First United Methodist Church of Kirkland is hosting God’s Backyard Bible Camp from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays throughout July at the park in Kirkland.
The whole family is invited and there is no charge for this camp.
For more information, call Connie Roach at 815-522-3216.
New pastor at Malta churches
The Rev. Dr. Noah Panlilio was appointed pastor of the Malta and Northwest Malta United Methodist churches, effective July 1.
Pastor Noah grew up in Manila in the Republic of the Philippines and started as a student pastor after graduating from the university with a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts. He then went to seminary for a master’s degree in divinity and doctor of ministry degree.
He has been a pastor in the United Methodist Church for 32 years serving in the city of Manila and Northwestern District of Chicago.