Shaare Tefila Congregation will hold a "Back to Shul Time" Shabbat service and dinner program at 6 p.m. tomorrow to welcome newly hired Cantor Wendi Portman and to welcome preschool through grade 2 children. $5 for children 2 to 6, $10 for children 7 through 12, and $15 for those 13 and older. RSVP and payment required by Tuesday. 11120 Lockwood Dr., Silver Spring. 301-649-2768.

St. Paul's United Methodist Church will hold its monthly all-you-can eat pancake breakfast from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Proceeds will be given to "Christmas in April." $5 for adults, $2 for children. Heavener Hall, 10401 Armory Ave., Kensington. 301-933-7933.

Bethesda United Methodist Church will hold a worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday, followed by a block party at 11 a.m. The worship service is at Greenwich Park at 8400 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda. The block party is in the church parking lot, 8300 Old Georgetown Rd. Bethesda. 301-652-2990.

Resurrection Lutheran Church invites students in grades 7 to 12 for an arts and crafts group that meets from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the first and third Saturdays of the month. Free. 3101 University Blvd., Kensington. 301-942-0400.

Pilgrim Lutheran Church's Tuesday Women's Bible Study will discuss the book "The Purpose Driven Life," by Rick Warren, at noon Tuesday. Free. 5500 Massachusetts Ave., Bethesda. 301-229-2800.

Good Shepherd Episcopal Church will hold its annual rummage sale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 9 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 10 at 818 University Blvd., Silver Spring. 301-593-3282.

Hughes United Methodist Church will hold a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 10 at 10700 Georgia Ave., Wheaton. 301-949-8383.

Grace United Methodist Church will host the Montgomery County Science and Religion Discussion Group, featuring physicist V.V. Raman of the Rochester Institute of Technology, who will give a talk titled "Beyond Space & Time: Transcendence from Religious and Scientific Perspectives" at 7 p.m. Sept. 11. Free. 119 N. Frederick Ave., Gaithersburg. 301-926-8688.

The Board of Jewish Education will hold a series of four public lectures about the Book of Jonah starting 12:30 p.m. Monday and continuing Sept. 12, 19 and 26. Free. Ring House Auditorium, 1801 E. Jefferson St., Rockville. 301-816-5009.

Mount Calvary Baptist Church will hold its annual homecoming at 11 a.m. Sept. 11 and its annual revival at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12-14. Pastor Stanley Fuller of Grace Baptist Church in Baltimore will speak at the homecoming service and conduct the revival services. 608 N. Horners Ln., Rockville. 301-983-5301.

Good Shepherd Episcopal Church will hold its annual rummage sale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 9 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 10 at 818 University Blvd., Silver Spring. 301-593-3282.

Hughes United Methodist Church will hold a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 10 at 10700 Georgia Ave., Wheaton. 301-949-8383.

-- Compiled by ARUNA JAIN

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