What a great Surf Shack Vacation Bible School!! It was a fantastic week of Bible Stories, sharing God’s love, singing, playing, creating, building and learning!

VBS At A Glance:

# of VBS participants (children):  176

# of  VBS volunteers (adults/teens): 105

# of items collected: too many to count! Enormous amounts of:

 *composition notebooks and glue sticks for children at Oakgrove/Bellemeade schools
*canned food and nonperishable foods (in good condition, unopened & appropriately dated) for Sherbourne UMC Food Pantry
*eye glasses & cases (used), reading glasses (+1 & +3), sunglasses (men’s/unisex), & flip flops for Honduras
*Milkbones, Nylabones, peanut butter, Kongs, cat treats, cat toys, fleece cat beds/crate liners, for Richmond Animal League

Amount of money raised: over $800 in cash for mission and ministries

It was a fantastic week of ministry, service, and FUN! Our 4th & 5th graders also built and delivered Blue Bird Houses to Oak Grove Elementary.

We’ve put together a video recap because pictures often tell the story better than words:

Trinity UMC VBS 2016 – Surf Shack from Trinity UMC Richmond on Vimeo.

If you see a VBS participant, be sure to ask him or her about the week. And if you see a VBS volunteer, be sure to thank him or her for a great week!

Thanks to all the children and volunteers who participated! And thanks to Dianne Moore for the photos and this video.

While our Trinity Children’s summer activities are drawing to a close, don’t miss all the great stuff we have planned for this fall! Trinity’s Children’s Ministry is active and awesome! Learn more: trinityumc.net/children