First Baptist Nacogdoches
Sunday, December 21, 2014

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Take kids on an incredible journey into the wilderness with none other than Moses himself! With Group's Wilderness Escape 2014 VBS program, kids will learn straight from bible through hero Moses. Kids will also learn firsthand what it was like to live in the Israelite camp during Moses' time. 


 If you are interested in volunteering,
contact Melanie!
mmatson@fbcnac.org  or call  936.564.7379
Upcoming Dates
VBS Work Night
Thursday, April 3
6:00 - 8:00pm
Childcare Available
VBS Work Night
Thursday, May 1
6:00 - 8:00pm
Childcare Available
Online Registration Begins
Sunday, May 4
 

April 3 – VBS Work Night  |  6 pm – 8 pm 
We’ll be making decorations for the Children’s Building and organizing and prepping materials for VBS.  Childcare is available. Please call the Barbara in the church office. 

April 27 – VBS Volunteer Meeting  |  4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
This is a very important meeting for all involved in VBS! Please make plans to attend. You will receive all of your materials, instructions and training for VBS at this meeting. Don’t miss it!

May 1 – VBS Work Night  |  6 pm – 8 pm
We’ll continue making decorations for the Children’s Building and organizing and prepping materials for VBS.  Childcare is available. Please call the Barbara in the church office. 

May 4 –  On line VBS Registration starts

May 18 – VBS Prayer Walking begins
Prayer is a vital part of VBS! You may prayer walk the Children’s Building during Sunday School or at other times when the building is open for activities during the week.  Instructions will be located by the front door. This activity is self paced.  If you are unable to walk through the building, a prayer sheet will be available to pick up in the Main Office or in the Children’s Building so that you may pray form the needs of VBS at home.  

May 25 – Prayer Walk

June 1 – Prayer Walk

VBS Set up – June 4-6  |  10 am – 4 pm
There are always last minute details to take care of! Stop by the Children’s Building and see how you can help!

June 8 – VBS Set Up (Begins immediately after Sunday School)
We need  a lot of volunteers to help clear rooms and set up the Israelite camps and tribe rooms. Meet by the Kids’ Worship Room for instructions.

June 8 – VBS Kick-Off
Details Coming Soon.

June 9 – 13 VBS IS HERE!  9 am – 12 noon!

June 13 – Break Down VBS  |  12 noon (Immediately following VBS)
We need a lot of help breaking decorations down, collecting supplies, and getting the Children’s Building back in order.

TRIBE LEADER - Leads Israelite Tribe in fun, simple activities (with the help of an Assistant Tribe Leader) that help them make the connection between what they learn from Moses to their everyday life. Actively participate with tribe in Celebration opening and closing, , talk with artisans in the Israelite Camp, and visit with Moses as he tells of his adventures leading the Israelites through the wilderness.
Easy preparation. Relationship-building focus on one age group. 5-day commitment.
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ASSISTANT TRIBE LEADER - Helps the Tribe Leader with fun, simple activities that help tribe members make the connection between what they learn from Moses to their everyday life. Actively participate with tribe in Celebration opening and closing, talk with Artisans in the Israelite Camp, and visit with Moses as he tells of his adventures leading the Israelites through the wilderness.
Easy preparation. Relationship-building focus on one age group. 5-day commitment.
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ISRAELITE CAMP 1st - 5th & PRESCHOOL (CRAFTS & MISSIONS) - Guides tribes in making fun, easy, hands-on craft projects. Share interesting historical facts with the tribes who visit the Israelite Camp and have a great time as you visit with kids and their leaders while they work.
All crafts supplied and preplanned. Easy preparation. 1 to 5-day commitment.
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FUN & GAMES ASSISTANTS (1st - 5th GRADE REC) - Assist Rec Leader with fun games each day. Share interesting facts about the kinds of games kids played in Moses’ time. All supplies provided and all games are preplanned.
Easy preparation. 1 to 5-day commitment.
 
RECREATION ASSISTANTS (PRESCHOOL REC) - Assist Preschool Rec Leader with fun games each day. Share interesting facts about the kinds of games kids played in Moses’ time. All supplies provided and all games are preplanned.
Easy preparation. 5-day commitment.
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WHALE SLIDE - Monitor and run the slide during VBS.
Very easy - no preparation. 9:30 am - 11:45.
1 to 5-day commitment.
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REGISTRATION - Assist the Registration Leader in registration from 8:00 am - 9:45 am daily.
1 to 5-day commitment.
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GREETER - Greet all children as they arrive, and guide them to their Oikos group. 8:00 am - 9:30 am or from 11:45 am - 12:30 pm greeting and directing parents during the pickup process.
1 to 5-day commitment.
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DECORATIONS - Help create, assemble and set up decorations prior to VBS. The time commitment and schedule are flexible.
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BEHIND-THE-SCENES ASSISTANT - Assist and help during the week with small jobs that are essential to the success of VBS and making it run smoothly. Morning and afternoon times are available.
1 to 5-day commitment.
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SUB  - This is a great job if you can only work a few days during VBS. Subs help out during the week in various tribes or in the Israelite Camps when a teacher must be absent.