Lake Erie Baptist Church holding Children's Bible Club
BROCTON - The Lake Erie Baptist Church is holding a Children's Bible Club every Wednesday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the church building, located at 9500 Lake Ave., Brocton. Children ages 6 to 12 are invited. Throughout the summer, the club will hold picnics, go out on paddle boats, play music and will have Bible instruction. For more information, call 792-6575.
St. John's to hold meatloaf dinner
St. John's United Church of Christ, 733 Central Ave., Dunkirk, will have a meatloaf dinner on Saturday, July 16, from 4 to 6 p.m. Price is $7.50 pre-sale or $8 at the door. Tickets are available at the church office from any church member or at the door. Call 366-0710 for more information.
Rev It Up VBS at First Baptist Church
This year's theme for the Vacation Bible School at First Baptist Church is "Rev It Up!" VBS will be held in the evenings of July 11 through 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. There will be special classes for the entire family. The children's program is designed for those 4 through 12 years of age. There will be two adult electives. "The Race of Life" will be taught by George Pilgrim. "Parenting, a Matter of the Heart" will be led by Dr. and Mrs. Gage. Pastor Reuben Gonzales will teach a Bible class in Spanish.
While "Rev It Up!" has a race car theme, it shows kids how to go "full throttle for God." Children will learn how Jesus called his disciples and showed his power. They will learn how to run up the caution flag and end in the winner's circle. The whole family can learn how to go full speed ahead.
There will not only be Bible lessons, but race car stories, games, crafts and a while lot of fun. There will be a contest for the kids with the grand prize of a MP3 player. There will be plenty of other prizes, too. Parents are asked to come early to register their children between 5 and 5:45 p.m. on Monday, and participants should be ready to start their engines at 6 p.m.
Jammers to have Faith and Family Night
JAMESTOWN - The Jamestown Jammers "Faith and Family Night" sponsored by Heritage Ministries is being held on Saturday, Aug. 13, at 6 p.m. There will be Christian music with the Levant Wesleyan Church praise team led by Darla Davidson at 6 p.m., followed by Jamestown Jammers vs. Lowell Spinners at 7:05 p.m. Guest Randy Snavely, from the Family Life Network will be there as well. Those interested in attending should get their free tickets at their local church or call 487-6800.
Churches to help tornado victims
The spirit of God has moved three area churches, Friendship Baptist Church, Open Door Church of God in Christ and Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church, to collect gently-used household items. These items will be taken to tornado-ravished Alabama to assist in the recovery of whole communities who have lost everything. They invite other churches and the Northern Chautauqua community to help in this mission. They hope to fill a large truck with non-perishable food, small appliances and furniture, gently-used clothing and household goods. Items can be dropped off at 10 Lakeshore Drive West (old Images Gym building) on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 2 and 5 p.m. Individuals with questions can contact the Rev. Early Waller at 366-7272 or 679-6254.
George Miller Concert set for Sunday
STOCKTON - Soloist George Miller from Buffalo will perform at the Stockton Community Church, 4554 W. Railroad Ave., Stockton on Sunday at 11 a.m. Miller has ministered in many churches and for Christian conferences here in the U.S. including Odosagih Bible Conference. He has also ministered overseas including the Ukraine, Albania, Kosovo and Greece. Miller is a representative for AMG (Advancing the Ministries of the Gospel) Sponsor a Child program for three countries. A love offering will be received. The public is invited to attend.