* Madison Church of Christ * Messiah Lutheran Church * Faith Lutheran Church (LCMS) * Grace Presbyterian Church * Madison Christian Church * Asbury United Methodist Church * Grace United Methodist Church * Wall Highway Baptist Church * Messiah Lutheran Church
Madison Church of Christ * "Staying on Track with God's Word" is the theme for Vacation Bible School planned for July 14-17 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. VBS classes will run Monday-Wednesday and Thursday will be open house day. Refreshments will be served.
Registration is open to all children 2 years old through sixth grade. Register at www.madisonchurch.org/vbs or call 772-3911. Special classes will be available for seventh through 12th graders and adults.
Faith Lutheran Church (LCMS) * Vacation Bible School is scheduled for July 14-18, from 6-8:30 p.m. Registration is open to all children from preschool to sixth grade. There is also a class for adults. Registration forms can be found in the Narthex. For more information, call 830-5600. Faith Lutheran Church is located at 660 Gillespie Road.
Grace Presbyterian Church * Vacation Bible School is scheduled for July 14-18, from 6-8 p.m. Registration is open to all children four years and older. Registration forms can be found in the Narthex. * A farewell to Libby potluck dinner is scheduled for Sunday, July 27 immediately following the morning worship service. * Maranatha Summer Camps: Outdoor Adventure Camp, for seventh-12th graders, July 20-25; $295 early bird, $325 regular. Adventure campers must be at least 12 years old and must weigh at least 65 pounds.
Madison Christian Church * A two-hour canoe trip scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 2. Cost is $11, $5 for 5-10 year olds. Meet at the church at 8 a.m. For more information, www.elkrivercanoes.com. * There will be a planning/craft meeting on July 14 at 6:30 p.m. * Intermediate guitar classes will be during the summer on Thursday evenings. The cost is $40 per person. The tentative schedule is: July 10, July 24, Aug. 7 and Aug.21. Classes begin at 7 p.m.
Asbury United Methodist Church * The Prime-Timer ministry has reserved two tables for the matinee performance of "Brigadoon," Saturday, July 19. Tentatively, pork tenderloin, mashed potatoes, green beans and salad will be served. Dessert will be cheesecake with strawberries and whipped cream. A vegetarian meal can be substituted by order, when making reservations. Cost is $15 per person. Laurie Falkenberry must receive reservations and payment no later than June 30. For reservations or more information, contact Laurie Falkenberry at 837-0365 or via email at email@example.com. * The Christian group "Downhere" will be in concert at Trinity United Methodist Church on Saturday, July 12, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $7.50, purchasable at LifeWay Christian Store and Family Christian Store, both in Huntsville, and Trinity UMC. A carpool will depart from Asbury at 4:45 p.m. * A teacher resource workshop will be held on Friday, Aug. 8, from 6 -8:30 p.m. and on Saturday, Aug. 9, from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. A light supper will be served Friday evening, and pastries and fruit will be served on Saturday morning. Reservations are required and must be received by July18. Call Wendy at 837-0365, x-109 or Ann at 883-3554, for more information. * Kindergarteners -sixth graders are invited to play broom hockey (in tennis shoes) at the Huntsville IcePlex on July 26 from 6 -8 p.m. Tickets for skaters are $ 4. There will be two one-hour skating sessions of no more than 34 skaters per session. Tickets are available in advance. * This year's Great Commission Expedition mission trip will be to Costa Rica to help people there with minor repair and construction. The trip is scheduled for Oct. 5-12. For more information, contact Jerry Krailler at 461-0419 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grace United Methodist Church Softball Game Schedule July 13: * 1:30 p.m. n Field B – Team 1 vs. Family Worship Center * 2:50 p.m. n Field A n Team 2 vs. First Baptist Meridianville1 July 20: * 2:50 p.m. n Field A Team 2 vs. First Baptist Meridianville 2 July 27: * 1:30 p.m. n Field B n Team 1 vs. Winchester Road Baptist * 2:50 p.m. Field A n Team 2 vs. Family Worship Center
All games played at Lion's Club Field at Meridianville.
Wall Highway Baptist Church * Wacky Wednesdays provides fun and games for first n sixth graders, July 16, July 23 and July 30 from 7-8 p.m. * Youth mission trip, July 13-19 * Preteen camp for fifth-sixth graders, July 25-28 * Fall registration for community Bible study is being accepted. The focus will be on Proverbs, Timothy I and II and more. For more information, call Kay Andrews at 881-5238.
Messiah Lutheran Church * Members of the senior high youth group will go to Effingham County, Ga., July 21-26 to help repair homes of people who have special needs. If you are interested in participating or supporting this mission trip, call 721-0041. * Mark your calendars for this year's Singing School at Messiah Lutheran Church during the week of July 21-25. Presentations will be held on July 27. For more information, call Lois Graff at 430-0510.
Editor's Note: The Madison County Record gladly accepts church announcements for publication each week. Church briefs can be mailed to: P.O. Box 859, Madison, AL 35758; e-mailed to: mitch.freeman@ms\adisoncountyrecord.com ;or faxed to: 772-6655. For more information, call 772-6677. The deadline to submit a church brief for Wednesday's paper is 9 a.m. on Friday.