Summer is a wonderful time for kids to explore their relationship with Christ outside the classroom.
Vacation Bible School
Choosing a Curriculum
VBS season will soon be here! Selecting a great curriculum is key, but given the overwhelming number of options, it also can be challenging. This year’s top picks, based on Virginia Theological Seminary’s Center for the Ministry of Teaching are:
- Cokesbury: Rolling River Rampage
- Group Publishing – Marketplace Series: Babylon─Daniels Courage in Captivity
- MennoMedia: Peace Lab
Read more of VTS’s VBS Reviews for 2018. Not only do they provide detailed reviews of all the latest curricula, they also list Perennial Favorites–excellent VBS programs that continue to be relevant and engaging.
Why VBS Needs Clergy…
This article, published in News from the Hill, Spring 2017, by the VTS Center for the Ministry of Teaching, talks about the importance of clergy investment and participation in VBS, and the benefits received in return. Read Now >>
Summer camp allows children to grow in faith and a love of God’s creation in a whole new way. Cathedral Ridge, the camp and conference center for the Episcopal Church in Colorado, hosts a variety of summer camps each summer. Each camp has a full-time chaplain who leads campers in worship and other faith-based activities each day. Read more and register >