Vacation Bible School – VBS

Welcome to Vacation Bible School at Grace Lutheran Church By-The-Sea!

Our Vacation Bible Schoool (VBS) program is an integral part of our Children’s Ministry, with the purpose of sharing the love of our Lord and Savior Jesus with the children and their families living in the Outer Banks community and beyond. VBS is a week-long morning program held annually in the last week of June.

At VBS, children praise God through daily Bible lessons, crafts, games, music, science, and snacks. Following the Closing Program at the end of the week, the children, their families, and VBS staff gather for lunch and fellowship at the church.

It’s free and open to all in the Outer Banks community

We do not charge a fee to attend our VBS. Our VBS program is open to children ages 4 through 11, and to children age 3 accompanied by an adult. Ages 12+ are invited to participate as Helpers. We welcome adults as volunteers in all areas.

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Please check back frequently for the online registration link to register your child or to volunteer. We look forward to seeing you at VBS!

Nancy Dunlap, Director
Nancy Dunlap

Nancy has been a member of Grace Lutheran Church for 13 years and has been Director of VBS since 2012. Prior to moving to the Outer Banks in 2010, Nancy and her husband Jay lived in suburban Philadelphia, PA, where she spent 20+ years as teacher, reading specialist, and administrator at the Woodlynde School, a school for students with learning disabilities. Nancy earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Education at West Chester University. In her spare time she enjoys reading, taking walks with friends, and playing pickleball. Nancy and Jay are blessed with two daughters and four grandchildren.