Zion Wesley to hold fall revival Oct. 23-25

Zion Wesley United Methodist Church will hold its fall revival at 7 p.m. Oct. 23-25 at 11500 Berry Road in Waldorf. The theme is “Revive Our Hearts.” Speakers of the Word will be the Rev. Delonte Hicks and the Rev. Marvin Wamble. Dinner will be served. For more information, call Sister Mary Cooper at 301-710-7622.

Christ Church to hold fish fry Oct. 25

Christ Church, Durham Parish, also known as “Old Durham,” is having its famous fish fry from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25, at 8700 Ironsides Road in Nanjemoy. All you can eat. Eat in or carry out. The cost is $15; children under age 6 eat for free. For more information, call Roy Squires at 301-456-4531 or visit christchurcholddurhamparish.com.

Providence-Fort Washington UMC to hold Trunk or Treat Oct. 26

Providence-Fort Washington United Methodist Church will hold its “Trunk or Treat” event from noon to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, at 10610 Old Fort Road in Fort Washington. Wear a fun, family friendly costume and enjoy fun and games. Bring your own treat bucket or bag. Open to children up to 12 years old. For more information, call 240-755-9008.

Hughesville church to hold annual fall festival Oct. 26

Hughesville Baptist Church will hold its annual fall festival from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 26 at 8505 Old Leonardtown Road in Hughesville. Bring the family, wear Halloween costumes and meet in the church parking lot for games, treats, contests, snacks and prizes. For more information, call 301-274-3672 or 240-254-3236.

Church to hold fall auction Oct. 26

Good Shepherd United Methodist Church will hold its annual fall live auction from 9 a.m. until all items are sold, approximately 1 p.m., on Saturday, Oct. 26, at 305 E. Smallwood Drive in Waldorf. The auction is open to all. Lunch and baked goods will also be available. For more information, call 301-843-6797.

La Plata UMC to hold community blessing of the animals Oct. 27

La Plata United Methodist Church will hold a community-wide Blessing of the Animals from 2 to 4 p.m. on Oct 27 at 3 Port Tobacco Road in La Plata, behind the Sonic Drive-In. All animals are welcome. The Rev. Susan E. Boehl will bless the animals. Children may bring a stuffed animal for blessing, and pictures of pets are welcome as well. There will also be vendors, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit and a therapy dog kissing booth. The event is free. For more information, call 301-934-2288 or visit laplataumc.org.

New Life La Plata to hold Trunk or Treat Oct. 31

New Life La Plata will hold its third annual “Trunk or Treat” event from 6 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 31 at 9690 Shepherds Creek Place in La Plata. There will be food trucks, costume contests, music and lots of candy. All ages are welcome and admission is free. For more information, email events@newlife.live or call 301-609-8423.

La Plata UMC to hold harvest dinner

La Plata United Methodist Church will hold its annual Harvest Dinner from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 1, in the Fellowship Hall, at 3 Port Tobacco Road in La Plata. The menu includes ham, roast turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy and all the trimmings. Carry-out menus are available. Adult tickets and carry-out meals are $20; tickets for children ages 5 to 10 are $5. For more information, call 301-934-2288 or visit laplataumc.org.

Mt. Zion Methodist Church to host ‘Who Got the Sheriff?’ Nov. 1-2

Mt. Zion Methodist Church will present “Who Got the Sheriff?” a comedy/mystery dinner theater, beginning at 6 p.m. at 27108 Mt. Zion Church Road in Mechanicsville on Nov. 1 and Nov. 2. Dinner is at 6:30 p.m. Menu is fried chicken with all the fixings. Tickets are $30 each. Advance reservations required by contacting Lesley Maguire at 240-298-7227 or lmaguire@md.metrocast.net.

Sha’are Shalom holds ‘Jewish Deli Night’

Congregation Sha’are Shalom will hold a “Jewish Deli Night” beginning at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2, at 18 Henry Ford Circle in Waldorf. All-you-can-eat sandwiches, sides and desserts. Adult meals are $20 each; meals for children ages 6 to 12 are $10 each; one free child’s meal per paid family. Children under 6 eat free. RSVP to Madelene at mweinberger2@verizon.net. Deadline for reservations is Oct. 27. Call 301-848-4377 for take out orders.

Church to hold holiday bazaar Nov. 2

Good Samaritan Presbyterian Church will hold its annual holiday bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2, at 13025 Good Samaritan Drive in Waldorf. There will be handmade crafts, a cookie walk, bake sale table, “white elephant” sale, and Santa’s Craft Shop. There will be lunch foods for sale. For more information, call 301-645-4134 or email gspc@comcast.net.

Good Shepherd to hold fair Nov. 2

Good Shepherd United Methodist Church will hold their annual Craft and Apple Dumpling Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2, at 305 Smallwood Drive in Waldorf. There will be crafts, jewelry, baked goods, apple dumplings and lunch served. For more information, call 301-643-1160.

St. James to hold fall bazaar Nov. 2

St. James Episcopal Church, Indian Head will hold its Famous Fall Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 2 at 7 E. Potomac Ave. in Indian Head. There will be craft, antique and jewelry vendors, free photos with Santa Claus, a bake sale and basket drawings. Lunch will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 301-743-2366.

Israel Total Life to hold community dinner

Israel Total Life Ministries will hold its annual community dinner from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, at 64 Industrial Park Drive in Waldorf. This free event will feature fun, fellowship and giveaways. For more information, call 301-861-3927 or visit tlm-community-dinner.eventbrite.com.

Pre-Thanksgiving dinner for those in need Nov. 16

According to the Word Church and the Willing Helpers Society will hold a pre-Thanksgiving dinner for community members in need from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Willing Helpers Hall, at 1002 Washington Ave. in La Plata. Entertainment will be provided. For more information, call Mark Wells Jr. at 443-871-7956.

Metropolitan UMC to host annual Men’s Day

Metropolitan United Methodist Church will have its annual Men’s Day on Nov. 20 beginning at 10 a.m. This event is free. The guest speaker is Pastor Lewis H. Finney. The church is located at 3385 Metropolitan Church Road in Indian Head. For more information, contact the Rev. Darryl K. Mason Sr. at 301-375-9088.

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Church seeks young adults for paid internships

Mount Sinai AME Church, in collaboration with the Interfaith Partners of the Chesapeake, are looking for young adults between the ages of 18 and 25 for paid internships. Applicants must be seeking green careers in fields such as environmental science, oceanography and agriculture. Participants will work full time at selected host sites across Maryland and receive extensive leadership and professional development training as well as a paid stipend funded through the Chesapeake Bay Trust. For more information, call the Rev. Melynda Clarke at 301-437-0365.

Church holds Thursday youth nights

Peace Lutheran Church invites youth in grades 6 through 12 to join its youth fellowship program, We+Night, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday evenings at 401 Smallwood Drive in Waldorf. We+Night includes dinner, homework help and activities. For more information or to register, email Eric Randolph at youth@myplc.org.

Thrift shop open 2nd, 4th Saturdays of month

The Shiloh United Methodist Church Thrift Shop will be open on the second and fourth Saturday of each month until November from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 7305 Indian Head Highway in Bryans Road. Donations are accepted on those days during open hours. The Shiloh Thrift store will also have a $5 sale; fill a bag with clothes for $5. For more information, call 301-375-8816.

T-Life Ministries Food Pantry open twice a month, drive thru prayer once a month

Israel Total Life Ministries’ Food Pantry is open the first and third Saturday of every month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 64 Industrial Park Drive in Waldorf. Drive through prayer is available on the first Saturday of the month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call 301-861-3927.

Good Shepherd pantry opens monthly on third Saturday

Good Shepherd Food Pantry will be open 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. the third Saturday of each month at St. Mary Catholic Church Newport at 11555 St. Mary’s Church Road in Charlotte Hall. For more information, call 301-934-8825 or email stmarycatholicchurcnewportmd@gmail.com.

St. Mary Church holds healing Mass on first Thursday

St. Mary Church, Newport has a monthly Healing Mass the first Thursday of each month. The Litany of St. John Vianney is recited after communion, and the Rev. Michael Briese offers prayers of healing for the body and soul. Confessions begin at 6 p.m.; Mass begins at 6:30 p.m., with the Sacrament of Reconciliation continuing during the Mass. St. Mary Church, Newport is at 11555 St. Mary’s Church Road in Charlotte Hall. For more information, call the parish office at 301-934-8825.

Church distributes food, clothing monthly

Pisgah Seventh-day Adventist Church distributes food and clothing, for needy Charles County residents only, from 4 to 6 p.m. the third Wednesday of every month at the church, at 5830 Bumpy Oak Road in Bryans Road. The Charles County Department of Health will be at the church from 2 to 4 p.m. for free HIV/AIDS testing and services available to county residents. For more information, call Gloria Dorsey at 301-283-3230.

Joe’s Place pantry open twice a month on 2nd, 4th Thursdays

Joe’s Place Food Pantry, a ministry of Christ Church, Durham Parish, the Episcopal Church of Nanjemoy, is open every second and fourth Thursday each month from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Durham Church Parish Hall, at 8700 Ironsides Road in Nanjemoy. The pantry is a partnership with the Southern Maryland Food Bank.

Shelves of Hope opens twice monthly in Port Tobacco

The St. Catherine/St. Ignatius Shelves of Hope Food Pantry is open every second and fourth Saturday from 9:30 to 11 a.m. The pantry is located at the St. Catherine Church Hall at 7636 Port Tobacco Road in Port Tobacco. For more information, contact the parish office at 301-934-9630.

Calvary Gospel hosts program for men each Wednesday

Royal Rangers meet each Wednesday from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Family Life Center, on the second floor, Room 8, at Calvary Gospel Church, at 11150 Berry Road in Waldorf. The program is for young men (K-12) and will teach the Bible, recreation, physical training, basic military drill, perform community projects and learn skills in building and racing small pine cars. For more information, contact Elder Ray Short at bjs7634@verizon.net.

Get fit at Calvary Gospel Church

Calvary Gospel Church, at 11150 Berry Road in Waldorf, hosts Fitness with Calvary on the second and fourth Saturday of each month. For more information, call 301-843-5588.

Waldorf church pantry opens monthly

The Holy Sanctuary Church food pantry is open the third Saturday of each month from 9 to 11 a.m. at 12200 Billingsley Road in Waldorf. For more information, call 301-374-6789.

Hughesville Baptist celebrates recovery

Hughesville Baptist Church holds Celebrate Recovery meetings each Thursday at 7 p.m. The Church is located at 8505 Old Leonardtown Road in Hughesville. This is a Christ-based ministry that helps people deal with their hurts, habits and hang-ups in a safe and confidential environment. For more info, call 301-274-3672 or 240-254-2765, or go to www.hughesvillebaptist.com.

Seventh-day Adventists add prayer mailbox

The Pisgah Seventh-day Adventist Church, at 5830 Bryans Road, announced that a prayer mailbox has been placed at the edge of the property for anyone with a prayer request. A bench is there and all are welcome to sit, meditate and/or drop a request to be prayed for. Requests will be added to the church’s 6 a.m. prayer line for daily prayer as well. The box will be checked often during the week.

Accokeek church offers transportation

Accokeek First Church of God, at 15821 Livingston Road, offers free transportation to those within a 20-mile radius of the church, to and from Sunday School at 9 a.m. or Sunday morning services, 10 to 11:45 a.m. If interested, call 301-283-2116, email pastor@accokeekchog.org, or contact Rose Armstrong at 301-885-8124.

St. Catherine holds weekday Mass

St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church, Port Tobacco, will offer weekday morning Mass 6:30 a.m. Mondays through Fridays at the church, at 7865 Port Tobacco Road. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament begins at 7 a.m. with Benediction at 8 a.m. All are welcome. For more information, go to www.stcatherinesmcconchie.org or call 301-934-9630.

Holy Temple Cross gives cooked food

Holy Temple Cross Ministries Inc. will have a free cooked food give-a-way at 1 p.m. Wednesdays throughout the year at 11818 Park Waldorf Lane, Suite 516 in Waldorf. Food is donated by area restaurants. For more information, call 301-632-9707.

Metropolitan UMC hosts soup kitchen

Metropolitan United Methodist Church will host Ladles of Love Soup Kitchen 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the church, at 3385 Metropolitan Church Road in Indian Head. All are encouraged to “eat one; feed one” by taking a meal to someone in need. For more information, call Arline Arnold, 202-494-7556.

Victory Christian hosts food pantry

Victory Christian Ministries International of Charles County food pantry is open 6 to 7:30 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at the church, at 4415 Crain Highway in White Plains. For more information, call 301-645-5171.

St. Peter’s holds Sunday evening Mass

St. Peter’s Catholic Church now offers evening Mass 6 p.m. Sundays at the church, at 3320 St. Peter’s Drive in Waldorf. For more information, call 301-843-8916.

Ministry hosts weekday corporate prayer

Praying Until Something Happens Ministries will host a noon corporate prayer Monday through Friday at Zoe Outreach Ministries Church, at 66790 Crain Highway in La Plata.

Metropolitan hosts youth Friday nights

Metropolitan United Methodist Church hosts Friday Night Kickbacks 7 to 9:30 p.m. Fridays at the church, at 3385 Metropolitan Church Road in Indian Head. This chaperoned event allows is for middle and high school students. Music, video games, card games, ping pong and an Open Mic are offered. Free. Refreshments available for purchase. For more information, call 301-375-9088.

Shiloh thrift shop open thru December

Shiloh Church Thrift Shop, 2780 Shiloh Church Road, Bryans Road, will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the second and fourth Saturday each month through December. Donations are accepted on those days only. For more information, call 301-375-8816.

New Hope invites visitors to memorial

New Hope Church of God, in partnership with VConnections Inc., invites the community to visit the Community Veterans Memorial at the church, at 4200 Old Washington Road in Waldorf. To purchase a memorial brick, call the church at 301-843-3887.

St. Mary’s Church hall rental available

St. Francis Hall at St. Mary’s Church Newport is available to rent for special occasions. For more information, call 301-934-8825, email stmarycatholicchurcnewportmd@gmail.com or go to www.stmarychurchnewport.org.

Calvary Gospel hosts health info session

Calvary Gospel Church, at 11150 Berry Road in Waldorf, hosts a Health Info Session the second Monday of each month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The April 8 session is Alzheimer’s & Brain Health. For more information, call 301-843-5588.

Calvary Gospel hosts health info session

Calvary Gospel Church, at 11150 Berry Road in Waldorf, hosts a Health Info Session the second Monday of each month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The May 20 session (moved to avoid the day after Mother’s Day) is Bone Health Strength Awareness. For more information, call 301-843-5588.

Calvary Gospel hosts health info session

Calvary Gospel Church, at 11150 Berry Road in Waldorf, hosts a Health Info Session the second Monday of each month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The June 10 session is Vision, Skin & Hair Health. For more information, call 301-843-5588.

Calvary Gospel hosts health info session

Calvary Gospel Church, at 11150 Berry Road in Waldorf, hosts a Health Info Session the second Monday of each month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The July 8 session is The Three R’s: Recreation, Reinvention & Relationships. For more information, call 301-843-5588.

Calvary Gospel hosts health info session

Calvary Gospel Church, at 11150 Berry Road in Waldorf, hosts a Health Info Session the second Monday of each month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The Aug. 12 session is Gift Distribution. For more information, call 301-843-5588.