St. Louis, Missouri


2019 Vacation Bible School

Monday, June 24 thru Friday, June 28
9:00 a.m. to noon


To Mars and Beyond!



Age 3 thru 4th grade

Participants will be grouped according to age, grade and gender.
Please note that we will do our best to accommodate requests for kids to be in groups together.


  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Theme Faith Boldness Kindness Thankfulness Hope
What to wear Red Yellow Green Blue VBS Shirt
Bible Story/Verse Daniel Trusts God in the Lions’ Den (Daniel 6) Queen Esther Takes a Stand (Esther 4-9) The Good Samaritan Helps a Fellow Traveler
(Luke 10:25-37)
Jesus Heals
10 Lepers
(Luke 17:11-19)
Jesus Comforts Friends on the Way to Emmaus (Luke 24:13-35)

Program Areas

Bible Story Recreation Music Craft Science Snack

How to Register a Child

Please read the registration steps carefully and all the way through!

Registration is a 3-step process

1. Register each child at this link
Click here to register a child age 3 years – 4th grade (completed)

2. Pay registration fees via PayPal, check or cash.
Payment via PayPal is appreciated as it helps to cover the up-front costs more effectively.

Cost is $45 per child – with a maximum of $70 per family

  • If you pay via PayPal and the last name on the PayPal account is not the same as your child’s last name,
    please e-mail skarcher@hopeuccstl.org so we know who the payment is for.
  • To make payment through our secure PayPal page using your PayPal account or a credit card:
    Select the correct payment amount in the drop-down box (one child or family maximum).
    Click the “PayPal” button to make payment.

  • Cash and checks are also accepted on or before the first day of VBS.
    Please make checks payable to Hope United Church of Christ.
  • If you would like to pay by cash or check before the first day,
    please send payment to the church office and mark it
    VBS registration and include the children’s names.
  • Please e-mail skarcher@hopeuccstl.org so we know to look for it.

3. Print/fill out/sign the consent form and bring it with you the first day.
Children will not be admitted without a signed consent form.
Forms will also be available the first day of VBS.
Click here to print a copy of the consent form


Click here to register a volunteer 5th grade (completed) or older


For questions or more information
please contact Sara Karcher,
Coordinator of Youth and Children’s Ministries