The First Congregational United Church of Christ in Murphys will hold a “Fabulous” Estate Sale today and Saturday at the church’s Fellowship Hall, 509 Algiers St., in Murphys.

The sale will include furniture such as TVs, lamps and kitchenware and other household and boutique items.

Refreshments will be offered for sale.

The sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

Proceeds will benefit church ministries in the community and abroad.

The Union Congregational Church in Angels Camp will hold its annual Oktoberfest dinner, “Franks ‘n’ Steins,” Saturday at the church, 1141 S. Main St.

The Ukulele Band will provide entertainment, and there will be prize drawings and contests for yodeling and costumes. Suggested donation is $10 for adults and $5 for children.

For more information, call (209) 754-4872.

Chapel in the Pines in Arnold will hold a free Trunk or Treat event Sunday at the church, 2286 Cedar Lane.

The event, 5 to 7 p.m., will include trick-or-treating, a bounce house, games and more.

For more information or to register a car, contact Jill Jodie at (209) 795-1064 or jill@chapelinthepines.org.

Sierra Bible Church will host a Fall Family Fun Night Sunday at the church, 15171 Tuolumne Road, near Standard Park.

The event will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. and will include food and games. Costumes are encouraged.

For more information, call the church at (209) 532-1381.

Faith Lutheran Church in Murphys will host a Reformation 500th anniversary concert and hymn sing Sunday at the church, 65 Mitchler St.

Local singers and musicians will be featured in the hour-long concert, refreshments will be served, and activities for children will be offered.

For more information, call (209) 728-2041.

St. Matthew Lutheran Church Women’s Missionary League will hold a Christmas Faire and Bake Sale Nov. 3 at the church, 13880 Joshua Way, off Lambert Lake Road in East Sonora.

The event will offer homemade jams, jellies, candies, canned goods along with the baked goods and many handcrafted items and gifts.

A luncheon of soups, salad, homemade pies and beverages will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost for lunch is $10 per person.

A drawing for a handmade quilt, three paintings by local artists and a gift basket will be held. Tickets cost $1 each or six for $5, and ticketholders do not need to be present to win.

All funds raised will be used to help Interfaith Community Social Services, Sonora Pregnancy Center and other local, national and international charities.

For more information, call (209) 532-4639.

The Women’s Fellowship of the Sonora United Methodist Church will present a homemade Soup Buffet and Gift Sale Nov. 4 at the church, 90 Yaney Ave., in Sonora.

The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will include baked goods and gifts, a jewelry from African Team Ministries, the proceeds from which will be used to help provide drip irrigation systems in Africa.

A soup buffet will include a choice of homemade soups, rolls, dessert and a beverage for $10 per person.

Proceeds from the event in general will be used for mission projects.

For more information, call Lorraine Vogt at (209) 536-1206.

Discover Life Seventh-day Adventist Church in Sonora will host its 17th annual Veterans Day Recognition Program Nov. 11 at the church, 40 N. Forest Road in Sonora.

The event will honor those who served or are serving to protect America’s freedom. All veterans, whether active or retired, having served or are serving in any of the armed forces, including the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard and Merchant Marines, are invited to attend.

For more information, call (209) 532-3337.

Soulsbyville United Methodist Church will hold its monthly senior night for people 60 and older on Nov. 16.

The event will begin at 5 p.m. in the church’s social hall and will include dinner, games and island music performed by Kalolaine and Friends. Dinner will include cowboy beans, loaded baked potatoes, salad, corn bread and dessert. Cost for dinner is $7 per person.

Reservations must be made by Nov. 15 by calling (209) 694-8587 or (209) 532-7828.

The church is at 19982 Community Drive in Soulsbyville.

St. Susanna Orthodox Church hosts Bible study at 6 p.m. every Wednesday.

The group’s current focus is on soteriology, the doctrine of salvation.

The church is at 10825 Robinwood Lane in Sonora.

For more information, call (209) 280-8376.

Unity Spiritual Center offers Sunday School at 10:30 a.m. every Sunday.

Children younger than 3 are welcome in the sanctuary.

The church is at 23191 Mark Twain Drive in Twain Harte.

For more information, call Joan DeMartis at (209) 409-2111.

Meditation and Modern Buddhism in Sonora is offered from 3 to 4 p.m. each Sunday at the Yoga Loft, 72 S. Stewart St.

The meetings provide group study, meditations and discussion. Hosts will play recorded teachings by American Buddhist nun Kelsang Chogyop.

A $5 to $10 donation is requested.

For more information, call (209) 588-8109.

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