Religion: Vacation Bible Schools

June 07, 2008

Greencastle Otterbein United Brethren in Christ Church, 146 Leitersburg St., Greencastle, Pa., June 8-12, 6 to 8:30 p.m., ages 2 through teens, Jesus' Miraculous Power, a science-themed program, music, interactive Bible stories, games, fun crafts, snacks and more.

To register, e-mail the church at or call 717-597-8525.

Warfordsburg (Pa.) Presbyterian Church, 12941 Buck Valley Road, June 8-12 , 7 to 8:45 p.m., Gospel Light's SonHarvest County Fair, classes for ages 3 through teens.

Mountain View Baptist Church, 12107 Walnut Point Road, Hagerstown, June 9-11, 7 to 8:15 p.m., Toru Marshall, cowboy evangelist, will lead the classes which begin June 8 during junior church, lessons, rope tricks, snacks, call 301-842-0337.

First Baptist Church, 15 High St., Hagerstown, June 9-13, 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, 14010 Greencastle Pike, Hagerstown, June 9-13, 6:30 to 8:45 p.m., ages 3 through adult, theme - God's Big Backyard, Bible lessons, puppets, singing, crafts, games, snacks, call 301-791-5432 to pre-register.


St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 10813 Donelson Drive, Williamsport, June 9-13, 6:15 to 8 p.m., classes for all ages, Biblical lessons, crafts, music and snacks, special program on June 13 including ice cream social, to register call 301-223-8887.

Evangel Baptist Church, 17922 Broadfording Road, Hagerstown, begins with carnival June 14, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., June 16-20, 9 a.m. to noon, ages kindergarten through high school, theme - Dino Detectives, puppets, singing, crafts, games, snacks and prizes, call 301-733-6711 to preregister or e-mail

Benevola United Methodist Church, 19925 Benevola Church Road, Boonsboro, June 15-19, 6 to 8:30 p.m., ages 4 to 11, theme - God Rocks! Stand Strong in the Lord, music, stories, crafts, dance and cooking, call 301-591-2451 for more information.

St. John's Episcopal Church, 101 S. Prospect St., June 15-19, 5:30-8 p.m., all ages welcome, theme - A Day in the Kingdom, dinner, stories, crafts, music, to register, call 301-733-2560.

Calvary United Methodist Church, 220 W. Burke St., Martinsburg, W.Va., June 16-20, 6 to 8 p.m., theme - Beach Party - Surfin' Through the Scriptures, to register call 304-267-4542.

St. Paul's United Methodist Church, corner of Ernstville Road and Tedrick Drive, Big Pool, June 16-20, 6 to 8:30 p.m., theme - Power Lab-Discovering Jesus' Miraculous Power, picnic and closing program June 22 at 10:30 in pavilion behind Park Head Church, teens or adults wishing to help, call 301-582-2540 or 301-842-3212.

Zion Reformed UCC, 201 N. Potomac St., the combined congregations of Zion and Christ's Reformed UCC, June 16-20, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., kick-off picnic Monday, June 16, 5:30 p.m., theme - Power Lab-Discover Jesus' Miraculous Power, snacks, crafts, Bible lesson and games, ages 3 through fifth grade, call Christ's Reformed at 301-733-4144 to register.

Church of Christ at Hagerstown, 10014 White Hall Road, June 22-26, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., ages 4 through seventh grade and adults, theme - SonWorld Adventure Park, Bible stories, crafts, snacks, for more information, call 301-733-5244.

Cedar Grove Christian Church, Inwood, W.Va., June 22-27, 6 to 8:30 p.m., ages pre-K through sixth grade, theme - SonWorld Adventure Park, for more information, call 304-229-3463.

Germantown Church of God, 16924 Raven Rock Road, Cascade, June 23-27, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., all children through sixth grade, theme - Outrigger Island, for more information, call 301-241-3050.

Baker Heights Baptist Church, 580 Needy Road, Martinsburg, W.Va., June 23-27, 6 to 8:30 p.m., ages 3 through sixth grade, theme - Outrigger Island, Bible stories, crafts, music and snacks, for more information, call 304-267-8778.

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 24 E. Baltimore St., Funkstown, June 22-27, 6 to 8:30 p.m., ages 3 through sixth grade, theme - Rainforest Adventure, stories about Jesus, crafts, learn rainforest tunes, games, snacks, for more information or to register for VBS, call 301-791-1738.

Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 802 Summit Ave., June 22 to 26, 6 to 8:30 p.m., ages 3 to adult, theme - Beach Party, sponsored by host church and St. Andrew's United Methodist, registration required by June 20, call 301-739-7431 or 301-733-4720 for more information.

Fellowship Church of the Brethren, 505 Blossom Drive, Martinsburg, W.Va., June 22-27, 6:30 to 8:45 pm., ages 3 through12th grade, theme is the County Fair-Growing in God's Love, begins with a Sunday pizza party and ends with a Friday picnic, lessons, crafts, singing and recreation, for more information, call 304-263-7750.

Manor Church of the Brethren, June 23-27, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., ages 3 through high school, creative puppets, Bible stories, life applications, recreation, crafts and music, offering to Heifer Project, closing program Sunday, June 29, including a celebration carry-in picnic and game day that will follow the service that Sunday. Call 301-582-3773 or 301-791-2310 for information.

Salem Lutheran Church, 17626 Bakersville Road, Fairplay, June 23-27, 6 to 8 p.m., theme - Friendship Trek, Jesus Our Forever Friend, all ages, games, Bible stories, snacks, crafts and songs, call 301-582-0204 for information or to preregister.

St. Paul's Free Lutheran Church, Leitersburg, June 23-27, 6:30 to 8 p.m., theme - Beach Party: Surfin' Through the Scriptures, call 301-824-4077.

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