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October 20, 2021

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Trinity Lutheran VBS in a box set for July

Have you heard of Vacation Bible School in a box? 

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Jenera, invites you to register for a free  Rainforest Explorers VBS Box by visiting tlcjenera.org.

"We will prepare a box containing VBS lessons and materials for you to do your own VBS from the safety of your home, according to VBS leaders. 


First United Methodist Church returns to in-person worship

First United Methodist Church, 116 Church St., Bluffton, has returned to in-person worship with its Sunday service at 10:30 a.m.

Many changes have been made in order to follow current COVID-19 safety protocols.


Icon seeks area church VBS details

Bluffton area churches planning a summer Vacation Bible School may send details to BlufftonIcon at [email protected].

Please provide:
• Church name and address
• Name of VBS
• Class age groups
• Registration details
• Dates of VBS
• Contact person for more details


Trinity Lutheran, Jenera, returns to in-person services

June 16 farewell for Justin Eternick, Trinity principal

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 301 N. Main St., Jenera, has returned to every Sunday in-person worship services. 

The Sunday times are 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. with Bible Classes for adults and teens beginning at 9:20 a.m.  There will be no Sunday School for children during the summer months.

Tuesday evening services  begin  June 16 at 7:30 p.m. The Tuesday service will be a casual, abbreviated version of the Sunday before. A video of the service will be available beginning on Sunday evenings at www.tlsjenera.org


Community VBS drive-thru supply pick-up on Thursday evening

This year's event spread over five weeks with the theme "Who is my neighbor?"

Drive-thrus aren’t just for fast food.

The pandemic-adapted Bluffton Community Vacation Bible School will lead children on a discovery of Who Is My Neighbor? Learning to Love Like Jesus over five weeks this summer. 

Children will complete each session in their own homes.

Spreading out VBS over the course of five weeks instead of five consecutive days is intended to give children and families something to look forward to throughout our pandemic summer days. 


English Lutheran Church begins in-person worship on Sunday morning

English Lutheran Church, 111 Grove St., Bluffton, will begin in-person worship on Sunday, June 7, according to Kevin Mohr, pastor.

The worship service, with COVID-19 social distancing seating and other precautions in place, will take place simultaneously live in the sanctuary (face-masks required for ages 12 and up), and live-streamed on Facebook in the fellowship hall (face masks encouraged but optional), beginning at 9 a.m.  

Holy Communion, with hygiene precautions, will be offered for those comfortable with partaking of the sacrament at this time.