Vacation Bible School in John Day
Camp E.D.G.E. — Experience and Discover God Everywhere — was the theme for the Vacation Bible School in John Day, Ore., June 22–26. Camp E.D.G.E. is an action-packed expedition, teaching kids their strength and might come from God. Children were encouraged to live on the E.D.G.E. in their faith.
The program was a success using the help of three Gem State Adventist Academy students: Jessie Dena, Kristi James and Danielle Maxwell, along with Kathy Iwasa, team leader.
"A VBS program is a great time to take advantage of teaching children about biblical principles. Bible stories, such as Moses' parting of the Red Sea and Jonah surviving in the belly of a whale for three days, are attractive to kids and help teach children about the great things that can be done with the power of God," says Sandra Sutton, VBS director.
The church, located in a small community, had approximately 28 attendees, including more than 17 children. Thanks to the help of the GSAA students, members explored God's Word through Bible adventures in everyday life.