Vacation Bible School programs
School’s out, the temperatures are hot and that signals the start of Vacation Bible School (VBS) season in Toccoa-Stephens County.
Some local churches are in the midst of VBS this week with others planning the summer tradition for children in the coming weeks with all sporting a variety of themes.
Thousands of children will participate in week-long sessions of Bible training, crafts, refreshments and just plain old fun.
One local pastor says VBS is an opportunity for churches and children alike to get to know one another.
“With school out of session, we avail ourselves of the opportunity to instruct our children more deeply in the ways of faith and to have fun as well,” said Dr. John Brown, senior pastor of Toccoa First United Methodist Church.
VBS is a longstanding tradition for churches in this part of the country.
“I fondly remember...