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Another Ada VBS

Children 4-12 years old are invited to free summer fun at a vacation bible school with the theme “The International Spy Academy: Agents for the One True God.”

Sessions will be from 6-8 p.m., July 7-11, at First Baptist Church of Ada, 350 W. North Avenue, Ada. For more information, contact the church office at 419-634-8041 or [email protected].

St. Mark's Lutheran VBS - an adventure in amazing grace


Pre-school through grade 6 students attending St. Mark Lutheran’s Vacation Bible School  took a trip to Galilee this week. The VBS concludes on June 6.

The title of the VBS is “Gangway to Galilee: Amazing Grace Adventures." During the week students took part in arts and crafts, storytelling, recreation, music and had some great snacks.

Student projects included a canned goods collection for the Ada Food Pantry and loose change collection to benefit the ELCA Disaster Relief Fund.

Gospel Sing June 28 in Ada Park

The 3rd Annual Gospel Sing will be held at the Ada Village Park from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 28.

Scheduled to appear are Jacob Reel, Calvary's Love, Chris Baldwin, Marlene Vance, Donna Sue Halbisen, Rita Motter, The Sisters (Sandi and Kaylene), Jim Bloomfield, Jericho Road, Randy Long, 441 Quartet, Master's Promise, Jim Greer and the Mac-A-Chee Valley Folks and Tony and Trina Crowe.

This is a free concert. A freewill offering will be taken.

County Line Church of Brethren BBQ June 12

County Line Church of the Brethren is holding its 9th annual Chicken Barbeque dinner from 4-6 p.m. on June 12, 2014.

The meal will be provided by Harlan's catering of Pandora. Tickets are $8.00 each and includes: 1/2 barbeque chicken, green beans, au gratin potatoes, dinner roll, and homemade pie. You may dine in or carry out. County Line Church of the Brethren is located at 4227 N. Hardin Road, Harrod, Ohio.

Gangway to Galilee - St. Mark's Lutheran VBS registration underway

This year’s Vacation Bible School theme at St. Mark Lutheran Church is "Gangway to Galilee: Amazing Grace Adventures." VBS takes place from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday, June 2-6, and registration is now underway.


Preschoolers thru 6th grade are welcome. 

This year’s director is Regina Koons and other leaders include:
•  Minda Shun (arts and crafts and fabulous, transforming site decorations),  
• Sharon Fleming (storytelling),  
• Ron Shun (recreation and snacks), 
• Al Morris (music), and 
• Cyndy Koons (kitchen). 

Note to churches: Send the Icon your VBS information

The Icon invites congregations in the Icon viewership to contact the Icon with your summer Vacation Bible School information. The Icon hopes to attend your VBS and take photos, but we need to put it our calendar so we won't miss it.

Send dates, themes, times and registration forms to: [email protected]