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2018 VBS: Peace Lab

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Let peace begin with me!

Welcome to Peace Lab,the 2018 VBS from MennoMedia, where children discover God's way of peace! From learning how to resolve conflicts to figuring out ways to help others, this interactive VBS curriculum helps children learn how to be peacemakers. Five Bible stories in this curriculum lead children on an awesome adventure through the Bible, equipping them to follow Jesus as compassionate peacemakers.

The Peace Lab VBS Starter Kit comes with everything you need to help children become God's peacemakers. Each day's story and theme are rooted in the Bible and help concepts about active peacemaking come to life in age-appropriate ways through dramas, playing games, making crafts, sharing snacks, and other fun activities.

Sessions include:

  1. Blessed are the peacemakers (Matthew 5:9, 43-48; Jesus, the Sermon on the Mount)
  2. Peacemakers as problem-solvers (Genesis 13: Abram, Sarai, Lot)
  3. Peacemakers help others (Ruth 1–2: Ruth, Boaz)
  4. Peacemakers speak up (1 Samuel 18–20: Saul, David, Jonathan, Michal)
  5. Peacemakers ask for help (Luke 10:38-42; Mary, Martha, Jesus)

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2017 VBS: Digging for Treasure

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Dig into the parables of Jesus and discover the treasures of the Kingdom of heaven. Jesus' parables appear simple, but it requires listening and 'digging deeper' to understand their riches.

Day 1: It’s a Secret (Matthew 13:10-11a, 16)
Day 2: Listen Up (Mark 4:2-9, 13-20)
Day 3: It’s Growing (Matthew 13:31-33)
Day 4: Found It (Luke 15:1-10)
Day 5: Just Ask (Luke 11:5-13)

Digging for Treasure Supplies

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2016: Surprise! Stories of Discovering Jesus

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Surprise! Stories of Discovering Jesus, the 2016 VBS from MennoMedia. Jesus surprised the people he met! People in the temple were amazed by the conversations and questions they had with a boy named Jesus. Hungry people in a crowd had more than enough food to eat when Jesus provided plenty of food. Two travelers were sad that Jesus died, but then they were surprised when Jesus started walking alongside them! With each surprise, people discovered more about Jesus. Join the journey this summer. Be surprised and discover more about Jesus.

Day 1: Discovering Jesus in the Temple (Luke 2:41-52)
Day 2: Discovering Jesus with Children (Mark 10:13-16)
Day 3: Discovering Jesus in the Crowd (John 6:1-4)
Day 4: Discovering Jesus at Night (John 3:1-21)
Day 5: Discovering Jesus on the Road (Luke 24:13-35)

Bible Translation: New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
Ages: Preschool to Grade 5 (Ages 3 -11), with dedicated curriculum for preschool children. Ideas for adaptations for children in Grades 6-8 are also included.

Surprise! Available Resources

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