Western Theme VBS 2014

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Western Theme VBS 2014 – Cross Canyon Trail


Join the Cross Canyon Trail Gang for a western theme VBS, as they blaze a trail on the cattle drive; they will make some life-changing discoveries about following Jesus.


Motto:  Ridin’ Strong with Jesus – Yeehaw!

Theme Verse: Luke 9:23, “If any man will come after me, let him deny himself,
and take up his cross daily, and follow me.”

Aim: Students will follow God’s trail in life by serving, following, living for,
sharing and standing with their Savior, Jesus Christ.



Lesson 1: Ridin’ Ready

Character Quality: Readiness     

Activity: Scouting

Lesson Icon: Boot with Spur

Bible Account: Gideon Is Ready To Serve, Judges 6:1-16, 36-40

Memory Verse: 1 Peter 3:15, “Be ready always to give an answer to every man that
asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear.”

Lesson Purpose: Students will always be ready to serve the Lord.

Video Character: Josie



Lesson 2: Ridin’ Obedient

Character Quality: Obedience

Activity: Branding with a Branding Iron

Lesson Icon: Cowboy Hat

Bible Account: Ruth Follows God, Ruth 1:14-17; 2:5-16; 3:10, 11; 4:13-17

Memory Verse: Galatians 2:20, “I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live;
yet not I, but Christ liveth in me.”

Lesson Purpose: Students will follow Christ who lives in them.

Video Character: Dusty



Lesson 3: Ridin’ Faithful

Character Quality: Faithfulness

Activity: River Crossing

Lesson Icon: Saddle

Bible Account: Nehemiah Builds the Wall, Nehemiah 4:1-23; 6:1-9

Memory Verse: 1 Corinthians 15:58, “Be ye stedfast, unmoveable,
always abounding in the work of the Lord.”

Lesson Purpose: Students will live faithfully for Christ despite difficulties.

Video Character: Aunt Maetta



Lesson 4: Ridin’ Bold

Character Quality: Boldness

Activity: Rounding Up Strays

Lesson Icon: Campfire

Bible Account: Peter Reaches the Lost, Acts 10:9-22, 34-43; 11:1, 2, 12-18

Memory Verse: Romans 1:16, “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ:
for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth.”

Lesson Purpose: Students will share Christ with their unsaved family and friends.

Video Character: Red



Lesson 5: Ridin’ Courageous

Character Quality: Courage

Activity: Stampeding

Lesson Icon: Horseshoe

Bible Account: Esther Faces Danger, Esther 3:8-15; 4:1-17

Memory Verse: Joshua 1:9, “Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither
be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.”

Lesson Purpose: Students will stand with Christ against evil and danger.

Video Character: Mr. Wade



For more information about our Western Theme VBS 2014, visit our VBS website.




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