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JUNE

 

New City Fellowship

When: June 19-23; 9 am - 12:30 pm

Where: 200 Prince Edward St. F'burg, 22401

Contact: Nina Pifer- 540-899-5349

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Salem Baptist Church

June 19 - 23; 6 - 8 pm

Where: 4044 Plank Rd F'burg, 22407

Register: https://vbspro.events/p/events/salembcvbs

 

Spotswood Baptist Church

When: June 19 - 23; 9 am - 12 pm

Where: 4009 Lafayette Blvd Fredericksburg, VA 22408

Register: http://children.spotswood.org/vbs/

 

Aquia Episcopal Church

When: June 26 - 30; 9 am - 12 pm

Where: 2398 Jeff Davis Hwy, Stafford

www.aquiachurch.com/index.php/ministries-committees/childrens-ministry

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Goshen Baptist Church

When: June 26 - 30; 9 am 12 pm

Where: 9800 Gordon Rd, Spotsy, 22553

http://goshenbaptistchurch.net/

 

Ebenezer United Methodist Church

When: June 26 - 30; 6 - 8:45 pm

Where: 161 Embrey Mill Rd Stafford 22554

http://ebenezerumc.org/event/cm-vacation-bible-school/

 

Fredericksburg United Methodist Church

June 26 - 30; 9 am - 12 pm

Where: 308 Hanover St, F'burg 22401

http://www.fumcva.org/grow/children/

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Resurrection Lutheran

When: June 26-29; 5:30 - 8:15 pm

Where: 6170 Plank Rd, F'burg, 22407

Register: www.resurrectionpeople.org/VBS

 

Massaponax Baptist Church

When: June 26 - July 1; 6 - 9 pm

Where: 5101 Massaponax Church Rd, F'burg, 22407

http://www.massaponaxchurch.com/vbs/

 

JULY

 

Wilderness Baptist Church

When: July 10 -14; 9 am-12:15 pm

Where: 9701 Plank Rd Spotsy, 22553

https://vbspro.events/p/events/57fa4f

 

Grace Church of F'burg

When: July 10 - 14; 9 am - 12 pm

Where:1141 Heatherstone Dr F'burg, 22407

http://gcofonline.org/event/vbs17/2017-07-10/

 

Fredericksburg Baptist Church

When: July 10 - 13; 9 am - 12 pm 

Where: 1019 Princess Anne St, F'burg, 22401

http://fredericksburgbaptistchurch.org/

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Stafford County Christian Church

When: July 16 - 20; 5:30 - 8pm

Where: 1813 Mountain View Rd., Stafford 22556

Register: http://www.staffordccc.org/childrens-programs/

Hope Presbyterian Church

When: July 17 - 21; 9 am - 12 pm

Where: 11121 Leavells Rd, F'burg, 22407

www.hopechurchva.org/vbs-registration

 

Colonial Baptist Church

When: July 17 - 21; 6:30 - 8:15 pm

Where: 2726 Jeff Davis Hwy, Stafford

www.cbcca.org/vbs

 

New Life in Christ Church

When: July 17 - 21; 9 am - 12 pm

Where: 11925 Burgess Ln, F'burg, 22407

www.nlicc.org/

 

Trinity Bible Church

When: July 17 - 21; 5:30 - 8:30 pm

Where: 6331 Campus Dr, F'burg, 22407

www.tbc-va.org

 

Ramoth Baptist Church

When: July 31 - Aug 4; 9 am - 12 pm

Where: 478 Ramoth Church Rd., Stafford

www.rbcstafford.org/vbs

 

Ferry Farm Baptist Church

July 31 - Aug 4; 9am - 12:15pm

1 Westmoreland Dr, F'burg, 22405

 

AUGUST

 

Regester Chapel United Methodist Church

When: Aug 7 - 11; 9 am - 12 pm

Where: 85 Bells Hill Rd, Stafford

www.regesterchapel.org/copy-of-vacation-bible-school

 

Redeemer Lutheran

When: Aug 14 - 18; 9 am - 12 pm

Where: 5120 Harrison Rd, F'burg,  22408

http://embracedbyhim.org/congregational-life/christian-education/vacation-bible-school/

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The Table at St. George’s

The Table at St. George’s is a market-style food pantry serving the extended local community. Visitors are invited to select their own items from a variety of fresh food, including locally grown produce. The Table’s mission is to encourage healthy eating, build relationships with those in need, and blur the lines between those serving and those being served.

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