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  • Kentucky church takes VBS ‘to the streets’

    August 29 2018 by Myriah Snyder, Western Recorder | with 0 comments
    Kentucky church takes VBS ‘to the streets’

    This year, Westport Road Baptist Church in Louisville took a new approach to LifeWay’s “Game On” VBS theme. They “took it to the streets” by providing six backyard Bible club-style VBS events in neighborhoods throughout Louisville. The neighborhoods included Westwood, Sycamore, Crosby Park, Hillcrest, Maples Park, Murray Hill and Portland.

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  • Vacation Bible School: What stirs churches to do it?

    July 27 2018 by Melita Thomas, LifeWay Christian Resources | with 0 comments
    Vacation Bible School:  What stirs churches to do it?

    Vacation Bible School is synonymous with summer in many churches – perhaps because it’s been around in one form or another since 1898. Under its current moniker among Southern Baptists, VBS has been an evangelistic strategy since the 1920s. In kid’s ministry – which is often marked by trendy short-lived fads – VBS is a …

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  • Seniors say yes to VBS

    July 24 2018 by Chris Doyle, Oklahoma Baptist Messenger | with 0 comments
    Seniors say yes to VBS

    Demonstrating that no one is too old to learn, Portland Avenue Baptist Church hosted a senior adult version of Vacation Bible School (VBS), July 9-12. By midweek, the church had nearly 20 seniors saying, as the popular VBS song goes, “Y-E-S to VBS.”

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  • 2019 VBS takes kids ‘In the Wild’

    June 8 2018 by Aaron Wilson, LifeWay Christian Resources | with 0 comments
    2019 VBS takes kids ‘In the Wild’

    Next summer, kids will seek animals in rainforests, grasslands, frozen tundra and even the Rocky Mountains with “In the Wild,” the 2019 Vacation Bible School theme from LifeWay Christian Resources. In the Wild will have kids embark as photographers seeking to snap pictures in settings decorated to mimic animals’ natural habitats. Along the way, kids …

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  • Survey: VBS remains popular among American parents

    May 30 2018 by Bob Smietana, Facts & Trends | with 0 comments
    Survey: VBS remains popular among American parents

    Back in the 1890s, a pair of Sunday School teachers both had the same idea. School kids were off for the summer. Why not invite them to church to study the Bible? And maybe sing a few songs and have some fun along the way?

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  • New VBS resource helps churches ‘go, tell’ worldwide

    March 7 2018 by Aaron Wilson, LifeWay Christian Resources | with 0 comments
    New VBS resource helps churches ‘go, tell’ worldwide

    Packing for your next mission trip may have just gotten a whole lot easier. LifeWay Christian Resources has produced a new Vacation Bible School program called “Go & Tell Kids” to serve as a gospel presentation tool that’s easy to transport to the mission field and works anywhere.

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  • ‘Game On!’: VBS previews slated by LifeWay in January

    December 22 2017 by Aaron Wilson, LifeWay Christian Resources | with 0 comments
    ‘Game On!’: VBS previews slated by LifeWay in January

    As football begins to wrap up for the year, sports enthusiasts need not despair. The season for Smocket is right around the corner. Smocket (a made-up competition) is featured in “Game On!” – the 2018 Vacation Bible School theme from LifeWay Christian Resources.

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  • Mitchell County churches partner for community VBS

    September 19 2017 by Liz Tablazon, BR Staff Writer | with 0 comments
    Mitchell County churches partner for community VBS

    A few weeks before the Great American Eclipse brought thousands of people from all over the country to cities in its path of totality, another galaxy-themed event drew more than 100 children from around Mitchell County to the Buladean Community Center in Bakersville, N.C.

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  • Church begun in 1794 holds first Vacation Bible School

    July 28 2017 by Scott Barkley, Georgia Christian Index | with 0 comments
    Church begun in 1794 holds first Vacation Bible School

    Island Creek Baptist Church joined in for the first time since its founding in 1794. The church had a Vacation Bible School. Over time, folks from Atlanta-area communities had bought retirement homes on the shores of Lake Sinclair and found a church home at Island Creek near Sparta, Ga.

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  • Pastor sleeps on roof after students reach VBS goal

    July 25 2017 by Imari Scarbrough, Special to the Recorder | with 0 comments
    Pastor sleeps on roof after students reach VBS goal

    A Wadesboro pastor slept on the roof of his church after a recent Vacation Bible School (VBS) raised well over twice the goal of $1,000 for charity. Mark Perko, pastor of Deep Creek Baptist Church, promised if they met their goal, he would sleep on the roof of the church.

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  • 2018 VBS aims to help kids get their ‘game on!’

    June 7 2017 by Aaron Wilson, LifeWay Christian Resources | with 0 comments
    2018 VBS aims to help kids get their ‘game on!’

    As fans across the nation celebrate the NBA and NHL finals this week, LifeWay Christian Resources is adding to the sports enthusiasm by announcing “Game On!” as its 2018 Vacation Bible School theme. The theme is designed to help kids gear up for life’s big game by teaching them Jesus has provided all they need.

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  • App expands VBS impact for LifeWay

    March 22 2017 by Aaron Earls, LifeWay Christian Resources | with 0 comments
    App expands VBS impact for LifeWay

    The excitement and learning that takes place at Vacation Bible School can happen anywhere now, thanks to the LifeWay VBS Galactic Starveyors app. For the fourth year, LifeWay Christian Resources has released an app connected with its latest VBS material. The app provides numerous opportunities to reinforce biblical lessons from VBS, according to Melita Thomas.

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  • Registration open to preview LifeWay’s 2017 VBS

    July 7 2016 by Lisa Cannon Green, LifeWay Christian Resources | with 0 comments
    Registration open to preview LifeWay’s 2017 VBS

    Registration is open for Vacation Bible School leaders to preview “Galactic Starveyors,” the 2017 VBS theme from LifeWay Christian Resources. LifeWay will host preview events in three locations in January to provide leaders hands-on experience with the backyard astronomy theme. “Galactic Starveyors” will prompt kids to look skyward and discover the Creator of the universe.

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  • Children give to help those in need

    August 27 2015 by Lily Jameson, Baptist Global Response | with 0 comments
    Children give to help those in need

    Through giving their pennies, nickels and dimes and more, kids at Circle Drive Baptist Church are seeking to help others through Baptist Global Response. For the past several years, the church’s children’s ministry has encouraged kids to raise money to help Haitian earthquake survivors recover from disaster …

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  • 2016 VBS to ‘submerge’ kids in God’s Word

    June 3 2015 by Aaron Earls, LifeWay Christian Resources | with 0 comments
    2016 VBS to ‘submerge’ kids in God’s Word

    Vacation Bible School remains one of the most effective evangelistic events for churches. Jerry Wooley said nearly 3 million people participated in VBS at a local church in 2014. Approximately 80,000 children made professions of faith during those weeks and more than 1 million unchurched individuals were identified as a result.

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