Start the Party & Share the Good News… at Fairview Park!

Join us for Community Vacation Bible School at Fairview Park

JUNE 11-13, 2024


Come together with the whole community and partners in Decatur Outreach Ministries at Fairview Park in Decatur, Illinois for this year’s Community Vacation Bible School titled Start the Party. Families with kids can come participate in Live Music, Bible Story, Activities, and an amazing AFTERPARTY on June 11, 12, and 13th from 6:00-8:30 PM… All for FREE! We hope you will come and be a part of it all at the Fairview Park Main Pavilion (Pavilion #1 – located near the playground, entrance at 2095 W Eldorado St. off of S. Fairview Ave. in Decatur).

Ready to Get Started?

All families, but especially those with kids 3 years old through 6th Grade are invited to attend. This event will be walk up registration – just come to the main pavilion at Fairview Park by 6:00 PM on June 11-13.

Ready to Serve?

Register as a VOLUNTEER!

Youth 7th-12th Grade and Adults are invited and encouraged to serve as a part of this Love217 opportunity.

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You can also show your support by providing items from our Wish List!

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Bring items to the Church Office or Ship items directly to St. Paul’s, Attn: Jennifer Suckow at 1 Bachrach Ct. Decatur, IL 62526. Contact us at the Church Office if you have any questions at 217-423-6955.

Schedule for the Week

Tuesday – Thursday, June 11 – 13 from 6:00 – 8:30 PM

Before 6:00 PM: Find your way and join us in Fairview Park!

6:00 – 7:00 PM: Families enjoy live music and a fun story in the Main Pavilion

7:00 – 8:30 PM: Families enjoy an AFTERPARTY – Each night will offer a different event such as Inflatables, Food, Games, etc.


Tuesday 6/11 = Kona Ice Slushie Truck, Dance Party, Lawn Games, Face Painting, Full Meal

Wednesday 6/12 = Foam Blaster, Bubble Stations, Popcorn, Full Meal

Thursday 6/13 = Mimi’s Frosty Ice Cream Truck, Inflatables, Full Meal

Every Night = Food + Prayer and Care

What is Start the Party all about?

We will discover that everyone is invited to celebrate the Good News of Jesus! 

Together we will learn:

EVERYONE is invited to celebrate the Good News



Contact our Director of Children’s Ministry, Erica Davies at or through the Church Office at 217-423-6955


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