Keeping family first in Vacation Bible School ministry, part 3

Sack lunch

Often many of the willing volunteers for Vacation Bible School will be parents with children at home. ¬†Vacation Bible School is all about ministering to children. While we find great joy in sharing the love of Jesus with the children … CLICK to continue…

Keeping family first in Vacation Bible School ministry, part 2

derivative of "Look, I have scissors!" by traveling lunas 2011 (Creative Commons attribution license) flickr.com

The “Work together” principle (from Keeping family first in Vacation Bible School ministry, part 1) can be extended into your Vacation Bible School preparations, whatever the age of your children. Include them in your ministry. Give very young children some … CLICK to continue…

Preparing a low-budget shopping list for Vacation Bible School crafts supplies

Shopping list utilizing VBS crafts budget

Lately, we have been talking about Vacation Bible school crafts. ¬†If you missed¬†the¬†first two posts, you may want to look at: How to decide on a budget for Vacation Bible School crafts, and Turning your Vacation Bible School crafts budget … CLICK to continue…

Turning your Vacation Bible School crafts budget into a plan

"1st time sewing" (child's sequined heart) by EvelynGiggles, Creative Commons

Once you have your basic Vacation Bible School crafts budget outlined, it will be time to start planning. You will need to prepare a general crafts plan first, and then…your shopping list. This is where it starts to especially get … CLICK to continue…

How to decide on a budget for Vacation Bible School crafts

Screen shot VBS budget being worked out in Microsoft Excel

When it comes to a budget for Vacation Bible School, crafts may not be the largest item, but they do account for a significant percentage of planned spending. Crafts are an important part of a great Vacation Bible School program, … CLICK to continue…