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Area churches host vacation Bible schools
by Everett Catts
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From left, brothers Graham Kelly, 3, and Bennett Kelly, 5, sons of Kelly and Collin Kelly of Sandy Springs, are surrounded by paint and other assorted decorations as they do crafts at Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church’s vacation Bible School in Sandy Springs.
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From left, brothers Graham Kelly, 3, and Bennett Kelly, 5, sons of Kelly and Collin Kelly of Sandy Springs, are surrounded by paint and other assorted decorations as they do crafts at Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church’s vacation Bible School in Sandy Springs.
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From left, vacation Bible school student Gia Cullen, 8, daughter of Shannon and Robbie Cullen of Sandy Springs, decorates a cross with paint and glitter with friend Regan Kelly 5, daughter of Kelly and Collin Kelly of Sandy Springs, at Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church.
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From left, vacation Bible school student Gia Cullen, 8, daughter of Shannon and Robbie Cullen of Sandy Springs, decorates a cross with paint and glitter with friend Regan Kelly 5, daughter of Kelly and Collin Kelly of Sandy Springs, at Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church.
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A cross decorated by the children of Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church at their vacation Bible school.
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A cross decorated by the children of Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church at their vacation Bible school.
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Editor’s note: Mount Paran Church of God in Buckhead is not hosting a vacation Bible school this year due to construction on its property.

It is vacation Bible school season again and all over Buckhead, Sandy Springs and Vinings, churches are preparing to send campers on adventures to Great Britain, ancient Greece, Jerusalem, Japan, Mexico and beyond to learn about scripture. The following is a list of area programs:

Buckhead Baptist

Buckhead Baptist Church, 4100 Roswell Road in Buckhead, will host the Colossal Coaster World June 17 through 21 for children in pre-kindergarten through sixth grades.

Information: Pastor William Givens, (404) 255-5112, wgivens@buckheadbaptist.org or www.buckheadbaptist.org.

Christ Church

Christ Church Presbyterian in Buckhead will host Quest: Chase the Light June 24 through 27 for children ages 5 to 11, at the Heiskell School 3260 Northside Drive.

Information: (404) 605-0505 or www.christchurchatlanta.org.

Christ the King

The Cathedral of Christ the King, 2699 Peachtree Road in Buckhead, will host Tell it on the Mountain: Where Jesus Christ Is Lord June 17 through 21 for children ages 4 through 12.

Information: Brigitte Brahana, (404) 233-2145, bbrahana@ctking.com or www.cathedralofchristtheking.org.

Covenant Presbyterian

Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2461 Peachtree Road in Buckhead, will host vacation Bible school June 25 through 28 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Information: (404) 237-0363 or www.covenantpresbyterian.us.

Holy Innocents’

Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church, 805 Mount Vernon Hwy. in Sandy Springs, will host Athens: Paul’s Dangerous Journey to Share the Truth June 10 through 14.

Information: Allison Pellettieri, (404) 255-4023, apellettieri@holyinnocents.org or www.holyinnocents.org.

Holy Spirit

Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 4465 Northside Drive in Buckhead, will host Around the World in Five Days: Assorted Saints and the Virtues of Faith, Hope and Love for ages 3 through rising fourth-graders July 15 through 19.

Information: (404) 252-4513 or www.hsccatl.com.

Mount Vernon Baptist

Mount Vernon Baptist Church, 850 Mount Vernon Hwy. in Sandy Springs, will host Paul and the Underground Church for children ages 5 to 11 June 3 through 6.

Information: (404) 255-3133 or www.mvbchurch.org.

Mount Vernon Presbyterian

Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church, 471 Mount Vernon Hwy. in Sandy Springs, will host Tell It on the Mountain: Jesus Christ Is Lord July 8 through 12 for children age 4 through fifth grade.

Information: (404) 255-2211 or www.mvpchurch.org.

North Springs

North Springs United Methodist Church, 7770 Roswell Road in Sandy Springs, will host Everywhere Fun Fair: Where God’s World Comes Together June 3 through 6 for children age 4 through fifth grade.

Information: (770) 396-0844 or www.northspringsumc.org.

Northwest

Northwest Presbyterian Church, 4300 Northside Drive in Buckhead, will host Athens Adventure: Paul’s Dangerous Journey to Share the Truth July 15 through 19 for children age 4 through fifth grade.

Information: (404) 237-5539 or www.nwpcatlanta.org.

Peachtree Road

Peachtree Road United Methodist Church, 3180 Peachtree Road in Buckhead, will host Kingdom Rock! June 24 through 27 for children age 3 through fourth grade.

Information: (404) 266-2373 or www.prumc.org.

St. Dunstan’s

St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church, 4393 Garmon Road in Buckhead, will host a missionary vacation Bible school for children in kindergarten through rising eighth grade June 10 through 14.

Registration is full but residents can contact the church about next year’s vacation Bible school.

Information: (404) 266-1018 or www.stdunstan.net.

St. James

St. James United Methodist Church, 4400 Peachtree Dunwoody Road in Buckhead, will host Jerusalem Marketplace June 23 through 27 for rising first- through fifth-graders.

Information: (404) 261-3121 or www.stjamesatlanta.org.

St. John

St. John United Methodist Church, 550 Mount Paran Road in Sandy Springs, will host Kingdom Rock! for children ages 3 through rising sixth-graders June 17 through 20.

Information: (404) 255-1384 or www.stjohnatlanta.org.

Sandy Springs

Sandy Springs Christian Church, 301 Johnson Ferry Road in Sandy Springs, will host God’s Backyard Bible Camp vacation Bible school for pre-kindergarten through fourth grade July 22 through 26.

Information: (404) 256-2582 or www.sandyspringscc.org.

Sandy Springs

Sandy Springs United Methodist Church, 86 Mount Vernon Hwy. in Sandy Springs, will host Everywhere Fun Fair for children in kindergarten through fifth grade July 15 through 19.

Information: Candace Johnson, (404) 255-1181, ext. 203, chirsch@ssumc.org or http://2013.cokesburyvbs.com/sandyspringsunitedmethodist.

Second Ponce

Second Ponce de Leon Baptist Church, 2715 Peachtree Road in Buckhead, will host Kingdom Rock: Where Kids Stand Strong for God June 10 through 13 for children kindergarten through fifth grade.

Information: (404) 266-8111 or www.spdl.org.

Wieuca Road

Wieuca Road Baptist Church, 3626 Peachtree Road in Buckhead, will host Everywhere Fun Fair: Where God’s World Comes Together June 10 through 14 for children age 4 through fifth grade.

Information: (404) 814-4460 or www.wieuca.org.

Vinings UMC

Vinings United Methodist Church, 3101 Paces Mill Road in Vinings, will host Kingdom Rock: Where Kids Stand Strong for God July 15 through 19 for children age 2 through rising fifth-graders. Rising sixth-graders and older can volunteer at Kingdom Rock if interested.

Information: (404) 436-4843 or www.viningsumc.org.
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