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The Crowd –  5:55 – 7 pm Wednesday Nights (Sept-May)

High School youth have a relaxed, welcoming space where they can build relationships and grow in faith.  This is a time to CROWD together and share life and faith with adults who care deeply for them. In a broken and hurting world, this is a space where youth can find hope in the promise of grace and forgiveness from God and then carry that hope into the world. “Be the change you wish to see in the world” (Gandhi).  CROWD times include games, tough questions, prayer, Bible reading, videos, conversations, field trips and more.

 

The Gathering 10:45 – 11:45 am Sundays once a month

Youth come together for a laid-back Sunday morning youth group time.  With adult leaders the youth will enjoy donut holes and a variety of fun ways to engage their faith in the real world. Conversation, activities, service and fun! Watch church publications for specific events and dates this year!

 

Youth Choir10:45 – 11:45 am most Sundays

*NEW this year* 6th – 12th graders meet in the choir room.  Youth sing, play instruments, and learn as they prepare to take leadership in worship! Youth Choir & the Gathering alternate weeks so there’s no need to choose between them.  Watch church publications for specific events and dates this year!

 

High School Summer

Each summer high school youth take a trip to grow in faith and connect with Christian community.  Depending on the year, the trip may be mission, faith-growing, or justice focused.  Past experiences include Sky Ranch Lutheran Camp in Colorado (2016), the ELCA National Youth Gathering in Detroit (2015), Guatemala Mission (2014), and Detroit Mission Experience (2013).

For Summer 2017

This summer, we head to Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota will be an amazing experience of seeing God at work in another culture and context. Learning & serving on a Lakota Indian Reservation. All (current) 8th – 12th graders are welcome to join us on this faith-building experience!  July 15-22
 
To register for the 2017 Youth Trip to Pine Ridge, submit a registration form and a $100 deposit ASAP.  
 
 
Fundraising and scholarships are available, so please don’t let finances deter you from this opportunity!  If you want to go, we’ll make it happen.  Questions?  Talk to Deacon Nina!