High Point Baptist hosts VBS

Youth ages 3 through sixth grade who attended the High Point Baptist Church Vacation Bible School last week (June 10-15) gathered for a group picture during the opening ceremony Thursday night.

Youth ages 3 through sixth grade who attended the High Point Baptist Church Vacation Bible School last week (June 10-15) gathered for a group picture during the opening ceremony Thursday night. Photo by April Arnett.

Approximately 35-40 youth ages 3 through sixth grade attended the High Point Baptist Church Vacation Bible School last week, June 10-15. Each evening started off with the opening ceremony, where attendees sang songs, recited pledges and watched a VBS video. Then it was off to a rotation of bible study, crafts, music, missions, recreation and snacks.

The theme of this summer's VBS was "Amazing Wonders Aviation."

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Preparing fruit kabobs for snack time Thursday at the High Point Baptist Vacation Bible School, from left, are Tricia Blankenship, High Point, and Barb Whittle, California.

"The kids fly around to different wonders of the world like Victoria Falls, the Grand Canyon, the Great Barrier Reef," VBS volunteer Barb Whittle, California, said.

VBS Director Robin Gier, High Point, said, "Vacation Bible School has gone really well. Our group has grown every day. We also adopted a church in Jefferson City and we're helping them pay off their van. We've raised $300 so far, so we're excited about that.

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Preschoolers at the High Point Baptist Vacation Bible School attend bible study Thursday night instructed by Pat Duncan, center.

Approximately 15 adults volunteered at this year's VBS, and Pastor Glen Golden did missions with the children.

For more photos check out the June 20 issue of the California Democrat.

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