Goshen News, Goshen, IN

June 7, 2014

RELIGION BRIEFS: June 7, 2014


Goshen News

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Bluegrass gospel concert June 14

A bluegrass gospel concert is set to take place June 14 at Little Pine Church of the Brethren, 57061 C.R. 19, located just south of U.S. 20 across from Elcona Country Club. Everyone is welcome to attend the free concert at 6 p.m.

An offering will be accepted. For details, call the Rev. George Bates at 214-6361.

GOSHEN

First Baptist to host ‘Spy Academy’ VBS

First Baptist Church, 1011 S. Indiana Ave., Goshen, will host an International Spy Academy for children from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday.

The mission, for those who choose to accept it, is to become a special agent for God.

For more information, call 574-533-3139.

SHIPSHEWANA

Weird Animals VBS June 11-Aug. 13

Members of Shipshewana United Methodist Church will host a children’s summer event, Weird Animals Vacation Bible School, June 11 through Aug. 13. Children will attend Wednesdays from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m.

Those who attend will learn about God’s creation, participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing songs, play teamwork-building games, make and eat yummy treats, experience cool Bible adventures, collect Bible Memory Buddies and test Sciency-Fun gizmos to play with and take home. Those who attend will also learn to look for evidence of God all around them through God Sightings. Each day will conclude with the Tail End — a celebration that involves everyone living what they’ve learned.

Weird Animals VBS is for children 4 to 12 years of age. The church is located at 400 E. Middlebury St. in Shipshewana. For more information, call 260-768-4908.

BENTON

Solar Express VBS June 16-20

Children 5 to 12 years old are invited to attend vacation Bible school at People’s Bible Church, 68074 U.S. 33, Goshen. Solar Express! Empowered by the Son, is set for June 16-20 from 9 to 11 a.m. Child Evangelism Ministries, 14665 Ind. 120, Bristol, will present the program. Visit childevan.org or call the church at 642-3884 for details.

GOSHEN

VBS at Sugar Grove June 23-27

Children 4 years old through the fifth grade are welcome at Weird Animals vacation Bible school at Sugar Grove Church June 23-27 from 9 a.m. to noon. There is no cost to attend. Children who register before June 20 will receive a free VBS T-shirt. Families are invited to join in June 29 at 10:30 a.m. for a closing VBS program and celebration. A free lunch and carnival games will follow.

Register at www.sugargrovechurch.com or call 875-5622 for details. The church is located at 58512 Old C.R. 17 in Goshen.

MILLERSBURG

Final service at St. Peters June 29

Members of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Millersburg, will have their final worship service June 29 at 3 p.m. Members, former members, past pastors and friends are encouraged to attend. The church is located at 125 E. Main St. in Millersburg. Call 642-4177 for details.

GRANGER

‘Let It Go’ mom parody video goes viral

As a special feature during Mother’s Day weekend services at Granger Community Church, a parody of “Let It Go,” a popular song from Disney’s recent movie, “Frozen,” was performed, themed for mothers.

The video of this performance was viewed online more than 2 1/2 million times in just a little more than a week.

The video can be viewed at vimeo.com/94793297.

In addition, the video has been on Facebook, Twitter, Google +1 and Pinterest.