As summer approaches, families are seeking fun and meaningful activities for their children. Local churches — among them First Baptist Church Brunswick, St. Simons United Methodist Church and Wesley United Methodist Church — offer Vacation Bible School programs that provide both, allowing kids to learn about their faith while making new friends.

“It’s important for the kids because we want something for the kids to do during the summer months,” said Melody Wilkes, director of preschool and children’s ministries for First Baptist.

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