Several area churches holding summer vacation Bible schools


June 23, 1996|By Rosalie Falter | Rosalie Falter,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

A NUMBER OF local churches are having vacation Bible school for children.

Classes at St. John Lutheran Church will meet daily from 9: 30 a.m. to noon July 29 to Aug. 2.

Registration is open through July 8 for children 3 years old as of Dec. 31 to those who just finished sixth grade. A $5 donation will be accepted to offset the cost of materials.

This year's theme is "Friendship Adventures With Jesus." Bible stories, music, crafts and games are planned. The Bible olympics will challenge campers to memorize a Bible verse each day. Parents will be asked to supply a plain T-shirt, which will be decorated with a colorful iron-on decal.

The church is at 300 W. Maple Road. Registration and information: 859-0020.

Bible School at Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church, 200 School Lane, will take place from 9: 30 a.m. to noon tomorrow through Friday.

Children 3 years old through sixth grade will be accepted for registration tomorrow morning at the church. The fee is $2 per child or $5 for a family.

"Come Follow Jesus" is the theme. Children will be challenged to reflect on the life-changing experiences of others and commit themselves as servants in the ministry of Jesus.

Information: 859-0990.

Friendship Church of the Brethren Bible school will run from 9: 30 a.m. to noon July 8 to 12. Children will participate in art, drama, songs and games as they learn about "God's brave people."

Preschoolers born before Dec. 31, 1992, through sixth-graders must register by July 5. A $3 registration fee is charged for each child. The church is at 217 Mansion Road. Information: 789-2422.

Andover High reunion

The Andover High School Class of 1976 is planning its 20-year reunion.

Information: Steve Grey, (410) 789-4228; or write Andover Class of '76, P.O. Box 7, Linthicum 21090.

Summer vespers

Summer vespers services are planned by Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church in the dell behind Holly Run Chapel.

The public is invited.

Wednesday's speaker will be Marvin A. Bond, assistant state comptroller, who will discuss "Maryland's Heritage of Toleration." Bring a covered dish to the 6 p.m. potluck dinner. In case of rain, the supper will be moved to Fellowship Hall.

The program begins at 7 p.m.


Other vespers services will be held July 24 and Aug. 28.

Summer worship

The summer worship schedule begins today and continues until Sept. 8 at St. John Lutheran Church. A contemporary service with Holy Communion will be held at 8 a.m. in the courtyard. A regular service of worship will be held at 9 a.m. in the sanctuary.

Pub Date: 6/23/96

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