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Youngsters use their personally decorated buckets to start pounding out the ‘funky beats’ during the music portion of their Vacation Bible School day. The ‘Shine’ VBS at Escalon Covenant Church ran from Monday, July 25 through Friday, July 29 and all kids learned a part in the Funky Beats performance that they put on for parents, family and friends in the Friday wrap up of the fun-filled week.

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