Reposted from HOPE4CE. The most important part of a quality VBS program is not the T-shirts or the crafts or catchy skits that open the day. It is the relationships that are formed with the leaders, peers, and with God. Putting our time in the training and nurture of the staff of VBS is more critical than finding inflatable palm trees or the right banner to hang out front. Roberta L’Esperance Schlechter, is sharing with us some of the files that she has used to help VBS leaders/teachers to know their role and the importance of the week. Roberta, Director of Children and Family Ministries at East Woods Presbyterian Church, uses youth as part of her leadership team. Click below to read the article. Vacation Bible School-Yesterday and Today.