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Evening Update


July 4, 2014

Church News: July 5

'Gangway to Galilee' VBS theme

ANDERSON — Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church is hosting its annual Vacation Bible School July 7-10. Each day's session will begin at 4:45 p.m. and end at 7:30 p.m.

This year's theme is "Gangway to Galilee." Activities and "amazing grace adventures" where God's life-giving Word is taught will be delivered each evening.

Transportation will be provided. Host pastor is the Rev. Floyd Edwards Sr.

Information: 642-1114.

Allen Chapel celebrates Women's Day

ANDERSON — The Women of Allen Chapel AME, 1610 Sheridan St., will celebrate their annual Women's Day program on Sunday, July 13, at the 11 a.m. service.

Guest speaker will be Sister Robin Carr of Indianapolis.

The Women's Day Committee will also have a Walk-A-Thon fundraiser on Saturday, July 12, from 8 to 11 a.m. at Jackson Park, 22nd Street and Raible Avenue.

Co-chairs are R.E. Hampton and L. Dixon. Pastor is the Rev. John L. Lambert.

Central Christian set summer worship

ANDERSON — Sunday, July 6, at 10 a.m. the congregation of Central Christian Church will worship at Summers Park. This outdoor location is on the west side of Madison Avenue between Cross Street and Hartman Road. Following worship, the congregation will have a pitch-in picnic.

In the event of rain or muddy conditions, worship and picnic will be at the church, which is at the corner of 10th and Jackson streets in downtown Anderson. Ramp accessibility is available on 10th Street between Schuster Chapel and the sanctuary.

Those attending the outdoor worship should bring a lawn chair or blanket as well as a favorite pitch-in dish.

Information: or church office, 643-6957.

Friendship MBC to host VBS

ANDERSON — Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 1540 W. 16th St., will host Vacation Bible School from July 8-10 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

This year's theme is "High Seas Expedition: Exploring the Mighty Love of God — All Hands on Deck."

There will be crafts, games, snacks, Bible adventures and music.

Information: Darleen Williams, 602-9974 or J.R. Martin, 639-6321.

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