Christian Outreach International Center of Deliverance will host "Sisters Strengthening Sisters," a program to encourage and support women, at 8 a.m. Saturday at 3709 Hamilton St., Hyattsville. For more information, call 301-927-1684.

Union Bethel AME Church will hold a weekend of activities in celebration of Homecoming 2005, on Sept. 10 and 11 at 6810 Floral Park Rd., Brandywine. From noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 10, there will be soul food, games and a cake-baking contest. On Sept. 11, the Rev. Harry L. Seawright of Union Bethel will speak at the 7:45 a.m. service, and the Rev. William R. Porter, retired pastor of Hemingway Memorial AME Church, will speak at the 11 a.m. service. For more information, call 301-372-6036.

Redeeming Word of Life Full Gospel Baptist Church will offer tutoring sessions in basic math and reading skills for GED students from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, from Sept. 20 through Nov. 15, at 537 Ritchie Road, Capitol Heights. For more information or to register, call 301-333-2040.

First United Methodist Church will host the Cultural Academy for Excellence's "Back to School Recital" from 3 to 4 p.m. Sept. 10 at 6201 Belcrest Rd., Hyattsville. Students from the academy will perform works by Beethoven, Haydn, Debussy, Mozart and other composers in this 10th anniversary concert. For more information, call 301-262-9032.

Ebenezer AME Church will hold "Dancing Disciples," a liturgical dance conference that will include workshops and worship services, Sept. 15-18 at 7707 Allentown Rd., Fort Washington. Workshop times vary. Participants may register for individual courses or for all scheduled events. Registration prices range from $15 to $90. For more information, call 301-248-8833.

College Park United Methodist Church will hold a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 17 at 9601 Rhode Island Ave., College Park. At 1 p.m., a plastic grocery bag full of items will be available for $2. For more information, call 301-345-1010.

-- Compiled by Y.B. THOMPSON

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