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Vacation Bible School to begin at Grace Fellowship

MATTOON -- Grace Fellowship Church of Mattoon will hold their Space Probe Vacation Bible School. It will be a week of space-filled week full of fun Monday, July 9 to Friday, July 13 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. each night. All children ages 4 years old to sixth grade are welcome. Grace Fellowship Church is located at  2220 Western Ave, Mattoon.

Monthly Prayer Vigil for Life to be held

EFFINGHAM -- The Effingham Deanery Monthly Prayer Vigil for Life will be held at HSHS St. Anthony Memorial Hospital Chapel in Effingham on Monday. Praying the scriptural rosary will begin at 6 p.m.

Fr. Ralph Zetzl will be the celebrant for the 6:30 p.m. mass. Everyone is welcome to join them in prayer for respect of all life, born and unborn.

The 7:30 p.m. business meeting will follow in the St. Clare Room to discuss local pro-life events.

For more information contact Judy Repking, Effingham Deanery Bishop's Pro-Life Committee at 217-690-7285.

Second Baptist to hold VBS

MATTOON -- Second Baptist Church in Mattoon will be holding their upcoming Vacation Bible School, with the theme "Jesus: The Kingdom Builder", from Monday-Friday, 6-8 p.m.. 

Classes are available for all ages. The public is invited to attend.

Second Baptist Church is located at 20 Old State Road in Mattoon. For a ride or for more information, contact 217-246-2009.

To submit your items to CHURCH BRIEFS, email or call 217-238-6864.


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