Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Montgomery Religion Highlights

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Thursday, July 26

Christ Lutheran Church, 8011 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, holds a Free Recycling Workshop at 6:30 p.m. Call 301-652-5160, ext. 8, or visit

Saturday, July 28

Mount of Olives Church presents a Benefit Concert for its building fund from 1 to 6 p.m. in the Christian Life Center, 11800 Darnestown Road, Gaithersburg. Featured artists are Winfield Parker & Praise, and Tina Greene & Company. Tickets are $15 for adults, $8 for children. Call Camille Butler, 301-216-1162.

Sure Fellowship Church presents an Introduction to Ministry reception and luncheon at noon at Regal Cinemas, 20000 Century Blvd., Germantown. Free and open to the public. Call Rev. Gamble or Rev. Dade, 301-845-9870, or visit

Monday, July 30 –Friday, Aug. 3

St. Luke’s Lutheran Church hosts ‘‘Avalanche Ranch” Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to noon for children in preschool through fifth grade. Call 301-926-1220 for registration forms.


National Lutheran Home presents its 3rd annual summer celebration on Saturday, Aug. 4, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 9701 Veirs Drive, Rockville. The event includes a blood drive, health fair and family fun. Registration begins at 8 a.m. for the Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk. Call 301-424-9560.

Unity Christ Church of Gaithersburg hosts stand-up comedian Terry Braverman as guest speaker on Sunday, Aug. 5, at 1:15 p.m. at 111 Central Ave., Gaithersburg. Braverman speaks on ‘‘The Healing Power of Humor” and presents a workshop based on his book, ‘‘When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Lighten Up!” Call 301-947-3626, ext. 224, or visit

Luther Rice Memorial Baptist Church hosts a Vacation Bible School called Avalanche Ranch from Sunday, Aug. 5, through Thursday, Aug. 9, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at 801 University Blvd. West, Silver Spring. Call Olivia, 301-593-1130.



Shalem Institute offers a guided mid-day Prayer Peace Circle from noon to 12:45 p.m. in the Shalem Meditation Room & Library, 5430 Grosvenor Lane, Suite 140, Bethesda. Call 301-897-7334 or visit

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