Your kids are ready for VBS…we’ll make sure you are too!
“And let us not neglect our meeting together, as some people do, but encourage one another, especially now that the day of his return is drawing near.” Hebrews 10:25
It’s February, which means every VBS Director’s internal clock is screaming, “It’s time to start planning the biggest event of the summer!” More than ever, planning for VBS feels daunting and different. But never fear, the team at Group is here to help you every step of the way.
Step 1: Remember who you are!
You’re not just a VBS director…you’re a VBYES Director! Over the past year we’ve watched as you’ve worked tirelessly and creatively to engage with your kids. You’ve conquered challenges, learned new skills, and have been a source of light in your community. We can’t wait to see how you bring that energy into VBS this summer.
Step 2: Remember your “WHY”
Whenever starting a new project or event, it’s always good to take a step back and focus on your “why.” Why do you do VBS? What do you want to accomplish? What’s the goal? Sit down with your core team and zero in on your “why.” You’ll find that once you have your “why,” the “how” seems doable.
Step 3: Remember “proper planning prevents predicaments”
You already know this, but planning now saves you headaches in the future. That’s why we’ve created a free “Getting Started Guide” to help you, well…get started. Gather your core team and walk through the guide together to lay out Plans A, B, and C. (Or go crazy and do the whole alphabet!)
While we don’t know what the coming months will hold, we’re confident about a few things:
- Kids need VBS…now more than ever. We’ve all felt isolated, and kids are no different. They’re craving community and a place where they can process the experiences of this past year. Relationship-building questions at VBS, provide a space to share their feelings and discover how God was with them the whole time.
- VBS can be a way to get people back into church (as CDC and local guidelines allow). According to BARNA, one in three Christians have stopped attending church altogether since the start of the pandemic. Your VBS event might be the open door they need.
- We’ve learned a lot in the past year! Our team of VBS experts can now say they’ve seen it all and are ready to tackle any VBS challenge you throw their way! Give them a call at 1-800-447-1070
Are you as excited as we are? Jumpstart planning with the “Getting Started Guide” and be sure to check out the rest of the helpful links below:
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You CAN do it! And we’re here to help! Group offers a complete children’s ministry hub of resources you need…especially when it comes to VBS! Best of all, we’re always here to help. Call us with any ministry-related problem, and we’ll help you find a solution. Call our experienced and helpful support team at 1-800-447-1070.