✞ 10 Sacred Prayers for Vbs Success ✞


A prayer for Vacation Bible School (VBS) is a heartfelt supplication or communication with a higher power, seeking guidance, blessings, and protection for the children, volunteers, and organizers involved in the VBS program. It is a spiritual practice aimed at inviting divine presence, wisdom, and grace to enrich the learning, fellowship, and fun experiences during the VBS event.

VBS Blessings and Guidance Prayer

Dear Lord, bless our Vacation Bible School with Your presence and guidance. May the children grow in faith, love, and knowledge of Your Word. Grant the teachers wisdom and patience to lead with joy. Let VBS be a place where young hearts are transformed by Your grace. Amen.

Prayer for Vbs Leaders and Volunteers

Holy Father, bless our Vacation Bible School leaders and volunteers with wisdom, patience, and strength.
Guide them as they share Your love and teachings with the children.
May their efforts bear fruit in young hearts.

I planted the seed, Apollos watered it, but God has been making it grow.

1 Corinthians 3:6

Prayer for Children’s Hearts to Be Opened

O Father, we humbly ask that You open the hearts of children to Your love and guidance.
May they be receptive to Your teachings and grow in faith, kindness, and compassion.

“But Jesus said, ‘Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.’”
Matthew 19:14

Prayer for Fun and Safe Activities

Dear Lord, bless our time of fun and keep us safe in all our activities.
Guide our steps and fill our hearts with joy as we engage in wholesome and enjoyable experiences.

You make known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand.

Psalm 16:11


Prayer for God’s Word to Be Planted in Young Hearts

Our Father, may Your Word take root in the tender hearts of the youth, growing strong and bearing fruit.
Let it be a guiding light, a source of wisdom, and a shield against the darkness.

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.

Psalm 119:105

Prayer for Unity and Cooperation among Participants

O Father, unite our hearts in harmony and cooperation.
May we work together in love and understanding, supporting one another with grace and humility.
Let Your spirit guide us towards a common goal.

“Complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.”
Philippians 2:2-3

Prayer for God’s Presence to Fill the Vbs Environment

Our Father, may Your presence fill every corner of this VBS environment.
Let Your love and light shine brightly, guiding and blessing all who enter.

He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart.

Psalm 91:4


Prayer for Energy and Strength for Everyone Involved

Holy Father, grant us the energy and strength to face each day with courage and determination.
May Your power sustain us in all our endeavors, filling us with vitality and perseverance.

“but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”
Isaiah 40:31

Prayer for Seeds of Faith to Grow in Children

Holy Father, we lift up the young ones in our midst, asking for Your divine touch to nurture the seeds of faith planted in their hearts.
May Your light shine brightly within them, guiding them on the path of righteousness and love.

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Ephesians 6:4

Prayer for Lasting Impact beyond Vbs

Holy Father, may the seeds of faith planted during VBS grow deep roots in the hearts of children, leading to a lasting impact that shines Your light in their lives and communities.

Others, like seed sown on good soil, hear the word, accept it, and produce a crop—some thirty, some sixty, some a hundred times what was sown.

Mark 4:20


Prayer for Financial Provision for Vbs Needs

Our Father, we humbly come before You, seeking Your abundant provision for our Vacation Bible School needs.
Bless us with the resources to carry out Your work and spread Your love to all who attend.

And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4:19

Key Prayer Points

  1. Pray for the children attending VBS to have open hearts and minds to receive God’s word.
  2. Pray for the teachers and volunteers to have wisdom, patience, and energy as they lead and guide the children.
  3. Pray for safety and protection over all participants during VBS activities.
  4. Pray for seeds of faith to be planted and nurtured in the hearts of all who attend VBS.
  5. Pray for God’s presence to be felt throughout the week, drawing all closer to Him.