July 6 is VBS Kickoff Sunday at Emmanuel Baptist Church in McLoud.


July 6 is VBS Kickoff Sunday at Emmanuel Baptist Church in McLoud.
The event also will serve as the church’s Fourth of July celebration, with fireworks, music and games. People also can register for VBS.
VBS continues from 9 a.m. to noon July 7-11.
Emmanuel Baptist is at 149th and Fishmarket. For more information, call the church at 273-0090.
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“Fun with the Son” Vacation Bible School will be offered from 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. July 14-18 at Central Church of Christ, Tenth and Bell in downtown Shawnee. It is for ages 3 through the fifth grade. For more information, call the church at 273-3065 or visit www.tenthandbell.org.
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Downtown Pentecostal Holiness Church, 518 E. 7th, will offer Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to noon July 7-11. The VBS is for children ages 3 to 12 and will feature the theme “Power Lab: Discovering Jesus’ Miraculous Power.”
For a ride, call 275-1146 or 596-9682.
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Jim Hoipkemeir, founder of the non-profit organization T.U.G. Ministries, will present “Serious About Being Funny” at Romulus Baptist Church at 6 p.m. Sunday.
T.U.G. Ministries helps Christians learn how to serve God in the world. Hoipkemeir has served as pastor of several churches and is now at Shekinah Church in Stillwater.
Romulus Baptist Church is at Romulus Road and old SH 18 in Macomb off U.S. 177. For more information or directions, call (405) 333-2253 or (405) 598-2751. Tony Black is pastor at Romulus Baptist Church.
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“The Pagan Experience in Unitarian Universalism: A Celebration and Discussion” will be presented 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the gathering of Peace Congregation (Unitarian Universalist) in Shawnee. The discussion will be presented by the Pagan Circle of Channing Unitarian Universalist Church in Edmond.
Peace Congregation (UU) meets at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 501 N. Broadway, Shawnee.
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At 7 p.m. Sunday, July 6, Praise Assembly of God will hold a Family Day at 7 p.m. in the church parking lot. The event is free and open to the public and will include free hot dogs, inflatables and games.
Praise Assembly of God is at 2301 E. Highland in Shawnee. For more information, visit www.shawneepraise.com.
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Calvary Baptist Church, 214 W. Farrall in Shawnee, invites children ages 1 through sixth grade to Vacation Bible School July 14-18.
The program runs from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and features an “Island Hopper” theme. Pastor David Henry is the director. For more information, call the church at 275-3450 or visit www.calvaryshawnee.com.