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VBS Summer 2017

Where: Maranatha Bible Church, 2320 Statesville Blvd.

When: Wednesdays July 17 and 26, 6:30-7:45 p.m.

Theme: Summer Good News Club

Other: Led by Child Evangelism Fellowship Youth Team for rising K-6th grade. Games, Bible stories, singing, snacks. Bus will pick up at 6:15 p.m. Call 704-637-1995 for details.

Where: Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 4914 Old Beatty Ford Road, China Grove
When: July 16-20, 6:30-8 p.m.
Theme: Everest: Conquering Challenges with God’s Mighty Power
Other: Kick-off July 16 with ice cream social (parents included)

Where: Lakeview Baptist Church, 2532 Lane St., Kannapolis

When: July 16-21, 6-8:30 p.m.

Theme: Star Gazers

Other: Meal served on Thursday for Family Night; pastor is the Rev. Jeff Cole.


Where: St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 1020 NC Hwy 801, Mt. Ulla

When: July 16-20, 6-8 p.m.

Theme: Conquer the Day

Other: Light dinner provided; ages 4 – rising fifth graders. Advance registration requested, call 704-278-2710 or see stlukesmtulla.org


Where: Neel Road Baptist Church, 135 Neel Road

When: July 16-20, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Theme: Galactic Starveyors

Other: Pre-school through adult.


Where: He’s Alive Church, 1310 N. Cannon Blvd., Kannapolis

When: July 16-20. 5:45-8:45 p.m.

Theme: Maker Fun Factory

Other: Age 3-6th grade. Deadline to register July 10. 980-781-4920


Where: Stallings Memorial Baptist Church, 817 South Main St.

When: July 16-21, 6-8:30 p.m.

Theme: Galactic Starveyor

Other: Ages pre-k to adult; Family Night is Friday with a meal and program.


Where: Henderson Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 880 Henderson Grove Church Road

When: July 17- 21, 5:30-8 p.m.

Theme: Glow for Jesus! Let Your Light Shine

Other: For all ages; games crafts and refreshments; closing program Sunday, July 23 at 11 a.m.; for more information call Patricia House at 704-633-7573.


Where: Providence United Methodist Church, 6450 Bringle Ferry Road

When: July 19 – 21,  6-8:30 p.m.

Theme: Liberty Village: An American Faith and Freedom Tour

Other: Heritage Day celebration meal from 6-6:25 p.m.; Bible lessons, crafts, snacks, music for children 6:30-8:30 p.m.


Where: Mt. Tabor UMC, just north of Ellis Park on Old Mocksville Road

When: July 22, 8:43 a.m.-3 p.m.

Theme: Camp Out/Jesus is the Light

Other: Register at 704-633-7484. Info: www.mounttaborumc.org, mtumc on Facebook


Where: First United Church of Christ, 207 W. Horah St.

When: July 22, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Other: Combined VBS for First UCC, 704-633-2723 and At the Cross Ministries, 704-433-6662. Forms available at both churches. Details at 1stucc.org


Where:  Jackson Park UMC, 715 Mable Ave., Kannapolis

When:  July 23-26, 6-8:30 p.m.

Theme: Fruits of the Spirit

Other:  Free meal at 6 p.m.; songs, crafts, games, stories. For rising pre-k through fifth grade.


Where: Mt. Zion United Church of Christ, 1415 S. Main St., China Grove

When: July 23-27, 6-8 p.m.

Theme: The Good News of Moana

Other: Dinner at 6-6:30 p.m. Love offering collected for local mission. Info www.mtzionchinagrove.com or 704-857-1169.


Where: Memorial UMC, 1100 West C. St., Kannapolis

When: July 24-27, 6-8 p.m.

Theme: Hero Central

Other: Info: Michelle Lipe, 704-932-6711.


Where: Mt. Vernon Presbyterian, 435 Carson Road, Woodleafm

When: July 24-28, 6-8:30 p.m.

Theme: Glow For Jesus/ Let Your Light Shine

Other: Combined VBS with Allen Temple Presbyterian; Bible. Preschool through adult, music, arts and crafts, games, refreshments.


Where: Mt. Moriah Lutheran, 750 Mt. Moriah Church Road, China Grove.

When: July 30- Aug. 4, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Theme: Maker Fun Factory: Created by God, Built for a purpose.

Other: Combined with St. Enoch Lutheran Church. For nursery – adult. Mystery trips for middle and high schoolers each night. Light meal at 6 p.m. Pre-register at 704-857-5034

We run VBS information each Saturday as space permits. Email your info to faith@salisburypost.com using the following format.




Other: (age restrictions, picnic info, closing program details, etc.) Send info by noon Thursday.

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