Christ Episcopal Church, Clinton, will host ages 3 to 12 in a Vacation Bible School program, from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday next week. The focus of the program will be a celebration of the Gospel. There is no charge to attend, but donations are welcome. The church is at 8710 Old Branch Ave.

Throughout the summer, there will be services of Holy Eucharist at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. each Sunday, with a Sunday school program created specifically for children and young adults. A coffee hour with light refreshments and fellowship follows each service. Bible study groups meet at 9:15 a.m. Sundays and at noon Wednesdays. Call 301-868-1330.

Union Bethel AME Church, Temple Hills, is seeking vendors to market their wares at the church's third Annual Community Day on July 10. The market will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. inside the church's Intergenerational Center, at 3231 Brinkley Rd., in the Rosecroft Shopping Center, Temple Hills. To reserve a space, call Ms. Harrison, 301-372-8374.

St. Philip's Episcopal Church, Laurel, will hold summer worship services at 7:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Sunday through Sept. 5. Bible studies are from 10 to 11 a.m. and from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. A service of Holy Eucharist takes place at 11:15 a.m. each Wednesday. The church is at Sixth and Main streets in Laurel. Call 301-776-5151 or visit the Web site at

Camp Springs Community Church invites everyone to its Vacation Bible School from 6:30 to 9 p.m. July 12-16. There will be Bible stories, crafts, music, refreshments and more. Classes are planned for teens, younger children and adults. A nursery will be set up for ages 2 and younger. The adult study subject is "Building a Moral Foundation."

Sunday services are held at 9:45 and 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. The church is at 8040 Woodyard Rd., Clinton. Call 301-868-3030.

John Stempin, formerly a news anchor and producer at National Public Radio, will deliver the sermon at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Davies Memorial Unitarian Universalist Church. The church is at 7400 Temple Hill Rd., Camp Springs. Call 301-449-4308.

The Christian Outreach International Center of Deliverance is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the church and its pastor, Janie M. Carr, with worship services on Sundays, July 4 and July 11, at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Additional worship will take place at 8 p.m. July 5 through July 9. The church is at 3709 Hamilton St., Hyattsville. The public is invited to a celebratory banquet at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 10, at the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 3799 East West Hwy., Hyattsville. There is no charge to attend, but advance tickets are required. Call 301-927-1684.

-- Compiled by Gerri Marmer

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