Vacation Bible Schools

July 21, 2007

First Baptist Church of Sharpsburg, 18823 Shepherdstown Pike, Keedysville, July 22-27 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.., ages kindergarten through eighth grade, theme - Game Day Central. For transportation, call 301-432-6138 or 301-432-0110.

Hagerstown Church of the Nazarene, 141 N. Edgewood Drive, July 22-26 from 6 to 8:30 p.m., kindergarten through sixth grade, theme - Tumbleweed Gulch: Where God's Love Changes Everything, Bible stories, crafts, music, games, skits and more, family picnic on July 27 at 6 p.m. For more information, call 301-797-4524.

Fellowship Church of the Brethren, 505 Blossom Drive, Martinsburg, W.Va., off U.S. 11 just south of Tablers Station Road, July 22-27 from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m., ages 3 through sixth grade, theme - WANTED!! You at Happy Trails, July 22 pizza party, lessons, music, crafts, snacks, recreation and work to save your team's cheerleader from being tarred and feathered, call Beth at 304-724-1969 for further information.

Paramount Brethren in Christ Church, July 23-27 from 6 to 8:30 p.m., ages 3 through fifth grade.


Asbury United Methodist Church, Shepherdstown, W.Va., July 23-27 from 6 to 8:30 p.m., call 304-876-3112.

Christ Community Church, Doub's Woods Park, Maryland Avenue behind South Hagerstown High School, July 23-26 from 9 to 11:30 a.m., ages 2 through fifth grade, registration deadline is July 20, theme - Knowing Christ - Fun With the Son, crafts, games, music, Bible time, puppet show and snacks in a safe environment with adult supervision, call 240-329-4920.

Virginia Avenue Baptist Church, 17426 Virginia Ave., July 23-27 from 6 to 9 p.m., ages 3 through sixth grade, register on July 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the community fun day.

Hagerstown Church of Christ, 19644 Leitersburg Pike, July 23-26 from 7 to 9 p.m., and July 27 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., infants through eighth graders and adults, theme - Can you Dig It? Discover the world's greatest hidden treasures, also fun, songs, skits, crafts and more. For more information, call 301-739-4651.

Trinity United Church of Christ, on the square in State Line, Pa., July 30 - Aug. 3 from 6 to 8 p.m., all ages welcome, theme - Galilee by the Sea - A Holy Land Adventure. For more information, call 717-597-0585.

Boonsboro Family Worship Center, 7605 Old National Pike - July 30-Aug. 3 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., ages 3-10, theme - Water Works Park! Where the Kids Ride the Wave of God's Love. For more information, call 301-432-0707.

Valley Assembly of God, 17544 York Road, Hagerstown, July 23-27 from 6 to 9 p.m., ages 3 through 12th grade, theme - Son Force Kids - Special Agents, Bible stories, songs, crafts, games and food. For more information, call 301-582-6113.

St. Stephen's UCC, 25445 Highfield Road, Cascade, July 30-Aug. 3 from 6 to 8:30 p.m., ages 2 through 15, theme - Lift Off! Soaring to New Heights with God, Bible stories, science activities, songs, crafts, refreshments, call 301-241-3354.

Hagerstown Grace Brethren Church, parking lot at corner of Spruce and Howard streets., Aug. 1-3, from 6:45 to 9 p.m., ages 3-13, theme - Carnival Grace, Bible story inside the church and then to the parking lot for games, barrel ride, moon bounce, pony rides, music, food and more, children 3-7 must be accompanied by an adult, registration begins at 6:15 p.m.

Apostolic Church of Maryland, Blair's Valley Road, Clear Spring, Aug. 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., ages 2 through 14, theme - Yo, Ho, Holy: A Pirate's Guide to Jesus, snacks, games, Bible stories and more, call 301-842-2332 for more information.

Mt. Lena United Methodist Church, 21234 Mt. Lena Road, Boonsboro, a one-day event Sunday, Aug. 5 from 2:30 to 7 p.m. for children ages 3-13, theme - Walking with Jesus, games, music, a puppet show, crafts and storytime, dinner and a cupcake walk, to register, call the church at 301-733-8108 and leave name and phone number.

St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Hancock, Aug. 5-9, with special provision to participate in Hancock's National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, Aug. 7, classes for all ages.

Shepherdstown, W.Va. Annual Community Bible School, Aug. 6-10 from 9 a.m. to noon, at three churches: St. Agnes Roman Catholic (Aug. 6 at 8:45 a.m.), New Street United Methodist, and Trinity Episcopal, all on Church Street, ages 3 through 12, preregistration may be handled by e-mail to, theme - Quest for Truth, five Bible stories, snacks, songs and a Bible-related craft.

Germantown Church of God, 16924 Raven Rock Road, Cascade, Aug. 6-10 from 6 to 8 p.m., ages 3-12, theme - Make a Splash with Jesus. For more information, call Tuesday or Friday morning, 301-241-3050.

Christian Life Church, 1400 Warm Spring Road, Chambersburg, Pa., Aug. 7-10 from 6 to 8:30 p.m., first through sixth grade, theme - Jumpin' Jungle Jamboree, carnival night for entire family Aug. 10 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. For more information, call 717-267-1280.

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