So long, summer: Clarks Summit United Methodist Church celebrates end of Vacation Bible School


Clarks Summit UMC celebrates end of Vacation Bible School

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Hailey Polcha, 3, of Newton Township, feeds a cheese ball to one of the goats named Jaeger during a party to celebrate the end of Clarks Summit United Methodist Church’s Vacation Bible School.


Ben Freda | For Abington Journal

Children make different arts and crafts each day during the Clarks Summit United Methodist Church Vacation Bible School, such as fish, crabs, and lanterns. From left are Carolyn Otto, VBS leader; Emily Harris, student leader; Anna Brock, student assistant; Nicole Olver; Delana Reese; Lucas Karetta; Colleen Kostiak; VBS leader of the arts and crafts; and Hailey Polcha.


Ben Freda | For Abington Journal

Children do a project each year for the Clarks Summit United Methodist Church Vacation Bible School. This year, students spread mulch and planted perennials for a prayer garden outside the church building. First row, from left, are Hayley Ameradi, Isabel Kostiak, Shavari Maharaj, and Coby Dooley. Second row, Silvio Schiarone, Shavani Maharaj, Olivia Piasecki, Maddie Herold, Tanner Young, Geoffrey Brock, Carly Miller, Troy Kester, and Alicia Tench, VBS leader. Third row, Shameena Maharaj, Emily Williams, VBS assistant; and Mary Magner, VBS leader.


Ben Freda | For Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — Clarks Summit United Methodist Church held a party Sunday, July 24, in celebration of the church’s Vacation Bible School. Activities included face painting, balloons, and a petting zoo with goats brought by Laura Medved of Phoenix Pharms in Uniondale.

Hailey Polcha, 3, of Newton Township, feeds a cheese ball to one of the goats named Jaeger during a party to celebrate the end of Clarks Summit United Methodist Church’s Vacation Bible School.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_VBS-1.jpgHailey Polcha, 3, of Newton Township, feeds a cheese ball to one of the goats named Jaeger during a party to celebrate the end of Clarks Summit United Methodist Church’s Vacation Bible School. Ben Freda | For Abington Journal

Children make different arts and crafts each day during the Clarks Summit United Methodist Church Vacation Bible School, such as fish, crabs, and lanterns. From left are Carolyn Otto, VBS leader; Emily Harris, student leader; Anna Brock, student assistant; Nicole Olver; Delana Reese; Lucas Karetta; Colleen Kostiak; VBS leader of the arts and crafts; and Hailey Polcha.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_VBS-2.jpgChildren make different arts and crafts each day during the Clarks Summit United Methodist Church Vacation Bible School, such as fish, crabs, and lanterns. From left are Carolyn Otto, VBS leader; Emily Harris, student leader; Anna Brock, student assistant; Nicole Olver; Delana Reese; Lucas Karetta; Colleen Kostiak; VBS leader of the arts and crafts; and Hailey Polcha. Ben Freda | For Abington Journal

Children do a project each year for the Clarks Summit United Methodist Church Vacation Bible School. This year, students spread mulch and planted perennials for a prayer garden outside the church building. First row, from left, are Hayley Ameradi, Isabel Kostiak, Shavari Maharaj, and Coby Dooley. Second row, Silvio Schiarone, Shavani Maharaj, Olivia Piasecki, Maddie Herold, Tanner Young, Geoffrey Brock, Carly Miller, Troy Kester, and Alicia Tench, VBS leader. Third row, Shameena Maharaj, Emily Williams, VBS assistant; and Mary Magner, VBS leader.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_VBS-3.jpgChildren do a project each year for the Clarks Summit United Methodist Church Vacation Bible School. This year, students spread mulch and planted perennials for a prayer garden outside the church building. First row, from left, are Hayley Ameradi, Isabel Kostiak, Shavari Maharaj, and Coby Dooley. Second row, Silvio Schiarone, Shavani Maharaj, Olivia Piasecki, Maddie Herold, Tanner Young, Geoffrey Brock, Carly Miller, Troy Kester, and Alicia Tench, VBS leader. Third row, Shameena Maharaj, Emily Williams, VBS assistant; and Mary Magner, VBS leader. Ben Freda | For Abington Journal
Clarks Summit UMC celebrates end of Vacation Bible School

Staff reports

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