High School REAL TALK
Thursday 4:30pm - 6:00PM | Youth Center
Perfect for grades 9th through 12th, youth will dig deeper into the Bible through the Bible edition of their choice. Facilitated by Team Lead and Team Mentors, youth will collectively read through chapters, verses, and dialogue about feeling, meaning, and application. Ensuring youth are prepared to navigate life after high school, this opportunity equips participants with the “how to” of Christian teachings and principles.
HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH GROUP
Sunday 5:15pm - 7:15pm
Perfect for grades 9th through 12th, youth gather regularly for fun and socializing. Locations for High School Youth Program could vary from TELC Youth Center, local eatery, bowling alley, Escape Room, Sweetwater Sound, Salomon Farm, and Camp Lutherwald. High School Youth Program creates a safe, easy atmosphere for teens to simply be teens. Encouraged throughout High School Youth Program will be teens sharing their gifts and talents through open mic nights, showcase sessions, and mission trips. Kick-off begins on Sunday, January 20th at Pint-n-Slice. For future meet-up locations, sign up at the bottom of this page for our Family E-Newsletter.
MIddle school sunday school
Sunday 10:00 am - 11:00 am | Youth center classroom
Perfect for youth in grades 6th through 8th youth endeavor to expand their Bible knowledge and understanding through age-appropriate Bibles and facilitation provided by Team Lead and Team Mentor. Grasping concepts through reading, writing, group projects, and fun are all a part of taking Bible-basics to the next level.
E3 is a unique music and arts-related offering to deepen and share faith for school-aged children Age 5 through 6th grade and for youth who are in 7th to 12th grade. Students involved in the youth section are offered a variety of music options for participation including youth choir, handbells, and steel drums and a youth choir trip at the end of the year.
Service 9:00am, 11:00am & Special Occasions
Perfect for grades 6th through 12th, youth serve the congregation during worship. Acolytes light and extinguish candles, assist with Holy Communion, serve as Bible bearers, torch bearers, crucifers, and kite bearers. As many as sixteen Acolytes are needed for important festival services. Training is offered periodically by Team Lead and Team Mentors to ensure participants are familiar and comfortable with the duties entrusted to them. You can sign your child up to be an Acolyte through Family Ministries E-Newsletter. If you don’t already receive this weekly email, you can sign up at the bottom of this page.
Perfect for Middle School youth. Grades 6th through 8th, youth attend weekly, one-hour classes reading through age-appropriate resource which explains Baptism; the what, when, where, and why. This class series concludes with an Affirmation of Faith celebration for “graduates” parents, friends, and family are encouraged to attend. Confirmation classes will resume on Sunday, February 10 from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. in room 111W. Confirmation service will be held on Sunday, June 9th.
First Friday of the month | 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Perfect for all families and all family members! Family Night is a monthly occasion featuring talent show, open mic, movies, games, food, and crafts. Family Night might have theme in keeping with a holiday or celebration just because celebrating is fun! Team Lead and Team Mentors facilitate the Family Night occasion ensuring a good time for all.
Spring (March 15-17) & Summer (July 16-18)
Perfect for grades 6th through 8th, youth will experience local mission experience. Such experiences provide youth the opportunity to put their faith into action through fellowship with one another, fellowship with members of the community, and service to others. During this “staycation,” youth will develop skills they can apply at home, school, church, and ongoing in our community. Team Lead and Team Mentors facilitate this opportunity.
Spring (March 15-17) & Summer (July 21-27)
Perfect for grades 9th through 12th, youth will experience local, regional, or national mission trips. Such experiences provide youth the opportunity to put their faith into action through fellowship with one another, fellowship with members of the community, service to others, and help another church or ministry. Wherever the destination and whatever the mission experience, youth will develop skills through their experience that they can apply back home. Living out their faith as the hand and feet of Jesus, that is the purpose of Mission Trips. Team Lead and Team Mentors facilitate this opportunity.