1. VBS Follow-up and Discipleship Plan 2
Target Audience: Children who make a profession of faith during VBS.
When: Two Weeks after VBS
u Gather names of children who made professions of faith during VBS.
u Schedule a morning or afternoon follow-up session at the church within the first two weeks
u Enlist teachers to assist you. You will need one teacher for every five children who attend.
u Enlist a VBS director or teacher to make a home visit with each child within the first seven days
u Invite children to attend the scheduled follow-up class and give their parents details about when
and where the class will meet. If necessary, offer to pick up the child and bring him to the class.
Conduct the Follow-up Class
u Welcome the children to the follow-up class. Explain that they will participate in several activities
to help them begin growing as Christians.
u Invite each child to write or tell about his decision to confess Jesus as his Savior. As you read
what he has written or talk with the child, go back over the ABCs of Becoming a Christian and help
the child verbalize the thoughts and feelings he was having when he made the decision to
become a Christian.
u Talk about baptism or show the TITLE video of baptism. LINK HERE. Make sure the children
understand that baptism shows others that they have turned from their sin and asked Jesus into
their lives. If possible, take the children to your church baptistry. Talk with them about being
baptized. (Make sure you have a conversation with the child’s parents about baptism.)
u Discuss the Lord’s Supper or show the TITLE video about Lord’s supper. LINK HERE. Explain that
Jesus shared a special meal with His disciples before He was crucified. He used bread and wine