This week we gathered all the workers and helpers who will be assisting us next week for VBS and gave a two day training to make sure they’re all prepared for the big event. We went over all the lessons and verses and activities and explained the schedule to them. We are pleased to have young people who are … Continue reading Congo VBS – Training our Workers
Your Vacation Bible School is probably one week long from 9-12 or perhaps your church holds an evening VBS. That one week is full of joy and challenge, and at the end of it I, for one, am always fairly exhausted. With four children of my own out of school and at home, I searched out other activities … Continue reading How Your VBS Differs from Congo VBS – Part 4: Two Week VBS?
If you’ve ever helped with Vacation Bible School, you know it’s an all hands on deck endeavor. Every paid staff member of the church contributes with most putting in over-volunteer-time. In that respect, our Congo VBS is similar, except the paid staff are those from our Future Hope Africa education center. Two aspects of our helpers’ situation probably differ from … Continue reading How Your VBS Differs from Congo VBS – Part 3: Budget for Volunteers
Your Vacation Bible School: – is probably run by your church or chapel and held at those facilities. – the classrooms used are the same ones used for Sunday School and Life Groups. – the tables & chairs are rearranged and everything decorated. – the church kitchen is snack central. – the sanctuary is the site for opening and … Continue reading How Your VBS Differs from Congo VBS – Part 2: Facilities
If you’re familiar with Vacation Bible School in the U.S., you know that there are lots of curriculums to choose from each year where the theme, Bible verses, songs, crafts, mission videos, etc. have all been pre-printed with lots of visuals and extras for the teachers and students including decorations for the church. The image … Continue reading How your VBS differs from Congo VBS – Part 1: Theme