BETHANY LUTHERAN CHURCH, 2435 Engle Road, will have a block party 4-8 p.m. Aug. 4.
CONCORDIA THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY, 6600 N. Clinton St., will hold Phoebe Academy for deaconesses Aug. 2-4; $100; www.ctsfw.edu/ PAHS or 1-800-481-2155.
EPWORTH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 105 W. 8th St., Matthews, will hold an ice cream social 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday. The Nelons will perform in concert at 7 p.m. July 28; donations accepted.
GRACE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 1811 Fairhill Road, will hold “Back to School with Grace” 2-4 p.m. July 28. The event includes a moonwalk, entertainment, games, displays and refreshments. Free backpacks with school supplies will be distributed; children must be present to pick up backpacks.
HARVEST CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP, 11225 Grabill Road in Leo-Cedarville, will hold vacation Bible school featuring child evangelism fellowship for ages 5 (by Aug. 1) to Grade 5 8:30-11:45 a.m. Monday-July 26. Parents are welcome to attend morning openings at 9 a.m. and closing at 11:25 a.m. Register at www.harvestfellowship.us/ vbs or at the church during VBS. For information, email email@example.com or call 627-2720.
LIGHTHOUSE DELIVERANCE CATHEDRAL, 1413 S. Hanna St., will celebrate its 37th church anniversary Sunday-July 28.
POOR HANDMAIDS OF JESUS CHRIST, Donaldson, installed the newly elected provincial leadership team during a Mass on July 7. Sister Judith Diltz, provincial, and sisters Michele Dvorak, Carole Langhauser and Loretta Schleper, councilors, made their commitment to carry out their responsibilities by asking God for strength to do their ministry.
ST. AUGUSTINE MULTICULTURAL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 3316 S. Calhoun St., will hold an African food festival noon-5 p.m. July 27.
SHEPHERD OF THE CITY LUTHERAN CHURCH, 1301 S. Anthony Blvd., will hold a neighborhood barbecue 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 3. Proceeds benefit the church's neighborhood ministry. Call 422-3790 to place advance orders.
SUNNYCREST BAPTIST FAMILY LIFE CENTER, 2172 W. Chapel Pike, Marion, will present Alan Godsey & the Northmen in concert at 5 p.m. Aug. 1 and 1 and 5 p.m. Aug. 2-3.
WORSHIP IN THE PARK, presented by Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church (LCMS), 1636 Saint Marys Ave., will be 8 a.m. Sundays at Foellinger Outdoor Theatre in Franke Park, 3411 N. Sherman Blvd., Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Sunday: The Rev. Russ Dewell will preach, with music by Kristine Agin of Holy Cross Lutheran Church.
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