As we get closer you are probably making summer plans for kids. There are several churches around town that put on a great week of vacation bible school (VBS) for children ages 4 yrs through 5th grade. Older children can serve as volunteers and help out! VBS is a great option for parents because it’s very affordable and kids can learn a lot and have fun! Here are some ideas for VBS locations around Plano.
Christ Church of Plano: Monday, June 12 – Friday, June 16 9am-12 pm Theme: Maker Fun Factory
Custer Road United Methodist Plano Daytime VBS: June 26-30 from 9am – noon. and Evening VBS: June 25-29 from 6:15-8:30pm. Theme: Hero Central
Chase Oaks (Legacy Campus) VBX extreme June 12-15th 9am-noon
Faith Lutheran Church June 19-23rd 9am-noon Theme: Mighty Fortress
Christ United Methodist Church: June 26th-29th 9:00 am – noon (four days) Theme: Fruit of the Spirit
St. Elizabeth Seton Plano June 19-23, 9am-noon Theme: Maker Fun Factory
Prestonwood Baptist Church Monday, June 5 –8 Friday, June 9 ages 3yrs – 6th grade 9am-noon
Parkway Hills Baptist June 12-16 9am-noon Theme: Galactic Starveyors (FREE)
Suncreek United Methodist (Allen) June 19th-23rd 9am-noon Theme: Maker Fun Factory
North Dallas Community Bible Curch June 26th-29th 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm, Sunday, June 25th (FREE) Family Fun day!
Hunter’s Glen Baptist Church July 10-14th 9am-noon (FREE for 4th grade and under!!) Theme: Galactic Starveyors
Messiah Lutheran Church July 10-14th (times not posted yet, registration opens in May) Theme: Maker Fun Factory
First Presbyterian Church of Plano July 17 -21 5pm to 8pm (registration to open June 1st on website) Free Dinner, Free VBS Theme: Hero Central
Grace Presbyterian Church July 10th-14th. $25 a child. 9am-Noon
If you are looking for a church home, give Christ United Methodist Church of Plano a try. Whether you are single, married, or have children, there is something for everyone. The main campus is located at 3101 Coit Road in Plano. There is also an additional campus in the town of Princeton at 310 Main Street. Everyone is welcome at CUMC.
CUMC has a very family friendly atmosphere. There are daily and weekly youth events including youth Sunday school classes, adult classes, and even a wonderful preschool on location. Come check out what CUMC has to offer and get involved.
Services include 3 traditional services at 8:45, 9:45, and 11:00. Table of Grace (a Modern service) is at 11:00 am every Sunday in Trinity Hall. Sunday school is offered for children, youth, and adults. The Princeton location holds service at 10:15 am.
The church offers many programs that help to serve others in and around the Plano community. Some of these include blanket blessings, food drives, partnerships with Wells Elementary for tutorings, and school on Sunday tutoring program that provides meals and tutoring help to 20+ students.
CUMC also holds some fun family friendly events during the year. These include Sunday Funday (May 7) and Fall Festival (October 1) which are both outdoor events for Children with fun activities geared towards children such as games, bounce houses, petting zoos. These events are free and open to the public.
CUMC has a preschool on location that serves children ages 8 months to Transitional Kindergarten. The hours are 9 am-2 pm. The CDC provides learning experiences through hands-on activities with small groups of children of the same age. Emphasis is placed on the needs of the individual child to develop self-confidence and independence in successful learning opportunities. The goal is for each child is to develop a healthy, positive feeling about himself/herself and develop a love for learning.
Registration for the 2017-2018 school year is going on right now as well as registration for the preschool summer camp!