2017 Family VBS

Please complete a form for each family.

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August Family VBS

  • Tuesday August 8th
  • 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
  • Optional FREE light supper from 6:00 – 6:30 p.m.
  • Ages: Kids & Grown-Ups!
  • Children’s program: LOVED BY JESUS

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Pictures from our 2017 Festival

It was a fantastic evening!

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It was a fantastic evening!

Family Fun!

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Thanks volunteers!

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Evening VBS this summer!


Evening Vacation Bible School!

  • Two different nights, different programs, come to both!
  • July VBS: Thursday, July 20th
  • August VBS: Tuesday, August 8th
  • 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
  • For ages 3-10 and their parents (child care provided for under age 3)
  • Please register in advance
  • Parents will have an interesting topic, kids will a fun VBS evening
  • a simple meal will be provided
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2017 Annual Festival

2017 festival back

Remember the fun we had? Join us again this year!

2016 Summer Festival

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Father’s Day Prayer

runningFix these words of mine in your hearts and minds…Teach them to your children, talking about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. ~ Deuteronomy 11:18a,19

Heavenly Father, you made us and have loved us and protected us each day of our lives. You are truly our loving Father. Thank you for our earthly fathers. Lead us to respect and honor them, even when it is difficult. If we are now fathers, help us take seriously the great responsibility to be faithful teachers and guides for our children. They are a great treasure given to us by you. Give us the courage to teach your words to our children. We thank you for your rich blessings of family. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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At the home of Martha and Mary

Jesus at Martha and Mary's home Luke 10:38-42As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him. She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he said. But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made. She came to him and asked, “Lord, don’t you care that my sister has left me to do the work by myself? Tell her to help me!”

“Martha, Martha,” the Lord answered, “you are worried and upset about many things, but only one thing is needed. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her.”  ~ Luke 10: 38-42

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Pentecost ~ the promised Holy Spirit

stgldove2The night Jesus was betrayed, he told his apostles:

But I tell you the truth: It is for your good that I am going away. Unless I go away, the Counselor will not come to you; but if I go, I will send him to you. When he comes, he will convict the world of guilt in regard to sin and righteousness and judgment: in regard to sin, because men do not believe in me; in regard to righteousness, because I am going to the Father, where you can see me no longer; and in regard to judgment, because the prince of this world now stands condemned. ~ John 16:7-11

stgldove2Between Easter and Jesus’ Ascension:

He (Jesus) appeared to them (the apostles) over a period of forty days and spoke about the kingdom of God. On one occasion, while he was eating with them, he gave them this command: “Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift my Father promised, which you have heard me speak about. For John baptized with water, but in a few days you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit.” ~ Acts 1:3b-5

stgldove2Pentecost is the Greek name for the Jewish feast day called the Feast of Harvest or the Feast of Weeks.

pentecostWhen the day of Pentecost came, they (the apostles) were all together in one place. Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them. All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues[or languages] as the Spirit enabled them. ~ Acts 2:1-4

(Peter said to the crowd) “God has raised this Jesus to life, and we are all witnesses of the fact. Exalted to the right hand of God, he has received from the Father the promised Holy Spirit and has poured out what you now see and hear.” ~ Acts 2:32-33

stgldove2The Holy Spirit and believers:

And you also were included in Christ when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation. Having believed, you were marked in him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit, who is a deposit guaranteeing our inheritance until the redemption of those who are God’s possession—to the praise of his glory. ~ Ephesians 1:13-14

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