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2023 Vacation Bible School Training
May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
One event on May 1, 2023 at 7:00 pm
One event on May 8, 2023 at 7:00 pm
One event on May 15, 2023 at 7:00 pm
Join us for a series of four virtual VBS trainings starting on Monday, April 24 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. Below are the dates and topics for each session:
- Monday April 24: Session 1-Vision, Volunteers, Budget Considerations
- Monday, May 1: Session 2-Promotion, Registration
- Monday, May 8: Session 3-Classroom Management, Welcoming those with Special Needs
- Monday, May 15: Session 4-Youth Volunteers, Follow-up, Dismissal procedures and Best Practices
These trainings will be led by Kris Buckman, Children’s Ministry & Youth Consultant for the Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware
A Maryland native, Kris has been a member of Tri-County Baptist Church in Damascus, Maryland, for over 19 years. She has served in children’s ministry for almost all of that time, teaching Sunday school, directing VBS, planning and coordinating special events, serving as AWANA Commander, traveling with kids to summer camp, and, as she says, “cleaning up lots of glitter and crushed goldfish!”
As a child, Buckman attended Mt. Airy Baptist Church with her family for more than 15 years. She made a professions of faith in Christ as a child while at a backyard kids club and was baptized as a young teen. She graduated from the University of Baltimore with a degree in communications and has a Master’s Degree in Children’s and Family Ministry from Bethel Seminary.
Kris and her husband, Todd, have two sons, Ben and Jake. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and vacationing with her family.
Registration: A zoom link will be sent once you register.