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Families enjoy Woodland fall festival

Families enjoy Woodland fall festival

October 31, 2010

Hundreds of families gathered at Woodland – The Community Church for the church's Fall Festival Oct. 31. Attendees enjoyed games, inflatable slides, pony rides, a petting zoo and more.

St. Mary Magdalene church gains autonomy

St. Mary Magdalene church gains autonomy

October 27, 2010

Lakewood Ranch's St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church became its own parish Oct. 9. The church celebrated with a special parish picnic Oct. 16.

Home, Sweet Home

Home, Sweet Home

September 15, 2010

Woodland church members Ryan and Ashlie Fulmer recently returned from Ethiopia with their 5-month-old son, Easton.

Church growth continues out east

Church growth continues out east

September 15, 2010

Four East County churches are taking big steps to widen their ministries in the community.

Temple hosts East County gathering

Temple hosts East County gathering

August 31, 2010

Members of Temple Emanu-El gathered for the fourth annual East county Jewish Gathering at Summerfield Park Aug. 28. Attendees enjoyed socializing, face-painting, a picnic-style dinner, ice cream and a special havdalah service, which marks the separation between the Sabbath and the week ahead.

St. Mary's launches galactic adventure

St. Mary's launches galactic adventure

August 13, 2010

St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church transformed its sanctuary into space-themed control center for the church's special Galactic Blast Vacation Bible School this week. Children enjoyed arts and crafts, snacks, Bible stories and other "cosmic adventures in praising God."

Braden River saddles up for VBS

Braden River saddles up for VBS

August 8, 2010

The Church at Braden River took a trip back to the Old West during this year's Vacation Bible School. The Western-themed event included fun, faith-based activities. Participating children also raised money for the church's food pantry.

Bayside pastor to brave heights for backpack drive

Bayside pastor to brave heights for backpack drive

July 28, 2010

Pastor Charles Young is hoping to collect more than 1,000 backpacks as well as other school supplies.

Joseph's story inspires VBS

Joseph's story inspires VBS

July 24, 2010

Children at Faith United Church of Christ brought the Bible story of Joseph and his journey from prison to the palace to life during a special Vacation Bible School July 22-24. VBS children finished the event with a cookout with their families this afternoon.

Theme days highlight Bayside VBS

Theme days highlight Bayside VBS

July 23, 2010

Nearly 40 kindergarten and first-grade students gathered at Bayside Community Church for Vacation Bible School July 19-23. Participants enjoyed praise and worship, games and arts and crafts, among other activities. The children also enjoyed dressing up for each day's different theme, including animals, space, superheroes, royalty and water day.



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