It also means vacation Bible school for churches, and Kirk Beard, head pastor at Parkway Baptist Church in Hemet, says the church's first foray into vacation Bible school is e school in town.#8221,
With characters such as Pee-Wee
, Silly Billy, and Old-Timer
says, ,s not a normal Bible school."
,s very interactive.We want our kids to know me as a pastor," Beard
wants to be a mentor for young people in the church.
,s very important to have somebody to look up to.As pastor, I'm going to do a lot of the VBS myself," Beard
hopes to expand the Bible school next year.Beard
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Skits will focus on biblically based ways to deal with issues that young people face, such as lying or cheating.Each day will cover a bible lesson and character lesson, although, ,s not going to be a church service," Beard
Arts and crafts, games, and music will be part of the classes, he
,re going to want to be there.We're trying to make it fun," he
said.Parkway Baptist is a bilingual church, and Spanish-speaking children also are welcome, Beard said.
The church is at 1707 W. Latham Ave.It has buses to bring kids to the church, Beard