Riverside Presbyterian Church in Sterling has announced new youth programs for the school year.

Ninth- through 12th-grade students can share warm beverages and dessert at a monthly High School Fellowship Coffee House. In addition, weekly groups are being set up for high school students to discuss faith and life issues in an intimate setting.

Each Monday night, Middle School Fellowship offers sixth- through eighth-graders a time for games, friends and learning more about God.

Fourth- and fifth-graders meet the first Friday of each month for activities including pumpkin patch visits and laser tag.

The programs will be held at the church office, 20 Pidgeon Hill Dr., Suite 108, Sterling. For information, visit www.riversidechurch.com or call 703-444-3528.

The Rev. Melora Lynn Crooker will be the guest minister at the Unitarian Universalists of Sterling's 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Crooker will speak on "How to Want What We Have," offering insights on how to stop an exhausting and dispiriting human tendency. UUS meets at the Sterling Oaks Commerce Center at 22135 Davis Dr. For information, call 703-406-3068 or visit www.uusterling.org.

Roszell Chapel United Methodist Church in Philomont will be the beneficiary of a "Fall Feast" from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 15 at Hunter Oaks Farm. The menu includes chili, Brunswick stew, hot dogs, salad and dessert. An offering will be taken for the church's building fund.

The farm is at 19530 Silcott Springs Rd., 41/2 miles south of Purcellville on Route 690. For information, call 540-338-5861.


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