VBS FAQs

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

T-shirt Pick-up (Adult, Teen, Student & LVBS) will be at St. Edwards Church (785 Newark Granville Rd, Granville)

  • Saturday, June 8th and Sunday, June 9th 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?

  • Unexpired required medications, (epi pen, inhalers, etc.) must be checked in and checked out with the Nurse every day. The Nurse will ensure the class guides have the medications with them throughout the morning.

  • Please check in with the nurse on Monday morning in the VBS central office/church 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 the Confessor office.

What time is pick up from VBS?

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

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

  • Children must be accompanied by their parent/guardian at 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. 11:15) outside at St. Ed’s.

  • Parents plan to pick children up by 11:00 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 at the designated time