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Vacation Bible School activities abound in Henry County
by Nneka M. Okona
June 13, 2012 12:47 PM | 4815 views | 1 1 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend | print
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Staff / Joe Livingston <br> White smiles at the toy camera inside the book bag that will be given to kids attending this summers Vacation Bible School.
Along with the summer activities such as swimming and playing at local parks, another activity for children is bubbling to the core —Vacation Bible School.

Vacation Bible School, in its traditional sense, is often a time for children to learn Bible-based lessons in a church environment during the summer. The structure of a vacation bible school program may range from completing assignments in workbooks, hands-on activities and fieldtrips.

In Henry County, four churches have Vacation Bible School programs upcoming, all with different themes and age groups welcome.

Bethel United Methodist Church

From July 16 to 19, Bethel United Methodist Church will host Vacation Bible School. This year’s theme is ‘Operation Overboard: Dare to Go Deep With God.’ The lessons are intended to forge a connection from Bible stories from thousands of years ago and everyday living today. Ages of children from pre-kindergarten There is no charge to attend. Dinner will be served nightly. To register, residents can contact the church office. Bethel United Methodist Church is at 245 Fairview Road in Stockbridge.

Information: (770) 474-2570 or

McDonough Presbyterian Church

McDonough Presbyterian Church will hold their annual Vacation Bible School from June 25 to 29 from 9 a.m. to noon. The theme for this year’s Vacation Bible School is ‘Operation Overboard: Dare to Go Deep with God.’ Children from 4 years old to fifth grade are invited to participate. All children should be registered by June 17. Registration forms are available in the church office or online. The church is at 427 McGarity Road in McDonough.

Information: (770) 957-9890 or

Community Bible Church

From July 11 to 15, Community Bible Church will host Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to noon. Each day, children will hear different stories, geared towards helping them to look at themselves in new and different ways. Prospective attendees should register at the church. Community Bible Church is at 2001 Jodeco Road in Stockbridge.

Information: (770) 914-0808 or

Bible Baptist Ministries

From July 16 to 20, Bible Baptist Ministires will host their Vacation Bible School. This year’s them is ‘The Great Mystery.’ Children of all ages are invited. Residents should register online. Bible Baptist Ministries is at 2780 Mount Carmel Road in Hampton.

Information: (770) 946-4700 or

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