Vacation Bible School is a wonderful opportunity for the children of our Parish, grades Pre-School (3&4 year-old) – 4th grade, to learn more about our Catholic Faith in a fun and interactive way!  We play games, sing songs, and provide crafts and scripture to teach the children the beauty of our faith and God’s sacred word.

VBS 2017 will be held July 10-14, 2017, from 9 am until Noon on Monday-Thursday, with a celebration Dinner on Friday evening for the whole family. Our theme this year is Cathletics: Training to be Champions for Christ. This Catholic VBS is an Olympic/Sports-themed program where kids will be inspired to set GOALS and AIM for a commitment to excellence in their Catholic faith. The program will focus on TRAINING kids in the Word of God with teachings on: The Greatest Commandments, 10 Commandments, Beatitudes, Fruits of the Spirit, and Evangelization. All children who will be in Pre-K through 4th grade in the upcoming 2017-18 school year are invited!

Registration is now open! There are three steps required to register each child:

  1. Enter registration information for each child (Pre-School [3&4 years old] through 4th grade for upcoming 2017-18 school year) in the online form
  2. Complete the Parental Permission Form (below) for each child and print
  3. Mail Parental Permission Form(s) and payment to:
    St Michael Church
    Attn: VBS Registration
    5750 N High St.
    Worthington, OH 43085

The cost is $20 per participant or $5 each for children of volunteers (must volunteer all 4 days to get the discount). The CD of the VBS music is available to purchase for an additional $7/CD.

We also need volunteers! To “Rise Up Now!” and volunteer, see below.

For more information, contact Martha Bogue at [email protected].

VBS NEEDS VOLUNTEERS!

Volunteers make VBS happen! We are glad to have adult volunteers (18+) as well as student volunteers (5th- 12th grade in the upcoming 2017-18 school year). You can volunteer to help all 4 days of VBS or for whatever part of the week you are able to help. There are a number of different volunteer positions available, including Faith Station, Craft Station, Game Station, Snack Station, Music Station, Childcare Area, and Group Leader/Assistant.

Volunteers who work all 4 days of VBS pay a reduced fee for their children who are participating in VBS: $5 per child. Additionally, child care will be available for younger children (age 1 & 2 years old) of volunteers.

If you are interested in volunteering, please complete the on-line form.

Child volunteers (5-12th grade) will also need parents to print the Parental Permission Form (below), complete it, and get it to the Parish office. As VBS approaches, we will communicate additional Diocese policies for child volunteers to review.

Adult volunteers will need to have Protecting God’s Children (PGC) and a background check (BCI) on file with the diocese before the start of VBS. Please see our Safe Environment page for more information about these requirements. As VBS approaches, we will reach out to you for PGC and BCI dates, and to communicate additional Diocese policies to review.

Thank you for volunteering to help make this year’s VBS a success!

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