St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 9193 Cleveland Ave., Baroda, has returned to in-person worship services at 9 a.m. Sundays.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 2673 W. John Beers Road, Stevensville, has returned to in-person services with precautions in place. The church now has four weekly services: 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. Sundays, and 6:30 p.m. Mondays. It will continue to hold online services on its Facebook and YouTube pages. For more info, visit

All activities at The Old Rugged Cross Church, 61041 Vermont St., Pokagon, are canceled until further notice. For more info, visit

Zion St. Joe United Church of Christ, 3001 Veronica Drive, St. Joseph, continues to hold 10 a.m. Sunday services on its Facebook page. This week, pastor Adam Bohland will begin a new series, “Messages From the Wilderness.” This Sunday he will speak on “The Wilderness.”

Second Baptist Church, 600 Donald Adkins Drive, Benton Harbor, is livestreaming services on its YouTube page due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Shore Church, 623 Church St., St. Joseph, has returned to in-person worship at 10:30 a.m. Sundays. For more info, call 208-3844.

Peace Lutheran Church, 3590 Lincoln Ave., St. Joseph, has returned to in-person worship at 10:15 a.m. Sundays. See its complete COVID-19 policies online at The church will continue to stream services on its Facebook and YouTube pages.

Overflow Church in Benton Township will host a virtual VBS at noon daily from Aug. 3-7 for children in preschool through fifth grade. After participants register, they will be sent a kit of art supplies for the week (or a supply list for out-of-area children). For more info, visit

The 10:30 a.m. Sunday Zoom service at Berrien Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4340 Lincoln Ave., St. Joseph, will honor Black Lives Matter with three guest speakers. Darryl Heller, director of the Civil Rights Heritage Center in South Bend, will speak on “Reparation as a Way to Heal Society.” Regina Williams-Preston, educator and former South Bend council member, will speak on “Systemic Racism in Public Schools.” The Rev. Rudy Gourdine, retired Presbyterian minister and chaplain at Oaklawn Community Mental Health Center in Elkhart, Ind., will speak on his family’s experience with racism during World War II. Email by 10 a.m. Sunday for the service log-in information.

Pilgrim Congregational United Church of Christ, 1200 W. Glenlord Road, St. Joseph, will return to in-person worship on July 12. For more info, call 429-1985 or visit

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