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Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School 2021:

Planet Hope: To Eternity and Beyond …

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July 12-16, 1:00-4:00 pm, (age 3 - grade 6*)

Sorry, registration for this session is closed. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register at VBS.

Vacation Bible School is an action-packed week for kids and volunteers to learn and experience the Bible in memorable ways! Throughout the week we’ll explore five awesome Bible stories through worship, music, song actions, skits (featuring your favorite VBS characters), crafts, snacks, games and story.

Various components of VBS 2021 will be available online, for those out-of-town or who prefer that option. To learn more about Online VBS, click here.

Registration Cost

$15 per child for the first 3 children and $5 for any additional children in the family. T-shirts are included with registration. If registering after June 15, sizes will not be guaranteed.


Many volunteers are needed to keep a fun and safe environment!

Adult Volunteers

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Jr. Volunteers

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* Please note: Photographers and videographers will be present during VBS, capturing the various events and activities throughout the week. These photos and videos will be used by Lutheran Church of Hope to promote VBS via mainstream marketing channels such as: church bulletins, printed newsletters, special publications, website and social media. If you have questions or concerns regarding this policy, please direct them to Chris Gunnare, Executive Minister - Operations, at or 515-222-1520.


If you have questions about registration or would like more information about VBS, please contact or 515-706-7550.

Snack List

Monday: Goldfish crackers
Tuesday: Apple slices 
Wednesday: Fruit snacks
Thursday: Teddy Grahams 
Friday: Freeze pops

VBS Donations

It requires a lot of supplies to pull off VBS for 200 kids! We would love your donations of the following items if you would like to contribute in this way. We ask that you bring your items to The Link or bring them to church on Sunday by June 27 (some items by June 20) so all items can be accounted for and prepped for the week of VBS.

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Vacation Bible School Mission Project

July 12-18

Throughout VBS, Hope Ames is collecting school supplies to be provided to families in need in Story County. Bring your donations of headphones or earbuds, colored pencils (12 count), and Crayola washable markers (8, 10 or 12 count) to the Ames City Auditorium during VBS or to worship on July 18.