Vacation Bible School Guide



Vacation Bible School provides an excellent opportunity to reach the youth with the life-changing message of God’s love for them. Filled with field-tested activities, dramas, crafts and games, VBS takes children on imaginative adventures and expeditions and makes them eager Bible story learners.   Here is a list of our local Vacation Bible School programs!


 St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
June 12-16, 2017


 St. Paul’s Lutheran Church


Welcome Home to St. Paul’s for VBS 2017 – it’s time for Maker Fun Factory!

You can participate in one of the following ways:

  • Attendee: Children ages 3 years – entering 5th grade
  • Junior Volunteer: Youth entering 6th – 8th grade
  • Volunteer: Youth entering 9th grade – Adult

Nursery care available for children of volunteers.

VBS T-Shirts are available – a $5.00 donation for the cost of your VBS T-Shirt is encouraged
*Donation can be given through the registration site or at the VBS Table in the Fellowship Area at SPL in the weeks leading up to VBS.




Tabernacle Baptist Church

Preschool Cam

Your little one is sure to love this fun
and exciting camp while learning about the heroes of the Bible.
June 6-8 9am-Noon
Ages 3-5
Register Here

Galactic Starveyors VBS will encourage your child’s sense of discovery and exploration as they marvel at wonders of the starry sky and gaze toward the God who created the universe and everything in it! You child will want to come into the clubhouse to see how God is over the moon in love with them!
July 16-21
For all ages 3 and up (childcare provided for parents in adult VBS)
Tabernacle Baptist Church
650 N Wyckles, Decatur
Register ages 3-6th grade at

Collage is a worship arts day camp for kids! They will experience different activities such as music, photography, and art, and learn how it all relates to worship!

June 26-30
For completed K-6th grade
$10 per child
Tabernacle Baptist Church
650 N Wyckles
Register at


First General Baptist

June 26th-30th
(217) 423-8359

Antioch Christian Church

July 24th-28th
Times: 6-8pm



South Shores Christian Church

July 16th-20th
Questions calls 217-428-5683




Central Christian and Holy Cross 

June 26th-30th

from 9:00 to Noon.

Registration has begun!  Call(217)428-4336

Register before and after church services in the Friendship Center or you can go to and fill out the fillable PDF and email to

Westminster Presbyterian Church

July 16th-20th from 6pm-8:30pm
All children ages 3 years old through completed 5th grade are invited to join us for this exciting week!! VBS is Sunday, July 16 through Thursday, July 20 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Call Teresa at 428-6603 for more information.







Harvest Bible Chapel

Lifeway’s Submerged VBS

 July 10-13, 6:00-8:15 p.m. at Harvest Bible Chapel Decatur

Ages 3-6th grade

Address: Harvest Bible Chapel Decatur 2710 E Lost Bridge Rd Decatur, IL 62521 Contact: Heather Jackson,



 First Baptist Church of Mt. Zion

June 26-30 9 AM-Noon
Theme: Galactic Starveyors
PRE K-2ND GRADE IS FULL…NOW ONLY ACCEPTING 3RD-6TH GRADE. Here is the link to register:


First United Methodist Church, Decatur IL

None announced at this time on Website or Facebook
If you have any questions, please call Kyle or Jennifer at 423-9711.

Lampstead Church

None announced on Website or Facebook

Decatur First Nazarene

None announced on Website or Facebook

Temple Baptist Church

 None announced on Website or Facebook