VBS at Grace Harbor
Volunteers at Grace Harbor Baptist Church will host Operation Arctic VBS from 5:45 to 7:45 p.m., Monday, May 22 to Friday, May 26, at the church, 16 11th Street, in Grove.
For more information, or to register, persons interested may visit www.graceharborgrove.com or call 918-786-9529.
‘Ties & Tiaras’ Dance
Daughters of the King will host “Ties and Tiaras”, designed as an “unforgettable night for dads, grandpas, uncles and other father-figures”, to dance and dine with the special “princess or princesses” in their lives.
The event, for girls ages 3 to 12, will take place at 6 p.m., Friday, June 2, at First United Methodist Church, Grove.
The event is $10 per couple, with $5 for each additional daughter. Church or semi-formal attire is requested. It will include dinner, dancing and more. Free photography provided by Samantha Sullivan and music provided by DJ Brock Short.
Tickets are limited to the first 300 guests registered by Friday, May 26. Register online at www.groveumc.org. For more information, persons interested may contact Mekala Smith at 918-786-5148. The church is located at 1005 Leisure Road, Grove, across from the Grove ECC.
All Star Sports Camp
Volunteers at Crossroads Church will host the annual All Star Sports Camp from 8:30 a.m. to noon, Monday, June 5 to Thursday, June 8, at the church, located at 56900, US Highway 59 near the flashing lights at Highway 59/125.
The event, "Conquer the Day" will feature basketball for girls and boys ages 6 6 to 12, cheerleading for girls ages 5 to 12; soccer for girls and boys ages 5 to 12; and baseball for girls and boys ages 7 to 12.
The event is free. Students who register by Friday, May 19, will receive a free t-shirt. Late registration will be available at the door.
The awards night, at 6 p.m., Thursday, June 8, will feature Craig Lemley, formerly of the PowerTeam.
For more information, or to register, persons interested may call 918-257-8455 or visit www.crossroadschurchgrove.com.
VBS at Lake Center Baptist
Volunteers will host “Galactic Starveyors” Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday, June 5 to Friday, June 9, at Lake Center Baptist Church, Monkey Island.
A VBS service will take place on Sunday, June 11, with Sunday School at 9:45 a.m., and a program at 11 a.m., with a family fun carnival to follow.
The session is for students age 4 years through completing the sixth grade. For more information, persons interested may call 918-257-5202 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The church is located at 29020 South Highway 125, Monkey Island.
County Line Revival
A County Line Revival will take place at 1 p.m., Saturday, June 10, at the Old Saline Courthouse in Rose.
It will feature The Issacs, Ronny Hinson, Victory Road, Cornerstone, Heartland Express, Corey Hensley and Springstreet, along with John R. Bowman.
The event is free and open to the public. Participants are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. Concessions will be available. Coolers are welcome, however no alcohol will be allowed.
The event is sponsored by Kingdom Ministries. For more information, persons interested may call 918-864-3773.
First UMC VBS
Volunteers at First United Methodist Church in Grove will host "Hero Central" a Vacation Bible School, from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday, June 12 to Thursday, June 15, at the church, located at 1005 Leisure Road, Grove.
The event is for children entering kindergarten through sixth grade during the 2017-18 school year. The event is free. For more information, persons interested may contact Mekala Smith at 918-786-5148. To register, persons may visit www.groveumc.org.
VBS at Grove’s First Baptist
Volunteers at Grove’s First Baptist Church will host the Vacation Bible School “Galaxy Starveyors - Discovering the God of the Universe” from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Monday to Friday, June 12 to 16, at the church.
The event is for students who have completed pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-4419. The church is located at 501 East 13th Street, Grove.
Men against violence luncheon
Officials with the Community Crisis Center will host a Men Against Violence Luncheon from noon to 1 p.m., Tuesday, June 20, at First United Methodist Church, Grove.
Tickets are $10 per person or $80 per table. Lunch will be provided by Okie Smokies. Delaware County District Attorney Kenny Wright will serve as the guest speaker.
The gathering is for men of all ages and is designed to help end domestic violence through education, awareness and social change.
For more information, persons interested may visit www.getmeout.org, or call 918-540-2275.
GriefShare at Bible Baptist
A 13-week long GriefShare Class will take place from 2 to 4 p.m., on Sundays, beginning Sunday, April 23 to July 23, at Bible Baptist Church, 28050S. 630 Road, Grove.
The class is free, however the companion book is $20.
The sessions are designed to help people who have had losses, no matter how long ago or recent. It is also designed help people know that everyone grieves differently and how to try and cope with the changes after they lose someone.
For more information, persons interested may contact Nicky Bassett at email@example.com.
GriefShare at First Baptist
GriefShare, a series of 13-week sessions will take place at Grove's First Baptist Church, Grove, now until Monday, June 19.
The sessions are for anyone grieving the death of a family member or friend. Participants do not have to attend every session. The workshop is free. A companion workbook to use during the workshop will cost $15.
For more information, persons interested may contact the church's office at 918-786-4419 for details. The church is located at 501 East 13th Street, Grove.
Bluegrass Jam at St. Andrew's
Musicians of all ages are invited to take part in the weekly Bluegrass Jam from 6 to 9 p.m., every Monday, at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Grove.
All ages and levels of ability are welcome. The event is open to the whole family.
People are encouraged to participate or sit back and listen. Free coffee and water are provided.
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church is located at 555 East Third Street, Grove. For more information, persons interested may contact Rev. Dr. David L. Bridges at 918-786-4113 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grand Lake Senior Friends
The Grand Lake Senior Friends meets from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., every Thursday, at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Grove. It includes games, crafts, music and lunch.
For more information, persons may call Fran Rahn at 918-786-4113 or Fr. David Bridges at 918-801-2203.
Taste of Grace
Taste Of Grace, a free soup outreach ministry, organized by members of Grace Presbyterian Church, Grove, will take place from 4:30 to 6 p.m., every Wednesday, at the church.
The event is designed to provide soup to anyone, no questions asked. No preaching, just "made from scratch soup."
For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-6191. Grace Presbyterian Church is located at Fourth and Main, Grove.
Caring Kitchen/Feed My Sheep
Volunteers with The Caring Kitchen and Feed My Sheep have combined efforts to provide their services on the same day.
The Caring Kitchen, now located at 11th and Washbourne, in Jay, will be open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Mondays, while Feed My Sheep will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m, across the roadway in its facility.
Caring Kitchen 2.0 will provide a nutritious meal once a week in its new location in Jay. Feed My Sheep will provide a food pantry for those in need on the same day.
The combined operation is designed to allow the two organizations to join forces in order to serve members of the community.