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VBS 2018 Daily Snack List

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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 Sanctuary

  • 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

To Be Announced 


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 Parents joining us followed by 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
  • 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)