<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=166616660390991&ev=PageView&noscript=1" />

vacation bible school

june 4th - june 7th

*Kickoff begins 9:15 am on june 4th with "opening ceremonies" at 10:30 am

*regular sessions 6:00 to 8:00 pm each night

For five days, 1st UMC - Maryville becomes "Hero Central."  Come join the awesome adventures of some of your favorite Bible heroes and discover the qualities that make us truly heroic in God.   


Along the way enjoy epic music, spectacular science, creative crafts, heroic recreation and plenty of fantastic Bible stories.


Come discover your strength in God!


Click here to register

 (or scroll to the bottom of the page and fill out the form.)


Click here  to volunteer at Hero Central VBS!


Vacation Bible School is for children 3-years-old up to rising 6th graders. 


vbs day by day


  • June 4th

    Sunday School @9:15 am

    Opening Ceremony @10:30 am

    Come visit "Hero Central" on this first day, for a grand kickoff of VBS 2017.  This is Pentecost Sunday (Happy Birthday to the church!) . In Sunday School and during the 10:30 Contemporary Worship Service we'll be celebrating the occasion with special Bible Stories and music.


    Bible Story

    Pentecost (Acts 2:1-41)


    Hero Code

    God's Heroes Have Power!


    Hero Verse

    Do good! Seek peace and go after it! (Psalms 34:14b)

  • June 4th

    6:00 to 8:00 pm

    The first evening sessions of Vacation Bible School get underway on June 4th and will run each night from 6:00 to 8:00 through Wednesday. 


    Bible Story

    Samuel Anoints David (1 Samuel 16:1-12)


    Hero Code

    God's Heroes Have Heart!


    Hero Verse

    Do good! Seek peace and go after it! (Psalms 34:14b)

  • June 5th

    6:00 to 8:00 pm

    Bible Story

    Abigail Saves the Day (1 Samuel 25)


    Hero Code

    God's Heroes Have Courage


    Hero Verse

    Do good! Seek peace and go after it! (Psalms 34:14b)

  • June 6th

    6:00 to 8:00 pm

    Bible Story

    Jesus Goes to the Temple (Luke 2:41-52)


    Hero Code

    God's Heroes Have Wisdom!


    Hero Verse

    Do good! Seek peace and go after it! (Psalms 34:14b)

  • June 7th

    6:00 to 8:00 pm

    Bible Story

    Beatitudes (Matthew 4:23 - 5:12)


    Hero Code

    God's Heroes Have Hope!


    Hero Verse

    Do good! Seek peace and go after it! (Psalms 34:14b)

music and messages

from hero central

Hero Central will be an exciting place filled with great adventures and great music.  

Here's a sample of what to expect.

















join the heroes of vbs!

Fill out my online form.