Welcome! Give and Receive God's Great Love, 2014 VBS from MennoMedia.
Bible Translation: New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
Ages: Preschool to Grade 5 (Ages 3 -11), with adaptions for Grades 6-8.
Welcome! Give and Receive God's Great Love highlights Bible stories about God's people who showed hospitality and welcome to others and the positive results they effected. Through five Biblical stories children learn how to show guests hospitality with kind acts of God's love to receive strangers, care for others, seek peace, comfort one another, and meet Jesus.
Welcome! VBS Daily Themes (Faith Focus, Bible Story & Verses): See "Scope & Sequence (PDF)" above for more details.
Day 1: Receiving Strangers (We can show hospitality and be open to surprises. Abraham & Sarah: Genesis 18:1-15)
Day 2: Caring for Neighbors (We can show hospitality by meeting needs. The Good Samaritan: Luke 10:25-37)
Day 3: Meeting Jesus (We can show hospitality by making friends. Zacchaeus: Luke 19:1-10)
Day 4: Seeking Peace (We can show hospitality by seeking peace. Abigail & David: 1 Samuel 25:14-35)
Day 5: Comforting One Another (We can accept hospitality from others. Paul & Luke shipwrecked on Malta: Acts 28:1-10)
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