Religion: Vacation Bible schools

July 25, 2009

Trinity Lutheran Church, 16 N. Main St., Smithsburg, July 26 to 30, 6 to 8 p.m., ages 4 through sixth grade, theme is The Streets of Galilee, foods, dramas, singing and stories about Jesus' ministry. To register, call 301-824-7460.

Christ Community Church, 8916 Mapleville Road, Hagerstown, every Sunday from 9 to 10:10 a.m. through Aug. 30, ages 2 through sixth grade, theme is Outrigger Island, a place where kids will develop the stability to face a world of shifting sands and wavering opinions. Kids will know, speak and live God's truth - Aloha style!

Manor Church of the Brethren, 18511 Manor Church Road, Boonsboro, six Wednesdays through Aug. 5 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., all age groups from 3 to adult, Bible studies on parables of Jesus, crafts, recreation and music.

Grace Brethren Church, 250 Philadelphia Ave., Waynesboro, Pa., Aug. 2 to 7 from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m., ages 3 through sixth grade, theme is Operation Space: A Close Encounter with God's Word. For more information, call the church at 717-762-5826 in the morning.


Smithsburg Valley Baptist Church, 12911 Bikle Road, Aug. 3 to 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., theme is Boomerang Express, preregistration is Aug. 2 from 4 to 6 p.m. For more information, call 301-733-4902 or visit

St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 51 S. Main St., Smithsburg, Aug. 2 to 6 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., ages 3 through sixth grade, theme is VBS Then and Now, Bible stories, dramas, crafts and music, registration Aug. 2 at 6 p.m. Call 301-824-3521 to pre-register.

Hagerstown Church of Christ, 19644 Leitersburg Pike, Aug. 3 to 7 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., infants through eighth grade, classes for adults, fun, skits, songs, crafts and more. For information, call 301-739-4651.

Christ Lutheran Church, 216 N. Cleveland Ave., Hagerstown, Aug. 3 to 7 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., theme is Rome: Paul and the Underground Church. For more information or to register, call 301-733-3482.

Washington Square United Methodist Church, Aug. 8 beginning at 8:30 a.m. with breakfast, program 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., lunch provided, theme is Wildwood Forest. For more information, call 301-739-2653.

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