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Area churches schedule vacation Bible schools

on June 08, 2013 11:00 AM

The following churches have scheduled vacation Bible schools in coming weeks:

• Ambrose Baptist Church, 22 Georgeville Road, Marion Center. “SonWest Round-Up,” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 23-27. Children in preschool through junior high are welcome to participate. Call Pastor Mialki at (724) 980-1942 with any questions.

• Bethel Presbyterian Church, 1470 Bethel Church Road, Indiana. “Bethel’s Backyard Bible Camp Under the Stars,” from 5:30 to 8 p.m. June 17-21. Campside dinner, outdoor camp adventures, backyard games, crafts, music and stories. Reservations due by June 9. Contact the church or email

• Blairsville Presbyterian Church, 137 N. Walnut St., Blairsville. “Everywhere Fun Fair,” 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 17-21. Bring a neighbor, bring a friend. For more information, call (724) 459-7991.

• Calvary Baptist Church, Clymer. Royal court theme from 6:30 to 9 p.m. June 17-21. Age 4 through entering grade 6. Bible stories, games, crafts, snacks and more. Bus for Clymer, Dixonville and Commodore areas. (724) 254-2140 or look on facebook. Register to enter a drawing.

• Calvary Presbyterian Church, 695 School St., Indiana. “Everywhere Fun Fair: Where God’s World Comes Together,” 9 to 11:30 a.m. June 17-21 in the church’s education wing. Included will be Bible storytelling, crafts, games, music, snacks, a mission project and lessons on other countries from guest speakers. On Friday, the children will give a presentation, with lunch provided for them and their families. There is no cost. To register children age 3 through grade 5, visit the church’s website at or call Calvary’s office at (724) 463-9197.

• Clarksburg Trinity Church. “Colossal Coaster World,” from 6 to 8:15 p.m. June 24-28. Age three to grade 7. Program is at 11 a.m. June 30, followed by a family picnic. (724) 726-5668.

• Dayton First Church of God. From 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 8-12. Age 2 through grade 6. (814) 257-8380.

• Dayton United Methodist Church. “Kingdom Rocks,” June 17-21. VBS program, 10:55 a.m. June 23, in the Christian Life Center followed by a VBS family picnic. Preschool to grade 6. (814) 257-8951.

• Ernest Bible Church. “Kingdom Chronicles: Standing Strong in the Battle for Truth,” based on Ephesians 6:10, 11. Curriculum Publisher: Answers in Genesis. From 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Final program 7 p.m. Friday. Age 3 through grade 12.

• Harvest Community Church, Indiana. “Jungle Jaunt,” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Mack Park pavilion. Family picnic Friday. Kindergarten through entering grade 6. Register at or call the church office from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday at (724) 548-5643.

• Independent Traditional Holiness Church, 5065 Ferguson Road, Indiana. “F.R.O.G. — Fully Rely on God,” will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 17-21. Children will enjoy puppets, crafts, activities, stories, games, snacks and more. A program for parents, family and friends will be held at 9:45 a.m. on Sunday morning. Call (724) 459-5944 for more information.

• Indiana Gospel Hall, Fifth and Locust streets, Indiana. “Are You Getting the Message? (Listening for God’s Voice),” 6:30 to 8 p.m. June 17-21. Gary Sharp, from Ontario, Canada, will be the guest speaker. There will be games, crafts, snacks, rewards and Bible lessons. A church picnic will be held June 22 at Mack Park, with food and fun and games, and free swimming for all who attend the Vacation Bible School.

• Kinport Assembly of God, Cherry Tree. “Fruits of the Spirit,” June 17-19. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. June 17 and will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. each evening. Children will enjoy crafts, games, snacks, skits and more surprises while learning about Jesus and the Fruits of the Spirit. Call (814) 743-5532.

• Nanty Glo Christian Missionary Alliance Church, 1198 Roberts St., Nanty Glo. Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8 p.m. June 17-20. There will be games, songs, crafts, snacks, Bible lessons and more. For more information (814) 749-9761.

• NuValley Presbyterian Church, Rural Valley. Joint Vacation Bible School with Rural Valley United Methodist Church and First Lutheran Church of Rural Valley. “Standard Publishing, God’s Backyard Bible Camp Under the Stars, Where Kids have a Blast Serving Jesus!”, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. June 24-27. Ages 3 and up. Bible story time, music, crafts and snacks. To register, call Roseanne Linko at (724) 783-6229, the church office at (724) 783-6561 or visit

• Old Mahoning Baptist Church, 5225 Mahoning Road, Home. “SonWest Round-Up,” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Age 4 through completed grade 5 and adults at the church. Completed grade 6 through 12 will meet at Weavers’ Farm for Project 127. Shuttles will run from the church. Everyone is invited for one night or all five. No cost. (724) 397-2080.

• Robinson Evangelical United Methodist Church, 332 Mary St., Robinson. “Kingdom Rock — Where Kids Stand Strong for God,” 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 24-28, for children age 3 to sixth grade. For more information, call (724) 676-0169.

• St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 310 W. Main St., Saxonburg. “Youth Rockin’ the Kingdom of God,” June 23-27. Programs for two age groups will run concurrently each night from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Centennial Hall directly behind the church. The five-day event is free and open to children age 3 through sixth grade. “Kingdom Rock: Where Kids Stand Strong for God,” is for age 3 through the third grade. The interactive Kingdom will feature Bible stories, speakers, games, dance, songs, crafts and snacks. “Blaze: Youth Rockin’ the Kingdom of God” is a gathering for youths in fourth through sixth grades. Participants will focus on Bible studies, mission work and other activities. Registration forms for both programs are available by calling the church office at (724) 352-2333 or visiting the church website at

• Trinity United Methodist Church, 398 Church St., Indiana. “Everywhere Fun Fair, Where God’s World Comes Together,” 5:45 to 8:30 p.m. June 17-21. No charge. Registration required. (724) 465-2015.

• Zion Lutheran Church, Indiana. “Everywhere Fun Fair — Where God’s World Comes Together,” from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 17-21. Dinner, songs, skits, games, crafts, science and Bible stories. Registration is $20 and includes daily meal, tie-dyed shirt and five evenings of fun and fellowship. Age 4 through completion of fifth grade. Register by June 10. (724) 465-5597.

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