Vacation Bible Schools

June 18, 2007

Calvary Grace Brethren Church, 115 Bryan Place, Hagerstown, June 17-22 from 6 to 9 p.m., ages 3 through 6th grade, theme - Avalanche Ranch, for more information, call 301-733-6375.

Presbyterian Faith Center,â^? Warfordsburg, Pa., June 17-21 from 7 to 8:45 p.m., ages 3 through teenage years, theme - Take the Plunge. For information, call 717-294-3068 or 717-573-4114.

Evangel Baptist Church, 17922 Broadfording Road, June 16 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. is the Vacation Bible School carnival with hot dogs, drinks, chips, snow cones and cotton candy; Rescue Zone meets June 18-22 from 9 a.m. to noon, closing event on June 24 at 6 p.m.

St. John's Lutheran Church, 141 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, June 18-22 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., theme - Take the Plunge.


Hagerstown First Church of God, 1015 Rose Hill Ave., June 18-22 from 7 to 9 p.m., classes for kindergarten through adults, theme - Sonforce Special Agents, call 301-842-3205 for more information.

First Baptist Church, 15 High St., Hagerstown, June 18-22 from 6 to 8:15 p.m., ages 3 through eighth grade, register at June 16 block party at noon or by calling 301-739-3705.

Sharpsburg Bible Church, June 18-22 from 7 to 9 p.m., ages 3 through adult, theme - Take the Plunge, Bible lessons, crafts, singing, games, snacks and fun for all.

Grossnickle Church of the Brethren, 11301 Meeting House Road, Myersville, June 18-22 from 6:30 to 9 p.m., ages preschool through 8th grade, theme - Take the Plunge, children will stuff and sew prayer bears for their VBS mission, closing program June 22 is family night with a hayride and ice cream social. For more information, call 301-293-9516.

Unitarian Universalist Church, 13245 Cearfoss Pike, Hagerstown, a Peace Camp for area children ages 4-13 will be held June 18-22 from 6 to 8 p.m., teaching tolerance, diversity, non-violence and environmentalism through songs, crafts, games and other activities, vegetarian snacks will be provided, the fee for advance registration is $10 per child; after June 15, the fee is $15, for more information and a registration form, call 301-797-7751.

Christ Lutheran Church, 216 N. Cleveland Ave., Hagerstown, June 18-22 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., ages pre-K through fifth grade, theme - Take the Plunge.

Maugansville Bible Brethren Church, 17904 Binkley Ave., June 18-22 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., theme - Avalanche Ranch.

St. John's Lutheran Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., June 18-22 from 6 to 8 p.m., theme: Great Bible Reef, ages 2 to 10 years, Bible stories, crafts, songs, games and snacks. For more information, call 304-262-6708.

St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 24 E. Baltimore St., Funkstown, June 24-29 from 6 to 8:30 p.m., ages 3 through sixth grade, theme - Great Bible Reef, stories about Jesus, crafts, fun songs, games, register at 301-791-1738.

Benevola United Methodist Church, 19925 Benevola Church Road, Boonsboro, June 24-28 from 6 to 8:15 p.m., ages 3-12, theme - Heroes of the Bible. For more information, call 301-791-3576.

Hagerstown Seventh-day Adventist Church, June 25-29 at 6 p.m., theme - Avalanche Ranch, Bible stories, crafts, activities and songs.

Greenbrier Baptist Church, 20810 National Pike, Boonsboro, June 25-29 from 6 to 8:30 p.m., ages 3 years through sixth grade and adults, theme - Game Day Central: Where Heroes Are Made, Bible study, puppet shows, games, music, crafts, missions, snacks and prizes, closing program June 29 is family cookout, to preregister, call 301-223-5282.

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Leitersburg, June 25-29 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., ages pre-K through sixth grade, theme - Quest for Truth - Jesus, the Way, the Truth, the Life. For more information, call 301-739-5442 or 301- 991-1815.

St. Andrew's and Emmanuel United Methodist churches, meeting at 1020 Maryland Ave., Hagerstown, June 25-29 from 6 to 8:30 p.m., ages 3 to adult, theme - Take the Plunge, Bible stories, crafts, music, games and snack, must register by June 22. For more information, call 301-739-7431 or 301-733-4720.

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Boonsboro, June 24-28, from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m, ages 3 through fifth grade, theme is Avalanche Ranch: A Wild Ride Through God's Word, register in advance by calling 301-432-2226.

State Line (Pa.) United Methodist Church, June 25-29 from 6 to 8 p.m., kindergarten through 6th grade, Bible stories, games, crafts, music and snacks.

Manor Church of the Brethren, Md. 65 near Fairplay, June 25-29 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., theme - Take the Plunge, classes for 3 years olds through those who have completed eighth grade, Manor puppets will be part of the program, closing on Sunday, July 1, at 10:30 a.m. followed by lunch, fellowship and games immediately after the service. To preregister, call 301-582-3773 or 301-791-2310.

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