VBS 2016 | June 20-23 | 9 a.m.-Noon


Registration is open for children & volunteers!


Children PreK 4 (4 years old)-6th grade will “remember that the Lord is great and awesome” (Nehemiah 4:14b).

The Design Team has been hard at work planning this year’s Surf Shack VBS, but VBS cannot operate without an awesome team of volunteers. Mark your calendar for June 20-23 and sign up!

VBS Praise Team Returns
We are looking for any rising 4th grade and up students who would be interested in participating in this fun, onstage interaction during VBS. We must have at least 10 students to get this going. If your student is interested, contact Elizabeth Nearn.

Volunteer Descriptions

We need lots of Shepherds! Please consider this as your area of choice.
SHEPHERD | Elementary or Preschool | 8:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. (Please commit to all 4 days)
Ensure safe arrival/dismissal. Guide a small group of children & participate in all VBS activities. Emphasize the daily theme & build a fun, energetic relationship with children.

CRAFTS | Elementary or Preschool | 9 a.m.-Noon
Help children during the craft activity & emphasize the daily theme. Help prepare, stock & clean up supplies.

STORY TIME | Elementary or Preschool | 9 a.m.-Noon
Help present the daily Bible story. May include skits, reading & discussion

SNACK | 9 a.m.-Noon
Prepare, serve & clean up the children’s snack area. Interact with children & emphasize the daily theme. Stock volunteer snack area. Make deliveries to campus locations as needed.

RECREATION | Elementary | 9 a.m.-Noon
Assist children during the outdoor recreational activity & emphasize the daily theme. Set up equipment for games.

SCIENCE LAB | Elementary | 9 a.m.-Noon
Help children during the science activity & emphasize the daily theme. Prepare, set up & clean up supplies.

MUSIC | Preschool | 9 a.m.-Noon
Lead & engage children in worship music.

GAP LEADER | 8:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. (Please commit to all 4 days)
Supervise a small group during daily, off-site mission projects for 5th & 6th grades. Interact with children during projects & emphasize the daily theme.

SECURITY/GREETER | 8:30-9:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Ensure safe arrival/dismissal procedures in Seabrook. Greet children/parents & offer assistance as needed.

DECORATIONS | flexible times prior to VBS
Create displays & decorate various campus locations. Artsy, crafty, light construction skills are helpful.

PRAYER TEAM | flexible times prior to & during VBS
Collect and review children’s prayer cards daily. Pray for their specific needs. Pray prior to, and during VBS.

AGAPE | flexible times prior to VBS
Prepare an agape gift for all volunteers. Distribute at either VBS Training (June 12) or first day of VBS (June 20).

PRE-VBS PREP | Mondays, May 23, June 6 & June 13 | 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Prepare & organize materials & supplies prior to VBS.

T-SHIRT CREW | flexible prior to VBS plus some VBS mornings
Organize & distribute T-shirts to volunteers & children prior to & during VBS.

MISSIONS PROJECT | Noon-1 p.m. during VBS
Organize, inventory & display children’s donations during VBS & pack for shipment on final day.

MEDICAL | 9 a.m.-Noon | any or all days
Tend to minor scrapes, tummy aches, fevers, etc. Be prepared to manage a medical emergency. Some type of medical background or training preferred.

PHOTOGRAPHER | 9 a.m.-Noon | any or all days
Visit all VBS activities daily to photograph children & volunteers.

NURSERY | 8 a.m.-Noon
Care for children (birth-3 years) of VBS volunteers. Help older children with craft & playground activities.

Special Needs VBS at Grace Evangelical Church
June 20-24 | 9 a.m.-Noon 

Christ Church Special Needs Ministry and Grace Evangelical Church SNM (part of the JoyLife901 collaboration) are offering a large VBS at Grace Evangelical Church. This is our second year partnering together for VBS. By combining resources, we can offer a much larger VBS and accommodate more people. Registration is now open. Hope to see you June 20-24!