Vacation Bible School 2017 brought a journey to ancient Rome, including a visit with Paul and the Underground Church. We experienced a Roman Marketplace where we learned various crafts, we played Olympic Games such as shot put, chariot races and "knuckle bone" toss. We saw dramatic scenes of Roman soldiers enforcing the Emperor's rules and persecuting Christians, and a slave being freed by his master. We learned how different life was for Christians in these early days, and witnessed how followers of Christ feared for their lives should they be discovered practicing their faith, so met in caves and other secret places. We watched as Paul converted his prison guard, Brutus, to Christianity, by showing how Christians are loving people. Everyone, child and adult alike, had a wonderful experience. Below is a video montage of the activities of the week.