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

VBS Geek of the Week: Traci Rogers

This week's Geek of the Week so from Amarillo, Texas. Welcome, Traci Rogers! What is your role in VBS? Children’s Minister What was your "geekiest" moment? Making the theme song into a ring tone in January What has been your favorite VBS theme? Amazon Outfitters or Outrigger Island You might be a VBS geek if . . .  you know that spray adhesive on a church night is a bad idea (even if in a closed office). What makes you keep doing VBS? LOVE LOVE LOVE IT     ... Continue Reading