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Lake City group leaving on mission to Honduras

Lake City Community Church is sending a delegation of 45 members to Honduras today for a 10-day mission. A group of contractors led by Scott Gallagher will be helping to build a church, while a medical team that consists of local doctors, led by Dr. Mike Dixon, and several nurses will assist with practical health care services according to Pastor Mike Rima. The medical team has put together personal hygiene packs to distribute.

Another aspect of the outreach is a soccer camp for children that will culminate in a soccer tournament. Rebecca Klein will head up the soccer outreach. Youth Pastor Matt Morgan will lead the entire group.

“They’re very excited,” Rima said. “This is the first time we’ve sent this many overseas.”

The next trip will be Potomac, Mont., then in the spring to Tecate, Mexico. Next summer the church will go to the Kingdom of Swaziland in southern Africa, ground zero for the AIDS epidemic.

Register for Bible school

Community United Methodist Church is taking registrations now for its vacation Bible school July 12-16. The school, for children in grades K-5 will run from 9 a.m. to noon each day. The program is called “Son Games,” with activities revolving around the upcoming Olympic Games. Each day will include music, crafts, skits, Bible stories, outdoor activities and snacks.

For registration, call 765-8800 or stop by the church, 1470 W. Hanley.

• Lutheran Church of the Master, 4800 Ramsey Road, also is registering now for their summer Bible camp, also with an Olympic theme, to be held June 21-25, from 9 a.m. to noon each day. Contact the church at 765-1002 to register your kids!

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