Two churches slate events in the next two weeks, one a blood drive and the other a vacation Bible school

Newberg church slates a vacation Bible school

Joyful Servant Lutheran Church, 1716 Villa Road, will once again hold its Roar Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 12-16. The interactive, Bible-based event is designed for children entering kindergarten through fifth grade and "will deepen their friendship with a mighty, loving God who empowers them to boldly face life's challenges," according to a press release.

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Zion Lutheran Church will host blood drive Aug. 15

American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 2 to 7 p.m. Aug. 15 at Zion Lutheran Church, 301 S. River St. Appointments may be made by visiting and using sponsor code "NewbergCommunity," or by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS. Drops are also welcome and donors will receive a $5 Amazon eGift card via email. For more information, call Lisa Blackburn at 503-538-3976.

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