Lessons at a Glance

At Mighty Fortress, kids learn that God is their refuge and strength. God promises to be their rock and their salvation—their fortress and sure defense. So raise your banner! In Jesus, the victory is won!
  • Theme Verse

    “Thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.”
    I Corinthians 15:57

  • Lesson 1

    God’s Might Tumbles Jericho’s Walls

    Joshua 6:1–20


    Take-Home Point:
    Shout! God is mighty! The victory is won!
    CCC 269–71

    Memory Verse:
    “Thanks be to God who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.”
    I Corinthians 15:57.

  • Lesson 2

    God Delivers King Hezekiah’s Kingdom

    2 Kings 18–19


    Take-Home Point:
    Fear not! The victory is won!
    CCC 1817–21

    Memory Verse:
    “God is our refuge and our strength, an ever-present help in distress.” Psalm 46:2

  • Lesson 3

    God’s Word Reforms King Josiah

    2 Kings 22:1–23:30


    Take-Home Point:
    God’s Word is true and powerful! The victory is won!
    CCC 2465–66

    Memory Verse:
    “Every word of God is tested; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him.” Proverbs 30:5

  • Lesson 4

    King Jesus Enters Jerusalem

    Luke 19:28–40


    Take-Home Point:
    Jesus comes to save! The victory is won!
    CCC 411, 420, 654

    Memory Verse:
    “Behold: your king is coming to you, a just savior is he. ” Zechariah 9:9

  • Lesson 5

    Jesus Wins the Victory

    Luke 23:1–24:12


    Take-Home Point:
    Jesus is our Savior King! The victory is won!
    CCC 654–55, 677

    Memory Verse:
    “Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God almighty, who was, and who is, and who is to come.” Revelation 4:8

VBS is for Everyone!

From our preschool essentials to our free parent Bible study, Mighty Fortress is a VBS for all ages.

Early Childhood Ages 3–5

Designed for children who have not yet attended kindergarten, the Early Childhood program features the same Bible lessons as the elementary program, plus activities and games designed just for them. Hubert the Hound even makes an appearance to help them learn!

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Elementary Grades K–5

At Mighty Fortress, kids read real Bible stories about real people to learn real life lessons from Scripture. From the Opening to the Closing, every aspect of VBS is designed to help them better understand the Bible and grow in their faith.

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Age-Level Adaptations

Wondering how to keep kids of all ages engaged during Storytelling? Read how to adapt your VBS to various age levels.

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