Vacation Bible School 2018

A Joint Program of Saint Bede Catholic Church and Williamsburg Presbyterian Church

Mighty Fortress: In Jesus, the Victory is Won!


June 25 - 29, 2018 at Saint Bede Catholic Church



Vacation Bible School is open to all children turning 3 years old by September 30th, 2018, who  Because of space and volunteer/staff limitations, all of our groups are filled on a first come, first serve basis. Our 3-year-old class is limited to the first 12 children to register.  are fully potty-trained, through rising 6th graders.  


Registration forms are now available! You can find them at the Mighty Fortress table in the Saint Bede Commons or here on our website. 


Registration Fee:  The registration fee is $10 for the week of VBS.  Each child registered by the deadline receives a VBS t-shirt and each family receives a  VBS music CD! Please make checks payable to Saint Bede Catholic Church, and please note “VBS Registration” in the memo line.  



















Volunteers Needed!  Your child(ren)'s experience at VBS solely depends on the help of numerous volunteers.  All volunteers, rising 7th grade through adult, are welcome. Grandparents and other church members are encouraged to volunteer.  You do not need to have children in VBS to volunteer!  Volunteers under age 18, please fill out the "teen volunteer form."


Volunteer Opportunities:  Direct and/or assist in the following stations: Carline, Nursery, Preschool (3 year olds), Bible Stories, Crafts, Science, Recreation, Snack, Music, Rising 6th graders/Mission Project Group, Daily set-up of Volunteer Guide Central (Accepting snack donations from car line, make coffee etc., 8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. daily).

  • Be a guide/escort small groups of children to stations.

  • Help create/decorate sets for VBS 2017!

  • Do the important behind the scenes prep work – pre and post VBS.

Free childcare is provided only for the children (under age 3) of all-week volunteers.


Contact:  Rita Hipple, Children's Faith Formation Coordinator, or at 229-3631, ext. 2303 for more information.


Registration Information:

The deadline for VBS 2018 registration is Sunday, June 3, 2018!

Online Payment:

Choose VBS on our secure payment site.

Please do NOT sign up for Sacramental Preparation or Children's Faith Formation at this time.  Registrations for these programs will start later this summer.  Thanks for your patience!


Rita Hipple at 

Mailing Address:

Saint Bede Catholic Church 

3686 Ironbound Road

Williamsburg, VA  23188

ATTN: Rita Hipple - VBS