VBS Team Geek of the Week: Carol Tomlinson

Today's VBS team member Geek of the Week is Carol Tomlinson. Hope you enjoy getting to know her! What is your role on the VBS team? Content editor for Preteen, Students, Crafts, and Missions What was your "geekiest" VBS moment? Visiting the Goodwill Outlet with my team to rummage through large bins of stuff that could be use to make gadgets for Agency D3 Previews. What has been your favorite VBS theme? Outrigger Island & Agency D3 loved that both of these could simply answer the truth ... Continue Reading

VBS Team Geek of the Week: Gordon Brown

Today we are doing Geek of the Week a little differently! We are going to be highlighting the different members of the VBS team and see what makes them a VBS geek. Today we are starting with one of our graphic designers, Gordon Brown! What is your role on the VBS team? Graphic designer What was your "geekiest" moment? Almost wearing the kangaroo costume—and almost being sad that I didn't. What has been your favorite VBS theme? Saddle Ridge Ranch—cowboy boots are cool! You might be a ... Continue Reading

How Do You Collect a VBS Offering?

We want to hear how you get your kids involved in helping to collect an offering during VBS. We know many of our own churches make the offering a competition between boys and girls or each grade to see who can bring the most. Some churches set a goal and if that offering goal is met, then the pastor or other staff member gets a pie in their face! It is also great to hear stories from churches who do not take up money as an offering, but collect school supplies, canned food, and so forth for a ... Continue Reading

VBS Geek of the Week: Patty O'Shea

1. What is your role in VBS? This year I am the VBS Director. I have been involved in VBS in some way since 1996. With the exception of 2002, I have used a week of vacation from my day-job to be at VBS since 1997. 1996: Registration/Attendance (went to work in the afternoon) 1997: Registration/Attendance & Newsletter 1998-2001: Director, Hazelwood Baptist Church 2002: Taught Director Workshops for Baltimore Baptist Association 2003-2008: Director, Hazelwood Baptist Church 2009: ... Continue Reading