VBS and Church Picnic is this Sunday, August 12, 9 am to 3 pm! That's right, ONE DAY! Missed VBS? FOnd memories of VBS? No Time for VBS? Take a day. Sunday August 12. Invite the neighbors!

NAMI BASICS is a free, 6-week education program for parents and family caregivers of children and teen who are experiencing symptoms of a mental illness or who have already been diagnosed. Learn the facts about mental health conditions and how to best support your child at home, at school and when they're getting medical care. Taught by a trained team with lived experience - they they know what you're going though because they've been there. The 6 session program provides critical strategies for taking care of your child and learning the ropes of recovery. Begins at Calvary on Wednesdays, Sept 5 for 6 Wednesdays; 6 to 9 PM. Invite a friend.

Tuesday Morning Ladies' Bible Study will have one more lunch field trip this summer: Tuesday, August 28. Please note your calendars. Regular Sessions will resume in September.

Mental Health First Aid Training - Free! Saturday, August 18th, 9 am - 6 pm. Held at NAMI Greater Cleveland Office, 2012 W 25th, Cleveland 44113. Registration Required. Contact Kari Kepic at 216-875-7776 or

Brunch and Bibles: Regular meetings continue August 11, 18, and 25.

Oktoberfest! Greater Cleveland Lutheran Churches and Hofbrauhaus invite you to Big Creek Reservation (Memphis and Teideman Roads). Saturday, September 22, 12- 10 pm. Live music, food, biergarten, kids games and entertainment. Advance sale admission tickets only Seniors $5 (over 60); Audlts $10 (21-59); Youth $5 (11-20); children 10 and under free. Special attraction: Pastors' Dunk Tank.

Royal Redeemer Lutheran School. North Royalton is looking for a 7/8th grade girls basketball coach. Season runs runs the end of Aug-Oct with practices held twice a week for 1.5 hours. Paid position. Contact Melinda Luecke at