Vacation Bible School 2017

VBSSummer is here, and it's time for Vacation Bible School! Here is a listing of VBS opportunities in the presbytery as reported to this website.

Presbytery of the Miami Valley wants to add your church's VBS to the list. To be included, email the name of your church, the theme of your VBS, dates and times, along with registration and contact information. We’ll list it here and publicize all VBS opportunities in the presbytery.

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June 5-9
First Presbyterian Church, Urbana 

Great Bible Reef, 6:30-8:30 P.M.
Pre-school to Grade 6 
Linda Coffman and Delaine Yeager, directors
Registration forms are available at the church or youth can sign in at the registration table the first night.
Contact the church 937-653-4225 for information. 

June 12-16

Sugar Creek Presbyterian Church, Kettering

Hero Central...Discover Your Strength in God!, 6:00-8:30 P.M.
Ages 4 through the 5th grade; pre-registered children are guaranteed a t-shirt and a CD of the Hero Central music!
$10 per child
Call 298-3743 to register.

June 19-23
First Presbyterian Church, Sidney

God's Great Gallery, 9:00 A.M.-noon
For more information, contact the church at 937-492-4597.

June 19-22

Southminster Presbyterian Church, Centerville
Digging for Treasure: Parables Revealed, 9:00-11:30 A.M.
Dig into vacation Bible school! Bible stories, games, crafts, snacks, and
other activities will help us dig deeper to reveal the treasures in Jesus’ parables.
Ages 3-entering 5th grade
A donation of $10 is suggested.
Contact: Erin Dickerson, Director of Children’s Ministries, 937-433-1810 ext. 103
Register at under the events tab.

June 23-25
Corinth Church Presbyterian Church, Dayton

Mighty Fortress,  June 23 (6:00- 8:30 P.M.), June 24-25 (2:00 - 5:00 P.M.)
Ages 3 - 5th grade
All are welcome
No cost
Contact: Melody Crooks, Director, at 937-271-4742

July 7 -9
Oxford Presbyterian Church, Oxford

Water All Around the World, July 7: 5:00-8:00 P.M. (dinner included), July 8: 9:45 A.M.- 1:00 P.M. (lunch included). July 9: 9:45 A.M.-noon (lunch included)
(Held jointly with Oxford United Methodist Church, Faith Lutheran Church, and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, at Oxford Presbyterian Church)
This exciting and informative VBS, created by the Synod of the Living Waters, follows the stories of young people
around the world who live in places where clean water is scarce.  We will also explore Bible stories that relate to water. 
Preschool age through fifth grade
No cost
Contact Katie Saylor at 513-284-8157 or visit for more info.

July 12, 19, 26, & August 2

First Presbyterian Church, Middletown

Rome With Us!, 6:00-8:00 P.M.
An intergenerational VBS. The evening begins with dinner and then moves into break-out groups,
including a bible study on Romans for adults.
Call Lisa Kaufer 513-422-6365 for more information.

July 31-August 4

Covenant Presbyterian Church, Springboro

Maker Fun Factory!, 9:00-11:30 A.M.
Register online at:
Contact Erica Hicks, VBS Director, with any questions at:

July 31-Aug 4
First United Presbyterian Church, Bellefontaine

Gospel Light’s SonRock Kids Camp, at Kirkmont Center, 8:30 A.M.-4:00 P.M.
Entering grades Kindergarten-8th Grade + MS/HS Teen Leaders
Cost: 35/week. Financial Assistance is available.
Pre-registration/online registration is required and will be available at
For more information, call Anne Brienza at 937-592-6611,

July 31-August 4

Westminster Presbyterian Church, Dayton

MADD Days at Westminster
, 8:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.
A  Christian music, art, dance and drama day camp for children and youth entering
grades 3 - 8 (as of Fall 2017) from the Miami Valley and beyond.
Cost: $80 (includes light breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack, and a T-shirt)
Contact: Bent Manley, Director, at 937-223-7285 or email
More info and registration>>




Presbytery of the Miami Valley

Oxford VBS 2016
2016 VBS at
Oxford Church

Bellefontaine VBS
2015 VBS at
Bellefontaine Church

VBS at Sugar Creek
2014 VBS at
Sugar Creek Church

VBS at Corinth
2013 VBS at
Corinth Church

VBS at Southminster
2012 VBS at
Southminster Church

VBS at Fairmont
2011 VBS at
Fairmont Church