Faith briefs

Vacation Bible Schools

Wesley United Methodist Church will host an “Animal Crackers” Fine Arts Camp, 9 a.m. to noon, June 10 to 14, for ages 5 to 12. There will be a special performance and gallery show on Sunday, June 16. Space is limited, registration is required. There is no cost to participate, register early at the church office.

The Family Church (FBC Marco) will host the “Colossal Coaster World: Facing Fear, Trusting God” VBS, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 24 to 29 for rising first through fifth grade.

Register online at before June 20.

Marco’s Y will host a morning and an afternoon 5-Day Club Community VBS: 10 to 11:30 a.m., July 15 to 19 and 4 to 5:30 p.m., July 22 to 26 for kindergarten through the fifth grade. The VBS is organized and run by the Child Evangelism Fellowship summer missionaries. Registration forms and permission slips are available at the Y.

GriefShare a weekly, Christian seminar/support group offers a combination of practical strategies and helpful Biblical insights for individuals grieving the death of a loved one; a safe place to find comfort, hope and healing. Information visit

· Wesley United Methodist Church 6 p.m., Tuesdays. Each session, which lasts approximately two hours, consists of a DVD lesson, workbook exercises and a group discussion. Light refreshments are served. A onetime registration fee of $20 to join includes a workbook and unlimited visits. Scholarships are available. The group meets year round. Information visit or call Ellen Morgenstern at 642-7165.

Marco Presbyterian Church 10 a.m., Wednesdays with the Rev. Jan Werson. A new session begins April 10. Information call the church.

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

The church will host a Summer Music Camp 9:30 a.m. to noon, June 17 through 21 for students second to sixth grade. Seventh and eighth grade students are invited to participate as music assistants. Younger students taking private lessons will be accepted by phone interview. Faculty includes specialists in voice, keyboards, wind and string instruments. There will be special sessions with Orff Rhythm and Melody instruments as well as choir, fun, games and snacks. Parents are encouraged participate. The cost is $65 per student for the week Space is limited to the first fifty registrants. Contact 394-7242 Ext. 94 to register.

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