Tag Archives: Vacation Bible School

VBS is Just Around the Corner

Vacation Bible SchoolTo list your church’s Vacation Bible School or summer family activity, send information to editor@spiritofabilene.com By LORETTA FULTON If you’re looking for adventure this summer, look no further than the closest church. Many Abilene churches will be hosting Vacation Bible School sessions with alluring themes like “Wild Life,” “Twists and Turns,” “Stellar,” and “God’s Super Heroes.” You don’t

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VBS July Sessions

Several churches are hosting Vacation Bible School sessions in July, beginning Monday, July 11. Following is a partial listing of of churches that will have VBS in July. To add your church, email information to editor@spiritofabilene.com Trinity Baptist Church, 871 Woodlawn Drive, will have sessions July 17-20, with the theme, “Monumental: Celebrating God’s Greatness.” Sessions are 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 6-8

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Upcoming Vacation Bible School

Many churches already have staged Vacation Bible School for this year, but there is still time to register your children for upcoming sessions. Broadview Baptist Church, 2500 S. 27th St., is hosting four days of worship, crafts, music, and more, with the theme of “Created in Christ, Designed for God’s Purpose.” Sessions are scheduled for Sunday, June 19, through Thursday,

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VBS, a Summetime Favorite, Is Back

By LORETTA FULTON Summer is quickly approaching and that means it’s time for “Space Blast,” “Passport to Peace,” “Be Strong & Courageous,” and the many other Vacation Bible School themes that are popular this year. Most churches are back to the traditional VBS format after the COVID shutdown two years ago and some experimentation with new formats last summer. However,

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VBS–Something Old, Something New

By LORETTA FULTON “Destination Dig: Unearthing the Truth About Jesus,” “Anchored: Deepening Faith in God,” “Rocky Railway: Jesus’ Power Pulls Us Through.” Sound familiar? A year after COVID-19 shut everything down, an old favorite, Vacation Bible School, is returning, with its enticing themes and promises of adventure, fun, worship, and learning. Some churches are going totally old school, hosting VBS

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Be ‘Transformed’ by Southern Hills VBS Movie

By LORETTA FULTON Vacation Bible School already was unique at Southern Hills Church Christ, so children’s minister Holly Racca wasn’t thrown for a loop when the coronavirus interrupted this summer’s plans–even if it was her first year to be in charge. Several years ago, under the leadership of Ryan Maloney, former children and family minister at Southern Hills, the church

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VBS ONLINE AT FBC JULY 27-31

Vacation Bible School is going online July 27-31 at First Baptist Church. All children are welcomed to tune in. First Baptist joined other churches in town, and across the country, this summer in moving the summertime favorite to a virtual experience. VBS was just one of many summer experiences either canceled or altered, thanks to COVID-19. VBS at First Baptist

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