Vacation Bible schools

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By The Staff

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church

Vacation Bible School will take place Monday, June 21, through Friday, June 25, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 5200 S.W. State Road 200. “Planet Zoom” is the theme for this adventure which will be from 9 a.m. to noon for children ages 4-12. Registration began on June 1, to register your child or children, or for more information please call 352-237-2233 before 1 p.m.

Episcopal Church of the Advent

The Episcopal Church of the Advent "Vacation Bible School 2010" will take place June 21 through the June 25. The theme for this year is “All hands on deck, VBS 2010, Spirit of the High Seas.”

At Spirit of the High Seas, kids will explore the mighty love of God on a journey filed with the Bible learning as they see, hear, touch, and even taste, tasty treats!

Bible Point crafts, team-building games and cool Bible songs are just a few of the High Seas adventure.

Boarding time will be at 9 a.m. and ship out time will be 12:15 p.m.

All Children ages 4 through 10 years are welcomed to the Church of the Advent, on County Road 484 just 1.2 miles west of State Road 200 and across from the new fire station. This program is free!

College Park Church

College Park Church, 3140 S.W. 26th St., across from CFCC, will have two Vacation Bible School "Super Saturdays" featuring Jonah and the Whale on June 19 and June 26; 9-11 a.m.; 3 years old to 5th grade. Sign up today, 237-2247.

Ocala West United Methodist

Everyone ages 4 through 104 is invited to Galactic Blast: A Cosmic Adventure Praising God, a vacation Bible school June 21 to 25, 9 a.m. to noon.

For information, call the church office at 352-854-9550, ext. 320 or visit the church’s website at www.ocalawestumc.com to register.

Joy Lutheran Church

It’s time to register for the BAOBAB BLAST! All children from kindergarten through 5th grade are invited to attend VBS on July 19-23 from 9 a.m. noon. Baobab is a gigantic tree grown on the African Savannah. It can grow to 98 feet tall and 36 inches wide. The tree provides foliage, fruit and bark—basic life needs for many creatures. It serves as a meeting place for people to gather—it is a symbol of community.

Through music, art projects, games and bible stories the children will understand how to build nurturing relationships with God, family and others. Under the impressive Baobab tree the children will have the opportunity to hear the Word, be amazed at God’s wildlife creations while being part of a supportive community.

Registration began June 1, through June 30 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the church office. The fee for the week is $12 per child. Scholarships are available.

Christ’s Church of Marion

Welcome to Hero Headquarters! Excitement and skill-building await as kids, ages 2 to 12, sign up for super challenges and learning. Each day consists of participation in group music, drama, snacks, fun and introductions to amazing heroes from the Bible. After daily activities attendees will gather together to review, be encouraged and challenged to join forces with God.

Do not let the kids miss this exciting, challenging, super-fun VBS program. All kids are invited; get them ready to be heroes-in-training today! The dates are July 12-16, 6 to 8 p.m. Pre-registration is requested by June 30. Registration forms can be e-mailed or faxed or you can preregister by phone.

The church is at 6758 S.W. 80th St., Ocala, Call 352-861-6182.