Power Up Day 2.0 is March 14!

Power Up Day 2.0 is March 14!

We had such a great time connecting with leaders and giving away prizes in January, so we decided to do it again this month! Power Up Day 2.0 is happening, and we hope that you’ll join us to get your VBS planning jump-started. DATE: Thursday, March 14, 2019 TIME: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. * It’s the perfect time to put in those orders for your supplemental products that make VBS even more amazing. And every order placed by that day—and throughout the day—will be entered into live... Read More
Let’s Kick Off the VBS Party!

Let’s Kick Off the VBS Party!

It’s JANUARY! Hopefully that means that the trees and ornaments and giant candy canes are all put up from the Christmas celebrations. It also means that it’s time to begin planning your summer celebrations—a.k.a. VBS! We’re kicking off the planning with a big party of our own on Thursday, January 10—POWER UP DAY! It’s the perfect time to put in those orders for your supplemental products that make VBS even more amazing. And every order placed by that day—and throughout... Read More
On the VBS Planning Calendar – June

On the VBS Planning Calendar – June

By Liz Calhoun We’ve come to the end of our shared to-do list. I hope your planning and recruiting and preparing and training has gone smoothly so far, and I hope you are excitedly looking forward to your event. You’ve put so much effort into making this year’s VBS an awesome one, and you are almost there! Continue to pray that God will prepare the hearts of the families you will meet, and that He will work through the folks who will speak into the lives of those families... Read More
Making the Connection AFTER VBS – Don’t Miss It!

Making the Connection AFTER VBS – Don’t Miss It!

By Tim Sherwood Your team has dotted all the i’s and crossed all the t’s, and the kids had an incredible time at your event. They danced like nobody was watching, they sang like nobody was listening, they made crafts out of pretzels and marshmallows that would rival a Picasso, created lasting friendships with new people and they can’t stop talking about what they learned (and how many marshmallows Billy fit into his mouth – which was 37 if you must know, it was incredible). Your work is done.... Read More
Six Ideas to Get Parents Involved in VBS

Six Ideas to Get Parents Involved in VBS

By Brian VanderArk I saw a strange site yesterday here in Michigan. It was a tulip starting to sprout from the ground (an orange one of course). Around here, that means Summer is closing in. And that means someone is planning a Vacation Bible School! Immediately, I had these visions playing out in my mind: Volunteers in a room with brainstorming cards or paper lining the walls filled with ideas. Staff or volunteers are feverishly inviting others to join them in reaching kids. Other team... Read More