WESTBROOK, Minnesota (STPNS) -- Special — The churches of the Walnut Grove and Westbrook communities decided to do something different this year.
A combined Vacation Bible School will be held in Walnut Grove this year. Grace and Trinity, and Our Saviors Lutheran of Westbrook will join with Trinity, St. Olaf, English Lutheran and United Methodist of Walnut Grove and gather under the direction of Shetek Lutheran Bible Camp, at the Westbrook Walnut Grove Elementary School June 16-19 from 9:00- to 2:30 with dinner being served in the Walnut Grove lunch room. Students under 18 will be served free.
Busses will be provided to take kids from Westbrook to Walnut Grove. Adults will have to pay for their own lunches or bring a lunch from home.
On Wednesday June 18 Bible School children can participate in the Food For Kidz project held at the Westbrook Community Center following bible school that day.
Shifts will be moved up earlier to accommodate the kids coming from bible school. The first shift of food packers will run from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and the second shift will run from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. The event is sponsored by Partners in Ministry, the goal for this year’s event is $10,000. People can donate designated amounts for Food For Kidz to their church, or bring it to the event that Wednesday. The more money donated prior to, and the day of the event, will determine how much food will be packaged.
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