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2011 Catalog


LifeWay Kids Promise At LifeWay, we work hard to know kids. We take time to understand how they play and how they learn. And we know you need resources you can count on to connect kids to God’s Word—leading them toward knowing Christ and growing in relationship with Him. That’s why LifeWay Kids promises to offer resources that are biblically sound, age-appropriate, fun, and easy to use. These foundational resources help kids hear God’s Word, know God’s Word, and do God’s Word by learning to apply it to their lives.

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• shares the message of God’s love with all ages

• provides witnessing resources to help kids share their faith with others

• teaches the ABCs of Becoming a Christian to grade-school kids

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• leaders serve based on their gifts and interests

• scheduling options meet your church’s needs

• provides easy-to-implement lesson plans

• offers ready-to-use decorations and crafts

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• provides sound, relevant Bible teaching

• offers classes and age-appropriate activities for every stage of life

• encourages real-life application

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• creates a themed learning environment • provides energetic site rotations • reinforces the biblical content with hands-on activities • includes kid-friendly, Scripture-based songs

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VBS Rotation Guide Children's VBS Day-at-a-Glance Bible Study Content Planning Resources Music Resources VBS Preview Events Worship Rally Resources Preschool Bible Study Resources Preschool Rotation Resources Grades 1–2 Bible Study Resources Grades 3–4 Bible Study Resources Preteen Bible Study Resources Rotation Resources: Crafts Rotation Resources: Recreation Rotation Resources: Snack Rotation Resources: Music Rotation Resources: Missions Youth VBS Special Needs VBS Adult VBS Promotional Resources Decorations Accessories Gifts & Souvenirs Witnessing & Follow-up Resources Spanish Resources

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Each day kids will connect with God's Word as they rotate through sites where the Bible study is reinforced with engaging activities.

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Bible Story: Nicodemus Chooses to Trust

DaY 1: connect with faith! Bible Story: The Centurion Acts in Faith (Matthew 8:5-13) Life application: I can have faith in Jesus. Music: “By Faith”

Missions: Ben Hays Shows Faith to Minister in Medical Community Ben and his wife showed their faith in God to leave their home, family, and friends to start a church in the Houston Medical Center area. Some people in the medical community are hearing about God for the first time through Ben and The Church in the Center.

DaY 3: connect with trust!

DaY 2: connect with Love! Bible Story: A Woman Responds with Love (Luke 7:36-38,44-48) Life application: I can love Jesus. Music: “Love You More”

Missions: Chris Julian and Zoe Church Connect to Students with Love Zoe Church is meeting college students in places where they hang out. Zoe Church wants to let people know that love comes from Christ. They show His love by building relationships with the students.

(John 3:1-18; 19:38-42) Life application: I can trust Jesus as my Savior. Music: “Why Don't You”

Missions: A Man, a Dog, and a Community Center Andrew Mann is the director of Grafitti 2 Community Ministries in South Bronx, New York City. Andrew has a therapy dog named Proof that helps him in his ministries. Andrew tells people about Jesus so they can trust Him to be their Savior.

DaY 5: connect with Life! DaY 4: connect with Others!

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Bible Story: The Samaritan Woman Tells Others (John 4:1-30,39-42)

Life application: I can tell others about Jesus. Music: “I Will . . .”

Missions: Ken Welborn Is Ambassador for Christ at the United Nations Ken connects with the ambassadors to tell them about Jesus. The ambassadors can take what they learn back to their own countries to connect others to Jesus.

Bible Story: The Disciples Receive Instruction (Acts 1:1-11) Life application: I can live for Jesus. Music: “Live It Out”

Missions: Fusion Students Live for Jesus Fusion students train in the United States to live for four months overseas. The students earn college credits while they are serving God and telling people about Him. They tell people about Jesus as they live their lives in these overseas countries.


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Choose from over 30 exciting activities found on the Recreation Rotation Leader Cards. (See page 31)

Bible Content Activities • Truth or Trash? • Love Letters • City Clothesline • Draw from the Well • Art in the Park

Grades 1–2 • • • • • • • • • •

Statue of Liberty Tag Ferryboat Race Subway Tag Slow-pitch Stickball Hudson River Races Zookeeper Kick the Can Brooklyn Bridge Carrier Pigeon Relay Chain Link Relay

Day 1 Ticker-tape Parade Bottle Big Apple Beanbag Ball Cityscape Faith Foldout

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Taxi Relay City Block Hopscotch Cab Confusion Big Apple Boroughs Trash Can Transfer Tunnels Skyscraper Scramble Firefighter Brigade NYPD Academy Team Hoop Challenge

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Big Apple Traffic Street Vendor Relay Subway Shuffle Double Dutch NYC Marathon Human Pretzel

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Day 2 Big Apple Memo Magnet Treasure Tray I Love VBS Bible Marker

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Day 3 Cityscape Pillowcase Telescoping Paper Yo-Yo ABC Shrinkable Bag Tag

All the snack ideas you need! Choose from Kid Step Snacks—where kids may help with preparation, Leader Prep Snacks, or pre-purchased snacks. Kid Step Snacks • Cityscape Waffles • Flatiron Towers • Zoo Mix • Stoplight Wafers • Pennant Cookies • Pizza to Go • Build Your Own Taxi • Wacky Tourist Cups • High-rise Parfaits

Leader Prep Snacks • I Heart Brownies • Big Apple Dippers • Vendor Style Pretzels • Lady Liberty Torches • Apple Popovers • Ticker-tape Cookie Pie • NYC Pizza • Playground Punch

Day 4 Big Apple Coaster Cityscape Coozie Neon Lights Bracelet Day 5 Tic-Tac-Taxi Travel Game Start Spreading the News Photo Frame Connect the Dots String Art Bridge Optional Crafts afts Lacing Apple (preschool-friendly)

14 Midtown Market Snack Ideas (store-bought, pre-packaged snacks)

Souvenir Taxi Picture Frame (preschool-friendly)

Dinner Option: Deli Subs and Potato Pancakes

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using one central theme and basic biblical truths, LifeWay’s vBS is carefully designed for all age groups and learning styles.

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DaY 1: Bible Story: A Man Asked Jesus for Help (Matthew 8:5-13) Connect with Bible Verse: Jesus loved people and helped them. Matthew 14:14 Faith! Life Application: I can hear Jesus will help me.

Bible Story: A Soldier Asked Jesus for Help (Matthew 8:5-13) Bible Verse: Jesus loved people and helped them. Matthew 14:14 Life Application: I can ask Jesus to help me. level of Biblical learning: Jesus

Bible Story: The Centurion Acts in Faith (Matthew 8:5-13) Bible Verse: So faith comes from what is heard, and what is heard comes through the message about Christ. Romans 10:17 Life Application: I can have faith in Jesus. level of Biblical learning: Jesus

DaY 2: Bible Story: A Woman Showed Love to Jesus (Luke 7:36-38,44-48) Connect with Bible Verse: I love You, Jesus. John 21:17 Love! Life Application: I can love Jesus.

Bible Story: A Woman Showed Love to Jesus (Luke 7:36-38,44-48) Bible Verse: I love You, Jesus. John 21:17 Life Application: I can love Jesus. level of Biblical learning: Jesus

Bible Story: A Woman Responds with Love (Luke 7:36-38,44-48) Bible Verse: We love because He first loved us. 1 John 4:19 Life Application: I can love Jesus. level of Biblical learning: Jesus

DaY 3: Bible Story: The Children Came to Jesus (Mark 10:13-16) Connect with Bible Verse: Jesus loved the children. Mark 10:16 Trust! Life Application: I can know Jesus loves me.

Bible Story: Peter Walked to Jesus (Matthew 14:22-33) Bible Verse: Jesus is God’s Son. John 20:31 Life Application: I can know Jesus is God’s Son. level of Biblical learning: Jesus

Bible Story: Nicodemus Chooses to Trust (John 3:1-18; 19:38-42) Bible Verse: For God loved the world in this way: He gave His One and Only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him will not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16 Life Application: I can trust Jesus as my Savior. level of Biblical learning: Jesus

DaY 4: Bible Story: A Woman Told Her Friends About Jesus Connect with (John 4:6-11,19-30,39-42) Others! Bible Verse: Tell everyone about Jesus. Matthew 28:19-20

Bible Story: A Woman Told Her Friends About Jesus (John 4:6-11,19-30,39-42) Bible Verse: Tell everyone about Jesus. Matthew 28:19-20 Life Application: I can help others. level of Biblical learning: Community and World

Bible Story: The Samaritan Woman Tells Others (John 4:1-30,39-42) Bible Verse: Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe everything I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age. Matthew 28:19-20 Life Application: I can tell others about Jesus. level of Biblical learning: Community and World

DaY 5: Bible Story: Four Men Brought Their Friend to Jesus (Mark 2:1-12) Connect with Bible Verse: Help one another. Galatians 5:13 Life! Life Application: I can help.

Bible Story: Four Men Brought Their Friend to Jesus (Mark 2:1-12) Bible Verse: Help one another in love. Galatians 5:13 Life Application: I can help others. level of Biblical learning: Community and World

Bible Story: The Disciples Receive Instruction (Acts 1:1-11) Bible Verse: Be alert, stand firm in the faith, be brave and strong. Your every action must be done with love. 1 Corinthians 16:13-14 Life Application: I can live for Jesus. level of Biblical learning: Community and World

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Life Application: I can tell others about Jesus. level of Biblical learning: Community and World

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Faith & Healing Bible Passage: Matthew 8:1-27 Life Question: Can I ask Jesus to help me or someone I love? Biblical Truth: We can have faith that Jesus cares about and will help us and those we love. Key Verse: Hebrews 4:16 Lesson Aim: To lead students to acknowledge they can have faith in Jesus to help them and to identify situations about which they need to express their faith in Him.

Lesson Passages: Matthew 8:1-17,23-27 Lesson Truth: We can have faith that Jesus cares about and will help us and those we love. Lesson Aim: To lead adults to acknowledge they can have faith in Jesus to help them and to identify situations about which they need to express their faith in Him.

Connect with Faith! (Adults) Act in Faith (Kids) Bible Story: The Soldier Acted in Faith Bible Passage: Matthew 8:5-13 Bible Verse: I live by faith in the Son of God. Galatians 2:20 Life Application: Live by faith in Jesus. Kids Bible Thought: I live by faith in Jesus.

Forgiveness & Love Bible Passage: Luke 7:36-50 Life Question: How can I show my love for Jesus? Biblical Truth: When Jesus forgives us, we can take actions that show our love for Him. Key Verses: 1 John 4:19 Lesson Aim: To lead students to declare that Jesus has forgiven them and to describe how they can show their love for Him.

Lesson Passage: Luke 7:36-50 Lesson Truth: When Jesus forgives us, we can take actions that show our love for Him. Lesson Aim: To lead adults to declare that Jesus has forgiven them and to describe how they can show their love for Him.

Connect with Love! (Adults) Respond with Love (Kids) Bible Story: The Woman Responded with Love Bible Passage: Luke 7:36-48 Bible Verse: We love because He first loved us. 1 John 4:19 Life Application: Love Jesus. Kids Bible Thought: I love Jesus because He loves me.

Belief & Salvation Bible Passages: John 3:1-18; 19:38-42 Life Question: What do I need to do to become a Christian? Key Verse: John 3:16 Lesson Aim: To lead students to decide to trust in Jesus and to discover answers to excuses people give for not becoming Christians.

Lesson Passages: John 3:1-18; 19:38-42 Lesson Truth: We are born again and thus have eternal life when we put our trust in Jesus Christ. Lesson Aim: To lead adults to affirm that only those who trust in Jesus receive salvation and to decide to trust in Jesus or, if already Christians, to discover answers to excuses people give for not becoming Christians.

Connect with Trust! (Adults) Choose to Trust (Kids) Bible Story: Nicodemus Trusted Jesus Bible Passages: John 3:1-18; 19:38-42 Bible Verse: For God loved the world in this way: He gave His One and Only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him will not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16 Life Application: Trust Jesus as Savior. Kids Bible Thought: God loved us and sent His Son, Jesus. Everyone who believes in Jesus will be saved.

Everyday & Eternal Bible Passage: John 4:1-42 Life Question: How can I help others become Christians? Biblical Truth: We can find opportunities to connect with others and talk to them about Jesus. Key Verse: Matthew 28:19-20 Lesson Aim: To lead students to recognize opportunities they have to talk with others about Jesus and to maximize the moment.

Lesson Passage: John 4:1-42 Lesson Truth: We can find opportunities to connect with others and talk to them about Jesus. Lesson Aim: To lead adults to recognize conversational opportunities they have to talk to others about Jesus and to commit to look for and use such opportunities.

Connect with Others! (Adults) Tell Others (Kids) Bible Story: The Samaritan Woman Told About Jesus Bible Passages: John 4:1-30, 39-41 Bible Verse: You will be My witnesses. Acts 1:8 Life Application: Tell others about Jesus. Kids Bible Thought: Tell others about Jesus.

Life & Obedience Bible Passages: Acts 1–2 Life Question: How do I live out my life in Christ? Biblical Truth: We obey Jesus’ instructions by living out our Christianity through our words and actions. Key Verses: 1 Corinthians 16:13-14 Lesson Aim: To lead students to itemize ways to live out their Christianity and to evaluate the extent to which they do so.

Lesson Passages: Acts 1:1-14; 2:1-6,36-47 Lesson Truth: We obey Jesus’instructions by living out our Christianity through our words and actions. Lesson Aim: To lead adults to itemize ways to live out their Christianity and to evaluate the extent they do so.

Connecting Faith and Life (Adults/Kids) Bible Story: Learning Centers that recap days 1–4 Bible Verse: Faith comes from what is heard, and what is heard comes through the message about Christ. Romans 10:17 Life Application: Live by faith in Jesus, love Him, trust Him as Savior, and tell others about Him. Kids Bible Thought: Faith comes from what is heard about Jesus.

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use the chart below to see how the vBS 2011: Big apple adventure™ works for everyone in your church!


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The VBS 2011 Sampler or Super Sampler is all you need to begin planning, promoting, and hosting an incredible BIg Apple Adventure!

VBS 2011 Big Apple Adventure Sampler The first step to planning your own Big Apple Adventure™ is to order a VBS 2011 Big Apple Adventure Sampler filled with leader and learner guide samples, planning resources, promotional helps, music and more. It all comes in a colorful backpack that you can use long after Vacation Bible School is over. Backpack also available separately—see page 49 for details.

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The VBS 2011 Big Apple Adventure Sampler includes:

Worship Rally and Music

• Decorating Made Easy with Clip Art CD-ROM • VBS 2011 Administrative Guide for Directors

• One Worship Rally Booklet • One Music for Kids CD • One Music for Preschoolers CD

Curriculum • One Leader Guide for all age groups—babies through preteens • One Kid's Activity Pak: Babies–2s • One Kid's Activity Pak: 3s–Kindergarten • Kids Bible Study Cards: Grades 1–2 (1 set of 5 daily cards) New format! • Kids Bible Study Cards: Grades 3–4 (1 set of 5 daily cards) New format! • VBX Bible Study Cards: Preteen (1 set of 5 daily cards) New format! • Youth Learner Guide (VBS 2011 Student Book) • Adult Learner Guide

Witnessing Helps • New Testament with Psalms and Proverbs (HCSB®) • One VBS 2011 Family Connections Parent Guide • One ABC Memory Card™ • One ABC Wristband

Rotation Resources

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• Music Rotation Leader Guide with DVD • Missions Rotation Leader Guide with DVD • Crafts Rotation Leader Guide • Recreation Rotation Leader Cards • Snack Rotation Recipe Cards

Promotional Items • One VBS 2011 Theme Button • VBS 2011 Promotional Poster • VBS 2011 Catalog • VBS 2011 Promotional DVD

Sample Craft Packs • One Cityscape Faith Foldout • One Big Apple Memo Magnet • One I Love VBS Bible Marker • One Telescoping Paper Yo-Yo • One ABC Shrinkable Bag Tag • One Neon Lights Bracelet • One Tic-Tac-Taxi Travel Game • One Lacing Apple • One Souvenir Taxi Picture Frame

Gifts and Souvenirs • One VBS 2011 Picture Frame • Subway Tokens (5 total; sample of one for each day) • One VBS 2011 Theme Treat Bag


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Preschool Rotation Resources included!

VBS 2011 Big Apple Adventure Super Sampler

The Big Apple Adventure Super Sampler includes everything you’ll find in the Sampler, plus:

The ultimate resource for planning your Big Apple Adventure Vacation Bible School! Includes leader and learner guide samples, planning resources, promotional and witnessing helps, Worship Rally resources, Music Book, Preschool Rotation Pack, accessories, and decorations. Everything you’ll find in the Sampler, plus much more! It’s all packed inside a fun, colorful messenger bag you can use long after VBS.

Worship Rally and Music • Worship Rally Pack

Messenger bag also available separately—see page 49.

(includes one Worship Rally Guide, Booklet, DVD, and Worship Rally CD Set) • VBS 2011 Big Apple Adventure Music Book • VBS 2011 Music Rotation & Musical CD

Preschool Rotation Resources neW! • VBS 2011 3s–Kindergarten Rotation Pack Promotional Items • One VBS 2011 Door Hanger • One VBS 2011 Invitation Postcard • One VBS 2011 Follow-up Postcard • One sheet VBS 2011 Logo Stickers • VBS 2011 Window Signs (pkg. of 5)

005259533 • $199.99 WARNING: Choking Hazard—small parts. Not for children under 3 years.

Gifts and Souvenirs • One Central Park Flyer • One Big Apple Adventure Foam Stamp Cube • VBS 2011 Fun Bands (pkg. of 20) • One VBS 2011 Lite-up Taxi Key Chain • VBS 2011 Name Tag with Lanyard (pkg. of 20) • One VBS 2011 Notepad • One VBS 2011 Pencil

Accessories & Decorations • VBS 2011 Quick Scene™ Decoration Punch-Outs • VBS 2011 Taxi Floor Prints (pkg. of 12) • One VBS 2011 Taxicab Inflatable • One VBS 2011 Statue of Liberty Foam Crown • VBS 2011 Whirleys (pkg. of 5)

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VBS 2011

ADMINISTRATIVE Guide for Directors

This guide contains everything the VBS director needs to plan, conduct, evaluate, and follow up on Vacation Bible School. Helps include schedules, organizational charts, promotion tips, training outlines, follow-up helps, and much more! PowerPoint® presentations, reproducible items, handouts, and more are included on the CD-ROM in the front of this book. Decorating ideas can be found in the VBS 2011 Decorating Made Easy book. Other Resources for Directors VBS 2011 Decorating Made Easy 005266012 VBS 2011 Tools Online 005266967 VBS Motto Hear It! Believe It! Connect It! VBS Web Site www.lifeway.com/vbs

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VBS 2011 Administrative Guide for Directors Step-by-step guide to VBS planning, hosting, and follow-up. Contains: • VBS content summary chart • Customizable registration, attendance, and budget forms on CD-ROM • Leader training helps • 31-Day Prayer Calendar • VBS Directory • Ideas for VBS promotion, Kickoff events, Family Night and follow up 005266010 • $9.99

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VBS 2011 Decorating Made Easy Decorating for your Big Apple Adventure will be a walk in the park! Every leader needs this book, filled with: • Directions and color photographs to help you re-create the rotation environments featured on pages 40-41 • Affordable and easy decorating ideas • CD-ROM filled with decorating tips, techniques, ideas, and clip art 005266012 • $9.99

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Big Apple Adventure Music What you need for: • Worship Rally

• Worship Rally Guide • Worship Rally DVD • Worship Rally CD Set (Includes 2 versions of all VBS songs, including split-tracks) All these items are available in the Worship Rally Pack (See page 16)

• Musical Drama

• VBS 2011 Big Apple Adventure Music Book • VBS 2011 Music Rotation and Musical CD

• Motions to all the songs

• Worship Rally DVD (See page 16)

• Music Rotation

• Music Rotation Leader Guide with DVD • VBS 2011 Music Rotation and Musical CD (See page 34)

VBS 2011 Big Apple Adventure Music Book The Big Apple Adventure Music Book contains MUSIC BOOK typeset music for all the VBS 2011 songs, plus “Yes to VBS!” Guitar charts are also included. You'll find a printed copy of the musical drama script, along with production notes inside as well. Songs in this book are: • "Big Apple Adventure" • “By Faith” • “Love You More” • “Why Don't You” Includes • “I Will . . .” musical drama • “Live It Out” script! • “Yes to VBS!” 005266009 • $5.99 VBS 2011

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MUSIC ROTATION and MUSICAL CD

VBS 2011 Music for Kids CD Distribute these affordable CDs before VBS to help kids learn all the Big Apple Adventure songs. Makes a great gift at the end of 29 eeac acch ach. VBS for a fun souvenir! Only $2.29 each. Songs include: • "Big Apple Adventure" • "By Faith" • "Love You More" • "Why Don't You" • "I Will . . ." • "Live It Out" • "Yes to VBS!" (One included in Super Sampler)) 005266007 • $11.49 (pkg. of 5 5))

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VBS 2011 Music Rotation and Musical CD This is the only CD you'll need for both the daily music rotation site and the Big Apple Adventure musical. Each song appears in split-track format, so you can listen to as little or as much of the vocals as you wish. You'll also find stereo tracks and audio effects for some activities. Includes six Big Apple Adventure songs. • "Big Apple Adventure" • "By Faith" • "Love You More" • "Why Don't You" • "I Will . . ." • "Live It Out" 005266474 • $15.99

VBS 2011 PREVIEW EVENTS!

Take your first bite of the Big Apple Adventure by joining composer Jeff Slaughter and other VBS leaders from across the country for a hands-on, two-day event that’s packed with information about LifeWay’s VBS 2011— including a preview of the Big Apple Adventure musical!

Hear firsthand from the creators of LifeWay’s VBS by attending sessions designed especially for: • VBS Directors • Preschool VBS Leaders • Children’s VBS Leaders • Youth VBS Leaders • Adult VBS Leaders • Special Needs VBS Leaders • Club VBS Leaders

3 LOCATIONS! • 5 OPPORTUNITIES! LIFEWAY RIDGECREST CONFERENCE CENTER

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Ridgecrest, North Carolina January 7–8, 2011: VBS Preview Call 1.800.588.7222 to register.

Nashville, Tennessee January 27–28, 2011: VBS Preview 1 January 28–29, 2011: VBS Preview 2 Call 1.800.254.2022 to register.

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Ft. Worth, Texas January 13–14, 2011: VBS Preview 1 January 14–15, 2011: VBS Preview 2 Call 1.800.254.2022 to register.

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VBS 2011 Worship Rally Pack All you need for Worship Rally in one convenient pack: • Worship Rally Guide • Worship Rally DVD • Worship Rally CD Set • One Worship Rally Booklet (Order extra copies separately) 005266470 • $41.99

Video drama segments are downloadable and may be used with a variety of presentation software.

VBS 2011 Worship Rally Guide Includes the tools you need to provide both an opening and closing Worship Rally. • Printed music for each Worship Rally song: “Big Apple Adventure,” “By Faith,” “Love You More,” and “Yes to VBS!” • Easy-to-follow order of worship • VBS Motto & Scriptures • Tips for processionals, pledges, and other VBS elements • Decorating suggestions and more Closing Worship Rally options include: • Skit suggestions for puppets or live actors • Large group game suggestions for reviewing the day’s lesson 005266469 • $4.99 VBS 2011 Worship Rally DVD Contains five daily dramas shot on location in New York City, choreography instructions for all the VBS 2011 songs (including “Yes to VBS!”), the ABCs of Becoming a Christian presentation, scenic footage, and a music video. 005266471 • $24.99 Looking for missions videos? See the Missions Rotation Leader Guide and DVD on page 34. VBS 2011 Worship Rally Booklet Designed for kids to use during the daily Worship Rally, each booklet includes the VBS Motto, pledges, Scripture, song lyrics, and the ABCs of Becoming a Christian. 005266473 • $6.29 (pkg. of 25)

What's on the VBS 2011 Worship Rally CD Set? CD #1 is audio only and contains two versions of all the VBS 2011 songs, plus “Yes to VBS!"— one version, split-track, features children's voices, the other an adult voice lead. (Songs include: “Big Apple Adventure,” “By Faith,” “Love You More,” “Why Don't You,”“I Will . . .,” “Live It Out,” and “Yes to VBS!”) CD #2 contains all the files you need for Worship Rally. There's a PowerPoint® presentation for use in worship, a file of lyrics for all the VBS 2011 songs (plus “Yes to VBS!”), a file of the background art, and a file of overhead cel masters. Worship Rally PowerPoint® presentation includes these songs: • “Big Apple Adventure” • “I Will . . .” • “By Faith” • “Live It Out” • “Love You More” • “Yes to VBS!” • “Why Don't You” VBS 2011 Worship Rally CD Set 005266472 • $12.99

VBS 2011 Worship Rally Overhead Cels Includes 11 four-color overhead cels with the VBS pledges, songs, and Big Apple Adventure™ logo for use during the Worship Rally. Time-savers include black-and-white cels featuring VBS 2011 clip art as well as nine of the forms you’ll find on the Administrative Guide for Directors CD, but already in a hardcopy format. (Not pictured) 005266013 • $22.99


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VBS 2011 Babies–2s Leader guide With three separate sections for teachers of babies, 1s, and 2s, it's likeBabies-2s three guides in one! Perforated pages make it easy for teachers to tear out the pages they need. Hands-on Bible learning activities engage younger preschoolers in learning they are special because Jesus loves them and cares for them. Plus, music, snack, and recreation ideas are included. Recommended for use with the VBS 2011 Babies–2s Leader Pack. One Leader Guide can be used by three teachers—one for each age group. 005266014 • $4.99 VBS 2011

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VBS 2011 Music for Preschoolers CD Includes the song, "Everywhere I Go," the inspiration for the babies–2s keepsake book! At only $2.29 each, makes a great gift for parents and preschoolers to enjoy and sing along at home. (One included in Super Sampler) 005266008 • $11.49 (pkg. of 5)

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VBS 2011 Kid’s Activity Pak: Babies–2s Explore the big city with this year's keepsake book—an illustrated version of the song, "Everywhere I Go!" The book may be used by itself, or preschoolers can follow along with the song, which is featured on CDs available in the preschool leader packs and on the Music for Preschoolers CD.

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VBS 2011 Grades 1–2 Bible Study Leader Pack A time-saving essential! Each pack includes: tFocal wall items, including cool posters that help teaching come to life tBible verses printed in HCSBÂŽand KJV tGameboard tEnhanced CD with music, sound effects, and printable teaching helps that include daily take-home Bible verse cards Recommended for use with the VBS 2011 Grades 1–2 Bible Study Leader Guide. Order one for each class. t

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7#91SFUFFO#JCMF4UVEZ-FBEFS1BDL Filled with time-saving essentials for preteen Bible study leaders. Each pack contains: t$PMPSGVMCJCMJDBMQPTUFSTGPSFBDIEBZTGPDVT t%BJMZ#JCMFWFSTFTJO)$4#ÂĽBOE,+7 t&OIBODFE$%XJUINVTJDBOEUFBDIJOHIFMQT‰JODMVEJOHEBJMZUBLFIPNF#JCMFWFSTFDBSET Recommended for use with the VBX 2011 Preteen Bible Study Leader Guide. Order one for each class. t 7#9#JCMF4UVEZ$BSET1SFUFFO Help preteens connect with the daily Bible study and then carry that connection home. Contains: tDaily activity cards for use during Bible study tConnection Challenge cards designed just for preteens tAdditional teaching tips for making the home connection Only $1.99 per student! Order one for every ten preteens. (One set of five daily cards included in Super Sampler) t QLHPG

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VBS 2011 Music Rotation Leader Guide with DVD Set the tone for the week with this music resource that offers plans for teaching first through sixth graders the VBS songs. Tucked inside the front cover you’ll find a helpful DVD filled with: tChoreography for the six VBS 2011 songs tLyrics synched to the music with animated backgrounds tPowerPointÂŽ presentations of the songs tDaily Bible Verses in HCSBÂŽ and KJV Featured songs include: t“Big Apple Adventureâ€? t“By Faithâ€? t“Love You Moreâ€? t“Why Don't Youâ€? t“I Will . . .â€? t“Live It Outâ€? t

VBS 2011 Missions Rotation Leader Guide with DVD Help kids in grades 1–6 discover more about missions and ways they can be involved. The Missions DVD includes a real-life missions story to use each day of VBS. Helpful teaching inserts include maps, photographs, reproducibles, and other time-saving teaching tools. Together, the guide and DVD help you make mission work real, relevant, and exciting for kids. The special missions project for 2011 is "Kits for Kids"—your group can collect school supplies for children in several countries around the world. This project is sponsored by Baptist Global Response. www.baptistglobalresponse.com t

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VBS 2011 Youth Leader Guide (with CD-ROM and pullout poster) The Leader Guide provides Bible commentary and easy-to-use teaching plans with a variety of options—everything you need to conduct five creative Bible study sessions for youth. In the back of the book, you’ll discover ideas for worship, recreation, crafts, refreshments, and missions. The entire Leader Guide is perforated, so pages can be removed and given to the appropriate leader. If you prefer, the teaching plans and rotations are also on the CD-ROM and can be customized to fit your needs or simply printed and distributed. Plus, in the center of the book, you’ll discover a removable theme poster. Use Side A to promote Youth VBS, then use Side B to support the theme during the study. The CD-ROM is filled with multimedia and reproducibles for use during the Bible study session, as well as clip art and customizable helps. Order one for each class. t

7#44UVEFOU#PPL Includes commentary, activities, and features to guide youth as they learn how to step out in faith, connect with Christ, and connect others to Christ. Order one for each student. t

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7#4"EVMU-FBEFS1BDL Just like a visit to New York City, Adult VBS is great any time of the year! Each pack contains: t3FQSPEVDJCMF-FBEFS(VJEFXJUIEFUBJMFEUFBDIJOHQMBOT t0OF Adult VBS Learner Guide t5FBDIJOHQBDLJUFNT t$PMPSGVMQPTUFST t&OIBODFE$%DPOUBJOJOH1PXFS1PJOUÂĽQSFTFOUBUJPOT NVTJD BSUJDMFT BOEB five-session parenting workshop (New each year!) Order one for each class. t

VBS 2011 Adult Learner Guide Amid the exciting sights and sounds of New York City, adults will hear about Bible people who stepped out in faith and connected with Jesus; learn to step out in faith by trusting Jesus; connect their lives with Him and with their world as they share the message of salvation. Order one for each participant. t

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7#41SPNPUJPOBM1PTUFS Start spreading the news with this Big Apple Adventure two-sided poster featuring two colorful images that are large enough to read easily on wall displays. Both sides of the poster allow room for customization with your VBS dates, times, and location. (24" x 36") t

7#48JOEPX4JHOT Customize these 11" x 17" signs with your church name, VBS dates, and location. Then post them at church and area stores for everyone to see! t QLHPG

VBS 2011 Door Hanger Canvass the surrounding neighborhood with these durable, customizable door hangers. Pairs of perforated door hangers are included on 8½" x 11" sheets, so they’re easy to run through your printer. (One included in Super Sampler) t QLHPG

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7#45IFNF#BOOFS Nothing beats this weather-resistant, double-strength vinyl banner for curbside VBS promotion. Measures an impressive 35" x 87"and has metal grommets in each corner for easy hanging. Add your VBS dates and other information using a wide-tipped permanent marker. (Marker not included) t New low price!

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VBS 2011 Bulletin An indispensable, affordable item for pre-VBS promotion, Family Night event schedules, planning meetings, announcements, and more. These colorful 8½" x 11" sheets are printed with the Big Apple Adventure logo on the outside and are blank on the inside for your customized message. Folds to a standard bulletin size with the ABCs (Admit, Believe, Confess) of Becoming a Christian on the back. t QLHPG

7#45IFNF#VUUPO It only takes a minute to grab it, pin it on, and start spreading the word about the Big Apple Adventure. These buttons not only help promote VBS, they make fun souvenirs! Not recommended for preschoolers. (One included in Super Sampler) t QLHPG

7#4*OWJUBUJPO1PTUDBSET Invite everyone to join your Big Apple Adventure! These eye-catching postcards are great for promotional mailings, as reminders, or for Sunday handouts. (One included in Super Sampler) t QLHPG

7#43FHJTUSBUJPO'MZFS Use for handouts, bulletin inserts, or canvassing the community. Each flyer features a customizable Big Apple Adventure announcement on one side and a ready-made registration form on the other. Each flyer is perforated so parents can return the registration form and keep the announcement as a VBS reminder. Packaged with two per package. (5½" x 8¼") t QLHPG

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All of these ideas . . . and more . . . can be found in the VBS 2011 Decorating Made Easy book! 7#4%FDPSBUJOH.BEF&BTZ Decorating for your Big Apple Adventure will be a walk in the park! Every leader needs this book, filled with: t%JSFDUJPOTBOEDPMPSQIPUPHSBQIT to help you re-create the rotation environments featured in this catalog t"GGPSEBCMFBOEFBTZEFDPSBUJOH ideas t$%30.GJMMFEXJUIEFDPSBUJOHUJQT  techniques, ideas, and clip art t

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7#45BYJDBC*OnBUBCMF Finding a cab is easy in the Big Apple Adventure! Makes a wonderful classroom decoration or affordable give-away item. 17½" bumper to bumper. t WARNING: Not a flotation device.

7#4#JH$JUZ4UBOEVQ Pop out the face and let each of your kids pose for a fun photo as Lady Liberty! Makes an easy instant decoration that will help build excitement as your VBS approaches. Approximately 6' tall. t

7#4(JBOU4UBUVFPG-JCFSUZ *OnBUBCMF Capture all the excitement of VBS with your very own Lady Liberty! Kids will have fun posing for photos with her, and you may think of a number of creative ways to incorporate her into your Big Apple Adventure. Almost 6' tall! (5' to crown, plus arm) t WARNING: Not a flotation device.

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7#42VJDL4DFOF™8BMM"SU Decorate bulletin boards, walls, doors, hallways, and more! Seven sheets of time-saving decorations make it easy. Themed art ranges in size from smaller bulletin board decorations to one full sheet wall decoration. t TIFFUT

7#45BYJ'MPPS1SJOUT Leaders, parents, and kids can track their way to your VBS registration area, Worship Rally, or wherever they need to go. Each pack of twelve contains three each of four designs. Temporary adhesive makes removal after VBS easy! t QLHPG

7#42VJDL4DFOF™1MBTUJD4USFBNFS Colorful plastic border by the roll is 20' long by 3" wide. Works great for bulletin board borders, wall borders, or table runners. t

New larger size fits an 8-foot table! 7#45IFNF5BCMFDMPUIT Protect your tables, make clean-up a snap, and decorate all at once with these themed tablecloths made of easy-to-clean plastic. Each tablecloth covers an eight-foot table. Perfect for snack and craft rotations. (52" x 108") t QLHPG

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VBS 2011 Rotation Signs Use these time-saving 12" x 24" signs to designate each of your VBS rotation sites and your registration area. Includes one sign for each site: t Registration New! t Worship Rally at Times Square t Crafts District t Midtown Snacks t Music Backstage t Playground 1017 t Missions Central t QLHPG


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7#4#JCMF4UVEZ4JHOT This package of six signs provides a space to write the Bible study age group, making classes easy for everyone to locate. (12" x 23") t QLHPG

7#4#JH$JUZ4USJOH'MBHT Use this 15' garland of flags to rope off special areas or to add some color to your hallways and classrooms. Flags alternate between the Big Apple Adventure™ logo and the daily Scripture reference. t

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VBS 2011 Whirleys Each 36" long curly, whirly streamer can be used for doorway decorations, ceilings, or yard hooks— anywhere you want to catch attention. t QLHPG

VBS 2011 Quick Scene™ Visual Pack Decorate classrooms, hallways, and the Worship Rally with these colorful, oversized posters. They’re packaged without folds and directions for mounting on foamboard are included. (32" x 40") 8 posters: t#JH"QQMF"EWFOUVSF™MPHPQPTUFS t3PNBOT4DSJQUVSFQPTUFS t7#4.PUUPQPTUFS t%BJMZTFTTJPOQPTUFST t QLHPG

VBS 2011 Quick Scene™ Decoration Punch-outs Decorate classroom walls, doors, and bulletin boards instantly! Each pack contains six 8ž" x 24â€?"sheets. t QLHPG

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Use during VBS . . . 7#4/BNF5BHXJUI-BOZBSE These durable name tags will last all week! Each pack contains: t20 name tags t20 lanyards t QLHPG

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. . . use after VBS! VBS 2011 Leader Appreciation Card with Envelope Show your appreciation to VBS teachers, leaders, workers, and helpers with a personalized appreciation card. A short message is included on the inside, as well as room to add your own personal note. (4¼" x 5½") t QLHPG

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7#4'VO#BOET Available in fun shapes like the Statue of Liberty, an apple, a skyscraper, and more, these bands can be worn on the wrist and never lose shape! Kids will love collecting and trading them! t QLHPG

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NEW! 7#4#PPLNBSL Imprinted with the VBS 2011 motto and Lady Liberty, these themed bookmarks will help kids and leaders mark focal passages or other Bible selections of interest. They're also a smart choice for prizes, thank-you gifts, and visitation bag stuffers. t QLHPG

7#4.VTJDGPS1SFTDIPPMFST$% Parents will love letting their preschoolers listen to this CD in the car or at home. Filled with 7 songs—many of them Bible phrases put to music. Includes the song "Everywhere I Go" for use with the preschool Kids Activity Paks. Only $2.29 each. (One included in Super Sampler) t QLHPG

7#41JDUVSF'SBNFT Holds a vertical or horizontal 4"x 6" picture—use with photos of individual kids as a nice gift for parents or a group picture of their class to create a great keepsake for kids who attend your VBS. Inside the frame folder is a full color page with the Big Apple Adventure™ logo and a blank page for a personal note. Great idea for family night or follow up! (Approximately 7½" x 5½" with space for a 4" x 6" photo; one included in Super Sampler) t (pkg. of 10)

7#4#JH"QQMF"EWFOUVSF/PUFQBE Sail through your to-do list in a New York minute with this fun notepad. Give one to each of your VBS leaders and keep a few on hand for door prizes or special gifts. t

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7#45IFNF5SFBU#BHT These 11½" x 8" treat bags are printed with a colorful theme design. The treat bags can hold small craft items, VBS take-home items, or any special treats you wish to share with kids. They also make great goody bags to use during follow-up home visits. (One included in Super Sampler) t QLHPG

7#44BNQMFS#BHT Take a load off your leaders—or at least help them contain their Big Apple Adventure in one handy storage bag. Bags are the same packaging as the Sampler and Super Sampler and make wonderful teacher appreciation gifts. 7#4.FTTFOHFS#BHt Bag measures 15" x 13" x 7" and has an outside full pocket in back with VelcroÂŽ closure. 7#4#BDLQBDL t Bag measures 14" x 10" x 5"and has a 6" x 7" x 2" front pocket with zipper closure and a water bottle pocket.

7#44VCXBZ5PLFOT Reminiscent of tokens often used for buses or subways, each pack of 50 tokens contains 10 each of 5 designs. Each design includes a different Bible verse reference and a die-cut cross shape. Great for incentives, daily take-home items, or anytime you’d like to give a “tokenâ€? of appreciation.(Five included in Super Sampler; one of each design) t QLHPG

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7#4$FOUSBM1BSL'MZFS Kids will love this fabric flyer with a fun Big Apple Adventure imprint. The flyers easily twist-and-fold into a pouch that can be carried in a pocket or backpack and pulled out for instant fun. Imported. 7" diameter; folds down to fit inside a 2½" x 3" pouch (included). (One included in Super Sampler) t QLHPG

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7#41FODJM You can never have too many pencils, especially at VBS registration tables and in your classrooms. These colorful pencils stamped with the Big Apple Adventure logo are sure to make them a hit with kids! (One included in Super Sampler) t QLHPG

7#4.VTJDGPS,JET$% Distribute these affordable CDs before VBS to help kids learn all the Big Apple Adventure songs. Makes a great gift! Only $2.29 each. (One included in Super Sampler) t QLHPG


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Grab your cap, sunglasses, and Big Apple Adventure™ shirt! 7#4#JH"QQMF"EWFOUVSF5TIJSUT The Big Apple Adventure T-shirts are blue with I gVBS on the front and the Big Apple Adventure logo with Romans 10:17 on the back. Made of heavy-duty, pre-shrunk cotton and available in sizes for children and adults. Sizes up to 6XL available for an additional charge. Imported. Supplies are limited. $IJMESFOhTTJ[FT 94 o  4. o  .&% o  -( o 

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7#44UBUVFPG-JCFSUZ4VOHMBTTFT You can be styling in the Big Apple with these fun Statue of Liberty sunglasses. They make a great teacher’s gift. And don’t forget your pastor! He can be the coolest guy on the block! t

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NEW! 7#44UBUVFPG-JCFSUZ'PBN$SPXOT Everyone at VBS will want his or her own Statue of Liberty Foam Crown. An affordable, fun give-away item for each child who attends your VBS. Opening measures 6½". Imported. Only $1.08 per child (One included in Super Sampler) t QLHPG

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7#4/FX5FTUBNFOUXJUI1TBMNTBOE 1SPWFSCT Give kids their own VBS 2011 New Testament. Includes Psalms and Proverbs, plus 30 days of devotions. Each Bible features: tA section with the VBS Scripture verse, daily Bible verses, and theme-related activities tABCs of Becoming a Christian tShaded Bible verses for easy reference tStep-by-step guide through verses related to salvation so that kids can use their own Bible in telling their friends how to become Christians. Use this Bible in the Bible study sessions. Makes a great gift for kids. (One HCSBÂŽ is included in Super Sampler.) t )$4#ÂĽ

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7#4"#$.FNPSZ$BSE™ This fun, interactive tool puts the ABCs of Becoming a Christian in the hands of boys and girls—making it easy for them to share their faith with family and friends. As each card is flipped and folded, the ABCs and accompanying Scriptures are revealed, guiding the user through the plan of salvation. (One included in Super Sampler

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"#$TPG#FDPNJOHB$ISJTUJBO#PPLNBSLT Imprinted with the ABCs of Becoming a Christian, these bookmarks make a handy witnessing tool for older kids to use when sharing their faith with friends and family. (2" x 6½") t QLHPG  7#4'BNJMZ$POOFDUJPOT1BSFOU(VJEF Get parents involved in what their kids are learning during the Big Apple Adventure. This affordable guide is packed with five daily devotions for families, fun activities, and the ABCs of Becoming a Christian. It helps parents follow up on what their kids have learned during VBS and is perfect for after-VBS visits or handing out during Family Night. (One included in Super Sampler) t QLHPG

"#$TPG#FDPNJOHB$ISJTUJBO Bulletin Board Set Includes 8 punch-out sheets. t

"#$TPG#FDPNJOHB$ISJTUJBO#VMMFUJO#PSEFST Includes 18 border strips (3" x 33" long) and one 12" strip with four bulletin corner pieces. t

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7#4'PMMPXVQ1PTUDBSE These 5½" x 3½" postcards have a big impact by keeping newly-discovered prospects active in your church. There's room on the back of each card for personal notes, Scripture, or other messages. (One included in Super Sampler) t QLHPG 


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-FBEJOHB$IJMEUP$ISJTU (for adults) Provides a step-by-step method of sharing Jesus with children. The detachable section can be used as a Bible placeholder/witnessing reference tool. t QLHPG

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VBS 2011 Children's Leader Guide (EBV 2011 Manual para el LĂ­der de Escolares) Designed to help Spanish-speaking leaders plan and prepare for VBS. Each Leader Guide includes: tIdeas for crafts, music, recreation, missions, and snack tBible teaching procedures for children in grades 1–6 tTeaching suggestions and application activities tTips for leading a child to Christ Order one for each teacher. t

SPANISH RESOURCES

VBS 2011 Bible Study Cards for Children


SPANISH RESOURCES

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ArrepiĂŠntete y apĂĄrtate del pecado. (Hechos 3.19)

El pecado te separa de Dios. El pecado es elegir tu propio camino en lugar del de Dios.

(Romanos 3.23)

VBS 2011 Memory CardÂŽ 4QBOJTI&EJUJPO (EBV 2011 Tarjeta 1-2-3; 25 por paquete) This fun, interactive learning tool puts the 1-2-3s of becoming a Christian in the hands of boys and girls—making it easy for them to share their faith. t QLHPG

VBS 2011 Family Connections Parent Guide 4QBOJTI&EJUJPO (EBV 2011 GuĂ­a para los padres; 10 por paquete) Packed with five daily devotions for families, family activity suggestions, and the 1-2-3s of becoming a Christian, this affordable guide helps parents follow up on what their kids have learned during VBS. It's the ideal follow-up resource for after-VBS visits or family night. t QLHPG 

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Which 2011 VBS is best for your church? LENGTH

AGEGRADED RESOURCES

ROTATION SITES

WORSHIP RALLY

TRANSLATION

LANGUAGE

ACCESSORIES

PACKAGING

AVAILABILITY

3-hour daily schedule for 5 days

Closely graded Babies–2s 3s–Pre-K Kindergarten Grades 1–2 Grades 3–4 Preteen Youth Adult Special Needs

Bible Study Crafts Recreation Snacks Missions Music

Offers a themed Worship Rally with music written by Jeff Slaughter

HCSB®/KJV

English & Spanish

Large line of decorations and accessories available

Super Sampler and Sampler containing curriculum samples. Many other products available separately.

December– September

AGEGRADED RESOURCES

ROTATION SITES

WORSHIP RALLY

TRANSLATION

LANGUAGE

ACCESSORIES

PACKAGING

AVAILABILITY

Broadly graded Babies–2s 3s–K Grades 1–3 Grades 4–6

Bible Study Crafts Recreation Snacks

Offers a themed Worship Rally with music written by Jeff Slaughter

Use with any translation

English only

Limited line of decorations and accessories available

Club VBS Starter Kit containing curriculum samples. Other products available separately.

December– September

LENGTH 2-hour daily schedule for 5 days

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VBS 2011 Catalog