Discovering God's Good Gifts
The 2017 Cross Culture Vacation Bible School by Group.
Grab Your Passport for an Unforgettable VBS Trek!
Hike cloud-shrouded ruins of Machu Picchu. Savor exotic flavors of the Amazon. Hear what daily life is like from kids in Peru. Immerse kids in this vibrant culture where they discover God’s good gifts for us all!
Now there are two options to help you plan a truly memorable Passport to Peru VBS. Choose from the Ultimate Starter Kit or dig deeper with the Ultimate Starter Kit plus Digital edition! This Starter Kit is your passport to VBS fun! The Ultimate Director Go-To-Guide and Leader Manuals provide step-by-step instructions. Plus, you’ll get student resource samples, volunteer resources, a Passport to Peru catalog packed with program products, and essential media tools.
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contains everything you need to plan a successful program, recruit and train volunteers, publicize your program, and follow up with families after the big event.
provide easy instructions for specific roles at your Passport to Peru VBS. Each manual includes an overview of each day’s Bible content, historical backgrounds, step-by-step directions for each activity, and guided discussion questions.
Helpful DVDs and CDs
feature training resources, clip art, and marketing tools that make it easy to inspire and educate your church body. The Decorating Places DVD gives you detailed instructions to create your Peruvian setting—and the Celebration Music DVD will have your kids in celebration mode all week long.
All-new Bible Memory Buddies, CrossTrek Magazine, and Experience Peru samples will keep kids talking about Passport to Peru throughout their VBS experience and long after they leave your church event.
OVERVIEW PASSPORT TO PERU
Grab Your Passport for an Unforgettable VBS Trek!
Hike cloud-shrouded ruins of Machu Picchu. Savor exotic flavors of the Amazon. Hear what daily life is like from kids in Peru. Immerse kids in this vibrant culture where they discover God’s good gifts for us all.
Preschoolers experience the excitement of Passport to Peru through exploration stations and their own rotations in this top-notch preschool VBS program.
Experiencing God’s Word
At Passport to Peru, one memorable Bible Point is reinforced throughout each station, each day. Plus, all-new Bible Memory Buddies help kids remember what they learned long after VBS is over.
Bible Point: God gives us comfort.
Key Verse: He comforts us in our troubles so that we can comfort others. (2 Corinthians 1:4)
Bible Story: God is our shepherd. (Psalm 23)
Bible Point: God gives us patience.
Key Verse: Wait patiently for the Lord. (Psalm 27:14)
Bible Story: Simeon and Anna wait for the Messiah. (Luke 2:21-40)
Bible Point: God gives us peace.
Key Verse: And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. (John 14:27)
Bible Story: Jesus calms the wind and the waves. (Mark 4:35-41)
Bible Point: God gives us love.
Key Verse: The greatest of these is love. (1 Corinthians 13:13)
Bible Story: Jesus dies and comes back to life. (Luke 22:66-24:12)
Bible Point: God gives us joy.
Key Verse: The joy of the Lord is your strength! (Nehemiah 8:10)
Bible Story: Paul & Silas praise God while in prison. (Acts 16:16-40)
Meet the Experts
Not an expert on Peru? You don't have to be! Real kids from Peru share their culture—and Christ—through short video segments in Opening and Closing Celebration every day at Passport to Peru VBS!
Meet Neil and Sharith
twins who live in the hills of the exciting and ancient city of Cusco high
up in the Andes Mountains. This brother and sister have been through some hard
times, but they know God gives us comfort even when life isn't easy.
an 11 year old living in a remote Shipibo village along the Ucayali River in the
Peruvian Amazon. Few things come quickly or easily living in the jungle, and Hector shows
us it's a good thing God gives us patience!
is an ambitious teenager who lives in a very unique place- on a man-made island floating
on one of the highest mountain lakes in the world! Veronica has helped her family through ups and
downs and knows that God gives us peace through life's circumstances.
is part of a large, loving family who lives in the jungle city of Pucallpa. Through
the surprising generosity of a stranger who paid a hospital bill for his sister, Miguel
and his family know well that God gives us love.
is a teenager who lives near the real-life oasis town of Huacachina. This oasis is a stunning
reminder of how God gives us joy no matter the "desert" that might surround us. Raoul and his friends
find joy in sandboarding the slopes of some of the highest dunes in the world!
Set the Scene at Passport to Peru VBS
Take your whole congregation on a trip around the world without breaking the bank! Cross Culture Passport to Peru VBS 2017 transforms your church with vibrant green rainforests, intriciate Peruvian patterns, and brighly colored buildings.