Babylon VBS 2018 by Group

The new 2018 HLA Vacation Bible School by Group. Babylon: Daniel's Courage in Captivity.

Your First Step to the Holy Land Adventure!

Babylon Ultimate Starter Kit

Your Babylon VBS 2018 Starter Kit comes filled with everything you need to start planning a truly memorable Babylon vacation Bible school: step-by-step instructions, resource samples, volunteer resources, a Babylon catalog, and essential media tools.

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Your Babylon VBS Ultimate Starter Kit Includes:

The Ultimate Director Go-To Guide
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.

Station Leader Manuals
Provide easy instructions for specific roles at your Babylon 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 Babylon setting—and the Celebration Music DVD will have your kids in celebration mode all week long.

Student Resources
Including Bible Memory Makers and Marketplace Samples will keep kids talking about Babylon throughout their VBS experience and long after they leave your church event.

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Daniel was way more than the guy who survived a den of hungry lions!

Join Daniel — torn from his home and forced into the king's service. Explore exotic sights and smells in a Babylonian Bazaar! Kids and adults will find that they're not much different from Daniel and his friends, who kept their faith in a faithless culture.

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Easy for Leaders

Each leader preps only 20 minutes of daily material!
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Easy to Remember

A single Bible Point is reinforced daily at every station!
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Easy for Making Friends

Small, multi-age crews bring kids together!

Bible Content

Experiencing God's Word

At Babylon VBS, you’ll reinforce Bible truth in a big way because the daily Bible Point is carefully integrated into each activity. God’s Word comes alive through engaging interaction with Bible history with this Group Publishing VBS theme!

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Bible Point:

When things change, God is with you.

Key Bible Verse:

"For God has said, 'I will never fail you. I will never abandon you." (Hebrews 13:5)

Bible Story:

Enemies capture Daniel and his friends and take them to Babylon. (Daniel 1)

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Bible Point:

When you need help, God is with you.

Key Bible Verse:

"God is our refuge and strength, always ready to help in times of trouble." (Psalm 46:1)

Bible Story:

Daniel interprets Nebuchadnezzar's dream. (Daniel 2)

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Bible Point:

When you're afraid, God is with you.

Key Bible Verse:

"Don't be afraid, for I am with you. Don't be discouraged, for I am your God." (Isaiah 41:10)

Bible Story:

Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego survive a fiery furnace. (Daniel 3)

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Bible Point:

When you're lonely, God is with you.

Key Bible Verse:

"I am with you always, even to the end of the age." (Matthew 28:20)

Bible Story:

Daniel prays, even though it means he might get into trouble. (Daniel 6:1-16)

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Bible Point:

When you're thankful, God is with you.

Key Bible Verse:

"Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever." (1 Chronicles 16:34)

Bible Story:

God saves Daniel from the lions. (Daniel 6:16-28)


Meaningful Music - Kid tested and approved

One of the best parts about Holy Land Adventure Babylon VBS is the fun faith-filled songs your kids will want to sing again and again!

Through it All

Watching Over You

Stand Firm

Only a Prayer Away

Awesome God

Amazing Grace (My Chains are Gone)

Where Do I Go?

How Can I Keep from Singing?

Jehovah Jireh

We Bow Down

How it Works

A Day at Babylon VBS

Catch a sneak peek of Babylon! During our field test (at a real church) Group Publishing followed a crew around to give you a firsthand look at what your kids will experience. babylon vbs 2018 rotation chart

Learn more about each station

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Start off with worship and celebration!

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Tribes gather together to map out the day's activities.

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Craft cool projects and sample unique treats.

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Meet Daniel and hear how he and his friends were held captive.

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Play high-energy games that reinforce the daily Bible Point.

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Connect Tribe experiences in Babylon to modern-day lives at home!

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Wrap up the day with worship!


Set the Scene at Babylon VBS!

Building Babylon

Create the regal city of Babylon in your church! Babylon Holy Land Adventure VBS is full of vibrant colors and majestic architecture.

For step-by-step instructions on how to build a set similar to this, click here.

For more decorating ideas, visit us on Pinterest

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