Lord, how good it is for us to be here -- Matthew 17

Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School 2020

Due to the current conditions, we are not able to offer our usual Vacation Bible School this year.  The good news - we have TWO alternatives and you can take advantage of BOTH!

First - we WILL HAVE a 4 on-site mini VBS experiences this year after Sunday Mass.

The Mini VBS Experiences for the Whole Family begin following 9am Mass.  Come to One or All (Pick the ones that work for your family).  Mini VBS is Open to Pre-K through 5th grade incoming students.  Middle School & High School Students -Come Volunteer.  Parents look for details coming for things for you too!   You must pre-register by July 16!  Click HERE to register participants, and HERE to register as a teen volunteer.

Here are the plans for each of the weeks!

Daily Themes! 
July 19th: Sow Good Seeds  (Matthew 13:24-43) 
July 26th: Uncover the Treasure of Faith (Matthew 13:44-54) 
August 2nd: Feeding  Our Faith (Matthew 14:13-21) 
August 9th: Take Courage in Jesus (Matthew 14:22-33) 

Program At a Glance: 
Check in/Registration 10:00-10:05 am(in Gym) 
Stations 10:05-10:55 am 
Check out/Dismissal 11:00 am  

Second- we WILL HAVE a Virtual VBS this year - free of cost!

Great news!  Our parish is providing your family with a free At Home VBS this summer. Your family can enjoy our Cat.Chat At Home VBS in the comfort and safety of your living room or maybe in the backyard with a few friends!  

Our fun 5-DAY AT HOME VBS begins on July 13, 2020.

 Cat.Chat At Home VBS includes:

  • A daily Cat.Chat Action Song Video for your children to watch, sing, and dance along to
  • A Bible Verse Music Video to help kids memorize God's Word and plant seeds of faith
  • 10 Cat.Chat VBS songs (2 songs daily) to stream from your device anywhere/anytime
  • Printable faith and craft activities
  • Snack and game activities
  • A daily saint story and coloring page
  • Prayers
  • Connection questions to spark meaningful conversations
  • Plus, an opportunity for kids to enter a SUMMER VBS coloring contest and win exciting prizes.

Make sure to select our VBS start date of July 13, 2020, make sure to put down Church of the Transfiguration as the parish when you sign up.

Then, look forward to receiving your At Home VBS email for 5 consecutive days. (Note: You will have access to this At Home VBS starting on your start date and ending on August 28th, 2020.)

SIGN UP to receive your AT Home VBS:
Sample Day 1 and Sign Up here for your At Home VBS Experience

(https://mailchi.mp/catchat.ca/wilderness-adventure-at-home-vbs-program-2020)

Thank you for being intentional about giving your kids the opportunity to grow in their faith!  This At Home VBS experience will bless your entire family. 

 

 


 Here is a song from our 2018 VBS, ,which took place July 9-13!

Bible School 2018 from Church of the Transfiguration on Vimeo.

 

 

 

"Day in the Life" at Bible School (sample schedule for a Color Group)

9 AM - Opening Program-Opening prayer and learning about the daily theme

9:15 AM - Music - Learning songs to perform at the Closing Program

9:45 AM - Snack Time/Mail Pickup - Quick break with a yummy snack and item that connects to the theme

10:15 AM - Faith Lessons - Includes reading about our Saint to entertain, enlighten and call kids to holiness.

10:45 AM - Craft Time - Children make a craft that reinforces the message of the day

11:15 AM - Bible Time - Learning about today's verse and theme in an age appropriate way

11:45 AM - Activities/Games - Burn off some of that wonderful energy

12:15 PM- Closing program - Including a closing Skit, presented by our Post Office staff

12:30 PM - Parent Pick Up