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Vacation Bible School:  Pineora Baptist Church is holding their Vacation Bible School from May 20-24, 6-9 p.m. The theme is “Game Day Central, Where Heroes Are Made.” For more information, call 772-3044. Pineora Baptist Church is located at 131 Elkins Street in Pineora.

Art Camp:  Rincon United Methodist Church is hosting art camp from May 21-25. Cost is $20. From 9:15-10 a.m., 3-5 year olds will explore the world of art through drawing, painting, printmaking and 3-dimensional art.
6-11 year olds will have art camp from 10:30 a.m.—noon. They will explore the same areas as the preschoolers, but they will be learning more advanced concepts based on their own ability. They will discuss color, composition, art history and other concepts based on our project for the day. They will be working individually and in groups. Please pre-register for the camp by calling the church office or Kristin Youmans at 826-5796.

Crown Jewel Conference:  Becoming the Crown Jewel 2007 Conference for middle and high school girls will be held June 1-3 at the Savannah Baptist Assembly in Pineora. Early registration is $60 during April. Late registration is $75 during May. Full and partial scholorships available. For more information, visit or call (912) 663-4621.

Vacation Bible School:  Rincon United Methodist Church is hosting their Vacation Bible School on June 11-15 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. for babies to adults. They are going to dive right in and “Make a Splash with Jesus”. They will take the plunge and take the ride of their life through whirlwind adventures through stories, art, drama, games and music. Each night will begin with a meal, cost $1 per person. Please pre-register by calling the church office or Kristin Youmans at 826-5796.

Game Day Central:  First Baptist Church of Rincon will be hosting “Game Day Central” Vacation Bible School from June 11-15, 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m., for ages 4 years-finished 5th grade. Register online at by clicking on the VBS logo. Transportation is available upon request. For more information, call 826-5536.

Performing Arts Camp:  Rincon United Methodist Church is hosting a performing arts camp June 18-22 from 9 a.m.—noon for 6-11 years old; cost: is $30. Children will work with others on a play and its stage design. They will make their own props and costumes, learn stage direction and be introduced to theater etiquette. There will be a performance on the last day of camp. Please pre-register for the camp by calling the church office or Kristin Youmans at 826-5796.

Children’s Camp:  Rincon United Methodist Church will be taking children, 3rd-5th grade, to camp at Springfield Methodist Campground beginning Sunday, July 15 at 5 p.m. through Wednesday, July 18. Please pre-register for the camp by calling the church office or Kristin Youmans at 826-5796.

Free Bible Studies:  Find new life in Jesus Christ this spring. For free Bible studies write to: Clear Bible Answers, 50 Godley Way Rd., Pooler, GA 31322 or sign up online at

Instrumental Ensemble:  Guyton United Methodist Church is hosting an instrumental ensemble open to any Effingham area adult or youth musician playing on a high school or above level. The group plays fully orchestrated hymns and some classical. Instruments included are woodwinds, brass, and orchestral strings (violin, viola, cello, bass). Practice sessions are every Sunday at 4:30 p.m. at the church, located at the corner of Church and Fourth Streets in Guyton. For more information, call 772-6468.

Men's Prayer Breakfast:  Cornerstone Baptist Church would like to invite the men of the community to join them for a time of food, fellowship and prayer each Tuesday morning at 6:30 a.m. The prayer breakfast is held at the Cornerstone House located on the corner of Ralph Rahn Road and Highway 21. If you would like to attend, please give them a call at the church office 754-6278 by noon on Mondays. To learn more about Cornerstone, visit the Web at

Fellowship Time:  Rincon Baptist Temple, 305 Weisenbaker Road, invites you to join them on Sunday mornings at 9:30 a.m. for a time of fellowship in preparation for study and worship. A light breakfast and coffee will be served followed by Sunday School and morning worship. For more info, call the church office at 826-5818.

Youth Fellowship:  There will be a youth fellowship every Saturday from 1-3 p.m. at the House of Prayer of Rincon on Fort Howard Road. For more information call 826-2570.

Baptist Temple:  Rincon Baptist Temple, 305 Weisenbaker Road, invites all kids on Wednesday nights at 7 p.m. Cross Canyon for Kids (ages 5-12) and Bumblebee Meadow (3-4 year olds) is a special time for kids to experience fun and fellowship with others of their own age while learning of God's love. Parents, join the adults in Bible study in the main sanctuary while your little ones are having fun. Call Pastor Ron Hand at 826-5818 or visit our Website at for more information.

American Sign Language:  First Baptist Church of Rincon is now providing American Sign Language interpretation during the 10:30 a.m. worship service led by Emily Leggett. Leggett, who learned sign language from a hearing-impaired uncle, has worked with deaf students in the public school system. More information is available through a telephone relay service at 826-5536.

Interpreted Mass:  St. Frances Cabrini RC Church, 11500 Middleground Road, Savannah, has Mass interpreted in American Sign Language at 8:30 a.m., the second and fourth Sunday of each month. Call 925-4725 more information.