Vacation Bible School

Click here to download a registration form! VBS Registration Form.2023

Walk-ins are welcome, BUT . . . you can help us plan

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DROP-OFF: Children should be dropped off no earlier than 8:50 each morning. All children will report directly to their classrooms, which are located on the top floor of the education building. Children must be taken to the classroom by a parent or designated adult.
PICK-UP: All children must be picked up from their classroom by a designated adult.  Dismissal is at noon.
NO COST! There is no cost to attend. Messiah Lutheran Church offers Vacation Bible School as an outreach ministry to the community.
OFFERINGS: A free will offering will be taken each day. Children are encouraged to give as they are able. Offerings this year will be used to help fund our Missional Outreach group’s project to assemble School Kits for Lutheran World Relief. More information will be sent home during the week about this project.
ADDITIONAL REGISTRATION FORMS are available from the church office or you can print one here!

Vacation Bible School at a Glance 

Following is a snapshot of the lessons the children will explore during the week.
Please join us from home by reading the daily verses and the accompanying stories!

VBS Theme for the Week – June 12-16, 2023
Shine Jesus’ Light!

DAY 1:  When life seems dark, shine Jesus‘ light.
Bible Verse of the Day: John 8:12  “Jesus … said, ‘I am the light of the world.’ ”
Bible Story: Luke 2:1-20; Matthew 1:18-2:12  Jesus comes as a baby to be king.

DAY 2:  When people don’t get along, shine Jesus’ light.
Bible Verse of the Day: Romans 12:16  “Live in harmony with each other.”
Bible Story: Luke 19:1-9 Jesus accepts Zacchaeus.

DAY 3:  When good things happen, shine Jesus’ light.
Bible Verse of the Day: Psalm 100:1  “Shout with joy to the Lord, all the earth!”
Bible Story: Luke 19:28-40 Jesus enters Jerusalem as a king.

DAY 4:  When people are sad, shine Jesus’ light.
Bible Verse of the Day: John 14:1  “Don’t let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God.”
Bible Story: John 19:20 Jesus cares for his mother during his crucifixion.

DAY 5:  When people need help, shine Jesus’ light.
Bible Verse of the Day: Matthew 5:16  “Let your good deeds shine … so that everyone will praise your heavenly Father.”
Bible Story: Acts 8:26-39 Philip helps the Ethiopian.

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Contact Us

Office Address:
Messiah Lutheran Church
324 South Howard Street
South Williamsport, PA 17702
Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Friday, 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Non-emergency Phone:  (570) 326-9171

Pastoral Emergency:
Pastor Jeff LeCrone is currently our pastoral care pastor. To reach him, please call (570) 326-9171. This number is available 24 hours a day. During working hours, office staff will assist you in contacting the Pastor. When the office is closed, you will be asked to press “3” for a Pastoral emergency. When you press “3” you will be connected to the Pastor.