Maj. Gen. David G. Hicks, chief of chaplains for the U.S. Army and adviser to the Army's chief of staff, will be the guest speaker at North Fork Baptist Church 11 a.m. Sunday. The church is four miles south of Purcellville at 38130 North Fork Rd. Covered-dish luncheon at noon. 540-338-4643.

Pastor Don Prange of St. James United Church of Christ will reflect Sunday on Saul's conversion to becoming Paul and what our own conversions might be; 10 Broad Way, Lovettsville. The service begins at 11 a.m. 703-443-0542.

Deb Rose, former president of the board of directors of the Unitarian Universalists of Sterling will deliver a sermon Sunday titled "Walls -- What Holds Us Together" about the walls that support the growth of a church. The Unitarian Universalists of Sterling meet at 10:30 a.m. Sundays at the Sterling Oaks Commerce Center, 21355 Davis Dr.

Zion Lutheran Church will present "Comedy Crusade for Christ," a program of gospel music and Christian comedy featuring comedian and illusionist Dan Wolfe and his alter ego, a mime character known as "The Amazing Earl." Lovettsville Game Club, 16 S. Berlin Pike. Monday-Wednesday, 7 p.m. Donations accepted. Hot dogs, hamburgers and sodas for sale. 540-822-9084.

Registration has begun for the following Bible schools:

St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, vacation Bible school, Lava Lava Island, Monday-July 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 Monday-July 30, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Space is limited. Cost is $125 and includes snacks and daily lunch and dinner on Friday. The theme is "Overflowing Love." Each day includes drama and singing exercises, scripture study and rehearsing songs and acting. Register at, at the church office, 20962 Ashburn Rd., or by calling 703-729-2012.

Participants give a dinner theater performance July 30. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; the dinner theater begins at 7. Advance tickets are $11 per adult and $5 for children younger than 12. Sales at the door (space available) will be $13 per adult and $7 for children younger than 12. Child care will be provided. Tickets can also be purchased online at 703-729-2012.

-- Compiled by LESLIE SHEPHERD

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