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Jayme Lowe

Jayme Lowe is a life-long Kansan, born and raised in Atchison. She now attends Concordia University Nebraska, studying secondary education with concentrations in English and theater. Her Lutheran heritage has given her a deep love of VBS and LWML - her family has attended every National LWML convention since 2005! She's worked as a stage manager, assistant director, and director at the youth and college level and writes for the CUNE campus newspaper, The Sower. In her spare time, she loves to read, do crosswords, and watch detective shows.

Recent Posts by Jayme Lowe

Six Activities to Teach Kids about the Reformation

The Reformation, kicked off by Martin Luther on October 31 of 1517, is one of the largest turning points in history. It still affects us today. How can you help children in your church understand its importance? Here are six ways to dig deeper into the Reformation, along with some free downloadable activities.

How to Connect VBS with Your Fall Children's Ministry

For many churches, VBS is one of the most vibrant events of the year, with a lot of new faces and excitement on the faces of the familiar ones. Kids and adults alike are on cloud nine, praising Jesus and learning more about Him. How can your church keep this energy going in your fall children's ministry? We have some great tips for maintaining the enthusiasm of VBS all year long for Sunday School, Midweek classes, or confirmation classes.

Sharing the Gospel through Mission Madagascar

Every year CPH includes a mission project with their VBS so that children all across the country help spread the Gospel through their offerings. Inviting children to give, and showing them how their allowances and spare change are affecting the world, is a wonderful way to make the Great Commission real in their lives. For 2018’s Splash Canyon, the project was Mission Madagascar.

Extending a Personal Thank You to VBS Volunteers

From the music leader to the behind-the-scenes person who makes an emergency run for more snacks, many volunteers are needed to make VBS successful. To encourage VBS volunteers to return year after year, show them how much you appreciate them! Check out last year’s post, 4 Ways to Show VBS Volunteer Appreciation, then read on for even more ideas.

5 Steps to Navigate VBS Feedback

Vacation Bible School is one of the best weeks of the summer—but how can you make it even better? By asking for feedback from volunteers and families, you can identify the areas of your VBS that might need extra work, and celebrate the successes. Knowing how to sort through all of the feedback and identify action items for the future is key for improving the next year's VBS. Here are a few tips for collecting, sorting, and talking through all of the evaluations that come your way.

What Are We Going to Do about Summer Sunday School THIS year?

Sunday School IS very important. But come summer, at churches large and small, faithful superintendents and directors face two major problems: