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Vacation Bible School 2021:

Planet Hope: To Eternity and Beyond …

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Session 1

July 19-23, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm,
(age 4 - grade 5*)

Sorry, registration for this session is closed. Please arrive 30 minutes early to register at VBS.

Session 2

July 19-23, 6:00-8:00 pm, (age 3 - grade 5*)

Sorry, registration for this session is closed. Please arrive 30 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

Session 1 Session 2

Jr. Volunteers

Session 1 Session 2


* 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 222-1520.


If you have questions about registration or would like more information about VBS, please contact or 515-264-2000.

Snack List

Monday: Goldfish crackers
Tuesday: Veggie Straws
Wednesday: Popcorn 
Thursday: Cheez-It crackers
Friday: Freeze pops

VBS Supply Donations
It requires a lot of supplies to pull off VBS for 1200 kids!  We would love your donations of the following items if you would like to contribute in this way. We ask that you return your items to the church by July 11 so all items can be accounted for and prepped for the week of VBS. Thank you so much for your support!

Pick up your T-shirts in Advance!
A T-shirt is included with VBS registration. If you registered after June 15, sizes are not guaranteed.

  • Sunday, July 11, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Sunday, July 18, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

VBS volunteers will receive their T-shirts at Vacation Bible School Volunteer Training.

VBS Prep Days
Volunteers are invited to join us to help prep materials, set up classrooms and prepare our various classrooms for VBS. Staff will meet volunteers in the atrium to assign tasks.

  • July 7, 6:00-8:00 pm
  • July 12, 6:00-8:00 pm
  • July 18, 1:00-4:00 pm