Vacation Bible School is busy place

Waterville’s week-long Vacation Bible School, held this year at the Federated Church, had 63 registered participants with the theme of “Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus.”
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New pastor at St. Joseph’s

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Waterville has a new priest. Father Brooks Beaulaurier, otherwise known as Father Brooks, took on the pastorate of the church beginning July 21.
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Vacation Bible School at Mansfield

The Mansfield Community Church hosted its annual Vacation Bible School July 30-Aug. 2. This year’s VBS was a combined effort of the local church and the Living Faith Community Church from Philomath, Ore.
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Vacation Bible School coming Aug. 6-10

WATERVILLE — This summer’s Vacation Bible School will be held at the Waterville Federated Church Aug. 6-10. VBS is for kids ages 4-12 and will run from 9 a.m. to noon each day. This year’s theme is “Shipwrecked, Rescued by Jesus.” During the five-day session, kids will discover how Jesus rescues them through life’s storms. “Shipwrecked” VBS will be filled with...
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Church hosts art classes for kids

WENATCHEE — Pacific Crest Church will host its fifth annual “All of Creation” art instruction day camp for children ages 4-18 (and families) from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 9-10 at Pybus Market. The secular event helps children “explore and create” various forms of art through several different art media. Stations include watercolors, abstracts, sculpture and recycled art, poetry, character...
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Rain Forest VBS starts July 30

EAST WENATCHEE — A rain forest-themed week of Vacation Bible School will be held 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Community of Christ Church July 30 through Aug. 3. The programming, for ages 5 to 12, will include games, songs, skits and crafts. A family program will be held Aug. 5 at 11 a.m. The church is at 690 N. Baker Ave., next to Sportsman’s Warehouse. Call or text program director Windy Farley...
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Church hosts family game night at Pybus

WENATCHEE — Pacific Crest Church is hosting its monthly family game night at Pybus Market from 7 to 9 p.m. July 27. The evening’s activities will include board games, card games or any games you would like to bring from home. It is open to all ages and there is no cost to attend. For more information, visit pybuspublicmarket.org.
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WSU Extension holds workshop on preserving fish

NCW — Washington State University Extension will hold a series of workshops on preserving fish in August. The workshops will cover how to safely preserve fish through freezing, dehydrating/smoking and canning. They will be held Aug. 1 at the Omak Child Support building, 630 Benton St., , Omak; Aug. 8 at the Inchelium Head Start building; and Aug. 15 at the Keller Senior Meal site. All sessions...
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Movie day for kids every Thursday through mid-August

EAST WENATCHEE — Children ages 5 to 12, along with their parents and siblings, are invited to enjoy two movies at Trinity United Methodist Church every Thursday through Aug. 16. Treats are provided and the event is free. Trinity UMC is at 850 N. James St. Call the church at 884-4508 between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday for more information.
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Church offers flag disposal service

Mansfield Community Church Pastor LeRoy Harshaw and his wife Nancy have placed a receptacle at the church where people with flags to be discarded could dispose of them properly.
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