Sunday School - Senior High Class
9:30 AM each Sunday
The high school youth meet every Sunday at 9:30 AM to study Scripture, to explore current events, and to encourage one another. All are welcome!
Unite the Valley
Unite the Valley is a community youth group made up of all the local churches joining together to team up and offer events for middle school and high school students.
Summer Work Camp
Work camps are mission projects where youth and adults work hard repairing homes for people in need, while experiencing the amazing power of community to accomplish God’s work.
Work camp takes on one of two forms for our young people and adults - local or travel. Sometimes the greatest need is in our own backyard. When that is the case, we serve right here in our own community. If the need for service calls us further, we travel to meet that need. Both experiences are impactful to those who serve, and we love to work together as we grow and serve!
2018 ELCA Youth Gathering: "This Changes Everything"
June 27 - July 1, 2018
The ELCA Youth Gathering for high school-age youth takes place every three years. Its emphasis is faith formation, worship, study, fellowship, service, and play.
It's an opportunity for youth to engage with peers from across the United States and the world who share a common commitment and faith in Christ.
The Gathering is a five-day event that begins on a Wednesday evening and ends with a service of communion the following Sunday morning. The opening night sets the stage for the days ahead in which young people may have an encounter with Jesus that energizes their faith and helps them discover their call to serve in the world — locally and globally.
On the days between Wednesday and Sunday, young people rotate through a variety of service-learning experiences in the surrounding community. They explore and strengthen their faith by studying God’s word, serving their neighbor, sharing bread and wine in worship, participating in lively faith discussions, and broadening their experience of God’s world and diverse communities through travel.
When the question “Why work so hard to gather so many young people in one place?” pops up, the response is really quite simple.
We were meant to be together, and we are a church that believes God is calling us into the world — together. So every now and then, we gather young people and adults together to share their unique stories and to experience the larger story that makes up the ELCA; we gather to be inspired, encouraged, strengthened, connected, and sent out to do God’s work in the world — together!