2017 VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Welcome to the First Baptist Church's Vacation Bible School webpage, your link to everything needed for VBS.

This year, we are putting on the Maker Fun Factory VBS from Group. At this VBS, children will learn they are created by God and built for a purpose! They will engage in hands-on activities, games, and bible lessons that help them understand God's great power and His love for us. 

Important Dates:
VBS Prep Week (for volunteers): June 19 to June 24 (6:30pm to 8:30pm)
VBS Maker Fun Factory: Sunday, June 25 to Friday, June 30 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)

Parents & Children Information

Children's Registration

Ages: 3 years old to 6th grade
Cost: $10 

We love and value your children at VBS and at First Baptist. For this reason, we take every precaution to protect your children. If you have any questions or concerns, please include them in your child's registration, contact the office at (301) 279-2400, or email Children's Pastor Armal Porodini at .

As we get closer to VBS, we will be posting information for parents and children, such as the theme of the day. 

Volunteer & Partner Information

Are you interested in helping out at VBS? There are many ways you can partner with us to put on a great VBS:

Volunteer (for prep week and VBS week)

If you are unable to volunteer, please consider partnering with us:

Partner with us by praying for the salvation of the children who will attend VBS. Pray that their hearts are open to receiving the Gospel. Pray for the parents and guardians, the primary influencers of these children. Pray for our volunteers, that they are guided by God's love and guidance. 

Partner with us by donating

  • Snacks - see below
  • Decorations - this year's VBS focuses on creation and purpose. Our decorations will highlight creativity. If you are handy and would like to make something, please contact Pastor Armal Porodini at  or (301) 825-9928.
  • Monetary donations - we are always thankful for monetary donations. If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation, please designate it to "VBS donation"  or give online.

Craft Supplies Donations

The VBS Crafts team is in need of different size tins cans and all size plastic bottles.  Please help us by collecting, saving and donating these items for our VBS program this June.  Please drop off the items in the next two Sundays at the VBS registration area (June 11th & 18th).

Snack Donations

Snack time is a fun time for our VBSers to review the daily message while refueling. This VBS, they will even get the chance to use their snacks to show off their creativity! Please consider signing up to bring some snacks. Sign-up sheets are in the foyer. 

Donation List