St. Paul Community Church will hold its annual homecoming celebration at 4 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Beatrice Harris of Word of Life Church in Silver Spring will be the guest speaker. A fellowship supper will be held on the church lawn from 2 to 4 p.m. The church is located at 14730 Sugarland Lane, Poolesville. Free. 301-972-7282.

Kensington Baptist Church will sponsor a safari-themed Vacation Bible School from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. Monday through July 15. Stuffed animals, plants, baskets, colorful cloth, pictures and any other safari-type items are welcome and will be returned when the session ends. The church is at 10100 Connecticut Ave., Kensington. Free. 301-942-4400.

Burtonsville Baptist Church will hold its Vacation Bible School for children and adults from 6:30 to 9 p.m. July 25-29. Nursery care for children 1 and younger will be available.

Children should wear a swimsuit under their regular clothing and bring a towel for the "Water Day" event July 28. The sessions end with an ice cream social July 29.

Registration is available online at burtonsvillebaptist.org/vbs2005_01.htm or by calling 301-421-9080. Free. The church is at 3400 Spencerville Rd., Burtonsville.

-- Compiled by GERRI MARMER

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