AURORA MENNONITEA third community dinner will be May 25 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. featuring Nolan Yoder's barbecued chicken, potatoes, salad bar, rolls, dessert and beverage.Cost is $8.50 for adults and $5.50 for children ages 4 to 11. Money collected goes toward the annual church mission auction June 16, which raises money for local and worldwide ministries.OUR LADY CATHOLICRecently baptized were Camryn V. Courtad, Marcella R. Hydell, Mason J. Kucia, Ayden J. Long, Sophia L. Petrash and Bryce D. Wendell.The Avalanche Ranch vacation Bible school is still looking for a number of props. VBS will be June 18 to 22 from 9 a.m. to noon and is open to children age 4 to those who have completed fourth grade. For details, call Nancy at the church at ext. 235.PSR registration continues and a form is online. Children who will participate in a sacrament next year also have to register at the church.A support group for those who have lost a spouse is forming. For details, call Helen Kapr at 330-995-8691.Volunteers are needed to make lap robes for two local nursing homes over the summer. Helen Baran has yarn in assorted colors for the robes. If interested, call her at 330-562-7304.Other coming events are: May 24 -- small faith community at 9:45 a.m., Spirited Seniors at noon and choir practice at 7:30 p.m.; May 27 -- children's liturgy of the word at 10:30 a.m.; May 29 -- Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.CHAPEL-TINKERS CREEKTeens from the church will travel to Michigan from June 18 to 24 to work on a Habitat for Humanity house. Youths participated in local missions, church attendance and scripture memory to qualify.Aurora Eagle Scout candidate Jon Merkel will complete his special project on the Chapel at Tinkers Creek's property in Streetsboro. He will build six benches for the walking trails and do other improvements.The church will be a corporate co-sponsor for the annual Streetsboro Family Days celebration July 29. It will provide wristbands for free carnival rides to the first 200 children at the fair.The Chapel at Tinkers Creek meets at Streetsboro Middle School, directly across from the Family Days site at City Park.FIRST BAPTISTThroughout the summer, adult Bible study groups will continue to meet Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. The church office will be closed May 28 in honor of Memorial Day.My First School will have its graduation ceremony for 50 youngsters ready to take the step into kindergarten next year on May 24 at 6:30 p.m. Parents should have children in their classrooms at 6.A few select tickets are available for the Mark Schultz concert, which church youths will attend. Wonderful Wednesdays begin June 13.HOPE LUTHERANHope Christian Nursery School ends its year May 24 with a picnic at the Kiwanis-Moore playground. The AA group meets Saturdays at 8:30 p.m.Donations for snack bags are being collected for the Redeemer Crisis Center. Members will help to serve a dinner there June 10.Call Debi Schuster to pass along prayer requests. The men's Bible study meets Mondays twice a month to study the book of II Peter.The women's Bible study is starting a new study of the book of James. The next meeting will be June 4 at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Judy Rediger in Streetsboro.The couples and links Bible study is studying a video series "Jesus, Legend or Lord" by Dr. Paul L. Maier. The group meets in members' homes on a Tuesday evening.Young family-parents Bible study meets once a month on a Sunday evening. Contact Brian Welsh to join the group. The Sunday morning adult Bible class meets at 9:15. It is led by the Rev. Dennis Mann.Items of the month for the needy in the area are canned ravioli and Spaghetti O's. Goods can be placed in the bin inside Hope's front door and are distributed by the VOA.UNITED METHODISTInterfaith Bible study takes place Thursdays from 10 to 11 a.m. at Independence Village. The community is invited. Sunday school is offered for all ages at 9:15 a.m. and worship is at 10:30. Girl Scouts usually meet on Mondays and Boy Scouts on Tuesdays, both at 7 p.m.CHURCH IN AURORARegistration is under way for vacation Bible school scheduled for June 25 to 29. Theme is "Galilee by the Sea." Cost is $10 per child. Completed forms can be mailed to the church or given to Kay Oxford, Jodie Fritinger or Dotty Channel or turned in at the VBS table during coffee hour. Props also are needed. For details, call Oxford at 440-543-1756.The seventh- and eighth-grade girls are collecting new stuffed animals for Providence House through May 27. A box is in fellowship hall.Church volunteers prepared and served lunch for Habitat for Humanity workers in Kent May 12.Preparing the food were Elaine Duncan, Joy Evans, Margi McDonald, Fran Rassin, Betsy Tomasko, Winnie Halle Tucker and Marti Wagner. Deliverers and servers were Lillian Papp and Carol Repella.LORD OF LIFE LUTHERANThe Bainbridge church will offer a half-hour worship experience in the months of June, July and August for sports enthusiasts or those who work on Sundays.The service will include music, scripture, a brief message and Holy Communion. For details about the opportunity, call the church at 440-543-5505. The church is located at 17989 Chillicothe Road, about 1/2 mile south of Route 422.