Galilee United Methodist Church will hold a service of prayer and healing at 7:30 p.m. today.

On Saturday, the church will have a yard sale in its air-conditioned gym from 8 a.m. to noon to benefit local, national and international mission causes. At 7:30 p.m., the church will hold "P/Raise the Roof," a concert and benefit featuring the Full Circle Band from Floris United Methodist Church; an ice cream social follows. Free, but donations will be accepted for the Child Rescue Centre in Sierra Leone.

45425 Winding Rd., Sterling. 703-430-2203 or

Mount Zion United Methodist Church will hold a fried chicken or fish luncheon 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday during August Court Days to raise money for its building fund. $8 for adults; $4 for children. 12 North St. NE, Leesburg. 703-777-6382

A camp meeting will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday during August Court Days at the Virginia Old Stone Church site at Cornwell and Liberty streets in Leesburg. Camp meetings were introduced in the United States in the 18th century and gained popularity in the early 19th century. These outdoor revival meetings featured circuit-riding evangelists. The guest evangelist will be the Rev. F.W. "Chip" Giessler, senior pastor at Evergreen United Methodist Church in Leesburg. Choirs from several local churches and the Chorus of the Old Dominion, a Loudoun-based barbershop group, will sing. Free. 703-777-6950.

James Stafford will explore communication theory in a religious and spiritual context Sunday at the Unitarian Universalists of Sterling.

UUS services are at 10:30 a.m. Sundays at 22135 Davis Dr., Suite 104. 703-406-3068 or

-- Compiled by LESLIE SHEPHERD

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