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Due to concerns over COVID-19 and for the safety of our kids and VBS staff, we have decided to make VBS 2020 a Virtual VBS. What does this mean?

  1. There will be a closed group Facebook event created with videos posted for each day. The videos are also available on this site by clicking the “Day 1” through “Day 5” buttons above. These videos will include the daily song (done by Diana F.), the Bible story (done by Pastor Mehl), a craft demo (done by Petra M.), and a Bible Challenge. These videos will be short but we encourage you to watch them each day. Each child registered will receive a kit with everything needed to enjoy VBS. It will include the story, everything needed to complete the craft for each day, the music, and other items.
  2. We will have a drive-thru kickoff on Saturday, July 18, from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at Good Shepherd. You will drive thru the overhang behind the church to pick up your children’s kits for the week. Expect to hear some VBS tunes and see some fun characters as you receive your kit.
  3. We hope to keep the closed group available for at least 2 weeks starting July 19. This will offer some flexibility in watching the videos.
  4. Early registration closes on July 1, but we will probably still have spots/kits available. Please go to the link below to register and also feel free to share this event with friends who may want to join in the fun. You can also contact the church office, 358-1325, to register. This has been a strange summer and we want everyone to have a chance to have some sort of VBS. Registration link https://vbsmate.com/events/gslccarthage/19342

    Sunday School GSLC has decided not to hold Sunday School classes for the summer. We will resume our Sunday School classes following Rally Day which is scheduled for Sunday, August 30. We are looking forward to seeing our Sunday School students together again this Fall! We really miss learning about Jesus’ love with all of you! Virtual Vacation Bible School Even though VBS will be virtual this year, we would still like to be able to support our local community with our offering. GSLC would like to be able to sponsor a bed again at Watered Gardens with this year’s VBS offering along with our Adult Bible class offering. Of course getting the offering to GSLC will be a little different. You can bring your offering to our drive-thru kickoff, mail offering to the church, P.O. Box 257, Carthage, MO, 64836, or drop it by the church office.

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