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VBS 2018 Daily Snack List






Family Picnic, Friday, June 8, 2018

Family members are invited to attend the Family Picnic following the final VBS celebration program (approximately 11:30 a.m.)

Picnic Menu: Hot dogs, Chips, Watermelon, Cookies and Lemonade

Each Family is asked to bring a food donation by Thursday; collection boxes will be in the Lobby 

  • Last names A-L please bring a bag of hotdog buns
  • Last Names M-Z 1 package of cookies (no peanut or tree nuts) 

Mission Project and Donations VBS 2018

This year for our Global mission wer are collecting coins for WATOTO Read and 

for our local mission we are collecting school supplies for Licking Co students


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 6/2 and Sunday 6/3 from 2 to 4 pm 

When & Where should I Arrive for VBS Assembly?

  • 8:45AM Class guides (Adult & Teen) report to sanctuary of Centenary United Methodist Church, Granville Oh (CUMC)
  • 8:50AM Students report to sanctuary of Centenary United Methodist Church, Granville Oh (CUMC)
  • 9:00AM VBS Opening Assembly beginsin the sanctuary of Centenary United Methodist Church (CUMC)

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 first floor Centenary United Methodist Church, CUMC 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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Will a Nurse be Available for Medicine or Medical Emergency?

  • For those with medical needs, insure you bring proper unexpired required medications, (I.e. epi pen, inhalers, etc.).
  • Please check in with the nurse on Monday morning, she will be at UCMC hospitality area (1st floor).
  • 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 Plan?

  • Please call Cathy Minks, VBS Director (740) 587-0022 
  • Or Contact Centenary United Methodist Church (CUMC) office at 740-587-0022 and leave a message with the Office Administrator.
  • Or come in person to the Centenary United Methodist Church office (lower level).

What time is Pick Up from VBS?

  • Monday through Thursday, parents will pick up children at UCMC Sanctuary by 12 Noon - Parents will be required to sign their child out with the Classguide
  • Friday, the Closing ceremonies begin at 11:00 am with dismissal of children to Parents at 11:30 am from UCMC Sanctuary
  • Parents may 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 UCMC.  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 the back of the UCMC sanctuary)
  • 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 pew in the Sanctuary UCMC 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 located in UCMC, first floor, for snacks and beverages 

I'm a Teen Volunteer

  • Please meet Jenn Lifer, Teen Coordinator, on the first floor of UCMC 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 located - the Chapel in UCMC - for snacks and beverages
  • Teen Class Guides will pick-up snack for your group in the Kitchen of First Presbyterian Church (FPC)