Vacation Bible School offered across Juniata River Valley

Editor’s note: Below is a list of Vacation Bible School nights that have been submitted. To have your church’s Vacation Bible School event listed on the Religion page, email ethompson@lewistownsentinel.com


Lewistown Alliance Church

Lewistown Alliance Church will hold Zoomerang VBS June 5 to 9 with dinner at 6 p.m. VBS programming is from 6:30-8 p.m. and is open to ages 3 to 5th grade. Registration and information can be found at https://www.lewistowncma.com/vbs

Grace United Methodist Church

Grace United Methodist Church will hold a Bible School event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 11. The theme is “God’s Clubhouse!” Children ages starting kindergarten in the fall through completed 5th grade as of this spring are invited to attend. Lunch will be provided. For information, call the church office at (717) 248-5311 Monday-Thursday morning.

First Baptist United

Methodist Church

First Baptist Church, Route 35, one mile north of Mifflintown, will hold VBS 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 12 to 16. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. outside the FMS on Sunday, June 12. Doors open at 5:55 p.m. each night. The theme is “Spark of Light,” which focuses on Ephesians 2:10 and how we are created for good works. There will be Bible lessons, songs, crafts, snacks and more. Grades finished kindergarten through sixth are welcome. For information, call (717) 436-9261.

Maitland Church of the Brethren

Maitland Church of the Brethren will hold VBS from 6 to 8 p.m. June 12 to 16. The theme is Monumental. Registration forms are available.

Pine Glen Alliance Church

Pine Glen Alliance Church, 1058 state Route 103 N., Lewistown, will hold VBS from 6 to 8 p.m. June 13 to 17. The theme is Concrete and Cranes. Register at pineglencma.org or call (717) 899-7749.

St. Mark’s United Methodist Church

Valley Parish Bible School will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 13 to 17 at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, Havice Valley Road.

Thompsontown Baptist Church

Thompsontown Baptist Church, located in the Delaware Terrace Development in Thompsontown, will hold VBS from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. June 13 to 17 with the theme “Wilderness Escape: Where God Guides and Provides.”

East Salem Otterbein United

Mennonite, Delaware Mennonite

East Salem Otterbein UMC and Delaware Mennonite Churches will hold VBS with the theme “Food Truck Party: On a Roll with God” from 6 to 8 p.m. June 19 to 23 at East Salem UMC 7393 PA-235, Mifflintown. The event is open to youth age 4 to sixth grade.

Trinity Lutheran Church

Trinity Lutheran Church will hold a free camp-themed VBS from 6 to 8 p.m. June 19 to 23 with the theme “Boundless: God Beyond Measure” for children ages 3 to 6th grade. Register by June 2 to receive a T-shirt. Call (717) 463-3428 or email TLChurch17049@gmail.com to register.

Big Valley Bible Church

Big Valley Bible Church, 139 W. Railroad St., Reedsville, will hold VBS from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 20-24 with the theme “Created by Christ – Designed for His Purpose.” For children entering Kindergarten through children entering 6th grade. Call (717) 667-3123 to register or leave a message.

Bethel AME

Bethel A.M.E. Church Hope Center, 23 N. Juniata St., Lewistown, will be 6 to 8 p.m. June 22 to 24. Participants can learn about Jonah the whale and enjoy crafts and whales.

Lower Tuscarora

Presbyterian Church

Lower Tuscarora Presbyterian Church in the Academia area of Mifflin, be 9-11:30 a.m. June 27 through July 1. The theme is Rainforest explorers — Jesus Leads the Way. There will be Bible lessons, music, games, snacks, and crafts. A picnic for students and families will follow a short presentation by students on Friday. Classes for ages 4 through the completion of grade 6. For more information, contact Becky Trego at rtrego@centurylink.net

Lewistown Third Street

Churches Community VBS

St. John’s Lutheran Church, 120 N. Main St.,Lewistown, will hold VBS June 27, 28 and 29 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. For information, call (717) 248-8780 or sign up Facebook at Lewistownparenew2022VBS. Theme will be Grow in Faith, Have Fun, Change the World. Join us at Renew; Green VBS.

New Life Church

New Life Church, Burnham, will be 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 11 to 15 for ages 4-12. The theme is Zoomerang: Returning to the Value of Life. Sign up at www.newlife101.org/newlifekids or by calling (717) 242-1491.

Church Hill United

Methodist Church

Church Hill United Methodist Church, 199 Woodland Circle, Reedsville, will host VBS July 17 to 21. The theme is SonSpark Labs – Discovering God’s Plan 4U = Jesus.


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