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Derek Simonis at Maricopa Community Church

MARICOPA — Derek Simonis will be leading worship and song on Sunday at 8 and 10:30 a.m. at Maricopa Community Church, 44977 W. Hathaway Ave. Simonis was formerly with Liberty Quartet out of Boise, Idaho. He won twice in the soloist division of the Jackson Songfest.

The Incredible Race

The Incredible Race is off around the world to discover that no matter where we live, what language we speak or what we look like, we are all part of the same family. Kids will discover we are all part of the same race, the human race, as they enjoy songs, crafts, games, goodies and dramas. Vacation Bible school at the Incredible Race will be filled with excitement, so contact Calvary Chapel of Casa Grande, 962 W. Gila Bend Highway, about the June 10-14 event from 6 to 9 p.m. for children going into first through sixth grade. For more information, call 520-836-9676 or go to

‘Set Free’ Addiction Rehabilitation Ministry

Victory Chapel of Casa Grande, 109 E. 11th St., is offering free faith-based addiction rehabilitation meetings on Monday nights at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 520-560-7060 or 520-252-7152. “He whom the Son sets free, is free indeed.” John 8:36.

Celebrate Recovery

Celebrate Recovery is a non-denominational, faith-based recovery program for all people who struggle with any hurt, habit or hang-up, be it anxiety, anger, grief, emotional, physical or sexual abuse, sexual addiction, chemical dependency, self-injury, co-dependence, divorce, food addiction, pornography or any other issue. The group meets every Friday night at 501 E. Kortsen Road at Casa Grande Assembly of God with complimentary dinner at 6 p.m., program at 6:45 p.m. For more information, call 520-483-0457 or 540-226-8976.

Baha’i meeting

“The true seeker hunteth naught but the object of his quest, and the sincere lover hath no desire save reunion with his beloved.” From the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh. To learn more, join the Baha’i for an educational meeting every Friday at 7 p.m. For information about the meeting location, call 520-635-1831.

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