Special music this summer planned

St. Paul Lutheran Church, 121 S. College St., Newcomerstown, has announced the following people will present special music this summer and fall. Everyone is welcome to join them at the 10:30 a.m. worship service, to hear these musicians sing and play their praise to The Lord.

The performances include:

July 19 VBS program

July 26 David Singhaus, guitarist/vocalist

Aug. 2 Cathy Wheeler, vocalist

Aug. 9 Joe Pena, vocalist

Aug. 16 Kim Wenger and Olivia Valdez, vocal duet

Aug. 23 Erleen Long, vocalist

Aug. 30 Linda Rice, organist

Sept. 6 The Pearsons, vocalists

Sept. 13 James & Sandy Cooper, vocal duet

Sept. 20 Bob McClure, Cindy McClure, and Deena Gray, vocal trio

Sept. 27 Joy Hacker and Deb Heifner, piano/flute duet

Oct. 4 Deb Heifner and Joy Hacker, flute/piano duet

FaithTalks topic set for July 15

FRESNO -- The July 15 FaithTalks topic for adults and teens: Darius the Mede does what no one else can do at 6:30 p.m.

IGNITE for youth 0-18 continues the Narnia story of the Silver Chair as barefoot Puddleglum stomps out the enchantress's magical fire and breaks her spell. Discover 9 square in the air, a really fun group game.

The talk will take place at the Chili Crossroads Bible Church, 29445 County Road 10, Fresno.

For information, call 740-545-9707 or visit www.chilibiblechurch.org.

VBS set at Chili church

FRESNO -- Vacation Bible School at Chili Crossroads Bible Church features The Kingdom Chronicles, a rousing adventure of knights, dragons and castles for kids age 3 through sixth grade. Includes snacks, fun games and prizes. July 14-17 from 6 to 8 p.m. each night. Free and open to the public.

Register at www.chilibiblechurch.org.

Adults are invited to stay during VBS to enjoy a new live series called The Return of the King as we explore intriguing Bible prophecy and the conclusion of world history. Chili Crossroads Bible Church is located at 29445 County Road 10, Fresno.

For information, call 740-545-9707 or visit www.chilibiblechurch.org.

St. Paul Lutheran to have VBS

St. Paul Lutheran Church in Newcomerstown (121 S. College Street) will be having Vacation Bible School July 13-17 from 9 a.m. to noon. The theme this year is SonSpark Labs, directed by Sascha Durben and Tracy Brown.

Get ready for a blast at SonSpark Labs. There will be snacks, games, music, crafts and more! There will be classes for preschool through sixth grade.

Register by calling the church at 740-498-6682, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon or during Vacation Bible School hours.

Church to have ice cream social July 25

COSHOCTON -- The Roscoe United Methodist's ice cream social will be July 25. Rain or shine, you'll be comfortable in our air-conditioned fellowship hall. Serving will begin at 5 p.m. and last until the food runs out.

The menu consists of: shredded chicken, sloppy joes and/or grilled hotdog sandwiches, baked beans, potato salad, noodles, homemade desserts, ice cream and a soft drink. A suggested donation $5 per person is requested. All monies will be given to Relay for Life.

Roscoe UMC is located at 475 High St., (Historic Roscoe Village) Coshocton.

For information, call 740-622-7780 during regular business hours.

Chili church to have VBS

FRESNO -- Hear ye, hear ye! Calling all knights and maidens to a rousing adventure of knights, dragons and castles. Ages 3 thru 12 welcome. Medieval snacks, games with Gavin the Knight, and exciting drama in the Great Hall. Free and open to the public. Vacation Bible School will be July 14-17 from 6 to 8 p.m. each night. Register at www.funohiokids.com.

Adults are invited to stay during VBS to enjoy a series called Return of the King exploring intriguing Bible prophecy and the conclusion of world history.

Chili Crossroads Bible Church is located at 29445 County Road 10, Fresno.

Church lunch stand set

TUSCARAWAS -- A lunch stand will take place at the St. James Lutheran Church, during the Tusky yard sales, on Thursday, July 16 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The menu includes: Creamed chicken, sloppy joes, hot dogs, coney dogs, potato salad, macaroni salad, beverages, homemade pies, donuts and cupcakes.

Funds raised will go to St. James Lutheran Church.

The church is located at 215 Church St., Tuscarawas.

VBS set at Church of New Hope

Vacation Bible School is planned for July 27 through July 31 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Church of New Hope in Port Washington.

Vacation Bible School is for children ages 4 through sixth grade.

Church of Christ to have VBS

Vacation Bible School will begin soon at the Newcomerstown Church of Christ, located at 475 S. Goodrich St. The event is free and there is something for adults, children and teens. VBS is scheduled for July 27-30 from 6 to 8 p.m. nightly.

Topics this year will include God's Word, defining the inspiration of the Bible, and how it came to man, God's Love, His Son and His plan for salvation.

"This is a great opportunity to meet our congregation, have fun and learn more about God and His Word," said Greg Circle, preacher at Newcomerstown Church of Christ. "It happens in the evening and there are classes for children, teens and adults. We hope the whole family will join us for a study of God's Word."

Last year's event hosted 44 students and Circle hopes that number will grow in the congregation's seventh consecutive annual VBS.

For information, call Circle at 740-498-7983.

Peoples Community Church to have VBS

Peoples Community Church will have "Safari Jungle" Vacation Bible School on Sunday, July 19 through Friday, July 24.

Sunday night will begin at 5:30 p.m. until 8:45 p.m., Monday through Thursday from 6 to 8:45 p.m., and Friday 6 p.m. with the program starting at 7 p.m.

For information, contact Stacey at 330-440-4916 or check out the Facebook page, look under Peoples Community Church.