Church Corner

Pilgrim Faith United Church of Christ, 9411 S. 51st Ave., will hold a “Blessing of the Backpacks” Sunday, Aug. 26 during the 9:30 a.m. worship service. Students and teachers are invited to bring backpacks or book bags and receive a blessing for this school year from Pastor Peggy McClanahan. The event is open to the whole community. Contact Pilgrim Faith at 422-4200 for more information.


St. Mark Lutheran Church will hold its annual Outdoor Market Fair on Saturdays, Aug. 25 and Sept. 29 at the church, 11007 S. 76th Ave. in Worth. Seller spaces are $15; table setup is at 6 a.m. There will be free blood pressure screenings, and organic fruits and vegetables. For more information call Vivian at 444-1720 or Beverly at 233-6751, or visit