Church happenings

Mercer UM hosts Summer Smile Day Camp

MERCER – Mercer United Methodist Church will host Summer Smile Day Camp from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Tuesday beginning Tuesday and continue through Aug. 13 at Brandy Springs Park.

There will be fun games, a Bible lesson, lunch, crafts and friendships. Children ages preschool through those going into sixth grade are welcome.

The event is free. Lunch is provided and is also free.

Trinity Presbyterian Church slates music series

MERCER – Trinity Presbyterian Church, 110 E. Market St., holds its Summer Music Series during the 11 a.m. service.

During June special music will be presented by: pianist Ian Ollila and the Trinity Hand Bell Choir on Sunday; the Vacation Bible School children on June 23; and vocalist Pamela Courtney on June 30.

Others in the summer music series are: pianist Carol Mixer, July 7; vocalist Karla Snyder, July 14; instrumentalists Glenn Buchanan, July 21 and Michael Peterson, July 28; and vocalists Ellen Campbell, Aug. 4; Hugh Ringer, Aug. 11, and Vicky Long, Aug. 18. The series concludes with the Trinity Recorder Trio on Aug. 25.

Guest pianists and organists playing for summer services are: Ellen Campbell, Sunday; Carol Mixer, July 7, and Dana Eade, Aug. 25.

An adult Sunday school class is offered at 9 a.m., while children’s classes are on break until fall. Worship is at 10 a.m. June through August.

Adult-supervised child care is provided for each service; the church is accessible to all.

Info and transportation: 724-662-2680.

Beloved Disciple offers Vacation Bible School

GROVE CITY – Beloved Disciple Church of Grove City will be holding Vacation Bible School with the theme “Birthday Blast!” from 9 a.m. to noon from June 24 to 28 at the church, 1310 South Center St., Grove City.

Stone Church VBS to have western theme

CLINTONVILLE – Scrubgrass Stone Church will host Vacation Bible School with a western theme from 6:30 to 8 p.m. June 24 to 28.

Nightly western activities will include a critter man, petting zoo, horse and carriage rides, a cowboy puppet man, square dance man and family hot dog roast.

Come early June 24 to register.

The church is located at 258 Stone Church Road, six miles from Clintonville and three miles north of Eau Claire on Route 38.

Information: Nancy McLean at 724-791-3103 or Pastor Denny Barger at 724-458-6651.