St. Paul hosting annual yard sale

St. Paul Lutheran Church will host its annual yard sale next weekend.

This harbinger of summer’s end will be held Saturday, Aug. 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

It’s a family event for all, featuring music, a silent auction, white elephant items, toys, books, games, puzzles for children and adults, linens, Nisu and other baked goods, vegetables fresh from local gardens, furniture, garden equipment and tools, lamps, art work, food (sausages, hot dogs and more), jewelry table, and more.

It’s a place to shop if you are a student on your way to college, someone moving into a first apartment or just looking for treasures.

The sale is at the church, 1123 Washington St. in the Lanesville section of Gloucester.

Saturday, Aug. 10

Men’s fellowship, 7:30 a.m., Lanesville Congregational Church, 1120 Washington St., Gloucester.

Judah’s Roar meeting, 7 to 10 p.m., Gloucester United Methodist Church, 436 Washington St., Gloucester. Experience the love of God through worship and the arts. Free admission. Open to all ages. No child care; children welcome with supervision. Call 978-283-9111. Email eagleanddove@comcast.net. www.eagledove.com.

Sunday, Aug. 11 

Sunday school for all ages, 9 a.m., Cape Ann Bible Church, 8 Thompson St., West Gloucester. 978-281-3941.

Adult Sunday school, 9 to 10 a.m., Pigeon Cove Chapel, 155 Granite St., Rockport. A weekly topical study led by the Elders. 978-546-2523.

Sunday service, 9 a.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1123 Washington St. in the Lanesville section of Gloucester. All are welcome. 978-283-6550, office@stpaulcapeann.org

Sunday service, 10 a.m., Annisquam Village Church, 820 Washington St., Gloucester. All are welcome. Nursery care available.978-281-0376, AnnisquamVillageChurch.org, Facebook.com/annisquamVillageChurch.

Young adult Bible study, 6 p.m., North Shore Bible Church, 65 Eastern Ave., Essex. For those age 18 to 30s. 978-768-3539.

Monday, Aug. 12 

Rosary, 7 p.m., Sacred Heart Church, 69 School St., Manchester. 978-526-1263.

Breakaway youth program, 7 p.m., First Congregational Church of Essex, 39 Main St. 978-768-7855. For seventh- through 12th-graders. Email jake@fccoe.org.

Cape Ann Vajra Vidya, Buddhist meditation and study group, 7:30 to 9:15 p.m., Yoga for Health, 124 Main St., Gloucester. www.rinpoche.com/cavv.

Tuesday, Aug. 13 

Ecumenical Bible study group meets, 10 a.m., Poplar Park in Gloucester.

Wednesday, Aug. 14 

Bible study, 9 a.m., Orthodox Congregational Church of Lanesville, 1120 Washington St., Gloucester. 978-283-2345.

Bible study, 9:30 a.m., First Baptist Church, High Street at Harvey Park, Rockport.

Bible study, noon, St. Paul Lutheran Church library, 1123 Washington St., Gloucester. All welcome. 978-283-6550. www.stpaulcapeann.org. Email office@stpaulcapeann.org.

Holy Voices Holy Time, 6:30 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church library, 1123 Washington St., Gloucester. Spiritual reflection group working with the book “Sacred Fire: A Vision for a Deeper Human and Christian Maturity” by Ronald Rolheiser. All welcome. 978-283-6550. www.stpaulcapeann.org. Email office@stpaulcapeann.org.

Community pot-luck meal, 6 p.m., First Congregational Church, UCC, 12 School St., Rockport. All welcome. 978-546-6638.

Mid-week fellowship, Lanesville Congregational Church, 1120 Washington St., Gloucester. Dinner at 6 p.m., followed by classes for all ages, including an adult Bible study. All welcome.

AWANA Kids Club, for children in preschool through grade eight, 6:15 to 8 p.m., Cape Ann Bible Church, 8 Thompson St., West Gloucester. Full schedule: www.capeannawana.org. 978-281-3941.

Youth fellowship, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, High Street at Harvey Park, Rockport.

Senior high fellowship, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Lanesville Congregational Church, 1120 Washington St., Gloucester.

Zen Buddhists seated meditation, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 4 Cleaves St., Rockport. Call Cliff at 978-546-6336.

Prayer and Bible study service, 7:30 p.m., Emmanuel Community Church, 180 Western Ave., Essex.

Thursday, Aug. 15 

Bible study, 4 p.m., First Parish Church of Manchester, Central Street. www.firstparishchurch.org. 978-526-7661.

Midweek fellowship, Lanesville Congregational Church, 1120 Washington St., Gloucester. Dinner at 6 p.m., followed by classes for all ages, including an adult Bible study on the Gospel of John. All welcome.

Junior high fellowship, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Lanesville Congregational Church, 1120 Washington St., Gloucester.

Friday, Aug. 16 

Morning prayer group, 8 a.m., First Baptist Church, High Street at Harvey Park, Rockport.

Holy Family Parish bingo, 6:30 p.m., Monsignor Sullivan Hall, St. Ann Church, Gloucester. Anyone 18 and over invited. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Proceeds support school and parish programs. 978-281-4820.

Saturday, Aug. 17 

Men’s fellowship, 7:30 a.m., Lanesville Congregational Church, 1120 Washington St., Gloucester.

Judah’s Roar meeting, 7 to 10 p.m., Gloucester United Methodist Church, 436 Washington St., Gloucester. Experience the love of God through worship and the arts. Free admission. Open to all ages. No child care; children welcome with supervision. Call 978-283-9111. Email eagleanddove@comcast.net. www.eagledove.com.

Listings may be sent to: Religion Calendar, Gloucester Daily Times, 36 Whittemore St., Gloucester, MA 01930; or emailed to Andrea Holbrook at aholbrook@gloucestertimes.com, at least two weeks prior to the event.