VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

VBS 2020: June 14-18!

Join us for an ONLINE VBS experience on June 14-18! We want to protect our volunteers and kids by hosting VBS in a free, online format this year. We’ll do all we can to help each other find joy and strength during this special week! Here’s how to join in:
1. Register at https://2020.cokesburyvbs.com/AldersgateWestDesMoines. Registering helps ensure we have enough supplies for everyone. Invite a friend to join us for VBS, too!
2. Pick up your VBS supplies from Aldersgate or West Des Moines United Methodist Church on Friday, June 12.
3. Starting on June 14, head to our web pages for videos that will guide you through each day’s Bible story and VBS activities.

Questions? Contact Morganne Reinboldt at mreinboldt@wdmumc.org.

Opening Video

Welcome to VBS day 1!

Arts and Crafts Room

Make Friendship bracelets with Ms. Sarah and her wonderful helpers! For this craft you will need: a washer, colored wire, and a sharpie! 

Science Room

Make an invisible Fire Extinguisher with Science Mike! You will need: Playdoh, A birthday candle, Baking Soda, Vinegar, A clear bowl, and a jar/vase

Recreation

It’s a lava mote! For this activity, you will need blue construction paper, orange construction paper, sidewalk chalk, and a music CD! 

Bible Stories

Join Ms. Sydney as she tells a bible story! You only need listening ears for this activity! 

Closing

Join Ms. Morganne and Mrs. Megan as they lead us in a closing to day 1! Thank you for joining us for VBS! 

Day 3 Opening

Welcome to VBS Day 3! 

Arts and Crafts

Join Ms. Sarah and her helpers in making foil art! You will need your foil art pack! 

Science Room

Join Science Mike making a marble maze! A Marble, a large piece of construction paper, and a straw!

Recreation

Join Pastor Trevor in playing bible charades! You will need Playdoh for this activity! 

Bible Stories

Join Ms. Sydney as she tells a bible story! The only thing required is listening ears! 

Closing Day 3!

Join Ms. Morganne and Mrs. Megan for the closing to day 3 of VBS! 

Day 4 Opening

Welcome to the last day of VBS! 

Arts and Crafts

Join Ms. Sarah and her helpers in making a shield of faith! You will need: a piece of cardstock, pieces of glitter paper, stickers, markers, tape, and glue! 

Science Room

Join Science Mike in making boats! You will need: heavy cardstock with the template drawn onto it, a toothpick, a pan, dishsoap, and water! 

Recereation

Join Pastor Eric in playing balloon shield! You will need a balloon and a paper plate! 

Bible Stories

Join Ms. Sydney as she tells a bible story! You will only need listening ears for this room! 

Closing Day 4!

Join Ms. Morganne and Mrs. Megan for the closing to our last day of VBS! 

VBS 2019!

VBS took place from July 14th-18th. Our theme this year was To Mars and Beyond!

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Video of VBS 2017

VIDEO OF VBS 2018