Vacation Bible Schools are a great way to share the love of Jesus with children! Contact Pastor Amy for registration information or if you are a youth or adult, to help out!
June 3-7 9:00-11:30am
Immanuel Lutheran Church
"Son Surf Beach Bash"
July 22-26 6:30-8:30pm
The Meadows of Leipsic
July 28- August 1 (5:30pm supper) 6-8:30pm
"God's Backyard Bible Camp"
“TXT Messages from God”
is the theme for West Ohio Summer Church Camps!
Camp Otterbein, Camp Wesley and Camp Widewater will use this theme this summer to help kids of all ages listen for and respond to God’s calling, all while having fun adventures, engaging in worship, and making new friends.
Camps fill up on a first-come basis, so get your applications in soon for your first choice!
Camp brochures and scholarship forms are available in all parish churches. All children/youth of members/active constituents in the parish are eligible for the parish scholarship after paying a $25 deposit. Turn in your deposit and forms to your camp coordinator or to the parish office.
(Leipsic- Sharon Farthing; Oakdale- Nan Rider; New Beginnings- Jenny Musto; New Hope Bethel- Diane Lozano; Gilboa- Beth Thain; or for general questions-Pastor Amy)
Camp Widewater in Liberty Center, Ohio, is having an Open House on Sunday, May 5, from 2-6pm for any who would like to check out their beautiful surroundings.
For more on camps go to www.westohiocamps.com/camp.
During the school year students are welcome to Leipsic UMC's Teen Center after school from 3:10-5:30pm for snacks and homework, followed by a time of recreational activities including Wii, table hockey, and board games, followed by a home cooked dinner.
Tuesdays- grades 4-5
Wednesdays- graded 6-7-8
Drama Club is open to all school-aged children and meets every Tuesday after school at Gilboa UMC for a time of fellowship, snacks, mission projects, and drama skits. For more information contact Jane Williams.
New Beginnings United Methodist Church supports a Kids Club three times during the school year in Deshler for Patrick Henry students. It is a time of faith development, singing, snacks and fellowship.
Winter- six weeks for grades K-2, held at Deshler Elementary cafeteria
Fall and spring- six weeks for grades 3-6, held at New Beginnings UMC
Junior Church is held at Leipsic UMC for children age 3 through 3rd grade. The children begin their worship with their parents in the sanctuary then are excused following the children's sermon for bible lessons, activities, and snacks. Junior Church is run by volunteers.Staff
Junior Church is held at Gilboa UMC during the 10:30 worship service during the school year. The children begin worship with their parents in the sanctuary then are excused following the children's sermon for bible lessons and activities. Junior Church is run by volunteers.
Junior Church is held at Oakdale UMC during the 9:00am worship service. The children begin their worship with their parents in the sanctuary then are excused following the children's sermon for bible lessons, activities, and snacks. Junior Church is run by volunteers.