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St. John Lutheran preps for VBS

The Mansfield community is invited to join the Kingdom Rock Vacation Bible School, where kids are empowered to stand strong for God. They'll discover that God’s victorious love isn’t just a fairy tale, it changes us forever. Join this royalty-rockin’ realm for fun crafts, jamming music and awesome Bible lessons.

VBS runs from 9 a.m.-noon July 15-19. VBS is for children ages 3 1/2 years to those who have completed fourth grade. Early registration price is $20 per person, with a family maximum of $35 for two or more children. Registration is open online at or pick up printed forms in the church office.

For more information contact St. John Lutheran Church is located at 1218 E. Debbie Lane in Mansfield.

VBS plans an Escape to Athens with Paul

Imagine leaving a life of privilege and power to face angry mobs, painful imprisonment and chain-breaking earthquakes—all to spread the life-changing truth of God’s love. Learn the jaw-dropping story of the Apostle Paul straight from Paul.

Paul will inspire kids to share the truth of God’s immeasurable love at Athens VBS. Crafts, team-building games, cool Bible songs and tasty treats are just a few activities that will help faith flow into real life as the children experience Escape to Athens with Paul. This exciting VBS for children from 3 years old through completed fifth grade is from 6-8:30 p.m. July 8-11.

This is a free event. Go to http://www.mbcchurch.comto register your children. Mansfield Bible Church is located at 2351 Country Club Drive. For more information about VBS or for general information about MBC, visit the above website or call (817) 473-8980.

Vacation Bible Camp set for June 17-20

First Methodist Mansfield’s Vacation Bible Camp -- Facing Fear, Trusting God -- is coming June 17-20. Both morning and evening sessions will be offered for age 4 through fourth grade and special needs, 9 a.m. to noon or 6-8 p.m.

Registration for children for this free camp begins May 1. Sign up online or call (817) 477-2287, extension 112. First Methodist Mansfield is located at 777 N. Walnut Creek Drive (across from Super Walmart), (817) 477-2287,

Trinity welcomes Broadway Chapel Chorale

Leading the musical portions of Trinity Presbyterian Church’s worship at 10:45 a.m. on Sunday will be members of the Broadway Chapel Chorale from Broadway Baptist Church in Fort Worth. This ensemble is a part of the Chapel Choir made up of high school students.

Throughout the year the choir rehearses regularly, sings for worship and is involved in various mission activities. One of the highlights of their year is their annual mission trip.

Trinity Presbyterian Church is located at 1200 Clover Hill Drive at Walnut Creek Drive.

MBC women plan a summer book study

Women, if you are interested in a group study that will strengthen your family and help you make friends, join the women of Mansfield Bible Church for a study of the book “Lead Your Family Like Jesus” by Ken Blanchard, Phil Hodges and Tricia Goyer.

Register online at Mansfield Bible Church is located at 2351 Country Club Drive in Mansfield. Sunday worship services are at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. For more information about the Women’s Ministry or for general information about MBC, visit the website above or call (817) 473-8980.

Walnut Ridge slates summer day camps

Walnut Ridge Baptist Church is hosting a series of day camps to keep children active throughout the summer. Get more details or register online at

Vacation Bible School is set for 9 a.m.-noon June 24-27 for kindergartners through fifth-graders. Admission is free; $10 for a t-shirt.

Activity camp runs from noon-4:30 p.m. June 24-27 and costs $80 per child. Kindergartners through fifth-graders can follow up Vacation Bible School with an afternoon of indoor and outdoor fun. Activities include group games, sports, hiking and special guests. Lunch is included; space is limited.

Kindergartners through fourth-graders can register for dance camp, which will be held from 8:30-11:30 a.m. July 8-11. Cost is $45 per child, $55 after June 24. Instructor Katie Reece will teach the basics of dance styles and techniques.

Worship camp will be held from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Aug. 5-8. Cost will be $45 per child, $55 after July 22. Kindergartners through fourth-graders will learn to worship through song, dance and musical instruments in this interactive camp.

Fit camp is set for 8:30-11:30 a.m. Aug. 12-15. Cost is $45 per child, $55 after July 29. Kindergartners through fourth-graders will play a variety of games and fitness activities and learn to make good food choices.

Walnut Ridge Baptist Church is located at 1201 Texas 360. For more information, go to or call (817) 473-1461.

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