop is located at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 211 S. Main St., North Wales. Donations of small household items, books, linens and women’s and children’s clothing are accepted during store hours. All proceeds are donated to local charities.
The Church of the Holy Spirit, at the corner of Sumneytown Pike and Barndt Road, Harlyesville, will hold a Pulled Pork and Apple Bake summer Oct. 13 from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Cost is $12 per adult, $6 for children under 12. Takeout is available. Get tickets at the door or call the church at 215-2348020 or email administrator@churchoftheholyspirit. us.