Concrete & Cranes VBS 2020 by LifeWay

Building on the Love of Jesus

LifeWay’s 2020 VBS: Concrete & Cranes: Building on the Love of Jesus shows kids the foundation that lasts.

Planning Essentials

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Concrete & Cranes Directors Kit

Directors Kit

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Concrete & Cranes Worship Rally Pack

Worship Rally Pack

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Concrete & Cranes Kids Starter Kit

Kids Starter Kit

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Concrete & Cranes Kids Starter Kit

Preschool Starter Kit

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Grab your Hard Hat and Tool Belt

As kids explore a world of concrete and cranes, rivets and rebar, bulldozers and backhoes, they will learn to build their faith on Jesus as they uncover the truth that He who began a good work will be faithful to carry it on to completion.

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Concrete And Cranes MEGA Kit Bundle

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  • Directors Kit
  • Worship Rally Pack
  • Kids Kit

Theme Overview | Concrete & Cranes VBS 2020

Theme Verse: I am sure of this, that he who started a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Jesus Christ. Philippians 1:6 (CSB)

Daily Content

  • Day 1: Foundation of Love — Matthew 9:9-13
  • Day 2: Foundation of Forgiveness — Acts 26:1-29
  • Day 3: Foundation of Worth — Matthew 26:36-46
  • Day 4: Foundation of Promise — Matthew 28:1-10, 16-20
  • Day 5: Foundation of Life — Matthew 7:24-29

Rotation Sites

  • High Steel Worship Rally
  • Blueprint Bible Study
  • Jackhammer Music
  • Excavator Missions
  • Bulldozer Crafts
  • Wrecking Ball Rec
  • Food Truck Snacks

Daily Bible Content | Concrete & Cranes VBS 2020

Your kids will learn the foundation of the faith each day at Concrete & Cranes


Foundation of Love

Matthew 9:9-13

Daily Point

Jesus chooses to love me. I can't earn it.

Today's Purpose

Leaders will point students/adults to the truth that Jesus’ love for them is unconditional and there is nothing they can do to earn it.

Bonus Verse Purpose

"As the Father has loved me, I have also loved you. Remain in my love." John 15:9 (CSB®)


Foundation of Forgiveness

Acts 26:1-29

Daily Point

Jesus loves me regardless of my sin.

Today's Purpose

Leaders will help students/adults understand that there is nothing they do that will cause Jesus to stop loving them.

Bonus Verse Purpose

"But God proves his own love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us." Romans 5:8 (CSB®)


Foundation of Worth

Matthew 26:36-46

Daily Point

Jesus chose to die for me.

Today's Purpose

Leaders will guide students/adults to realize that Jesus chose to die on the cross to take the punishment for their sin.

Bonus Verse Purpose

"No one has greater love than this: to lay down his life for his friends." John 15:13 (CSB®)


Foundation of Promise

Matthew 28:1-10, 16-20

Daily Point

Jesus will always love me.

Today's Purpose

Leaders will lead students/adults to understand that Jesus’ death, burial, and resurrection prove His power over sin and death. He is able to keep His promise to be with them always.

Bonus Verse Purpose

"And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age." Matthew 28:20b (CSB®)


Day 5

Foundation for Life

Matthew 7:24-29

Daily Point

Jesus' love is the foundation for the rest of my life.

Today's Purpose

Leaders will guide students/adults to build their lives on the foundation of Jesus’ love for them.

Bonus Verse Purpose

"But as for you, continue in what you have learned and firmly believed. You know those who taught you." 2 Timothy 3:14 (CSB®)

Video Resources | Concrete & Cranes VBS 2020

Daily Rotations | Concrete & Cranes VBS 2020

Where every activity relates back to Jesus and the day's biblical content.

Worship Rally Overview

Begin and end each day with impact at High Steel Worship Rally. All you need to provide this experience is packaged in the Worship Rally Pack >

Bible Study Overview

This is the place where kids will dig into God’s Word each day. All you need to get started with each age group is packaged in the Preschool Starter Kit and the Kids Starter Kit.

Crafts Overview

This is the place where kids will make souvenirs that tie to each day’s lesson. Get started with the Craft Rotation Leader Guide.

Worship Rally Overview

This is the place where kids will learn songs they’ll sing long after VBS. Get started with the Music Rotation Leader Guide

Worship Rally Overview

This is the place where kids will learn how God is using missionaries around the world to teach others about Jesus. Get started with the Missions Rotation Leader Guide

Wrecking Ball Recreation Video Overview

Put fun games in the hands of your rec leaders with the Recreation Rotation Leader Cards.

Food Truck Snacks Video Overview

Find all the themed snack ideas and recipes you need in the Snack Rotation Leader Cards.

Music | Concrete & Cranes VBS 2020

Listen to the Concrete & Cranes VBS 2020 Theme Song!

VBS 2020 Theme Song

Concrete & Cranes | Watch

Grades 1-6

Remain in My Love | Watch

Forgiveness | Watch

Blueprint | Watch

Build My Life on You | Watch

The Rest of My Life | Watch


A Good Work in Me

No Matter What

I'm Gonna Stand on the Rock

Do it for the Lord

That's What I Will Do

Jobsite Jam

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VBS is Still Effective

For many churches, VBS is the number one evangelistic opportunity of the year! Recent research reveals the incredible impact VBS has on kids, students, adults, and families. Let Concrete & Cranes VBS 2020 show you how your church and community can benefit from VBS!

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