...Bible based lessons built with a message that engages and enriches kids for a lifetime is REAL fun.
...Concordia's use of REAListic art gives kids confidence that the Bible is real and true.
...A REAListic and contemporoary theme is but a bridge for kids to connect to people and life from Bible times.
That's VBS with Purpose
Decorating Team: Do you have an artistic flair or a knack for building? This is the perfect spot if you would like to help with VBS but can’t be there during VBS week! The decorating team is responsible for designing and creating the scenes that transform the church to an environment that reflects our VBS theme.
Set-up Crew: his is the perfect spot if you would like to help with VBS but can’t be there during the week! Artistic talent is not a prerequisite! We need help decorating the building(s) (dates are subject to change, time TBD). This is the fun part!
Take-down Crew: Adults and older teens are needed for this vital job following the close of VBS. The church needs to be put back in order after a whole week of VBS activities. The take-down crew will not only take down all decorations, but will return items borrowed and deliver those decorations that will be donated.
Registration /Volunteer Check-in: Every day there is a need to have assistance with registration and check-in, especially Monday and Tuesday. Your role will be helping with new registrations, volunteer check-in, and directing people where they need to be. All materials will be provided and specific instructions for how to register new children.
Snacks: You will be the hopping spot to catch a bite to eat. If you like to talk about food and explain how the food connects to the Bible stories for the day then this is the place for you. Your team may do minimal prep work, but the bulk of prep will be done in the kitchen ahead of time.
Crafts: Our craft station will be a fun filled area of re-enforcing the day’s Bible story through a craft project. All supplies will be grouped for the day, some prep may be required, ie. Sorting for each age group. Your task will be to explain/demonstrate the craft and tie it into the lesson from the day.
Crew Leaders: This role is needed for all ages of kids, age 2-5 and grades Kindergarten through Fifth. Crews consist of 6-10 kids in age specific groups. With the younger ages we attempt to keep the groups smaller. Your role is to lead your group from Station to Station each day of VBS, encourage participation at each station and participate in activities as a leader as well.
Bible Story Time: Through our adventure kids will take a stop at our Bible Story Station. There could be elements of acting in skits or puppets that will aid in telling the Bible Story of the day. All additional décor and items for telling the story will be provided. Acting skills recommended!
Outdoor Games: Games is going to be a face paced action filled area for kids to experience the Bible story in an active way. Your role will be to work with a team of leaders to set up the games each morning, explain the games to each rotation of students, and work in the Bible point and story into your games.
Audio / Visual: This role involves running sound systems, video projectors, Power Point during VBS. Using photos from photographer, this role will create a daily video presentation of the days previous activities.
Photographer: Take photos of the activities on a digital camera, using still and video photography. Working with Audio / Visual to create a daily presentation of the previous days activities for use in the daily opening.
Phone tree caller: Assist in calling under the direction of the VBS director
Miscellaneous: Some examples include, but are not limited to, picking up t-shirts, sorting VBS gear, distributing VBS gear, etc... If you are unable to volunteer during VBS week, but would like to help us prepare for it, this would be a great role for you!