Category Archives: Vacation Bible School

Host Your Children’s Summer Camp (VBS) in a Park or Back Yard Near You

This is the time when congregations are planning their summer children’s program.  The curriculum is being selected and ordered. Volunteers are being sought.  Craft materials are being collected.  The location for the program is being debated.  [DRAMATIC PAUSE]  The location is … Continue reading

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Taking Your VBS to a Local Park Near You

This is the time when congregations are beginning to think about Vacation Bible School.  The curriculum is being selected and ordered. Volunteers are starting to be recruited.  Craft materials will be collected.  The location for the VBS is being debated.  [DRAMATIC PAUSE]  … Continue reading

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Community Block Parties: A Great Way to Meet Your Neighbours

Summer is approaching.  People are emerging from their caves after winter’s hibernation.  Children are playing in playgrounds.  People are beginning to tend to their gardens and doing outdoor repairs to their homes.  Barbeques are being stoked and the aroma of … Continue reading

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Take Your Vacation Bible School to a Local Park Near You!

This is the time when preparations for Vacation Bible School are ramping up.  The curriculum is selected. Volunteers are being sought.  Craft materials are being collected.  The location for the VBS is being debated.  [DRAMATIC PAUSE]  The location for the … Continue reading

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Vacation Bible School: Is VBS worth your Energy and Resources????

I have been participating in two VBS’s this week – one in the town of Kitimat, BC and the second one in Kitimaat Village (a Haisla First Nation’s community).  I know that many congregations, like Redeemer Lutheran Church in Kitimat, … Continue reading

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Prince of Peace (Vancouver) Hosting A VBS in the Park!

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Vancouver is planning a VBS in a local park on Saturday, August 27th.  How you can help: They need “Pandamania” materials (decorations, signage, kits, etc.) 10” x 10” Outdoor tents (need at least 3 more) Eye-catching, … Continue reading

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