Churches are beginning to announce their vacation Bible schools for summer 2018. To submit your church’s VBS, email

Destiny Worship Center

Discover Jesus from eternity past to eternity future while traveling through time during Time Lab vacation Bible school from 6-8:30 p.m. June 11-June 15 at Destiny Worship Center in Miramar Beach. VBS is for students entering kindergarten through sixth grade in September.

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Good News United Methodist

Venture onto an uncharted island where kids survive and thrive on God’s word and are anchored in the truth that Jesus carries them through life's storms during Shipwrecked VBS June 25-28.

It will be for students who have completed grades PreK-4 through third. Older students may volunteer with a parent or adult sponsor.

Kids travel through field-tested rotations that reinforce relevant Bible points and immerse them in new adventures. A day at Shipwrecked includes Bible Discovery, KidVid Cinema, Imagination Station, Tropical Treats, Ship Rec Games and more.

Fee of $25 covers snacks and a T-shirt. If unable to pay the registration fee, scholarships are available. Please contact United Methodist's kids minister at 850-622-9191, ext 308, for more information or register at

AMPED at Hope on the Beach

Hope on the Beach in Santa Rosa Beach will hold a free vacation Bible school from 9 a.m. to noon June 25-29 for ages 3 (must be potty trained) to fifth grade. Through crafts, games, lessons, music, and fun, kids will get AMPED up for life as they discover what it means to Live Fully Alive.

Some of the Bible content includes the life of Joseph, live like you know God is with you; the life of Esther, live like God has a plan for you; the life of Jesus, live like Jesus is alive; and the life of Paul, live like you’re part of a bigger story.

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Point Washington UMC

Vacation Bible school at Point Washington United Methodist Church begins July 16 and runs through July 20. This year, three sessions will offered per day. The first is for preschool age children and will be from 9-11:30 a.m. The second session will be for elementary children from 1-4:30 p.m., and a session for Club 56 students will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Children must be registered by July 1 to be guaranteed a T-shirt and music CD. To register a child or to volunteer to help with VBS, visit