Frequently asked questions
1. When does Online Children’s fest (VBS) begin?
The online Children's fest will begin in the first week of April. The first session will be held on 15-17 April (Thu-Sat), the second session on 22-24 April (Thu-Sat) and the third session on 29 April -1 May (Thu-Sat) for all three age groups.
Each session will be from 4:00 am to 6:00 PM IST.
2. What is the platform being used for connectivity?
We will be using the Zoom platform for the sessions. Registered participants will need to install the Zoom app on the phone or laptop to access the live sessions. Trained resource persons of Timothy Institute will join in to lead various sessions.
3. Who can participate in these sessions?
Online Children’s fest (VBS) is specially designed for children & teens of 4-18 years. The age wise groups are as follows:
4. Is there a fixed curriculum for Online Children’s fest(VBS)?
Online Children’s Fest (VBS) will follow an in-house three-day curriculum on the theme
"Meet and Dine" and the theme focuses on Jesus invites us to come back to Him and Eat with Him, Meeting with Jesus and reunion is a great fellowship and new relationship that we begin with Jesus, for this season with the following features:
Juniors will have activity-rich content like action songs, story time, craft time, puppet show, object lessons, and Bible lessons.
Seniors will have time for singing, interactive quizzes, live polls, Bible study series, live Q&A, and times for prayer.
Both seniors and juniors will have daily assignments (optional) like crafts, poetry, creative writing, short film making, etc. to take the learnings forward.
Teens will have a time of worship, interactive bible study and counselling sessions
5. Can I make my donation towards this program?
Online Children’s fest (VBS) does not have any fees for enrolling a child. However, you can make a one-time donation for this program or you extend your hands as a regular supporter for the expansion of God’s kingdom among the children and youth. We assure you that all donations will be utilized for the mission among the children and youth.
You can make your donation using two options:
Name: Biju Eapen
Account No: 10290100373583
Bank: Federal Bank
UPI ID (PayTM, PhonePe, GPay, BHIM, etc.)
UPI ID: 8281692284@ybl
6. What if I have more than one child who wants to participate?
Since online children’s fest has age-wise sessions, we request parents to register separately for each student by using online registration form.
7. How will I receive updates after registering?
After registration you will receive a registration confirmation mail. Two days before the program you will receive a remainder mail which contains the link to the program. If you are not receiving updates via mail feel free to contact our office executive.
We will also include a link a temporary WhatsApp group in the mail that we send you, join the group there you will receive updates about the schedule, curriculum, links for the sessions, feedback forms, and daily assignments. The group will remain till the end of the season and you can receive updates about our sessions.
8. I am new to Timothy Institute. What is this ministry about?
Timothy Institute is a trans-denominational endeavour committed to equip the Church to carry on its mission in the world, through reaching, teaching, correcting and equipping God's people. As a team, passionate servant leaders are involved in various missions to children, youth & family. With 20+ years of experience in children's ministry, we understand the needs of children and totally committed to engage in creating age-appropriate content that will enrich and edifying the new generation.
For more details visit timothyin.org