VBS FAQs

When & where do I pick up my t-shirt (Adult/Teen/Student/LVBS)?

T-shirts (Adult, Teen, Student & LVBS) will be at St. Edwards Church (785 Newark Granville Rd, Granville) for pick up on Saturday 6/8 and Sunday 6/9 from 2 to 4 pm 

When & Where should I arrive for VBS Assembly?

  • 8:45AM Class guides (Adult & Teen) report to your assigned class

  • 8:50AM Students report to classes

  • 9:00AM VBS Opening Assembly begins in St. Ed’s Hall

What if I didn't get to St. Edwards for t-shirt pick up on Saturday or Sunday?

Arrive early Monday morning at 8:30AM and come to the registration table to check-in and pick up your shirt.

Is a daily snack provided? 

Yes, a daily snack is provided Monday through Thursday, on Friday there will be a picnic for all students and their families. Should you have any questions about the daily snack please email Joyce Blackstone jbstone4@yahoo.com

Will a nurse be available for medicine or medical emergency?

  • For those with medical needs, insure you bring proper unexpired required medications, (epi pen, inhalers, etc.).

  • Please check in with the nurse on Monday morning, she will be in the office.

  • The Nurse on duty will provide any immediate medical attention or designate further medical attention based on your registration form.

What if I need to pick up my child for an emergency or sudden change of plans?

  • Please call Katie Commins, at (740) 973-2838

  • Or St. Edward’s office at (740) 587-3254 and leave a message with the Office Administrator.

  • Or come in person to St. Edward’s the Confessor office.

What time is pick up from VBS?

  • Monday through Thursday, parents will pick up children at the class tents by12:00 noon - Parents will be required to sign their child out with the class guide.

  • Friday, the Closing ceremonies begin at 11:00 am with dismissal of children to Parents at 11:30 am from St. Edward’s Sanctuary.

  • Parents must then accompany their child(ren) to the celebration picnic.

Is there an inclement/severe weather plan?

  • Rain Showers Only—VBS will be held as scheduled (untented locations will be moved inside)

  • Severe Weather (Lightning and Thunder) - An email message will be sent that morning by 8:00AM should VBS be delayed or cancelled

About the Family Picnic

  • The Picnic begins after the closing celebration (aprox. 11:30) at St. Ed’s. Parents plan to pick children up by 11:30 and stay for the picnic.

  • Please bring the following items for donation no later than Thursday pickup. (There will be drop boxes at dropoff)

  • Last name beginning A-L: 1 package hot dog buns

  • Last name beginning M-Z: 1 package cookies (NO nuts -peanuts & tree nuts- please)

I'm an Adult Volunteer

  • Rotation Leaders please report to rotation locations daily upon arrival

  • Class Guides please report to your class upon arrival by 8:45am

  • Class Guides will have a basket to carry throughout the day with class information and the daily schedule

  • Please visit the Hospitality room for snacks and beverages 

I'm a Teen Volunteer

  • Please meet the Teen Coordinator, by 8:30AM on Monday

  • Remainder of week report to assigned room/rotation (for time, please check with your Rotation Leader)

  • Please visit the Hospitality room for snacks and beverages

  • Teen Class Guides will pick-up snack for your group in the St. Ed’s kitchen