Vacation Bible School calendar


There’s a big week ahead in the Vacation Bible School business. Here’s what we have that’s been submitted or picked up from advertisements.

And remember to send us some pictures from your VBS, being sure to identify everyone, left to right, tell us what’s going on and, or course, the church and the VBS’ theme.

>Graefenburg Baptist Church, U.S. 60 just across the Shelby County line will kick off its 2012 Vacation Bible School with Summerfest, a free family festival this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Summerfest will feature games for kids, free food, live music, a yard sale, inflatable bouncies, a cornhole tournament, a basket auction and a dunking booth. Families also will be able to pre-register their children for VBS, which runs Sunday, July 8-12, 5:45-8:45 p.m. nightly for children age 2 through sixth grade. Theme: “LifeWay’s Amazing Wonders – Aviation, Ps. 147:45.” For more information call 223-5325 or visit

>First Christian Church, 316 Ann St., July 9-13, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. for children entering grades one through eight. “Seeking God Through Music,” For more information call the church, 223-2346 or visit Download registration form from www.1stchristian or register Monday, July 9.

>Crestwood Baptist Church, 1006 East Main St., July 8-12, 6-8:30 p.m. Theme: “Backstage with the Bible.” For more information call the church, 695-2088.

>St. John Baptist Church, 1775 St. John Road, July 9-13, 6:30-8:30 p.m., ages 3-12. Theme: “Adventures on Promise Island.” Kickoff party Saturday, July 7, 5:45-7:45, Juniper Hill Pool. Public invited.

>New Harvest Assembly of God, 3864 U.S. Hwy 127 July 9-13, 6:30-8:30 p.m., ages 3-10. Theme: “Praise Where You Get Down and Lift God High.” For more information or to pre-register, visit

>Bethel Baptist Church, 8200 Owenton Rd., one-day VBS on Saturday, July 14-10, a.m.-3 p.m. Theme: “Bethel’s Water Wonderland.” Activities include: lesson, crafts, music, water games, dunking booth, cookout, and popsicles. Bring a towel and suitable clothing for outdoor/wet activities. Transportation available by calling 227-7278 or 352-4259 for information or transportation.

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