Children Learn to be God’s Helping Hands

Over 35 children participated in Good Shepherd’s Vacation Bible School from June 18-22. “Helping Hands – God’s Plan” was the theme based on the parable of The Good Samaritan. Children learned how people lived in Bible times and how they are God’s hands by helping others.

Children were introduced to a different Bible verse each day and dressed in tunics and head dresses as in ancient times. They met the traveler who was beaten and robbed on their journey. Then saw how a Samaritan helped to he traveler while others left him lying on the road.

During games children learned to work together as a team to build a tent from a parachute in addition to playing other games to reinforce lessons while getting a chance to run and play.

In crafts children made picture frames, t-shirts, and mini flags with hearts and hands to always remind them that helping others is how God wants us to show love for one another. Children get to make their own design on each craft to show what Helping Hands – God’s Plan means to them.

Click heads to see photos of VBSThe Samaritan helps the traveler. Click here to see more photos.

Children also experienced being God’s helping hands by collecting items to HELP boost the spirits of children when they are ill or injured. Several bins full of story books, coloring books, activity books, markers, and crayons were collected.

Items collected for Kids Helping Kids project.

 

VBS Planning Meeting

A Vacation Bible School planning meeting will take place this Saturday, March 10 at 10:00am. VBS is just months away and there is still much planning needed. Be a servant for God to help children grow in faith through Bible stories, crafts, music, games, and snacks or be a crew leader to guide the children through all areas. Be rewarded by seeing the excitement and smiles on the faces of God’s children.

VBS is Here

VBS has arrived at Good Shepherd. Through interactive learning using the story of Noah children have learned how to Love one another and Trust in the Lord during the first two days. Fun activities include music, drama, crafts, games, and snacks. Click here to see photos of VBS in action. It’s not too late for kids 3 years to 6th grade to join in the fun and learning. VBS continues 9:am to noon through Friday, June 23rd.