A Glimpse into Vacation Bible School


Our heartfelt thanks to all the volunteers and parents/guardians who helped make Vacation Bible School last week possible. Through Bible stories, songs, crafts, snacks, laughter, and prayer, over 150 children, youth, & adults have explored where God’s power can take us through faith, boldness, kindness, thankfulness, and the hope of Jesus.  Vacation Bible School is an experience hard to capture in words, so here are a few quotes from our little “Voyagers” (participants) and “Star Guides” (volunteers) to give us a glimpse into the stellar week:
The Director’s Kids on the first day:
Elle (6): “Mom, I don't really know the dance for VBS.”
Victoria (4): “Don't worry Elle! I totally know it! I'll teach you!”
From the Bible Story Drama Room:
“It's a joy to work with the kids in drama!  They are imagining what it might have felt like to sit in the lion's den or to walk the Jericho road, and in this way, their understanding of the bible grows.  Between the games and activities at VBS there is empathy and imagination, and our young Christians are growing in the faith.” –Emily
A Longtime Volunteer:
“I love VBS because it always marks the beginning of summer for me. The Bible stories make me recall my own childhood in church (and my seminary years!). The kids' excitement over VBS is contagious. Bottom line- there's no better place to celebrate your birthday than Glenn VBS!” – Laura
1st Time VBS Parent:
“VBS was so much fun!!! It’s the first time we have been able to come and volunteer.  I know Grace loved being with Miss Laura and Grant loved being with Martha and Alice in the nursery.  They both slept very well during nap time last week.  I had a great time helping with crafts! It was so nice to meet some of the (older) kids at Glenn. And bless all of the teenage volunteers! They were wonderful and I was so thankful they were really into helping the little kiddos make slime! 😂”  - Robin
A Future Philanthropist:
“Mae was carrying her bag of money she gathered for VBS this morning when we dropped off her sister at her school. She told Elle's teachers why she had the money that she was raising money for solar ovens in a different country  - AND THEY GAVE HER MORE MONEY! She turned $3 into $6!  Another teacher also asked where we went to church and thought that was really great that's what they were doing at VBS. You're doing a good job getting the message through!!”  - Shelby

Glory to God, who is able to do far beyond all that we could ask or imagine by his power at work within us! -Ephesians 3:20
Grace & Peace,

Special thanks to our local sponsors of our VBS Volunteer Meals: 

Doc Chey’s Dragon Bowl

Saba – Emory Village

City Barbeque – Decatur

Romeo’s New York Pizza – Emory Village

Glenn Church members & staff