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September 25, 2021

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Community VBS set in July at St. Mary's Catholic Church

Registration underway now with a form linked to this story

This summer's Bluffton Community Vacation Bible School is hosted by St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 160 N. Spring St., and it takes place Sunday, July 18, through Thursday, July 22. 

The VBS theme is Rocky Railroad – Jesus' power pulls us through.

Due to the unknowns that covid-19 continues to share, VBS will be delivered in a hybrid format.

All children and their families are invited to participate in outdoor activity stations on Sunday and Thursday nights.

Families are asked to attend in a staggered format to ensure social distancing.


Presbyterian gazebo dedication June 26

The Bluffton Presbyterian Church will dedicate its new gazebo at noon, Saturday, June 26, following the Farmers Market closing on that day.

The ceremony will include music by the Dave Sycks'  Bluffton Brass Quintet including some classical, some marches and some in-between. The Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce will assist with a ribbon cutting.

Watch the Icon for additional details later in June.


Beaverdam Church of Christ barbecue June 19

The Beaverdam Church of Christ will hold a chicken and rib barbecue from 4 to 7 p.m., Saturday, June 19, at the church. The flyer attached has all the details.


Trinity United Methodist hog roast June 27

Trinity United Methodist Church 2022 State Route 103, Bluffton, invites the community to a free hog roast in June.

Serving is from 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, June 27, at the church. The event will also include a petting zoo for youth. Details are on the flyer.


Ebenezer Mennonite VBS starts June 6


Ebenezer Mennonite Church Vacation Bible School takes place from 6 to 8:30 p.m., Sunday to Thursday, June 6-10.

It is open to youth ages 4 to those who have just now completed fifth grade. The VBS theme is Rocky Railway.

A family night is planned from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Friday, June 11. The church is located at 8905 Columbus Grove Road, Bluffton.

Registration is online at: www.ebenezermennonite.org


Icon invites churches to send VBS information

Bluffton area congregations holding a Vacation Bible School are invited to contact the Bluffton Icon with VBS details.

The Icon will post VBS information and we need the following:
Church name
Date of VBS
Time of VBS
Ages of participants
Who to contact to register

We will accept flyers. Send VBS details to: [email protected]