VBS 2019-Start Here!

The VBS 2019 Jump Start Kit includes all the items you need to start planning your adventure!

Wild Encounters Are On The Way!

Throw on your camera strap and buckle your seatbelt. VBS 2019 takes you on a wild adventure—with elephants and egrets, polar bears and penguins, cockatoos and crocodiles. As you seek out exotic animals, you’ll also find snapshots of real-life encounters with Jesus in Scripture. Kids go from bewildered to believing as they get In The Wild at this summer’s VBS.

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The Adventure Map

Theme Verse

But these are written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name. John 20:31 (CSB)


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Daily Content

Day 1: Encounter in the Temple Luke – 2:41-52
Day 2: Encounter at the River Matthew – 3:1-17
Day 3: Encounter on the Water Matthew – 14:22-33
Day 4: Encounter at the Tomb – John 20:1-18
Day 5: Encounter on the Road Luke – 24:13-35
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Rotation Sites

Worship Rally at Panoramic Point
Bible Study at the Watering Hole
Music at Bullfrog Bog—Swamp
Missions at Pachyderm Path
Crafts at Cockatoo Canopy
Recreation at Beluga Bay
Snacks at Grizzly Gulch
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Attend a VBS
Preview Event

Ridgecrest, NC
January 11-12, 2019
Houston, TX
January 18-19, 2019
Fort Worth, TX
January 25-26, 2019
Hendersonville, TN
January 31-February 1, 2019
February 1-2, 2019
February 2, 2019*

Register early as space is limited.
*One-Day Preview

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VBS Essentials

VBS Resources

To better help you and your VBS event be as successful as possible we have developed a vast array of FREE VBS Resources!

Helping Leaders Succeed

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Choose LifeWay VBS!

Revealing Jesus through every aspect of VBS. LifeWay’s gospel-centered and expert-vetted VBS prepares your leaders with trustworthy Bible-teaching. Your kids will have a blast while every activity, Bible lesson, and song points them to Jesus.

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For many churches, VBS is the number one evangelistic opportunity of the year! Recent research reveals the incredible impact VBS has on kids, students, adults, and families. Click below for quick snapshot of a few ways your church and community can benefit from VBS!

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