Bethany United Methodist Church, 100 West Main St., Purcellville, announces its summer worship schedule. Until Sept. 5, services and Sunday school will begin at 9:30 a.m. 540-338-7648.

Pastor Don Prange will reflect on "The Meaning of Freedom: Living by the Faith That Allegiance to God Transcends All Others" at 11 a.m. Sunday at St. James United Church of Christ, 10 Broad Way, Lovettsville. 703-443-0524.

Sterling United Methodist Church welcomes its new pastor, the Rev. Randy Duncan, at services at 8:30, 9:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday, followed by a picnic/reception. 304 East Church Rd. 703-430-6455.

Vermont songwriter and performer Rachel Bissex will present a musical service at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Loudoun on Sunday. Starting Sunday, the UUCL goes on its summer schedule, with one service at 10 a.m. Sundays instead of the usual two at 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. 20460 Gleedsville Road, Leesburg. or 703-737-7644.

Live the Life Children's Ministries and Liberty Assembly of God in Bealeton will hold a Kid's Kamp 6-9 p.m. June 28-July 2, featuring music, games and prizes for children 6-12. or 540-439-0500.

Midland Church of the Brethren holds SonGames Vacation Bible School 9 a.m.-noon, June 28-July 2, featuring music, skits, crafts, games, Bible Studies, and snacks, with a focus on the Olympics. 10434 Old Carolina Rd. Free.

Registration has begun for the following bible schools:

St. Matthew's Episcopal Church Vacation Bible School, Lava Lava Island, July 26-30, 5:30-8:30 p.m. daily, children ages 4 to rising fifth-graders. Program includes songs, team games, crafts and Bible adventures. 201 E. Frederick Dr., Sterling. or 703-421-6310.

Ashburn Presbyterian Church, annual Christian musical theater camp 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 26-30. Space is limited. Cost is $125 and includes snacks and lunch daily and dinner on Friday.

The theme is "Overflowing Love." Each day includes drama and singing exercises and Scripture study. Participants give a dinner theater performance July 30.

Register by visiting or the church office, 20962 Ashburn Rd., or by calling 703-729-2012.

-- Compiled by LESLIE SHEPHERD

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