"VBS Kids"

Many fun faces of VBS activities  - - watch for more to come!!

At-home vacation bible school

This year VBS will be done in your own space, at your own pace!

*Our registration is now closed, however, if you would be interested in taking part in VBS without the packaged supplies, we are happy to share what we have on here!

Welcome to Vacation Bible School, in your own space at your pace! We are excited to explore 3 Gospel texts with you:

  • Parable of the Sower and the Seed (Luke 8:4-15) LISTEN
  • Jesus Walks on Water (Matthew 14:22-36) FOCUS
  • Jesus Chooses His Disciples (Luke 5:1-11, 27-32) FOLLOW

If you need a bible, please call Pastor Emily and she will get you one!


Inside your VBS bag are three kits, one for each of the above lessons. Each kit includes cool crafts, gizmos, coloring pages, and a snack! Every kit corresponds to a video. There are two ways to access the daily videos:

1. Go to the Bolt Family Portal (Password: LETSBOLT):


2. Here! the church’s NEW website. Here, you will get updated announcements and links to the Zoom meetings on Sunday and Wednesday night at 6:30PM.


VBS Instructions

Sunday, August 9th

  • You will receive your VBS package at home!
  • Immediately put the cool whip in the fridge and save it for Day 3!

  • Sunday evening at 6:30PM, we will have our VBS Kick Off via Zoom. You can access the Zoom link from the church’s website. You simply need to have Zoom downloaded on your computer (it is free) in order to join. The Kick Off will last half an hour as we introduce ourselves to and pray for one another! Click here to join the Kick Off Zoom meeting at 6:30PM:   https://luthersem.zoom.us/j/99761034022


Monday, August 10th


  • Open kit 1
  • Go to either the Family Portal or simply go to the bottom of the page to watch the video.
  • Play head-shoulders-cup game!
  • Read (Luke 8:4-15)
  • Origami craft
  • Watch the rest of the video
  • Play water balloon toss
  • Snack: Get dirty by making a Dirt Cup
  • Share with your family the memory verse (Psalm 119:105) and pray with them!

Tuesday, August 11th


  • Open kit 2
  • Watch the video (down below)
  • Get Soaked with the Sponge Game!
  • Read Matthew 14:22-36
  • Origami craft
  • Watch the rest of the video
  • Play Mountains and Valleys game
  • Snack: “Jesus and Peter Walk on Water”
  • Share with your family the memory verse (Proverbs 3:5) and pray with them!

Wednesday, August 12th


  • Open kit 3
  • Watch the video (down below)
  • Play the Fishy Face Game!
  • Read Luke 5:1-11, 27-32
  • Origami craft
  • Watch the rest of the video
  • Play Q-Tip Cannons Game
  • Play Disciple Memory Game
  • Snack: Rice Krispy Bar and Juice Box (and whatever is left of the fish!)
  • Share with your family the memory verse (Romans 8:39) and pray with them!
  • 6:30PM Zoom in for VBS Closing Remarks! Check back in with your friends and see what others did! Click on the link to get to zoom:   https://luthersem.zoom.us/j/94495136090


A few notes:

-You have access to the Bolt Family Portal for 365 days!


-Cards from your church have been included in the package to encourage both adults and kids to write to those who are home-bound (which, really, we all are now!). If you would like names of people who need a friendly note in the mail, please contact the church office or Pastor Emily (715-791-4429).


-We would LOVE pictures and videos of the kiddos doing VBS at home! Please send us things that we can post on either Facebook or the website!!



Bethany & Pilgrim Parish Christian Education

Cindy Johnson-Bethany Church School Superintendent

Lisa Jensen-Pilgrim Church School Superintendent   

Bolt videos!

Days 1 through 3 below!