Vacation Bible School
June 6-10, 2016!
At Barnyard Roundup, kids discover that Jesus, their Savior, knows them by name, rounds them up, and brings them home. Kids learn that Jesus is with us always and forever– no matter what! Come, join in the fun, with crafts, games and snacks all designed to get to know Jesus better! When: June 6-10, 2016 Time: 9:00—Noon—ZFH Ages: PreK (must be 4 by Sept. 2016 and potty trained) through 5th grade. The 6th-12th graders will stay at church to lend a helping hand (These are the grades that your child completed for this school year.) At the end of the week on Friday, June 10th, there will be a Hot Dog Supper and Closing program. The Hot Dog Supper begins at 6 p.m. followed by the Closing Program at 7 p.m. We hope to see you there.
The days of summer vacation will soon be here, but some are already on their summer break, at least local students are on summer break. Some youth from Zion are going to participate in June in the Southeastern Synod’s annual Affirm event which should be fun and inspiring. Some families will take summer vacation trips that hopefully will be fun and relaxing. Summertime is a change of pace for some people and for others their routine continues on unchanged or only changed slightly.
For the congregation there will be some slight changes and there will be some significant temporary changes as in the case of providing a Vacation Bible School program for the first full week in June. The ministry of a congregation may change at times from the hectic-ness (and sometimes hectic mess) of Holy Week to a more relaxed schedule in the summertime (but only after VBS is accomplished). Yet there is always ministry to do and there is always the need for disciples supporting the ministries of the congregation with their presence, their abilities, their prayers, and their financial resources. There is no break from maintaining the facilities of a congregation even when members are absent from worship, whether it is winter or summer or at any time of year. So remember that even when you are away from worship because of vacation, work, illness, or any other reason, your congregation needs your continued financial support.