Summer Sunday school
An eight-week session of summer Sunday school, running through Aug. 7, is under way at Galilee Lutheran Church, 4652 Mountain Road in Pasadena. Classes begin at 9:30 a.m. Sundays. The animated children's characters of "Veggie Tales" will be featured in "Welcome to the Chocolate Factory," a video retelling of God's blessings and how children can respond. The free hourlong classes for elementary school students are open to all. Information: 410-255-8236 or galileelutheranchurch.org.
Vacation Bible school
•The Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer, 7606 Quarterfield Road in Glen Burnie, will hold vacation Bible school from 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday, July 25-29. Children 4 years old through grade 6 are invited. The theme is "Taking Root: Hunger Causes, Hunger Hopes." Cost is $5 per child. Older children and teens may serve as helpers. To register or to obtain more information, call 410-766-8778.
•A "Rev It Up — Full Throttle for God" vacation Bible school program takes place from 6:15 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Friday, Aug. 1-5, at Anchor Baptist Church, 320 W. Pasadena Road in Millersville. Children 2 years old through grade 6 are invited. To register or for more information, call 410-647-9614 or go to anchorbaptistonline.org.
Galilee Lutheran Church's annual Peach Festival will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, at 4652 Mountain Road in Pasadena. Event includes peaches and ice cream, desserts, pit beef sandwiches and platters, hot dogs and salads. There will also be a silent auction. Information: 410-255-2060. Proceeds will go to the Missions Ministry.