VACATION BIBLE SCHOOLS

First Assembly of God

HERMITAGE – First Assembly of God, 1455 N. Keel Ridge Road, Hermitage, invites children ages 4 years old (must be potty trained) to fifth grade to Discovering Jesus from Eternity Past to Eternity Future Vacation Bible School from June 24-28 from 6 to 8 p.m. daily.

Sign up at www.1agonline.com

First Presbyterian Church

GREENVILLE – First Presbyterian Church, Greenville, invites children to Roar Vacation Bible School “Life is wild, God is good” June 10-14 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. daily.

Kids participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing catchy songs, play teamwork-building games, make and devour yummy treats, experience one-of-a-kind Wild Bible Adventures, collect Bible Memory Buddies to remind them of God’s love, and test out Sciency-Fun Gizmos they’ll take home. Plus, kids will learn to look for evidence of God all around them through something called God Sightings. Each day concludes with the Safari Celebration that gets everyone involved in living what they’ve learned. Family members and friends are encouraged to join in daily at 11:20 a.m.

Kids at Roar VBS will join a missio ns effort to provide nutrition packets and health checkups for moms and babies in need in Zambia, Africa. The local mission project will be collecting jars of peanut butter for the Good Shepherd Center and the Salvation Army.

Roar is for kids from 4 years old to fifth grade. Pre-registration is encouraged and can be done online at fpcgreenville.com. under the ministries tab.

For more information, call 724-588-6520.

South Pymatuning Community Church

SHARPSVILLE –  South Py Community Church, 3400 Tamarack Drive, Sharpsville, invites children from kindergarten through sixth grade to explore “How God’s Power Can Take You To Mars and Beyond” during the church’s Summer Bible Week.

This adventure includes amazing science classes, creative crafts, exciting music, fun and recreation tied with memorable Bible stories that will help children experience God’s amazing power. The adventure runs from June 17-21 from 9-11:30 am.

On June 21, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. all children and family members are invited to the “Shoot For the Stars” party at the church. (It is not necessary to attend the Bible Week classes to attend the event Friday night). Upon entering the Mars Adventure children are given their “mission.” Each part of this mission will include games and activities all leading to conquering the Mighty Martian Maze. Once their mission is completed a bag full of exciting prizes is awarded to each child. The event is FREE and open to all children and their families.

For additional information contact the church at 724-962-4601 or check out updates on the church Facebook Page.

New Virginia Methodist Church

HERMITAGE – New Virginia Methodist Church, 1100 S. Keel Ridge Road, Hermitage, will hold their VBS event from June 9-14 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Ages 3 to those finishing sixth grade are welcome to “Giddy-up Junction.” Come and enjoy hearing God’s word, snacks, crafts, puppets, and other fun activities.

Info: Carrie at kevinandcarep@twc.com.

Hubbard Churchof the Nazarene

HUBBARD – Hubbard Church of the Nazarene’s Vacation Bible School, “Yee Haw,” will be held June 19-21, from 6 to 8:30 pm, with registration starting at 5:30 pm. Children age 5 through sixth grade are welcome to come enjoy Bible Adventures, Saddle-up Sports, music, Projects with a Purpose, and a meal nightly. VBS is free and open to the community.

The church is located at 1815 Cherry Lane Drive S.E. (corner of Route 62 and Chestnut Ridge Road), Hubbard.

Questions: call Pastor Blaze at 234-425-8826 or the church office at 330-534-3111.

First Presbyterian Church of Sharon

SHARON – Backyard Bible School (BBS) sponsored by First Presbyterian Church, 600 E. State St., Sharon, takes place in people’s backyards in the community. Members of the church open their homes (backyards), provide a light supper and a place for fun.

This year kids will learn lessons on Peacemaking. Dates are June 17-20 from 6 to 8 p.m. Celebration Day at church and then Chestnut Ridge Campground for lunch and swimming will be held June 23.

BBS will take place in backyards in the Shenango Valley. There will be a full schedule each night of art, games, t-shirt crafts and an ice cream truck visit. Transportation is provided from the church each night with an RSVP.

Info: Call Debbie D. at 724-981-2211 ext. 3; text 724-866-1588 or go to our Facebook page.

Second MissionaryBaptist Church of Farrell

FARRELL – Vacation Bible School will be held at Second Missionary Baptist Church, 1138 Spearman Ave., Farrell, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. June 3-7. The Theme is “On Safari: Managing What Belongs To God!” Guests will discover the real joy of stewardship by taking care of all the things that God entrusted to us.

There will be lessons, music, food, fun and crafts each day for ages 3-18.

Info: Karen Weston at 724-866-5400.

First United Methodist Church of Sharon

SHARON – First United Methodist Church, 237 W. Silver St., Sharon, holds Vacation Bible School for kids entering kindergarten through sixth grade from 5:15 to 8:30 p.m. July 29 through Aug. 2.

Kids will make new friends, have surprising adventures, do amazing experiments, listen to incredible music and have fun with creative games.

Info: 724-983-0200.

Chestnut Ridge Church of God of Hubbard

HUBBARD – Children through sixth grade are welcome to the Vacation Bible School “Rumble in the Jungle Family Event” from 4 to 6 p.m. June 1 at Chestnut Ridge Church of God, 7215 Chestnut Ridge Road, Hubbard.

Enjoy games, prizes, crafts, snacks and fun.

Vacation Bible School “ROAR” will be held nightly July 15 through 19.