VBS Or……Bust 2012!

Isn’t it fun living in the region?! The region of Northwest Indiana that is! We’re just 35 mintues outside of Chicago and there’s always lots to do in Chicago plus our house taxes are wayyyyyyyyyyy lower! VBS and summer go hand in hand and if you’re looking for a Vacation Bible School this summer for your kids in NWI and South Chicago then look no further. Here is a list of vacation bible schools 2012 northwest indiana.

June 18-22: Bethel CRC in Lansing, Illinois

June 18-June 22: Holy Shepherd Lutheran Church, St. John, IN Contact Carlene Benne 219-365-3803, hslccarlene@sbcglobal.net still only $5 per child for the entire week.

June 18-22 9:30am-noon: Oak Glen United Reformed Church in Lansing, Illinois (across the street from Illiana Christian High School)

June 18-22: Crete Reformed Church, Crete Ilinois. Call 708- 672-5400

June 18-22, 2012 6:30-8:30 p.m.: Community United Reformed Church, 8405 Alexander Street, Schererville, IN 46375Things Hidden–Join us as we study 5 of Jesus’ parables. Pre-K through entering 4th grade

June 18th to June 22nd 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.: First Christian Church of Lansing – “All-American County Fair” VBS, 2921 Ridge Road – Lansing, IL 60438
To register, call Mindy at 219-805-8343 or at the church from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday June 17th.

June 25:-29 9:00AM to Noon: Grace Reformed Church in Lansing, IL (next to the library). 2740 Indiana Avenue. 708-474-0180 www.gracereformedchurch.org. Sonrise National Park VBS – Point Your Kids to Jesus! Person to contact: Amy Wilkening wilkening@sbcglobal.net

June 25-29 from 9:30 a.m. until 12:00 noon: Faith Evangelical Bible Church, 305 East, 400 North, Valparaiso INDIANA, 46383. 219-464-8418. Contact would be Kayla Meyers.

June 25-29 6pm-8:30pm: Crossroads Community Church VBS 1538 Janice Dr. Schererville, IN

June 25-28, 9am-noon: St. Ann Lansing, Sonrise National Park VBS with closing program & picnic at noon on last day. 708-895-6700 to pre-register (Free; $5 after June 21).

June 25-28th, 6:15-8:15 pm: First United Methodist Church in Griffith (on Cline Ave across from Stracks)

June 25-29 6-8:30pm: Impact Christian Church, 401 w 82nd Place Merrillville, IN (off Merrillville Rd across the street from Meijer’s east entrance). “Reign Forest”. Contact Tania Garcia (815) 791-1360. Program is free and designed for pre-k through 5th grade.

June 25-29 6-8:30pm: Harvest Ridge Church 9495 Keilman St. John, IN. Registration deadline on 6/20

June 25-29 from 9:30 a.m. until 12:00 noon: Faith Evangelical Bible Church. 305 East, 400 North, Valparaiso INDIANA, 46383. Contact would be Kayla Meyers. 219-464-8418

July 9-12 from 9am-12pm: Bethel Church Crown Point

July 9-13 from 9am-12pm: Liberty Bible Church 824 N. Calumet Ave. website lbchurch.org/vbs

July 9-13: Victory Christian Center on corner of Central Ave & Airport in Portage. Exact address is 6474 Central Ave. Contact number for more info is 219-764-8229.

July 16 – 20 from 10am – 3pm: Dyer United Methodist Church 2016 Church St. Dyer, IN 219-865-8947

July 9-13 from 9am -12pm: FBC (Faith Baptist Church) in Lansing, IL. 3440 178th St. Lansing phone 708-474-5400 ages 4yrs-6th grade

July 9-13 6-8.30pm: Suburban Bible Church 3010 41st Highland, In Pre-k- 5th grade

July 9-13 9am-12pm: Ridge United Methodist Church 8607 Columbia Ave. Munster, IN

July 9-13 6-8pm: Woodmar United Methodist Church 7320 Northcote Hammond, IN Prek-5th grade cost $5/child $10/family

July 16th – 19th, from 9:30am-12pm: At Prarie West Park on 93rd in St. John. Join us for music, crafts, games, snacks, lessons, clowns, inflatable slide, and prizes (including a bike!). FREE. kids 4-12.

July 16-20 9am-12:30pm: 1st Baptist Church of Griffith Ages 4 – 6th grade are welcome!

July 16-20 POSTPONED TO NEXT WEEK. SEE BELOW!!! Cline Avenue Fellowship in Highland.

July 16 – 20: Westminster Presbyterian – Munster. Tricia Shelton is the head of vbs.

July 16-20 from 9 to noon: Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Winfield, IN is hosting VBS at Jerry Ross Elementary for $25 per child. Call 219-661-0644.

July 23 thru 27 6:00 TO 8:00 PM: First Baptist church of Roselawn 5417 E st rd 10. Ages 2 thru adult. Contact Tammy Szostek tamtamleigh@gmail.com

July 23 thru 27 8:30-12pm: Lake Hills Baptist Prek-6th grade

July 23-27, 6:30-9 p.m.: Cline Avenue Fellowship in Highland. (this is a changed date as they emailed – I apologize for the inconvenience, but we had to change the dates for our VBS)

July 30 – August 3 6:00-8:30pm: Griffith Church of God

Yup, NWI rocks!  Did you want to be included on the list? Leave a comment and I’ll update!

Comments

  1. Tammy Melcher says:

    “Reign Forest” presented by
    Impact Christian Church
    June 25-29 6-8:30pm
    401 w 82nd Place Merrillville, IN (off Merrillville Rd across the street from Meijer’s east entrance)
    Contact Tania Garcia (815) 791-1360
    This program is free and designed for pre-k through 5th grade.

  2. Faith Evangelical Bible Church
    305 East, 400 North
    Valparaiso INDIANA, 46383
    219-464-8418

    Contact would be Kayla Meyers. The date for VBS is June 25-29 from 9:30 a.m. until 12:00 noon

  3. Things Hidden–Join us as we study 5 of Jesus’ parables
    June 18-22, 2012 6:30-8:30 p.m.
    Pre-K through entering 4th grade
    Community United Refromed Church
    8405 Alexander Street
    Schererville, IN 46375

  4. Mindy Sarlea says:

    First Christian Church of Lansing – “All-American County Fair” VBS
    5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. June 18th to June 22nd
    2921 Ridge Road – Lansing, IL 60438
    To register, call Mindy at 219-805-8343 or at the church from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday June 17th.

  5. Phil Martin says:

    Clair, very proud of you for putting this together – this is a great resource for parents. We went to Spring Harvest last year as you know – seeing kids having fun in that environment is great and it so reminded me of all the fun we had at Bible Weeks. Good job girl!

    Love you

    Dad

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