VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Where: Peace Lutheran Church
       24024 West  Main Street
  (815) 436-9847

Date: July 8-12, 2019
Time:    9 a.m. -12 p.m.  
Age:  3 yr old thru those entering 5th grade  
  
 

At Miraculous Mission VBS, children will learn that Jesus saves the world! They’ll look into the Bible, God’s Holy Word, and explore five Bible accounts where God points us to our Savior, His Son, Jesus. He was born to live, suffer, die, and rise again for you, me, and the world!  

 
Registration is open for ages 3 - those entering 5th grade. Come along with us as we sing fun songs, do crazy crafts, eat yummy snacks, play awesome games, and more. Can’t wait to see you there! This year we are limiting the number of children to 40 unless we get more volunteers.   
 
To register, sign up online or call the Church Office at 815-436-9847.
 
If you would like to donate items for VBS, you may go to the online link  SignUpGenius at  www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0A4EAFAF28A20-miraculous   or check out the board in the narthex.
 
Would you like to help in any of these positions?   
 

_______Bible Challenge Leader*

_____Bible Challenge Assistant
_____Craft Leader
_____Craft Assistant
_____Decorating Coordinator
_____Decorating Assistant
_____Game Leader
_____Game Assistant
_____Mission Leader
_____Mission Assistant
_____Early Childhood Team Leader*
_____Early Childhood Assistant

_______Music Leader

_____Music Assistant
_____Publicity Coordinator
_____Publicity Assistant
_____Snack Leader
_____Snack Assistant
_____Storyteller*
_____Storytelling Assistant
_____Team (Small-Group) Leader
_____Donate Snacks
_____Donate Other Materials


*needs to be a member of LCMS Lutheran Church

 
 Bible Challenge Leader*
Plan and lead activities and teach the Bible memory verse at Bible Challenge Site so
kids can know and grow in Jesus, our Savior
·Review the Bible stories, the Take-Home Points, the Bible Memory Verses, and the daily
Collectible so you can tell the Word of God accurately and communicate the daily themes.
·Attend VBS training.

Craft Leader
Plan and lead Crafts Site so kids can know and grow in Jesus, our Savior
·Review the Bible stories, the Take-Home Points, the Bible Memory Verses, and the daily
Collectible so you can tell the Word of God accurately and communicate the daily themes.
·Prepare and teach crafts with the Craft Leader Guide for rotation groups
·Gather and/or purchase materials for crafts and for their implementation.
·Organize all materials needed for each day.
·Attend VBS training.

Decorating Coordinator
Create an engaging and visually interesting learning environment for VBS so kids can
know and grow in Jesus, our Lord and Savior
·Review the Bible stories, the Take-Home Points, the Bible Memory Verses, and the daily
Collectible so you can communicate the Bible stories and daily themes. The Lessons-at-a-Glance chart is available at vbs.cph.org or from your Director.
·Decorate group and common areas to visually communicate the VBS theme.
·Coordinate efforts with the church staff, VBS Director, and other volunteers.
·Attend VBS training.

Game Leader
Plan and lead the Games Site so kids can know and grow in Jesus
·Review the Bible stories, the Take-Home Points, the Bible Memory Verses, and the daily
Collectible so you can tell the Word of God accurately and communicate the daily themes.
·Plan and teach games for up to five rotation groups.
·Collect game supplies.
·Attend VBS training.

Mission Leader 
Assists Opening and Closing Leader by planning and coordinating activities to involve
children, parents, and the congregation in the VBS mission project
·Reviewthe Bible stories, the Take-Home Points, the Bible Memory Verses, and the daily
Collectible so you can tell the Word of God accurately and communicate the daily themes.
·Lead mission sections in Opening each day.
·Publicize the mission project in publications, displays, and presentations to educate kids, families, and the congregation about mission needs and opportunities.
·Make copies of mission information to go home to kids and their families.
·Attend VBS training.

Early Childhood Team Leader*
Assist in teaching children about Jesus and His love for them
Lead a group of up to six children.
·Review the Bible stories, the Take-Home Points, the Bible Memory Verses, and the daily
Collectible so you can communicate the Bible stories and daily themes. A Lessons-at-a-Glance
chart is available from your Director.
·Supervise, support, lead, and care for up to six kids in a small group.
·Have adults sign the kids in your group in and out of VBS each day. This would happen before Opening and after Closing.
·Pick up and return your small-group’s supplies each day and at sites, as needed.
·Lead your small group to do activities at each site.
·Use the Take-Home Point often and connect your activities with the Bible story of the day.
·Attend VBS training.

Music Leader
Works with Opening and Closing Leader to teach songs and lead singing at Openings and Closings so kids can know and grow in Jesus, our Savior.
Coordinate and lead singing for closing programs, congregation worship services, and other presentations
·Review the Bible stories, the Take-Home Points, the Bible Memory Verses, and the daily Collectible so you can communicate the Bible stories and daily themes. A Lessons-at-a-Glance chart is on the Director USB.
·Teach songs and choose accompaniment.
·Recruit, coordinate, and practice with musicians, as needed.
·Teach songs at VBStraining meetings.
·Coordinate music and lead singing for closing programs, congregation worship services, and other presentations.
·Use the Take-Home Point often and connect your activities with the Bible story of the day.
·Attend VBS training.

Publicity Coordinator
Publicize VBS in the congregation and community so kids can know and grow in Jesus, our Savior
·Review the Bible stories, the Take-Home Points, the Bible Memory Verses, and the daily Collectible so you can communicate the Bible stories and daily themes. A Lessons-at-a-Glance chart is available your Director.
·Share VBS information through various media and methods.
·Coordinate all publicity efforts.
·Recruit a committee to assist with tasks, including photographers or videographers.
·Coordinate efforts with the church staff, VBS Director, and other volunteers

Snack Leader
Plan and lead the Snack Siteso kids can know and grow in Jesus, our Savior.
Plan and coordinate food and servers at extra hospitality events 
·Review the Bible stories, the Take-Home Points, the Bible Memory Verses, and the daily
Collectible so you can communicate the Bible stories and daily themes.
·Plan  and serve snacks.
·Coordinate donations and food purchases.
·Help kids make theme-related snacks.
·Check registration forms for any food allergies. Adjust recipes as needed.
·Plan, prepare food, and recruit helpers for special hospitality events.
·Use the Take-Home Point often and connect your activities with the Bible story of the day.
·Attend VBS training.

Storyteller*
Plan and lead the Storytelling Site so kids can know and grow in Jesus, our Savior 
·Review the Bible stories, the Take-Home Points, the Bible Memory Verses, and the daily
Connector so you can tell the Word of God accurately and communicate the daily themes.
·Plan storytelling experiences with drama activities, decorations, costumes, props, and audiovisuals.
·Lead activities at the Storytelling site for up to five rotation groups.
·Recruit helpers and actors, as needed.
·Attend VBS training.

Team Leader (Small-Group Leader)
Lead a group of up to six children so kids can know and grow in Jesus, our Savior
·Review the Bible stories, the Take-Home Points, the Bible Memory Verses, and the daily
Collectible so you can tell the Word of God accurately and communicate the daily themes.
·Supervise, support, lead, and care for up to six kids in a small group.
·Have adults sign the kids in your group in and out of VBS each day. This would happen before Opening and after Closing.
·Pick up and return your small-group’s supplies each day and at sites, as needed.
·Lead your small group to do activities at each site.
·Use the Take-Home Point often and connect your activities with the Bible story of the day.
·Attend VBS training.

Leader Assistant
See leader responsibliities