Vacation Bible School scheduled
Grace Baptist Church will be holding Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to noon July 21 to 25.
There will be a closing program at 7 p.m. July 25.
The theme of the Bible school will be a trip to "Arrow Island" with Bible stories, puppets, songs, crafts and snacks.
The program is for youths ages 4 to high school.
Grace Baptist Church is located at 164 Fleming Road in Lahaina. For a free ride or more information, call 661-4017 or 870-1494.
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Missionaries will discuss their work
Missionaries Andy and Junko Meeko from World Ventures in Japan, and formerly of Maui, will give a public presentation at 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Pookela Church.
The church's regular Sunday service, at 9 a.m., and a free lunch will precede the Meekos' talk.
Andy Meeko's focus is on helping people in Japan with depression and other ailments as they rebuild from the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit that country in 2011. He and wife Junko also are teaching people to raise food using aquaponics.
The couple has two daughters and an adult son.
Pookela Church is located at 200 Olinda Road in Makawao.