New Hampshire Religion News in Brief
BEDFORD — Bedford Presbyterian Church has been holding vacation church school programs for more than 30 years and this summer is no different.
Area children entering kindergarten through 6th grade are welcome to the program, held at the church, 4 Church Road, from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday, June 24-28.
There will be dancing, singing, crafting, playing games and building together in ways that help those attending
The cost is $15 per child with a $40 maximum per family. Contact the church office at 472-5841.
PORTSMOUTH — On Sunday, June 23, Christ Episcopal Church, 1035 Lafayette Road, will host an outdoor Eucharist and cookout.
The service will be at 11 a.m. in the shaded rear courtyard of the church.
Hamburgers, hot dogs and beverages will be provided.
For those who don’t come to the outdoor service, there will be a quiet celebration of the Holy Eucharist at Trinity Episcopal Church, 200 High St., Hampton, at 8:45 a.m.
CHESTER — Chester Congregational & Baptist Church invites children to attend a summer Vacation Bible School program called Kingdom Rock: Where Kids Stand Strong for God.
The program is open to children ages preschool through entering 6th grade. Children will be involved in a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities including games, snack, crafts, music and singing, and Bible stories.
The church is located in the center town at 4 Chester St.
Independence Sunday at Ellsworth chapel
ELLSWORTH — The Chapel of St. John of the Mountains will celebrate Independence Sunday at 3 p.m. on June 30, under the direction of Pastor Ray Hahn.
All members of the Armed Forces — active, retired, veterans — will be recognized. The “Afterglow Fellowship” with refreshments will follow.
Call Pastor Ray Hahn at 536-4308 for information.