Century Baptist Church hosts children's event 

A summer kids’ event, Maker Fun Factory VBS, will be hosted at Century Baptist Church July 24-28. Kids may participate in Bible-learning activities, sing songs, play teamwork-building games and test science-based gizmos, which they can take home.

Each day concludes with a finale that aims to get all involved in living what they’ve learned. Family members and friends are encouraged to join daily for this special time at 8:30 p.m.

Kids at Maker Fun Factory VBS will join a missions effort to fund the digging of effective clean water wells for remote villages in Peru.

Maker Fun Factory is for kids from 4 years old to those entering fifth grade and will run from 6:30 to 9 p.m. each day. For more information, call 223-0478.

Ice cream social supports front door project

Mandan United Methodist Church, 610 12th St. N.W., invites all to join a worship service at 9:30 a.m. followed by an ice cream social on the church lawn. Freewill offerings will go toward the front door project. 

Hospital offers domestic violence training

CHI St. Alexius Heath is hosting a Faith-Based Approach to Domestic Violence Training from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday.

This free event, with breakfast provided, will be held at CHI St. Alexius Health Bismarck Medical Center, Boniface Auditorium at 900 E. Broadway Ave. Religious leaders of all denominations play a key role in stopping domestic violence and are invited to learn strategies to assist those in their faith communities.

This training will focus on providing information and resources to faith leaders on:

• Recognizing signs of abuse

• Understanding the impact of domestic violence on children and families

• Learning what different faiths say about domestic violence

• Acquiring skills and tools to help a victim of domestic violence

• Taking proactive steps for addressing domestic violence within your faith community

Registration is required at www.surveymonkey.com/r/2017faith.

The Bismarck-Mandan Unitarian Universalist congregation hosts Minnesota-based Pam Costain with members of Blooming Heart Sangha during worship services at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Sunday.

Costain, who works with the Nonviolent Peaceforce, will speak on "Engaged Buddhism & Engaged Unitarianism Universalism." The church is located at 818 E. Divide Ave.

Send faith briefs to kimberly.wynn@bismarcktribune.com.

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