Vacation Bible School
Vacation Bible School: Twists & Turns
Dates: June 26 – 30, 9:15 am – 2:00 pm
Grades: Preschool – 5th Grade
Location: St. Jude of the Lake, 700 Mahtomedi Ave, Mahtomedi, MN 55115
Vacation Bible School (VBS) is a ministry outreach we here at St. Jude is providing to educate children about God. The purpose is to incorporate themed activities that entertain kids with the chance to learn about God.
Vacation Bible School is an easy way to get kids involved in church community while giving you the opportunity to meet the people within the church, too. VBS is typically a week-long affair that takes place in the summer. Children attend around three to four hours each day. Vacation Bible School teachers are church staff as well as church members volunteering their time. Many of the church members helping out with VBS are parents, too.
A typical day at Vacation Bible School may include:
- Arts and crafts
- Bible stories
- Character-building activities
- Puppet shows
- Snack breaks
- Sports activities
Benefits of VBS include:
- Children learn about religion through fun, age-appropriate activities.
- Kids meet new friends who share their beliefs.
- Life lessons help every child learn how to be a good person and a friend to others.
- Perfect for younger children to get a feel for camp without having to go away overnight.
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