Tagged: vacation Bible school

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Exploring God’s Worda free kids’ event outline

Editor’s note: The following activity is slightly adapted from one of CTA’s event outlines, Exploring God’s Word. The event guide covers an hour-long program focused on exploring the stories and messages of God’s love and salvation in the Bible. It’s great for VBS, summer Sunday school, or midweek classes. Check it out now—it’s FREE! Across…

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Top 10 VBS Snacks

Kids love snacks—there’s no doubt about it! Have you planned your VBS snacks yet? It might help to delegate this task to a volunteer or group of teens (with an adult helper). Remember to be mindful of your program’s resources and constraints. Think about your budget, the age of the children, the availability of refrigerator…

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CTA Makes VBS Planning a Breeze!

This year, CTA is offering 12 vacation Bible school (VBS) themes and all the resources you need to start planning a Bible-based event! Head over to our website and check it out! Exploring God’s Word features space artwork that kids will automatically love! The themed activity books work for kids of all ages. Plus, the…

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Jesus, My Savior and Frienda free devotion for kids

Editor’s note: This children’s ministry devotion accompanies CTA’s new kids’ theme—Jesus, My Savior and Friend. The theme takes on a comic book design and teaches children about the best superhero there ever was—Jesus! The easy-to-use resources in this theme could be implemented for VBS, summer Sunday school, fifth Sundays, mid-week services, and community-wide events. And,…

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If You Build It, They Will Come

Congratulations—you have a stellar VBS program planned for this summer! But what if nobody comes? Many children’s ministries dedicate hours to planning lessons, snacks, games, and crafts for vacation Bible school. Even so, recruitment is often left off the list of VBS to-dos. It’s not too late to make sure your VBS program is filled…

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Build a Christ-Centered Team in 90 Minutes or Less

We are just two days away from the official start of spring and summer will be here before we know it! That means the season of vacation Bible school is quickly approaching. Are you ready for the crowds of children that will soon be knocking at your door? One of the most critical steps in…

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Making the VBS Checklist Work for You

The publishers have rolled out their VBS curriculums for summer 2015. If you do a quick online search, you will find neatly organized checklists letting you know everything you need to do in order to have a successful summer VBS program. Do you ever look at those lists and wonder how in the world you…

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