Vacation Bible Schools – July 10

Published Jul 10, 2013 at 7:31 am (Updated Jul 8, 2013 at 9:19 am)

St. David

St. David Church, Peters Township, will hold its vacation Bible school 9:30 a.m.-noon, Aug. 6-9. The theme is Athens: Paul’s Dangerous Journey to Share the Truth. To register, call 724-941-4060.

Hamilton Presbyterian

Hamilton Presbyterian Church will bring the beach to Bethel Park this year with its “Hamilton Bible Beach” vacation Bible school program, 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 5-9 for children ages 4 through those entering fifth grade.

Children will hear about five times when water was an important part of the Bible teachings. Also, on each of the five days, the Bible study will correlate with a food snack, a craft project music and games.

Hamilton Bible Beach will have all that the beach offers, including fun, water, sand and food but, most importantly, an understanding of the teachings of the Bible as it is applied to the daily life of the child.

The fee is $10/child or $25/family with three or more children and includes a T-shirt for each child. To register, call the church office at 412-844-2722.

Gladden U.P.

Gladden United Presbyterian Church will hold vacation Bible school from 6-8:30 p.m. July 22-25 for children in K-fifth grade. Preregister by calling 412-215-9040 or 412-427-3070.

Christ U.M.

Christ U.M. Church, Bethel Park, will hold God’s Big Backyard vacation Bible school 9:30 a.m.-noon July 8-12. The backyard bash will include music, skits, games and snacks. To register, call 412-835-6621 ext. 114.

Emmanuel Lutheran

Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Castle Shannon, will hold Carnival Fun vacation Bible school from 6-8:30 p.m. July 15-19. Kids preschool to age 13 will learn about God’s love through games, music, stories, crafts and snacks. There is no charge to attend.

To register, call the church at 412-531-1080 and leave a message or email

Canonsburg U.P.

Canonsburg U. P. Church will hold vacation Bible school for grades four-seven at 9 a.m. July 8-12. Registration forms are available at or at the church.

Bethany Presbyterian

Bethany Presbyterian Church, Bridgeville, will hold vacation Bible school 9 a.m.-noon July 8-12. SonWest Roundup is for 4 years old through eighth graders. Fee is $3 per child or $5 per family. To register, call 412-221-5132.

Christ the Redeemer

Christ the Redeemer Parish, Canonsburg, will hold A Veggie Tale Vacation Bible School: The Pirates Who Don’t Do Anything, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. July 8-12, at the church for children ages 5-12.

For more information, call 724-745-0685 or visit

Church of Nazarene

South Hills Church of Nazarene, Bethel Park, will hold SonWest Roundup vacation Bible school from 9 a.m.-noon July 15-19 for children entering kindergarten in September, or those who were in kindergarten through sixth grade during the 2012-13 school year.

To register, call 412-831-6333 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. or visit

Bethel Presbyterian

Bethel Presbyterian Church will host vacation Bible school for children in pre-K through fifth grade from 6-8:30 p.m. July 8-12.

Registration is $10.

To register, call 412-835-0405.

Peters Creek Baptist

Wild West Rodeo Camp will be held at 6:30 p.m. July 22-26 at Peters Creek Baptist Church in South Park. Ages 3-kindergarten will learn Bible teachings, music, crafts, rodeo event training, as well as enjoy refreshments. Caregivers must accompany 3 and 4 year olds.

• “Keeping in Step With the Spirit” is for first-fifth graders at 5 p.m. Sundays in July. Gotta Move teaches what it means to be a Christian. Fee is $5. To register, call 412-833-6111.

Peters Creek Presbyterian

Peters Creek Presbyterian Church, Venetia, will hold its vacation Bible school 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 8-12. Learn how God saved his people from slavery in Egypt during this week of Wild West fun.

SonWest Roundup is for children who have just completed kindergarten-fifth grade. There will also be a select number of preschoolers admitted.

Preschoolers must be at least 3 years old, potty-trained and have attended at least some of preschool prior to VBS.

To register, visit

St. Thomas More

St. Thomas More Church, Bethel Park, will hold vacation Bible school July 8-11.

Pickup family bags (T-shirt, name tags and instructions) for Kingdom Rock on July 7.

For more information, call Kerry Mindach at 412-835-6996.

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