VBS Identity

Learning About Identity
A joint project by First Congregational UCC and Mayflower UCC of Sioux City, Iowa and UCC of North Sioux City, South Dakota

A trio of Iowa and South Dakota churches has created a new learning design for children aged pre-school through 5th grade to explore and "light a fire in their hearts" ... to learn and live the message of God is still speaking,

How it happened - from the planners:
"For 2005, we were inspired to explore the possibilities of The Stillspeaking Initiative as our VBS theme. The three planners, Pastor Theresa Herwynen of the North Sioux City UCC, Alaire Willits of First UCC, and Linda Cron of Mayflower UCC met to brainstorm creative ideas and goals. They created a design for a 3-evening vacation Bible school and they were thrilled with the results. They are delighted to share this material with other churches to try out, to embellish, to enjoy, to inspire.

Below you'll find links to easy-to-reproduce materials that provide practical guidance to duplicating the program with your group.

 Complete Program [PDF] - large file 1 mb, 34 pages
Introduction [PDF]
Registration [PDF]
Schedule Sheets [PDF]
Information for Shepherds [PDF]
Instructions for Projects [PDF]
Games, large and small groups [PDF]
Art and Cooking Workshops [PDF]
Samuel, Art and Story Center [PDF]
Cover Template - Word document to customize

Tell us about your results from YOUR Learning About Identity program!
Drop us a note at collinsd@ucc.org