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Trinity UMC schedules VBS

The Trinity United Methodist Church will hold its “Prayer Warriors” Vacation Bible School July 30-Aug. 3 at the church at 806 N. Columbia St., Frankfort.

Sessions will be held from 6-8:15 p.m. each evening.

All children ages preschool through sixth grade are invited to participate. For more information, call 765-654-7542.

COACH Kids to hold mentor training July 9

COACH Kids, Clinton County’s proven mentorship program for at-risk kids, will hold a Mentor Orientation and Training session on Monday, July 9.

The approximately 90-minute meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. at the COACH Kids office at 554 W. Walnut St., Frankfort.

COACH Kids is looking for interested and current mentors who would like to get some resources on how to help our kids.

For more information, visit COACHkids.org or call 765-654-8812.

Frankfort Camp Ministries hosts Family Camp

Frankfort Camp Ministries will hold its Family Camp Sunday, July 8, through Sunday, July 15, at 1058 W. Freeman St., Frankfort.

The camp begins July 8 with an evening service at 6 p.m. and closes July 15 with a 4 p.m. service. Monday-Saturday: breakfast, 7:45-10 a.m.; prayer in the tabernacle, 9:30 a.m.; morning worship, 10:30 a.m., with youth and children’s services; special features, 2:30 p.m.; choir practice, 4 p.m.; dinner, 5 p.m., evening service, 7 p.m.

Preachers featured are Dr. Mark Wilson and Rev. Mark Murphy. There will be a special healing service Saturday, July 14, at 10:30 a.m.

Special family events scheduled along with a children’s track, teen track and a nursery for infants through 3 years of age.

For reservations, call Don McDowell at 765-459-5814; frankfortcampministries.com.

St. Matthew preschool registration underway

St. Matthew Community Preschool public registration for 2018-19 classes is underway. A $40 registration fee due at time of registering.

If, by Aug. 1, your child will be:

• 2 years old: Parents’ Morning Out; Monday/Wednesday morning or Tuesday/Thursday morning, 8:30-11:30 a.m., $76 monthly. Child does not have to be potty trained.

• 3 years old: 3- and 4-year-old class; Monday & Wednesday, 8:30-11:30 a.m. or 12:30-3:30 p.m. or Tuesday & Thursday, 8:30-11:30 a.m. or 12:30-3:30 p.m.; $76 monthly. Child must be potty trained.

• 4 years old: Pre-K class. Morning (8:30-11:30 a.m.) or afternoon (12:30-3:30 p.m.) on: Tuesday and Thursday, $76 monthly, or Monday, Wednesday and Friday, $114 monthly; Enrichment Pre-K: Monday through Friday morning only, $190 monthly.

Enter on the east side of the church by “Church Office” sign. St. Matthew is located at 1951 Wilshire Dr., Frankfort.

Mulberry food pantry accepting donations

The Stone Soup Food Pantry of Mulberry is accepting non-perishable foodstuffs. The pantry is run jointly by Mulberry United Methodist, Trinity Church and Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, and is housed in the Faye Snider Senior Center.

Donations can be made year round at boxes located at the Mulberry library, Town Hall, Mulberry Telecommunications and The Farmers Bank.

The pantry is open for Madison Township residents or members of the three churches from 4-6 p.m. the third Monday and 9-11 a.m. the third Tuesday of the month.

Salvation Army seeks donations, volunteers

The Salvation Army always welcomes donations and volunteers to fulfill its mission of helping those who most need help. Currently, donations sought include food staples, especially canned fruit, men’s and women’s razors, deodorant, shampoo and other personal hygiene products.

Volunteers, especially younger people who can help pick up and move furniture, are needed for all shifts. You can work as little as a few hours per week, depending on your scheduling, helping to sort, stock and do other tasks in our Thrift Shop and Food Pantry.

To donate or volunteer, bring money or items to the Salvation Army store at 300 W. Washington St., Frankfort, or call Edith Crews at 765-654-7896.