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Doby's Bridge Presby-terian Church will hold its Vacation Bible School, "Beach Party, Surfin' Through the Scriptures," from 7 to 8:30 p.m., July 6-July 10.
A light meal is served at 6:30 p.m. Classes for all ages. A nursery is provided. Call 547-5240. The church is at 2500 Doby's Bridge Rd.
• The Son Harvest County Fair is coming to Christ Ridge Presbyterian Church from 6:30 to 8:00 pm July 13-17. Registration is now underway.
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The church is at 1070 Gold Hill Rd., Fort Mill. Call 548-2020 or e-mail: homepete@ comporium.net
• Register now for the VBS Beach Party 5:30-8 p.m. July 13-17 at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, 238 Fort Mill Hwy., Fort Mill. Call 548-4922 or visit www.pleasanthill methodist.org
• Children in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to join Lake Wylie Lutheran Church on a Rainforest Adventure.
This adventure takes place 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 13-17 at Lake Wylie Lutheran Church, on the corner of Gold Hill Road and Hwy. 160 West in Fort Mill. The cost is $10 per child with a maximum of $30 per family. Registration forms are available in the narthex and are due July 4. Call 548-5489.
• Saddle up! Flint Hill Baptist Church will be holding Cactus Canyon Vacation Bible School from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 13-17. Registration begins at 6 p.m. July 13. The church is located at 269 Flint Hill Rd., Fort Mill. Call 548-0672 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Editor's note: Local churches that want details of their VBS programs included in our church briefs should e-mail the information, including a daytime contact, to email@example.com.
Events aplenty at Pleasant Hill
Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, 238 Fort Mill Hwy., Fort Mill, will have its first Wednesday Fellowship at 6 p.m. on July 2. Enjoy a meal, parade and a spectacular fireworks show. Decorate your bicycles, golf carts and strollers for the Fourth of July parade.
The church is also planning a trip to to hear the Lake Junaluska Singers and enjoy the farmer's market and craft fair July 3-4. Call 548-4922.
Hear patriotic music
Fort Mill Church of the Nazarene, 109 Harris Street, will present a program of patriotic music by the Chancel Choir during the 10:45 a.m. morning worship service July 6.
Senior Pastor A.D. Smith will bring the morning message on "Honoring our God and Country." A nursery will be provided.
Get active with First Baptist
First Baptist Church in Fort Mill is sponsoring a variety of sports-oriented clinics that will run from 9 a.m. to noon July 14-18. Clinics offered are football, baseball, basketball, lacrosse, soccer and cheerleading. The cost is $25. Register online at www.fbcfm.com.
Soccer and study at Higher Ground
Higher Ground Church will host a High Power Soccer Camp, 9 a.m.-noon July 14-18 for children ages 5 to 10.
The registration fee is $60 per child. Reserve a spot by calling the church office at 802-3189. Deadline is July 6.
Higher Ground Church is located just off Hwy. 521 in Indian Land.
Register now for after school program
Real Life Assembly is now enrolling students for its after school program for the 2008-'09 school year. Registration costs $40 and weekly fees cost $65. Call 802-7013 or 547-1030.
Ultimate Life offers school, 'Mom's morning'
Ultimate Life Preschool and Ultimate Life Academy is now enrolling students for 2008-09. Children have fun while learning sound educational principles.
Also, a "Mom's Morning Out" program is available for anyone interested. Ultimate Life Church is located across from Carowinds. Call 802-2641 or visit www.ultimate lifeministries.com.
GHMS moms pray together
Moms In Touch International is a group of mothers of students at Gold Hill Middle School who meet for one hour every other week to pray for their children and the school they attend.
For more information, call Patti Moughan at 548-5773 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get the 'glow'
Aglow, a transdenominational organization for Christian women, meets 7-9 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at a private home in Regent Park.
Aglow groups are in approximately 165 nations around the world with more than 1,400 local groups in the United States.
The heart of the organization is local fellowships. Small-groups studies, care (support) groups, retreats, and annual conferences make up the Aglow year.
It is a network of caring women as well as a faith-building organization. For more information, call Lisa Bahrenburg at 396-0834 or send an e-mail to email@example.com.
--compiled by staff