VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

ST. PAUL'S LUTHERAN CHURCH | DES PERES

JUNE 6 TO 10  |  circlerightarrowDIRECTIONS


ANNOUNCEMENT: We have been blessed with an incredible demand for this year’s VBS! As a result, our open registration period ended March 31.  You are invited to join our wait list by emailing vbs@stpaulsdesperes.org; our VBS coordinators look forward to contacting you should openings arise



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VBS at St. Paul's

Dates | June 6 to 10, 2022

Time | 9 a.m. to 12 noon

Ages | 3 years old to 4th Grade (+ 5th-12th**)


At Monumental VBS, children will play, explore, create, and learn about God's love and promises! 


VBS at St. Paul's is filled with fun, friendship, music, amazing games, crafts, snacks and creatively-presented Bible lessons! A week of exploration-filled fun awaits!


This year's VBS gives kids a "grand-new" perspective! Go off-road for a Monumental adventure through the colorful canyons and sunbaked trails of the southwest. By exploring God’s awesomeness, kids form a rock-solid faith for the road ahead.

REGISTRATION DETAILS

email to jOIN WAIT LIST


Credit CardVBS Cost: $10 per child for the week ($20 family max)


ChildAges: 3 years old* through 4th grade (+5th-12th**)

  • Register with grade your child just completed in May 2022
  • *Please note that children must be potty trained
  • **5th-12th graders are invited to be a part of VBS, helping alongside our trained adult volunteer staff, with fun hands-on activities such as songs, crafts and more!

Utensils   Snack Donations: Parents are invited to help fill our VBS snack pantry. Please see our list below.


Question Circle VBS Questions? Contact Mandy Campeau or Jackie Weber at vbs@stpaulsdesperes.org or St. Paul's church office at 314-822-0447.

payment

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drop-off & pick-up


  • VBS PAYMENT BY CREDIT CARD OR CHECK

    $10 for the week  | $20 family max


    Envelope  MAIL OR DROP OFF CHECK to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, c/o VBS at 12345 Manchester Road, Des Peres, MO 63131. Please include child(ren)'s name(s) with your check; you may write one check for all registered children in the family.


    Credit Card   PAY ONLINE HERE with Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, or personal check, via St. Paul's secure credit card processing service. 

    St. Paul's sees no record of any of your financial information; we only receive a confirmation that you have paid. 


    Please remember that paying online is not the same as registering, so be sure to check your email for a registration confirmation for each child. 

    1. From the Online Donations landing page, select "Registration Fee" and fill in the amount ($10 per child, $20 family max). In the box next to the amount, type "VBS" and the first and last names of the children you've registered.
    2. Click "Continue"
    3. Complete your name and address
    4. Under Account Type, click Credit/Debit Card, Checking, or Savings and fill in information
    5. Click "Process" to complete payment
  • Important information for families arriving at Vacation Bible School


    We have a terrific week planned and look forward to seeing you and your children at VBS!

    Save time on Monday, June 6: No need to stop by the admin desk if you know your class assignment and location. 


    Drop-off and Pick-up Locations

    • All children meet in the school.
    • Children will start and end every day in the same location.
    • All VBS activities take place in St. Paul’s Church and School, both of which are located at the northeast corner of Ballas and Manchester Roads (1300 North Ballas Road, Des Peres, MO 63131)


    Drop-off Between 8:45 and 9:00 a.m.

    • Each morning, please bring your child to his/her classroom in St. Paul’s School via the north entrance of the school. This set of doors faces the pond located in Des Peres Park and is next to the playground. A list emailed to registered families contains the class or pod children are assigned to for the whole week. Please review and then find the corresponding room on the school map sent in the email. As you arrive, please walk your child to the classroom and sign in your child (requires your initials) between 8:45 and 9:00 a.m.  Doors to the school will not be opened until 8:45am.
    • Preschool Age: The classrooms associated with children who have not started grade school will be located on the lower level of the school: as you enter the building, stairs to the right will take parents/children to the lower level.
    • Grade School Age: For children in grade school, VBS classrooms are located on the main level (entry level) and upper level of the school. 

    Pick-up at 12:00 Noon

    • Please pick up your child(ren) each afternoon from the same location and sign them out (requires your initials).


    Driving Directions | Campus Map circlemap

    • St. Paul’s Church and School are on the northeast corner of Manchester and Ballas Roads, across from West County Mall.
    • We recommend parking on the north side of the school building, which is closest to the entrance of the school. There are three driveways into the St. Paul’s campus, however, one entrance (nearest the traffic light) will be barricaded for safety.


    VBS Group Assignments

    • Your child's group name and drop-off/pick-up location are important information to remember when you arrive at VBS!
    • St. Paul's recently emailed a listing of each student's class assignment. Please refer to the email or contact out VBS directors with questions.

snack donations welcome

Our snack volunteers serve tasty and wholesome snacks to hundreds of children in VBS each day. Can you help us stock our VBS pantry? 


We serve these specific products because they are peanut-free and nut-free, and are not manufactured on lines with allergens:

  • Bag of fresh apples
  • Water - 8 oz. bottles
  • Pepperidge Farm Goldfish - Cheddar, Pretzels, Colors, Whole Grain
  • Rold Gold Pretzels - Thins, Sticks, Tiny Twists
  • Triscuits - Original, Triscuit Minis - Original, Triscuit Thin Crisps - Original
  • Wheat Thins - Original, Ranch, and 100% Whole Grain
  • Cheerios - Plain
  • Post Frosted Shredded Wheat (spoon size)
  • Teddy Grahams - Cinnamon, Honey, Chocolate, Chocolatey Chip
  • Dried Fruits: raisins, banana chips, dried apples, etc.
    *When choosing any dried fruits, please follow the same guidelines of peanut-free and nut-free along with not being manufactured on lines with allergens.

Sticky Note  Print a flyer of our requested snack donations.


Please drop off donations between May 1 and June 2 to marked box in narthex (lobby), or bring to VBS June 6 to 10.

VOLUNTEER CORNER

We love OUR VBS VOlunteers! 

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You can make a difference! We need enthusiastic volunteers to make our VBS successful. If you can help some days, just one day, every day, or in advance, we'd love to hear from you! Childcare is available for on-site volunteers' children under three years old. 


Register to volunteer online or contact Contact Mandy Campeau or Jackie Weber at vbs@stpaulsdesperes.org