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This Summer we’re going “In The Wild” with Vacation Bible School! Each year VBS presents an opportunity for the church as a whole to work together to minister to hundreds of children and youth for a few days during the summer. This summer VBS is taking place June 23-28. If you haven’t already volunteered to help with VBS and are wondering what roles there are that you could potentially help with, please take a few minutes to read below to find out your best fit:

A. All Teachers:

Pray for children who attend VBS and their families.

Participate in training and planning sessions.

Participate in the VBS Celebration event.

Prepare to talk with any child who asks questions about the ABC’s of becoming a Christian.

B. Lead Room Teachers:

Prepare and decorate the rooms or space for your class.

Assign specific tasks to assistant teachers.

Help in outreach activities to parents and children who indicate they do not have a church home.

Assist in obtaining needed supplies.

Study each day’s lesson as it pertains to your room.

Lead your classes during the session.

C. Assistant Teachers:

Prepare and decorate the rooms or space for your class.

Study the lesson that your class has to teach.

Assume responsibility for the cleanup of the site daily and at the end of the week.

D. Navigators

Be familiar with the VBS Scripture, each day’s Bible story, and summary statement.

Keep attendance records for your class.

Prepare name tags for each student.

If one of these opportunities sound like something you’d like to know more about, please contact Jason Hoke at to ask questions or attend the Organizational Meeting on April 7 at 7 PM. If you’re ready to sign-up as a volunteer for VBS, please click here to register.

Here are some important dates to mark on your calendar if you are signing up to volunteer:

Sunday, April 7     Organizational Meeting 7:00 p.m. (Room 260)

Sunday, June 9     Registration workers meeting 4:30 p.m. (Room 110)

Sunday, June 9     Evangelism training meeting for children’s workers 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, June 9     Full staff Fellowship Hall at 6:00 p.m.

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