Atlanta faith calendar

Outdoor service and picnic: A camp-meeting style service followed by a picnic will begin at 10 a.m. July 3 at Bethel United Methodist Church. Hot dogs and hamburgers will be provided, but attendees can bring a light dish to share as well as lawn chairs or tent covers. Free and open to all. Information: 245 Fairview Road, Stockbridge. 770-474-2570,

Season opener musical: The seventh annual Teen Summer Stock production, "Urinetown: the Musical," a story about greed, love, revolution and musicals, will be performed at 8 p.m. July 14 at the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta's Morris & Rae Frank Theatre. Additional performances will be held at 8:30 p.m. July 16 and 1 and 5 p.m. July 17. Tickets are $15-$28 each. Information: 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody. 678-812-4002,

Health screenings: Life Line screening, including those related to blocked arteries, irregular heartbeat and more, will be held from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. July 19 at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer's Rudisill Hall. Screening will take 60-90 minutes to complete, and guests can register for a wellness package starting at $149. To register, call 1-800-324-9458 or visit Information: 731 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-874-8664,

Interactive kids entertainment: Richard Gnann, a children's book author and teacher, will entertain kids through music and stories beginning at 10:30 a.m. July 27 at the First Baptist Church of Jonesboro's Recreation Outreach Center (ROC). Advance registration via is encouraged, but not required. This event will be in partnership with the Clayton County Library Summer Programs and is free and open to all. Information: 147 Church St., Jonesboro. 770-478-6710,

Of note: Timothy Seamans, Lower School chaplain at Holy Innocents' Episcopal School, was ordained to the sacred order of priesthood on June 25 at the Cathedral of St. Philip. He has served as Lower School chaplain since 2013 and was ordained a deacon in the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta last December. In addition to his dedication to educational ministry, Seamans engages in community service with a program such as the Beloved Community: Commission for Dismantling Racism in the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta.

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