Sauk Valley VBS
at New Life

Your kids deserve an amazing experience this summer!

🌞 Want to be your kid's hero this summer?

Summer days can stretch like taffy, can't they? When the kids are bored and glued to screens, it can feel like the longest season ever. 📺😩

We get it—trying to keep them entertained and off the couch is a full-time job. But this summer, we have the perfect solution for your family!

Join us for our Evening Vacation Bible School from July 28th - August 1st @ 5:30pm-8:00pm, and give your kids a week full of fun, adventure, and meaningful experiences—all while you enjoy some well-deserved kid-free time!

Here's what we've got lined up to make this week unforgettable:

✅FREE Dinner for Everyone (including family!)
✅High-Energy Games and Activities
✅Creative Craft Projects to Spark Imagination
✅Interactive Bible Stories to Inspire Young Hearts
✅Fun Music to Get Everyone Singing and Dancing
✅An Opportunity to Make New Friends
✅And So Much More!

Give your kids a break from the screens and give yourself a break too. Our VBS is designed to create lasting memories and nurture their faith in a fun, dynamic setting.

Don't let them waste this summer without making new friends and building new memories. If you claim your spot now, your child will have an exciting experience they’ll talk about for weeks, and you’ll hear the beautiful sound of your child singing uplifting songs they learn during VBS.

🌟 Claim your spot now for our VBS from July 28th - August 1st @ 5:30pm-8:00pm. 🌟

This event is 100% FREE and open to all kids age 3-11!

All we ask is that you Claim Your Spot below so that we can get your kids registered!

So Claim Your Spot now and we’ll see you on July 28th @ 5:30pm...

Exciting Music
Exciting Music

Your kids will love the songs they learn, and they’ll repeat them (and the message of Jesus) for the rest of the year! Our VBS is designed to create lasting memories and nurture their faith in a fun, dynamic setting.

Fun Crafts
Fun Crafts

Kids need to learn in a variety of ways, by listening, repeating, and using their creativity! Our VBS is designed to engage all types of learning styles so that your kid can truly be impacted by the message of Jesus.

Loving and Safe Environment
Loving and Safe Environment

We love kids at New Life! Our biggest priorities are: Jesus, safety, and fun. All of our leaders and helpers are background-checked, and we make sure to equip parents for ongoing conversations with their kids about what they are learning in the Bible.

Common Questions

New Life’s VBS is open to all children ages 3-11 (pre-K through entering 5th grade).

New Life’s VBS is free for everyone, thanks to the generous donations of New Life Lutheran Church.

Our daily schedule begins at 5:30pm with free dinner for all registered kids, and then we’ll have an assortment of songs, Bible lessons, crafts, games, and memory makers with their groups. Your kid will be so excited to tell you all about it on the drive home!

VBS is solely for children. All adults on the property are volunteers who have been trained and background-checked. If you would like to volunteer, register to join our team by June 9th.

You will drop-off and pick-up your children each day in the main atrium at New Life Lutheran Church: 702 W Lynn Blvd, Sterling IL.

Children are required to wear their nametag every day. They should also wear clothes and shoes that have a back and can get wet.
Have your child wear a bathing suit under their clothes every day of VBS. There is no time to change into a bathing suit once the day begins! If your child is not wearing a bathing suit, their clothes may get wet.
Your child can bring a towel BUT will be responsible for it and also have to carry it each day.

Watch Last Year's VBS Recap