• St. Luke Church’s Pastor Paul Wissink will speak on “Don’t Vaccilate — Perpetuate!” from chapters 6 and 7 of Nehemiah. Pastor Paul will examine the five factors that enabled Nehemiah to stand against the pressures and temptations of his day. Worship service is at 10 a.m. this summer at St. Luke Church, 808 E. Sixth St. in Newton. Childcare and children’s church are available during the service.

• St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church will have Holy Communion and sermon at 10:15 a.m.

• Newton Christian Church, 210 Southport, offers community classes for all ages from 9 to 10 a.m., with adult classes. Worship service is at 10:30 a.m. Child care and children’s church are available during the worship service.

• First Presbyterian Church will have Sunday School for all ages at 9:15 a.m., followed by a flag raising and yellow ribbon ceremony at 10 a.m. on the church’s west lawn. Special music will be provided, and refreshments will follow. Worship service will feature Youth Sunday at 10:30 a.m.

At 11:30 a.m., the middle school youth will leave on a “destination unknown” trip.

The community choir will present a patriotic musical in the santuary at 4 p.m.

At 6 p.m., the senior high youth will have dinner and a movie.


• St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church’s payee program will be available from 9 to 11 a.m.


• The First Christian Church Christian Women’s Fellowship meeting will be at 7 p.m. Joyce Lang will present the program “Faces of Faith — The Meaning of God’s Glory.” Marie von Forell will lead worship. Service will be Salvation Army school supplies, and the executive committee will serve as hostesses.

• St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church will have evening prayers (compline) and healing prayers at 7 p.m. in the chapel.