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July 25–29, 9 am–noon

Seeking Out-of-This-World Crew for Space Probe VBS! There are many ways to serve: registration, crafts, recreation, kitchen, classroom helpers and more! We need teachers for 2/3 year-olds, 5-year-olds, kindergarten, and 3rd and 4th grades. Please contact Mary Jo with questions or to volunteer.

Volunteer All-staff meeting

Attention VBS Volunteers! Watch for a postcard later this month with your ministry assignment and meeting reminder. Please come to receive important information, training, and meet for planning and prayer with your co-workers. If you are unable to attend, please pick up your information packet and t-shirt in the children’s ministry office by Sunday, July 17 before the 11 AM service. On Sunday, July 24 please pick up t-shirts in the children’s hallway. Before the all-staff meeting the VBS teachers will meet for training in LL11-13 from 6:30 to 7:30 PM. Teacher materials and classroom decorations will be given at this time. All youth serving at VBS must attend the youth training in LL9 from 6:30 – 7:30 PM.

PRAY FOr VBS

Our goal is to have VBS covered in prayer from 8:30 am–12:15 pm on each day of VBS. Sign up below to for a 15-minute slot to pray for this outreach.

Snacks

The astronauts are hungry!

Snack donations for Leaders

Snack donations are needed for nourishment. Due to severe peanut allergies, please donate only the specific snack items listed below. Bring items clearly marked “VBS” to the area in the Gathering Space outside the nursery entrance and place them in the bins. Thank you for supporting VBS in this way!

  • Original & Vanilla Oreos Nabisco original
  • chocolate chip cookies
  • Pepperidge Farms Goldfish (original, cheese, extra cheddar, pretzel, pizza, & parmesan)
  • Pringles chips
  • Snack Factory Pretzel Chips (original/everything flavors) 
  • Giant brand Traditional Blend Snack Mix or General Mills Chex Mix
  • Nabisco Wheat Thins
  • Fruit Snacks/Gummies
  • Tom Sturgis and Utz pretzels
  • Doritos and Fritos

Snack donations for the VBS Squadron Leaders can be dropped off on Sunday, July 24, through Wednesday, July 27, in the main kitchen on the stainless steel counters clearly marked “VBS”. Due to allergies, please avoid items with nuts and processed with nuts. Thank you for supporting our VBS volunteers!

  • grapes
  • strawberries
  • uncut watermelon
  • uncut cantaloupe
  • prepackaged donuts (i.e. Hostess, Entenmann’s)
  • bagels
  • spreadable cream cheese
  • cookies
  • muffins
  • pastries

CEF Training

What is the most important part of VBS? Sharing the good news of Jesus Christ with children! VBS classroom volunteers and all children’s ministry volunteers are encouraged to attend a special seminar led by Melinda Grant from Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF). Join us Monday, June 27 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM in Room 123 for this important training to learn how share the gospel and counsel children who are ready to believe. Our prayer is that more children will come to have a saving faith in Jesus Christ at VBS this year. Please contact Mary Jo with questions or to sign up.