Many churches appear to be planning their annual Vacation Bible School earlier this year. The following information has been culled from notices available from area churches:
First Baptist Church, 401 Gateway Ave. , June 4-8, 9 a.m. to noon, Sky Where Everything is Possible With God. For children through pre-K through fifth grade. Register online at
The Church of the Good Shepherd, 211 Franklin Road, Lookout Mountain, June 4-8, Splash, Wonderful Water Stories of the Bible. For rising preschoolers through rising fifth grade. Contact Kathleen Crevasse for information.
Signal Mountain Bible Church, 4872 Shackleford Ridge Road, Signal Mountain, June 18-22, 8:30-12:15, "Giddyup, Giddalong, Gideon." For all rising kindergarteners through rising sixth graders. Ends with the musical Sunday, June 24, at 6 p.m. For information, call Ruby Dabney at 886-1981, ext. 12 or email
Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church, 612 James Blvd., Signal Mountain, Marketplace 2012, June 11-14, 9 a..m. to noon. The 12 tribes of Israel will be assembled as children experience,"Jesus Dwells Among Us". Daily activities will include: Lamp Making, Leather Bracelets, Soap Making, Sculpting, Mosaic Tiles, Music, Scribes and Drama. Artisans will join us throughout the week to demonstrate Sheep Shearing, Bread Making, Storytelling and Medical. Plus, yummy snacks will be available at the Fresh Market.
Tyner United Methodist Church, 6805 Standifer Gap Road, June 3-7, 6-8:30 p.m., with snack supper. Operation Overboard. Adult Bible study also, "John Wesley, Holiness of Heart and Life."
First-Centenary United Methodist Church, 410 McCallie Ave., June 25-28, 9:30-noon, Sky Where Everything Is Possible With God, 4 year olds through rising 5th grade. Register online at or with Mary Gray Moses at 756-2021, extension 3110.
Burks United Methodist Church, 6433 Hixson Pike, June 18-22, Adventure on Promise Island. Register online at burks.org.
Signal Mountain Baptist Church, 939 Ridgeway Ave., Signal Mountain, June 18-22, 8:30-noon. Sky, Where Everything Is Possible With God. For children going into kindeergarten in the fall through those who will have completed the 5th grade.
Ridgedale Baptist Church, 1831 Hickory Valley Road, July 15-19, Amazing Wonders Aviation.
White Oak Baptist Church, 310 Memorial Drive, July 8-11, Amazing Wonders Aviation.
Bayside Baptist Church, 6100 Highway 58, Harrison, June 18-22, 8:45 to noon. Amazing Wonders Aviation, for ages 4 through 5th grade.
Red Bank Baptist Church, 4000 Dayton Blvd., June 24-28, 6-8:30 p.m., for three years old through 5th grade. Amazing Wonders Aviation. Register with Children’s Ministry Office.
Pilgrim Congregational Church, July 18-20.
First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1505 North Moore Road, June 11-15
Signal Crest United Methodist Church, 1005 Ridgeway Ave., Signal Mountain, June 25-28, Sonsurf Beach.
Brainerd United Methodist Church, 4315 Brainerd Road, July 9-13, 9 a.m. to noon.
Brainerd Hills Baptist Church, 6611 East Brainerd Road, June 3-8, Amazing Wonders Aviation.