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Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA
  • Damascus Manor United Methodist Church bible school

  • “Everywhere Fun Fair” will be the theme for this year's Vacation Bible School being held at the Damascus Manor United Methodist Church from July 15–19.
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    – "Everywhere Fun Fair" will be the theme for this year's Vacation Bible School being held at the Damascus Manor United Methodist Church from July 15–19.
    At VBS the children will explore God's world and the welcoming love God has for all people. During each session, the children will discover biblical characters who were determined to be friendly, giving, bold, forgiving and welcoming neighbors. Each daily lesson focuses on a different place in the world and explores the teaching of Jesus to love our neighbors as we love ourselves.
    The first day Chris Ivey, Christian character juggler, will be entertaining the children, and the public (everyone is welcome) at the Damascus Area Elementary School, next to the church, at 6 p.m.
    A picnic dinner will be served each evening between 5 p.m. and 5:45 p.m., with VBS being held from 5:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Monday through Friday. Children from four years old through sixth grade are welcome to join in the music, crafts, games, Bible lessons, snacks and plenty of fun.
    There is no charge for attending or for the daily dinner.
    For more information, call 570-224-6781.
    About Chris Ivey
    Ivey has been entertaining audiences for the past 15 years with family friendly shows displaying his unique blend of technical juggling excellence presented with an intense theatrical flair. His high, skill level earned him a Gold Medal at the 2002 World Juggling Championships.
    He has appeared on numerous television programs, including a nationally televised commercial for CBS This Morning News.
    World renowned theaters like the American Music Theater, Reading Sovereign Center and the Fulton Opera House have all hosted Chris's phenomenal shows. Large corporations like RR Donelley, Turkey Hill Dairy and Fulton Bank have relied on Chris's artistic and interactive presentations to entertain employees and customers alike.
    Educational institutions like the Milton Hershey School and countless more from nursery schools to colleges have continually enjoyed Chris's dynamic and hilarious performances.
    Page 2 of 2 - Chris has also appeared at world famous venues like Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Baltimore Inner Harbor. Hundreds of churches from all denominations have welcomed Chris's creative mixture of ministry and juggling to spread the gospel in new and exciting ways.
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