"2000 Ark Avenue: God's Great Get-Together," a weeklong vacation Bible school program, is set for July 10 to 14 at Tustin Presbyterian Church. Children ages 3 through fifth grade can attend from 8:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Biblical animals will tell stories of the times in which they lived, giving children an opportunity to learn scriptural lessons. Other activities will include singing, games, crafts and more.
Registration is open for the program. The fee is $20 for each child through June 23 and $30 after that. Register by calling (714) 544-7070; by visiting the church between 8:30 a.m.; and 4 p.m. or by e-mailing email@example.com. The church is at 225 W. Main St. in Tustin.
St. John's Lutheran Church will present a patriotic gala concert featuring the Jubilate Choir and orchestra at 7 p.m. Sunday. A voluntary offering will be collected. The church is at 154 S. Shaffer St., Orange. (714) 288-4400.
The Rev. "Kass" Kassouni will give the message "Ablaze With the Human Spirit" at 5 this evening and 9 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Geneva Presbyterian Church of Laguna Hills. At 4 p.m. Sunday, there will a benefit organ concert to refurbish the church's pipe organ. A voluntary offering will be collected. The church is at 24301 El Toro Road, Laguna Hills. (949) 837-2323.
Dominican Father Jerome Murphy-O'Connor of the Ecole Biblique in Jerusalem will speak on "Jesus in Galilee" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Our Lady Queen of Angels Parish Church. Murphy-O'Connor is a professor of New Testament history and theology. The center is at 2046 Mar Vista Drive, Newport Beach. (949) 644-0200.
The Lake Hills Chancel Choir and band will perform during services at 9 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday at Lake Hills Church. The groups will present a selection of contemporary Gospel songs and spirituals. The church is at 23331 Moulton Parkway, Laguna Hills. (949) 837-7729.
The Rev. Richard Yancey will present the message "What's Your Story?" at 8:45 and 10:30 a.m. Trinity United Presbyterian Church as part of Community Outreach Sunday. Monica Wylie, of Mary's Shelter, will describe the work of providing emotional support and residential care to pregnant minors. Also speaking will be Barry Cooper, a representative of Refugee Resettlement who works with churches and individuals to help refugees make the transition to American life. The church is at 13922 Prospect Ave., Santa Ana. (714) 544-7850.
The United Methodist Church of Garden Grove will celebrate Pentecost during a combined English, Korean and Samoan service at 9:15 a.m. Sunday. A luncheon will follow. The church is at 12741 Main St., Garden Grove. (714) 534-1070.
The Senior Choir of Trinity Lutheran Church will present its finale for the season during services at 9 a.m. Sunday. The theme will be "The Symphony of God's Life in Us." The church is at 902 S. Broadway, Santa Ana. (714) 997-7867.
David Provencal will be the special worship guest as part of the new series "The Life of a Difference Maker" at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Rancho Capistrano Community Church. Provencal is founder of New Beginnings Prosthetic Ministries, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering hope, dignity and independence in children who are missing limbs. The church is at 29251 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano. (949) 347-4035.
A mother-daughter brunch will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. June 17 at New Community Church. Activities will include beading and face painting. Tickets are $7.50 for mothers and $5 for daughters ages 2 to 12. The church is at 2025 Alton Parkway, Irvine. (949) 637-0535.
Soka Gakkai International-USA will present "The Winning Life: An Introduction to Buddhism" at 10 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Thursday. Soka Gakkai is at 1500 E. Warner Ave., Santa Ana. (714) 444-9580.
Religious event notices can be sent to Gena Pasillas at the Times Orange County, 1375 Sunflower Ave., Costa Mesa 92626. They also may be faxed to (714) 966-7711 or sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org