2022 VBS In-Person Workshop


Say, “Yes!” to VBS and let us help you find a way to do VBS that works for your church and community.


Sessions will inspire and equip VBS Directors for any VBS-type event regardless of what curriculum is used. Volunteers and teams will explore LifeWay’s VBS Spark Studios.

Covid Protocols: Plan to wear a face mask and social distance.

Cost: $15 per person

Register by February 18 - 5th person is free


Gmail users - check Junk folder for email from *@NWBaptist.org


Please bring your registration confirmation email for easy access to the event.

Friday, 3/11        6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Experience “A Day at VBS“

   Experience the wonder of a great day at VBS!

   Hear the stories, play the games, sing the songs, create a souvenir.

Saturday, 3/12   8:30 am to 12:30 pm

Inspire and Equip for VBS

   VBS experts provide valuable training.

   Inspire and equip volunteer teams or team leaders.

Select a VBS focus group:

  • Pastors (Special session with NWBC pastors Dan Panter and Steve Peters)

  • Administrative Directors (Special Guest Leader, Rhonda VanCleave, Lifeway VBS)

  • Backyard Kids Club (park, driveway, etc.)

  • Preschool Bible Study and Rotations Overview

  • Kids Bible Study (Grades 1-4, VBX Preteen, Multiage)

  • Kids Crafts Rotation

  • Kids Missions Rotation

  • Kids Music Rotation


Room blocks are available until Feb 10, 2022.

After 2/10, use your favorite lodging website for reservations.

Best Western Plus, Cascade Inn & Suites, 23525 NE Halsey St, Troutdale OR 97060

  Phone: 503-491-9700


Quality Inn, 2752 NE Hogan Dr, Gresham OR 97030

   Phone: 503-907-1777        Choicehotels.com

Holiday Inn Express Portland East-Troutdale, 477 NW Phoenix Dr, Troutdale, OR 97060

Phone: 503-669-6500        ihg.com