Rome VBS

Holy Land Adventure 2017

Rome VBS

Step back in time with the Apostle Paul and experience what life was like in first-century Rome!

Rome VBS Ultimate Starter Kit

Pave the Path to Rome VBS

Jumpstart your VBS planning with more options than ever! Choose from the Ultimate Starter Kit or unlock even more digital resources with the Ultimate Starter Kit plus Digital edition!

Starter Kit Options

The Rome VBS Ultimate Director Go-To-Guide and Leader Manuals provide step-by-step instructions. Plus, you’ll get student resource samples, volunteer resources, a Rome VBS catalog packed with program products, and essential media tools.

Starter Kit

Rome VBS 2017 Ultimate Starter Kit

Only $144.99

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+Digital Starter Kit

VBS Ultimate Starter Kit Digital Edition
Rome VBS Ultimate Starter Kit Plus Digital Edition

Only $179.99

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Your Ultimate Starter Kit Includes:

Rome VBS Ultimate Director Go-To Guide

The Ultimate Director Go-To Guide contains everything you need to plan a successful program, recruit and train volunteers, publicize your program, and follow up with families after the big event.

Rome VBS Leader Manuals

Leader Manuals provide easy instructions for specific roles at your Rome VBS. Each manual includes an overview of each day’s Bible content, historical backgrounds, step-by-step directions for each activity, and guided discussion questions.

Rome VBS DVDs and CDs

Helpful DVDs and CDs feature training resources, clip art, and marketing tools that make it easy to inspire and educate your church body. The Decorating Places DVD gives you detailed instructions to create your Roman setting—and the Celebration Music DVD will have your kids in celebration mode all week long.

Rome VBS Student Resource Samples

Student Resources, including Bible Memory Makers and Marketplace samples, will keep kids talking about Rome throughout their VBS experience and long after they leave your church event.

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Experience the Thrill of Visiting an Underground Church!

Explore a crowded Roman marketplace, tiptoe past watchful Roman guards, encourage first-century Christians who meet in a dark cave, race chariots, and visit Paul for daily discoveries about God’s love.

Rome Marketplace

Explore the Marketplace

Kids and adults experience what daily life was like in Rome!

Bible Character

Follow a Bible Character

Families (small groups) join Paul in his cell each day - and learn life-changing lessons from his writings!

Family Ministry

For the Entire Family

A fun Bible times program for the entire family, even your littlest learners!

How it Works

A Typical Day at Rome VBS

From Opening to Closing and everything in between, kids are transported to ancient Rome where they’ll meet Bible-times heroes, visit the Roman marketplace and spend time exploring firsthand the unique culture of Paul’s world.

Verticle Rotation Chart

Learn more about each station

Rome VBS Opening Celebration

Start off with worship and celebration!

Extollo (Opening Celebration)

Rome Vbs Family Time

Families gather together to map out the days activities.

Family Time

Rome Vbs Marketplace Shops

Craft cool projects and sample unique treats.

Marketplace Shops

Paul and the Underground Church

Meet Paul and tiptoe past Roman guards to visit him in the underground church.

The Underground Church

Rome Vbs Games

Play high-energy games that reinforce the daily Bible Point.

Apprenticeship Games

Rome Vbs Second Family Time

Connect Family experiences in Rome to modern-day lives at home!

Family Time

Egypt Vbs Closing Celebration

Wrap-up the day with worship!

Closing Celebration

Bible Content

Daily Bible Content—Experiencing God’s Word

At Rome VBS, you’ll reinforce Bible truth in a big way because the daily Bible Point is carefully integrated into each activity. God’s Word comes alive through engaging interaction with Bible history!

Rome Day 1 Bible Memory Maker

Day 1

Bible Point: God's love is a gift.

Key Verse: "For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life through Christ Jesus our Lord." (Romans 6:23)

Rome Day 2 Bible Memory Maker

Day 2

Bible Point: God’s love changes us.

Key Verse: "Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think." (Romans 12:2)

Rome Day 3 Bible Memory Maker

Day 3

Bible Point: God's love is always with us.

Key Verse: "And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love." (Romans 8:38)

Rome Day 4 Bible Memory Maker

Day 4

Bible Point: God’s love saves us.

Key Verse: "But God showed his great love for us by sending Christ to die for us while we were still sinners." (Romans 5:8)

Rome Day 5 Bible Memory Maker

Day 5

Bible Point: God’s love is worth sharing.

Key Verse: "For I am not ashamed of this Good News about Christ." (Romans 1:16)

Bible Memory Makers®
Rome Vbs Bible Memory Makers Collection

Bible Memory Makers®

Each day at your Rome VBS, every person receives a special Bible Memory Maker–a Scripture reminder of what it means to follow Jesus.

These keepsakes are printed with special Key Verse Scriptures.


Set the Scene at Rome VBS

You can build Rome in a day! Rome Holy Land Adventure VBS is full of vibrant colors, soaring architecture, and an Olympic village.


Meaningful Music—Kid Tested and Approved

One of the best parts about Holy Land Adventure Rome VBS—fun faith-filled songs your kids will want to sing again and again!

God’s Love Is Always There (Theme Song)

No Greater Gift

They Will Know We Are Christians...

Change My Heart, O God



To God Be the Glory

Grace Flows Down

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