Do You Want to Build a Tree House?


We've had many requests for some additional help in creating the tree house featured in our Worship Rally set.  So grab your copy of Decorating Made Easy and let's take a closer look together.  The supply lists and diagrams you'll need are on pages 24-25.  The diagram on page 25 is also available on the CD-ROM included in Decorating Made Easy so that you can project and trace the panels using a digital or overheard projector.  Feel free to simplify and freehand as needed. Decide whether you ... Continue Reading

Advice From the Experts - Decorations, Part 2

The best VBS leaders are learners, and the best learners enjoy sharing with others what they have learned through trial and error. Following are words of advice that have been collected through the years from great leader-learners just like you. Enlist a decorating team to be responsible for the worship center, main entrance, and halls. Apply the 4 R’s of Decorating – Recycle, Recut, Reshape, and Repurpose from previous years. Host a decorating party the Saturday before VBS. Provide ... Continue Reading

The Pastor and the Paint Brush


VBS is goin’ BIG in TEXAS! Children’s Minister, Brenda Bourgeois, at Redbud Baptist Church in Lubbock TX has put together an impressive team of people including Pastor Shon Wagner, Youth Minister James Taylor, and Deacon Terry Love. While building sets, James recalls Pastor Wagner with his sleeves rolled up, paint brush in hand—servant leadership for sure! More than 26 Redbud Baptist staff, deacons and church folks from a variety of professional backgrounds (including retired folks!) volunteered ... Continue Reading