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Area churches announce vacation Bible school plans

Area kids have a lot of choices when it comes to vacation Bible schools in the area.
The Sinking Valley and Lower Spruce Creek Presbyterian Churches will join together to host Bible camp at Fort Roberdeau in Sinking Valley. The camp will run July 21 – 25 beginning each day at 9 a.m. and lasting until noon.
This year’s theme for the is based on a Heifer International program titled, Animal Crackers.
The Bible school experience, which is designed for children in Pre-K through fourth grade, will help youth see themselves as part of the global family as they gain a deeper appreciation of the ways in which Heifer helps people, animals and plants live in harmony as God’s good creation.
Participants may attend for the entire week or for any day(s) within the week.
Organizers say students will have great fun and work to contribute resources to those less fortunate.
Call 684-7397 for more information or to enroll in Vacation Bible School 2008 at Fort Roberdeau.
In Warriors Mark, children are invited to “Power Lab: Discovering Jesus’ Miraculous Power”.
Held at the Warriors Mark United Methodist Church, this Bible camp begins Monday, July 21 and runs through Friday, July 25 from 5:30 to 8:30 each evening. A light supper is also served during this time.
A closing program will be held during 10:30 a.m. worship service on Sunday, July 27. Family and friends are invited to attend this event.
For more information, interested individuals can call the church at 814-632-6906 or visit the VBS website at
Bible Baptist Church in Warriors Mark will also host Vacation Bible School with kids invited to attend an exciting, amusement park adventure
Area children from three-years-old to seventh grade are invited to participate in SonWorld Adventure Park at the church.
SonWorld Adventure Park has an “amusement park” theme.
Children will have a great time with lively songs, exciting games, creative theme center, Bible stories, missionary stories and tasty snacks – all of the things that make vacation Bible school so much fun for children.
According to organizers, boys and girls will learn that they can choose to believe, choose to act, choose to forgive, choose to obey and choose Jesus as their Savior.
SonWorld Adventure Park Bible School begins Monday, July 21 and continues through Friday, July 25, at the Bible Baptist Church, located on route 550 just outside of Warriors Mark.
Activities will be held nightly from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
For more information, call 632-8462.
In Tyrone, several area churches, including Christ United Methodist, Wesley United Methodist and First English Lutheran Church, have teamed up to jointly sponsor “God’s Big Backyard” Bible school from Monday, July 21, through Friday, July 25.
Activities will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Christ United Methodist Church on Pennsylvania Avenue.
Participants will be divided into age groups with children ages three to five attending the “Preschool Playground” program created especially for this age group. Students ages six to 12 will begin each evening at Backyard Bash with large-group music and experience God’s word at Backyard Bible Club. They will also participate in a group service project at Community Corner and enjoy fun-filled crafts, snacks and games.
New this year is a class for teenage ‘campers’.
Pre-registration is not required. For more information, call the Christ United Methodist Church office at 684-3561.