COMMUNITY HYMN SING: Mount Vernon First Christian Reformed Church, 701 W. Blackburn Road, Mount Vernon, will host a community hymn sing at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 29. No offering will be taken, and free DVDs will be given to attendees. 360-336-2405.

PRAYER BREAKFAST: Former University of Washington and NFL quarterback Jake Locker will speak at the Skagit County Community Prayer Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 2, at McIntyre Hall, 2501 E. College Way, Mount Vernon. $13.

NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER: The annual Skagit County National Day of Prayer will take place from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, May 3, on the Skagit County Courthouse steps, 205 W. Kincaid St., downtown Mount Vernon.

Local dignitaries and community leaders will pray for their sphere of influence in: government, church, business, education, family, media and military/emergency responders. The Burlington-Edison Junior ROTC Color Guard will present colors and the Mount Vernon Christian School Choir will provide music.

Organized by Pray!Skagit, National Day of Prayer Task Force county coordinators.

RECONCILING WORSHIP CELEBRATION: Central United Methodist Church, 1013 Polte Road, Sedro-Woolley, will hold a reconciling worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 6, in celebration of the 11th anniversary of being a reconciling and fully inclusive congregation.

— Submit Religion in the Area information to Skagit Publishing, 1215 Anderson Road, Mount Vernon, WA 98274. Items must be received by noon the Wednesday before publication. Email:

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