Children, toddlers & Youth--
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Children & Youth Faith Formation
We believe that faith formation is a life-long journey made better by community! Our official kick-off for the year is on Welcome Sunday, September 8, where all ages will come together for fellowship and service. Check out these opportunities for people of all ages:
Children & Youth…
Sunday School: Children ages 3 – grade 6 meet on Sundays during the school year from 9:15-10:15 a.m. and follow the scripture readings that are used in worship on Sunday mornings. Sunday School begins on September 15.
Confirmation: From September – May, 7-8th grade youth gather for confirmation on Sundays from 9:15-10:15 a.m. and Wednesdays from 7-8:30 p.m. For their third year of instruction, 9th graders join with 10-12th graders for CLASH and The Deep End for the majority of the year (see below). Students typically affirm their baptism (are confirmed) in the fall of 10th grade on Reformation Sunday, which is October 27 this year. There are two opportunities for Confirmation Orientation for 7-10th graders and parents/guardians: Sunday, September 15, 11:35 a.m. and Wednesday, September 18, 7:00 p.m.
CLASH and The Deep End: From September – May, 9-12th grade youth gather for CLASH (Christ Loves All Senior High) on Sundays from 9:15-10:15am, and The Deep End on Wednesdays from 7-8:30 p.m. CLASH and The Deep End include relationship building, topical conversation, bible study, service projects and fellowship events. CLASH begins on September 15 and The Deep End begins on September 25.
Summer Opportunities: Information about Vacation Bible School, Wapo Bible Camp, Boundary Waters Canoe Trips, and a high school service trip are in the Children, Youth and Family Handbook (link below)..
Children & Youth Music Programs
For 7th-12th graders, Guitar Class will meet on Wednesdays from 6:00-6:45, starting on 9/11. If you’d like to come, but don’t have a guitar, let Jodi know! We’ll work on a variety of musical styles and will play in worship every month or so.
For K-6th graders, Spirit Sounds will be a combined drumming/singing/chiming experience led by Kat Vann on Wednesdays from 6:00-6:45, and will make music in worship every month.
Registration for these music programs are the same form used for other program registrations. See the link below. Let’s enter the song together!