Vacation Bible School



“Rolling Rover Rampage: Experience the Ride of a Lifetime with God”

Sunday, June 24th, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Monday - Thursday, June 25th - June 28th, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Click HERE to Register

Ride the waves of Worship, Music, Bible Storytelling, Crafts, Science, and Recreation to a deeper relationship with God through Jesus Christ!

St. Mark’s Vacation Bible School of fun for all ages! Children Age 4 - 6th Grade and their friends are invited to participate in VBS, and youth and adults are invited to volunteer!  Together, we will discover that life with God is an adventure full of wonder and surprise! 

At St. Mark’s VBS, we offer opportunities for persons to:

•        Encounter exciting Bible stories from the life of Jesus

•        Explore God’s promises for our lives
•        Make new friends
•        Reach out in service and mission to our community
•        Worship God and celebrate life with God!



•        Children Age 4 - 6th Grade (completed by the end of the 2017-2018 school year) register as Participants

        Younger children of registered VBS Daily Volunteers also may register as Participants.   Nursery is provided for children under age 2, with classes provided children Ages 2 and 3. 

•        Tween Participants who have completed 5th and 6th Grade will participate in the RIVER GIVERS Missions, sharing in a special service and mission experiences in our church or community on and off campus.  All 5th/6th graders must complete a separate Permission Form that will be mailed to them closer to the VBS date.



Volunteers serve as rotation leaders, shepherds, and helpers with preschool and/or elementary children in crafts, music, snacks, storytelling, worship, recreation and more!   Take the river less paddled!  Volunteer to serve as a shepherd or helper today!

  • Adults serving as Leaders, Shepherds and Helpers register as Volunteers. All Volunteers are required to have a background check and complete Safe Sanctuaries training prior to service.
  • Youth who have completed Grades 7-12 may serve as helpers and must register as Volunteers.Training is provided.Please let our youth coordinator know if proof of service hours is needed, or bring your school form to be signed.




Order by June 8!

This year, our VBS T-Shirts are so awesome, we want to give everyone the opportunity to purchase them! 

“Keep Cool and Paddle On” T-shirts are available for $5 each and must be pre-ordered and prepaid by June 8th.   To order a t-shirt, stop by the VBS Table in the Narthex on Sunday morning, or follow these instructions to order online:

1) Select the t-shirt size needed as you complete online registration

2) After you have completed your online VBS Registration, return to the St. Mark’s ONLINE DONATION page (CLICK HERE) to pay for your t-shirt.

3) Pay St. Mark’s UMC $5 for each t-shirt ordered.

Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors