Church Notes

  • Oak Harbor First United Methodist Church invites children ages 3 years to 5th grade to gear up at WORKSHOP OF WONDERS: IMAGINE AND BUILD WITH GOD Vacation Bible School. The program is 9-11:30 a.m. Aug. 11-15 at First United Methodist Church, 1050 SE Ireland St., Oak Harbor. There will be interactive Bible fun, music, science, crafts, mission work, snacks and games. Visit to register.
  • FIRST REFORMED CHURCH, 250 SW Third Ave., Oak Harbor, will be hosting an Ecumenical five-day club (child Evangelism fellowship), 10 a.m. to noon, July 21-25 in rooms 13 and 14 for children ages 5-12. This year’s theme is based on fun at the beach and includes Bible stories that will help children understand the creation of the ocean and its sea life. There will also be puppet plays, songs, missionary stories, games and more. For more information, email Gail Wieldraayer at
  • Oak Harbor Seventh Day Adventist Church is holding a VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 10 a.m. to noon Monday, July 28, through Friday, Aug. 1. The program is “Investigation Station: Galactic Quest.” They will play an important role in investigating God’s plan for their life. There will be skits, games, entertaining characters and snacks. For ages 5-12.
  • LITTLE LAMBS PRESCHOOL at Concordia Lutheran Church, 590 N. Oak Harbor St., is accepting registrations for the 2014-15 school year, beginning in September for ages 3 and 4. A $50 non-refundable deposit is required at the time of registration; tuition is due the first of the month, $90 for 3-year-olds and $120 for 4-year-olds. The teaching staff is experienced in preschool education, which is characterized by a love for Jesus, a love for children and a dedication to providing the best environment and experiences for learning and kindergarten readiness. For more information, call the church office at 360-675-2548.
  • WHIDBEY ISLAND FRIENDS, also known as Quakers, holds their regular meeting for worship 4-5 p.m. Sundays at the Unitarian Universalist building, 20103 Highway 525, two miles north of Freeland. This time of silent worship together may include spoken messages. For more information, visit or email Tom Ewell at
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