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Spencer Creek Baptist Church holds VBS

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 1:35 pm

Many youngsters enjoyed a horse belonging to Gary Fowler along with several activities and lessons during Vacation Bible School (VBS) at Spencer Creek Baptist Church in Vandalia on July 16. Sixteen kids and about a dozen workers participated in the one-day event along with the Rev. Bob and Sharon Hoehn.

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    Brian Snodgrass at the beginning of the event.

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