VBS ‘mans up’: Vacation Bible Schools thrive when men pitch in

By Mary Jacobs

The Vacation Bible School at Bailey Memorial United Methodist Church in rural Rosemont, W.Va., may be small—38 kids this year—but it’s breaking new ground.

Bailey’s program was a test run of Cokesbury’s new VBS curriculum for 2012, entitled Operation Overboard. Directing was church member Albert Simon—who believes he’s the only man to field-test a Vacation Bible School curriculum in the U.S.—with help from 25 teen and adult volunteers, about half of them male.

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