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Summer Activities

Vacation Bible School (VBS)

VBS is a fun-filled week of activities and excitement centered on a Bible theme. In early June, we transform the parish house and surrounding grounds into our Vacation Bible School. VBS campers may find themselves on a “tropical island” or in a marketplace in “Athens,” with the location emphasizing the week's Bible theme.

Each morning, from 9:00 – noon, children are engaged in stories, crafts, singing, dancing, games, and other hands-on learning experiences, all focused on the Bible lesson of the day which emphasizes the week's theme.

VBS 2017 -- Maker Fun Factory -- Created by God, Built for a Purpose

This year, VBS will be during the week of June 19-23. 

We welcome all children age 4 –to rising 6th graders to VBS. Middle schoolers, high schoolers and adults join in the fun as leaders and helpers. For information, please e-mail christianed@abingdonchurch.org.

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 Pictures fromVBS 2015 -- Everest, Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power

 

 Shrine Mont Camps

Abingdon youth are encouraged to attend Shrine Mont Summer camps. Shrine Mont is a camp owned by The Diocese of Virginia and located in the Shenandoah Mountains. Many Abingdon youth have learned and grown and made lasting friends at Shrine Mont. http://www.shrinemontcamps.net