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Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Herndon will present a forum titled, "Haiti: Let’s Not Forget." The forum will be held on Wednesday, June 30, at 7:30 p.m. to provide an update on Haiti and the continued need to help the country rebuild. Panelists will include Haiti Ambassador His Excellency Raymond Joseph, Community Coalition for Haiti of McLean; Dr. Michael Coppedge of North Star Church Network; and Dr. Jacqueline Joseph of Bethesda Ministries, Nyack , N.Y., an outreach ministry devoted to helping Haiti. It will also include clergy members along with others who have recently visited the devastated region. Moderated by Emmy-award winning investigative journalist Del Walters of WTOP Radio Station of Washington D.C., panelists will provide information on Haiti’s current conditions, while grappling with the question, "Where do we go from here?"

The public is welcome to attend the forum at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church located at 1196 Squirrel Hill, in Herndon, Virginia. For more information, contact Rev, Sheila Allen, Director of Missions, at 703-793-1196.

Hope Fellowship Church will temporarily be meeting at Woody’s Golf Range, 11801 Leesburg Pike, Herndon. Sunday Worship Services for this new Southern Baptist church are at 10:45 a.m. The public is invited to join a growing Bible believing, multi-ethnic/multi-cultural congregation, with Bible-based sermons and uplifting music. 703-599-3527 or

Knitters needed the first and third Wednesdays of the month, at 7 p.m., at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, 432 Van Buren St., Herndon. The church's Shawl Ministry is offering free knitting instruction while providing shawls, blankets and other knitted items for people in need. No cost and yarn can be provided. E-mail or visit the Pastoral Care page at

Nondenominational Christian businessmen meet for prayer, Biblical discussion and fellowship 7 p.m. Fridays at Anita’s, 1051 Elden St., Herndon and 12 p.m. Thursdays at 555 Grove St., Suite 200, Herndon. Call 703-795-1257.

Adult Sunday school will be held 9:30 a.m. Sundays at the Washington Plaza Baptist Church at Lake Anne Village Center. The group is studying the Gospel of Mark. Services follow at 11 a.m.

Epiphany United Methodist Preschool, 1014 Country Club Drive, N.E. in Vienna, is now enrolling 3-4-year-old students for the 2010/2011 school year. Contact 703-938-2391 or