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Faith

Joliet area churches to offer VBS programs this summer

St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church in Joliet will host its 2019 vacation Bible school program from Aug. 5 through Aug. 9. Its theme will be "Miraculous Mission: Jesus Saves the World." The above photo is from the church's 2017 program. The program is free.
St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church in Joliet will host its 2019 vacation Bible school program from Aug. 5 through Aug. 9. Its theme will be "Miraculous Mission: Jesus Saves the World." The above photo is from the church's 2017 program. The program is free.

The following local churches will offer Vacation Bible School programs this June, July and August.

• "Athens-The Journey of Paul" VBS – 6 to 8 p.m., June 9 through June 13, St. John Lutheran Church, 2650 Plainfield Road, Joliet. Ages through sixth grade. Register by June 7. $10 per child and $25 per family of three or more. Register at stjohnjoliet.org. For information, call 815-439-2320.

• Mars and Beyond Vacation Bible School – 9 to 11:30 a.m., June 10 through 14, Grace United Methodist Church, 1718 Avalon Ave., Joliet. Age 3 through fifth grade. $10 per child or $25 for family. Free music CD if registered by May 31, 2019. Call 815-725-7632 or visit gracechurchjoliet.

• Vacation Bible School – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., June 10 through June 14, Shiloh Baptist Church, 18101 W. Oak Ave., Lockport. Food served at 5:45 p.m. Ages 4 and up. Free and open to the public. Register at shilohmbclockport.org or call 815-774-1016.

• To Mars and Beyond VBS – 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., June 17 through June 21, Messiah Lutheran Church, 40 Houbolt Road, Joliet. $20 per student or $60 max per family. Register by May 26 at mlcjoliet.org/vbs. For information, email messiahjolietvbs@gmail.com.

• Vacation Bible School – 9 a.m. to noon, June 17 through June 21, Hope Lutheran Church, 305 E. Black Road, Shorewood. Theme: The Incredible Race: "One Family, One Race, One Savior." Register by June 16. Call 815-741-2428.

• In The Wild VBS – 6 to 8:30 p.m., June 24 through June 28, Friendship Baptist Church, 15801 S. Route 59, Plainfield. Free. Register by June 26. Call 815-436-2380 or visit FBCPlainfield.com.

• Roar VBS – 9 a.m. to noon, June 24 through June 28, First Presbyterian Church, 805 Western Ave., Joliet. Ages 3 through grade five. Register online at firstpresjoliet.org. For information, call 815-727-9259 .

• Eyes to the Skies VBS – 9 a.m. to noon, July 15 through July 19, Judson Church, 2800 Black Road, Joliet. Preschool through sixth grade. Free. Register at judsonchurchjoliet.com.

• Giddyup Junction Vacation Bible School – 10 a.m. to noon, July 15 through July 19, Phelan Acres Bible Church, 26009 Willow Lane, Wilmington. Ages 3 through eighth grade. Call Coleen Chappell at 815-210-8698.

• “Miraculous Mission: Jesus Saves the World,” Vacation Bible School – 5:45 to 8 p.m., Aug. 5 through Aug. 9, St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, 310 N. Broadway St., Joliet. Ages 3 through fifth grade. Free. Register at stpeterjoliet.org or call 815-722-3567, ext. 301.

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