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Vacation Bible School 2018
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Vacation Bible School 2022

New Life Lutheran Church invites children preschool through eighth grade to participate in Vacation Bible School the mornings of Monday, July 25 through Friday, July 29 from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM. The theme for this year's Vacation Bible School is: Road Trip: Route 3:16. The students will pretend to travel by car to five interesting destinations in the United States. From God's Word they will learn that:

  • People sin and deserve punishment, but God sent Jesus to suffer and die in our place and forgive our sins.
  • Jesus, God's Son, has the power to do anything.
  • Jesus wants us to love Him more than anyone or anything.
  • Jesus tells us to love and serve others and share His Word with them.
  • Heaven is our home through Jesus alone.

A picnic lunch will be served on the last day of VBS as a wrap-up for our week.

The program will be held on the church grounds. Further instructions about masks, distancing and other safety practices will be communicated a week before VBS starts.

There is no cost or obligation for VBS. Freewill gifts may be given to defray the cost of materials. If you have any questions you can call the church at 847-438-5018.

Bring your kids to learn a story from the Bible, sing some songs, make projects to take home, play games, enjoy snacks and close out the morning with a reminder of what they've learned. Register your children today!


Our schedule for the week is as follows:

[Road Trip - Rte 3-16]
Monday, July 25th Tuesday, July 26th Wednesday, July 27th Thursday, July 28th Friday, July 29th

The Grand Canyon

Story: God Saves

Scripture References: Numbers 21:4-9; portions of the gospels

Theme Connection: The Grand Canyon reminds us of the huge gap sin causes between sinners and God. Jesus closed the gap by forgiving our sins through His life, death, and resurrection.

The St. Louis Gateway Arch

Story: Jesus Raises a Girl From the Dead

Scripture References: Matthew 9:18,19,23-26; Mark 5:21-24,35-43; Luke 8:40-42,49-56

Theme Connection: The Arch is impressive, and we are impressed with many things people can do. But Jesus can do anything!

Walt Disney World

Story: A Rich Man Talks to Jesus

Scripture References: Matthew 19:16-26; Mark 10:17-27; Luke 18:18-27

Theme Connection: Favorite vacation spots, riches, and other joys of life on earth should never come before our love for the Savior.

The Statue of Liberty

Story: A Servant Girl Shows Kindness

Scripture References: 2 Kings 5:1-5a,9-19a

Theme Connection: The Statue of Liberty reminds people of the kindness and freedom found in America. God's Word reminds us to show kindness to others and to tell them of the freedom they have through Jesus.

The Rocky Mountains

Story: Jesus Ascends Into Heaven

Scripture References: Mark 16:19; Luke 24:50-53; Acts 1:1-11

Theme Connection: Nature is full of beautiful sights, but the greatest sights are still ahead. Jesus will return in glory to take us to heaven!


You may sign up electronically using the following form, or print it off and mail it to Pastor Bauer (or hand it to him in church). Walk-in registrations may taken on the first day of VBS.

Please submit one registration for each child you wish to sign up.

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910 S. Old Rand Rd, Lake Zurich, IL 60047

Phone: (847) 438-5018

Email: nlelc@aol.com


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