Baldwin Ives Chapel United Methodist Church
June 12: Welcome back reception honoring the Rev. Priscilla Davies, noon to 12:30 p.m.; Davies recently was reappointed to serve the church.
Central United Methodist Church
June 20-24: Vacation Bible school, "Construction Zone," for children in preschool through sixth grade, 9 a.m. to noon, call church office at 843-7066 to register.
Clinton Parkway Assembly of God
3200 Clinton Parkway
June 11: Gideon's 300 (men's ministry) has a trapshoot at 9:30 a.m. at Cedar Hill Gun Club; special gathering for Russian families (both English- and Russian-speaking), 6 p.m., church.
First Christian Church
Sunday: The Rev. Randy Beeman leads premarital counseling session (Before You Say I Do), 2 p.m., Room 317; $20 donation for materials; call 843-0679 to register.
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
2211 Inverness Drive
June 11: Yard sale and bake sale to help finance the "Building on Faith" 2005 Habitat for Humanity house, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., church; Thrivent for Lutherans will match the proceeds of sale, up to $600; for more information, call Ellie Pedersen at 393-0393 or Jean Lilley at 832-0777.
June 26-30: "Davey and Goliath's Circus Spectacular," vacation Bible school, 5:30 p.m., children from preschool through adults; register online at email@example.com.
Lecompton United Methodist Church
402 Elmore St.
June 12: Church celebrates its 150th anniversary, events begin at 10:45 a.m.; Bishop Scott Jones, Kansas East United Methodist Church Conference, and the Rev. Kent Melcher, district superintendent, will both speak; special music, covered-dish lunch, "walk through history" slide show, open to community.
Mustard Seed Christian Church
700 Wakarusa Drive
Sundays through Aug. 7: Summer Foundations class, 5 p.m., covering basic foundations of Christian life; call 841-5685 for details.
Plymouth Congregational Church
Monday: Open dress rehearsal for Plymouth Festival Ringers, 6 p.m. sanctuary; opportunity to preview the music the ringers will perform on their tour of the East Coast.
June 13-16: Plymouth joins with St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church to present vacation Bible school, "Circle G Ranch: Where GOD is at the Center of Everything!"; four days of learning for children age 4 through sixth grade; 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; open to community.
June 19: Retirement party for the Rev. Lew Hinshaw, associate pastor, 5:30 p.m., potluck dinner followed by music, singing and stories; open to community.
Redeemer Lutheran Church
2700 Lawrence Ave.
June 19: Registration deadline for vacation Bible school (6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 18-22), for any children age 3 through sixth grade; program is free.
St. James AME Church
June 12: Public invited to attend Men and Women's Day, "United We Stand, Divided We Fall," 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. worship services; Cynthia Aron-Gray, the Rev. Gregory Gray, deliver the message; for details, call 865-1609.
St. Margaret's Episcopal Church
5700 W. Sixth St.
Sunday: Registration for money management course (begins June 22) and vacation Bible school (begins June 13) takes place after the 7:45 a.m., 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. services.
Trinity Episcopal Church
Sunday: Ernest Jenkins, assistant professor of history at Kansas University, leads 40 Good Minutes discussion group, "The Medieval Crusades and the Church," 9:30 a.m., church.
Trinity Lutheran Church
Sunday: Social Concerns group meets to begin planning August rummage sale to benefit Habitat for Humanity and the Strategic Learning Center; project to anyone who would like to contribute items or help during the set-up and sale days; call 843-4150 for details.
Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence
1263 N 1100
Sunday: Religious Odysseys program, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Unity Church of Lawrence
900 Madeline Lane
Wednesday: New class begins, "Credo: Discovering My Beliefs," 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
West Side Presbyterian Church
1024 Kasold Drive
June 20-24: Vacation Bible school, 5:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.