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More churches plan vacation Bible schools

Sat., June 25, 2011, midnight

More Valley churches are announcing plans to host vacation Bible school sessions for children. The weeklong sessions usually include Bible stories, games, crafts and music to keep kids entertained.

• Valleypoint Church will host its VBS session, called “Big Apple Adventure: Where Faith and Life Connect,” from July 11 to 15. Classes for children age 4 through the sixth grade will be held each day from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The camp is free, but parents are asked to attend a registration event at the church, located at 714 S. Pines Road, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 9. For more information, call the church office at (509) 928-7880 or visit

• Spokane Valley United Methodist Church, 115 N. Raymond Road, will also offer a VBS from July 11-15. Preschoolers through fifth-graders will attend space explorer- themed classes every day from 9 a.m. to noon.

Parents are asked to register before June 30 by calling the church at (509) 924-7262 or by visiting www.spokanevalley

• The third church having a VBS session the week of July 11-15 is Zion Lutheran Church, 8304 E. Buckeye Ave. The theme is “Splish Splash” and all kids age 4 through the fifth grade are invited to come and have some wet fun. Classes will be held daily from 9 to 11:45 a.m.

The camp will be run by staff members from Camp Lutherhaven. The cost is $15 per child and includes a T-shirt. Call the church at (509) 926-5407 to register or visit www.zionlutheran

Summer schedule

The Episcopal Church of the Resurrection has switched to its summer worship schedule. The church will now have one service at 9 a.m. each Sunday until fall. The church is at 15319 E. Eighth Ave.

Fundraising lunch

The Spokane Valley United Methodist Church will have a special combined worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday. The service will be followed by a chili feed that will benefit Spokane Valley Meals on Wheels. The meal is by donation. The church is at 115 N. Raymond Road.

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