We are wondering how other churches handle VBS volunteers. Should we just use church members, or accept the help of parents, etc. Their help would be welcome, but would they need background checks?
I am looking for the music director's booklet and the DVD of the VBS curricula Beach Party: Surfin’ Through the Scriptures.
The fine folks at the Center for the Ministry of Teaching (Virginia Theological Seminary) have done the legwork to find Vacation Bible School materials that are easy to use and theologically sound.
Recap video of a wonderful VBS experience at Anaheim CRC.
71 children in attendance.
Vacation Bible School was a family affair for us. It was a time of prayer, snacks, cleaning up messes, and much more. In case you are also part of VBS, I wanted to share two resources I love!
How do you hope to see faith being formed and disciples being made?
Recommended steps for child safety this summer.
It’s summertime, and that means school is out and your church is most likely working on its summer programming. Your church can take a few simple steps so that every child will feel welcomed and included in your summer activities.
This website provides free resourced developed by volunteers from around the globe, that can be used for fun, active summer programming.
Looking for SonWorld VBS decorations, crafts, etc.
VBS is a special time. Try these ideas for building a summer ministry team and planning an unforgettable week for your kids!
I would like to give away used VBS materials. They're mostly complete, and if it's missing something I think it's noted inside the box. It's free for the taking, just contact me.
If you have any suggestions about what to do with VBS material once it has been used, please feel free to...
Depending on where you live, your VBS program is likely to be somewhere between VERY HOT and UNBEARABLY HOT. Kids and leaders need relief from the heat. Try these ideas to keep everyone cool(er), and happier too.
Read an overview of how churches can do VBS WITH the community, a paper by Monika Grasley.
This summer our church (Kitchener, Ontario Canada) ran an evening VBS. Do any other churches out there do this? What are the keys to it being successful? We want to try it again in 2011, but we want to get wise to better ways of doing things.
We are looking for a script for teenagers to act out a bible story. The script should have a running time of about 15-20 min. and have at least 10 speaking parts. Last year we did 'Esther' and it was just great! Any suggestions for this year?
HI! We're looking for SonWorld Adventure Park materials from Gospel Light. This is 2 years old, so they don't have the poster etc. Thanks!
A few years ago my children attended the Tumbleweed Gulch vbs in a neighboring church. This VBS had a Western theme. We are very interested in using the Tumbleweed curriculum in our church this year. We got most of the materials, but are still missing the drama and promo dvd (with music videos/...
This page is PACKED with resources that will help your kids join in the work of World Renew as they share the love and compassion of Christ with others.