Lists of vacation Bible schools open to the public will run on the Religion page. Please include the following information: the complete name of the church; address with city or township; time, date and location of sessions; program theme; ages or grades; and whether it’s free or there is a fee. Information should be submitted two weeks before the school’s opening or its registration deadline. Send the information to the Religion Desk by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org; by fax to 330-747-6712 and marked for religion desk; or by mail to The Vindicator, P.O. Box 780, Youngstown, Ohio, 44501-0780. For verification, include a name and phone number of a contact person, which will not be published.
Who: Chestnut Ridge Church of God.
What: “Kingdom Rock: Where Kids Stand Strong for God” is the theme.
When: 6 to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Where: Church, 7215 Chestnut Ridge Road, Hubbard.
Details: The program is for 5-year-olds to sixth-graders and features Bible-learning activities, music, games, snacks and crafts. Each day will conclude with a Fanfare Finale — a celebration that gets everyone involved in living what they’ve learned. Family members and friends may participate at 8:35 p.m. Register online at www.groupvbspro.com/Vbs/ez/Chestnut-RidgeCOG or by calling the church at 330-534-0084.
Who: Grace Church of the Nazarene.
What: “SonWest Roundup” is the theme.
When: 9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. July 22-26.
Where: Church, 5253 W. Webb Road, Austintown.
Details: The free program is open to children from 4 years old through sixth grade (completed). For registration or information, call the church office at 330-652-7008.
Who: Pricetown United Methodist Church.
What: “Everywhere Fun Fair — Where God’s World Comes Together” is the theme.
When: 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 22-26.
Where: Church, 4640 Pritchard-Ohltown Road, Newton Falls .
Details: The program is for 3-year-olds to 12th-graders and includes Bible stories, music, games, crafts, snacks and country store at the end of the week. For information contact Joan Schuller at 330-540-7523.
Who: Third Baptist Church.
What: “Jesus Family Reunion: The Remix!” is the theme.
When: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 22-Aug. 2.
Where: Church, 1177 Park Hill Drive, Youngstown.
Details: The free program is for 4- to 17-year-olds and includes Bible lessons, crafts, music and snacks. Registration will be accepted in advance or on the first day. Registration forms are available in the church office. For information, call the church at 330-743-0640.