The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

June 13, 2014

Vacation Bible School from June 13, 2014

Herald staff

- — South Pymatuning Community Church, 3400 Tamarack Drive

9 to 11:30 a.m. Monday through June 20.

Theme: “SonTreasure Island, Where Kids Discover God’s Love.” Bible stories, crafts, skits, games, songs.

The annual street fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 21 in the church parking lot.

Charleston United Methodist Church, 1156 Greenfield Road, Hermitage

9 a.m. to noon Monday through June 20 for ages 4 to 12.

Theme: “Workshop of Wonders, Imagine and Build with God.” Bible stories, science lab, games, crafts and music.

Info: 724-962-2340 or 724-962-9942.

Temple of Praise Church of God in Christ, 170 Sharpsville Ave., Sharon

6 to 8 p.m. Monday through June 20 for ages 3 to 12.

Theme: “Text Jesus.”

Zion Wesleyan Methodist Church, Route 173, 3 1/2 miles south of Sandy Lake

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday through June 20, with picnic at noon June 20 and a program at 10:45 a.m. June 22.

Theme: “Agents of Truth.”

Registration/transportation: 814-786-7167 or 724-301-5553.

Sandy Lake, Stoneboro and Coolspring Presbyterian churches, at Coolspring Presbyterian, 787 Coolspring Church Road, Fairview Township (Mercer)

6 to 8 p.m. June 22 through 26 for children of preschool age through completion of 6th grade.

Theme: “Gangway to Galilee – Amazing Grace Adventures.” Learn of five accounts of Jesus’ ministry on and around the Sea of Galilee.

For preregistration or info: Coolspring Presbyterian, 724-475-3712.

Sharon Alliance Church, 53 S. Oakland Ave., next to the viaduct across from Daffin’s parking lot

6 to 9 p.m. June 22 through 27 for ages 4 through 6th grade.

Theme: “Agents of Truth.” Bible study, music, crafts, games and snacks as kids examine eyewitness reports, physical proof, and biblical accounts to uncover and defend the truth about who Jesus is.

Register at; the first 50 children registered by SundayJune 15 will receive a free copy of the VBS music.

Gentle Shepherd Church of the Nazarene, 3480 Shenango Valley Freeway, Hermitage

6 to 8:30 p.m. June 27 and 9 to 11:30 a.m. June 28 for ages preschool to 6th grade, with a VBS worship celebration at 10:30 a.m. June 29 and a picnic at noon following morning service.

Theme: “Blast Off! Launching Kids on a Mission of God’s Love.” Music, games, projects with a purpose, Bible adventures and snacks.

Info/registration: 724-342-7729.

Clarks Mills United Methodist Church, 3813 Hadley Road

9 a.m. to noon Monday through June 20.

Theme: “Weird Animals: Where Jesus’ Love is One-of-a-Kind.” Take a walk on the wild side, adventures, experiments, games, music and snacks.

Info: 724-253-2424.

A church’s VBS listing will run twice – an announcement on the Friday of that church’s choosing and a reminder on the Friday before the VBS week.

Requested information: Church name and address, VBS dates, daily starting and finishing times, ages or school grades eligible, theme, some planned activities, closing program (optional), and contact information for registration and/or transportation.

Drop off or mail written information to The Herald, 52 S. Dock St., Sharon 16146; fax it to 724-981-5116; or e-mail to Call to confirm information was received.