Good Shepherd Lutheran Church is having a cookout after casual contemporary worship service known as "The River" on Saturday, Aug. 9 at 5 p.m. Nursery care will be available. The church is located at 1516 Moorings Drive, Reston. Call 703-437-5020.
The Church Book Club at Christ the Servant Lutheran Church of Reston will meet on Saturday, Aug. 9 at 11 a.m. at the home of Jolene McNamera in Herndon to discuss the autobiography of Woody Guthrie, "Bound for Glory." Lunch will be served. RSVP to Jolene at 703-467-8071 by Aug. 7.
Christ the Servant will hold a "Laid Back" Sunday afternoon on Aug. 17. The event will feature "Jazz Vespers," a mix of poetry, prayer and jazz. All events start at 4 p.m. at Hunters Woods Plaza, with music beginning at 4:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Call 703-860-1757.
Washington Plaza Church will show the PBS documentaries "Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites" and "Peter & Paul and the Christian Revolution" from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesdays, Aug. 5 and Aug. 19. There will be opportunity for reaction and discussion after the shows. The church is located in Reston at 1615 Washington Plaza, Reston. Call 703-471-5225 or visit www.WashingtonPlazaChurch.com.
Floris United Methodist Church children will begin attending their new Sunday school class on Sept. 7. Children's Ministries at Floris UMC offers classes for two years old through sixth grade. For more information, call Barbara Miner at 703-793-0026. The same day, after the 10:45 a.m. service, the Annual Floris Picnic will be held at Lake Fairfax. Sign-up Aug. 10, 17, 24 in the Narthex.