Vacation Bible School
United Church, Pentz
at Westside United Church, Pentz
Monday, July 18th to
Friday, July 22nd, 2005
9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Children ages 3 to 13
Learn how people of faith working together
can add Good News of caring, peace, and
justice making to their world!
To register or for more information:
call Barbara (688-2387) or Nick (688-1003)
What follows is a summary describing the curriculum to be used,
which has been developed by the United Church of Canada:
Climb aboard as
children sail the sometimes smooth, sometimes stormy seas of
faith. They will learn that becoming a disciple of Jesus
and sharing the Good News in the world is a challenge that
requires commitment and courage and often leads to change.
Five half-day sessions
each session in harbour with other adventurers in their sailboat
where they are immediately engaged in an activity that leads
into the day's theme:
1. Changing to
Become a Friend of Jesus--Saul discovers the story of Jesus and
becomes his friend.
2. Friends of
Jesus Help Each Other to be Safe--Paul and his friends escape in
a basket lowered over a wall.
3. Friends of
Jesus Share Messages of Love and Hope for a Better
World--Barnabas and Paul journey across the sea and back to tell
of Jesus showing God's love.
4. Friends of
Jesus Share Special Meals Together--Stories of Lydia and Paul's
5. Friends of
Jesus Celebrate Good News--A review of all the stories of Paul
and the new stories of Jesus' followers created throughout the
The session ends
with all of the adventurers gathered beneath the lighthouse
around a campfire for a time of closing songs and prayers.