Save the Date for VBS 2017! July 31- August 4
9 am – noon Registration form
VBS Camper registration begins now for children age 4 by 8/1/17 through those entering 5th grade this fall. Plenty of opportunities for volunteers middle school and up!We are putting together TEAM VBS! Whether you are in middle school, high school or an adult with a passion for sharing your faith and talents with our youth, we’d love to have you on our team! Please contact Becky Howard at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out how you can be a part of this year’s VBS adventure. Our next VBS volunteer meeting will be at noon on Sunday, May 21 in Room 108.
Good Shepherd’s Sunday morning ministry is open to all children during the school year ages 2 (as of Aug. 1st) – 12th grade. Class times are 9:30-10:40.
Little Lambs, Preschool & PreKindergarten– classes begin and end in their age-level classrooms (upper level of church building)
K-5th Grades- Kindergartners through 5th graders begin their morning with music and a large group opening downstairs in room 150. We use the SPARK rotation curriculum … so, each week your child will be looking at the bible story in a different way featuring Bible Skills & Games, Science & Cooking, Movies & Art, AND, new this year, BTW (Buddies Together Worshiping). Rotation schedules are posted around the church building with scheduled grade level pick-up place. Each story ‘rotation’ will last three weeks.
Middle School Youth– Meet in ‘theMiddle’ (room 147) each Sunday for a time of faith discovery, growth and community building! Our time together is meaningful as we consider ways our faith ‘meets us’ in theMiddle!
P.R.E.P. – 2nd – 5th Grade
Wednesdays | 5:30 – 7:30 pm
The Primary Religious Education Program strives to help our youth develop and nurture positive relationships with God, peers and adults. This program helps them understand that they are awesome children of God with unique gifts to share. We meet in two 8- week sessions. The first session begins September 28, 2016 and the second begins January 11, 2017.
Our evenings at PREP begin with energetic large group music gathering in the choir room from 5:30- 6. Our PREPsters join SOS youth for a yummy family-style meal in the gym from 6-6:35. After dinner, our PREP youth break into grade level classes for bible discussion and fun from 6:40-7:30.
S.O.S. – 6th – 8th Grade
Our Servants of the Spirit mid-week program includes Confirmation instruction, worship participation, service opportunities and community-building among our middle schoolers. We meet on Wednesday evenings in two 13-week sessions.
Our 2016-2017 year in SOS learning and fun will begin on September 7, 2016.
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OUR SOS EVENINGS TOGETHER LOOK LIKE THIS:
∼ Grade level confirmation instruction with pastors and staff from 5-6 pm
∼ 6th graders will focus on the Old Testament
∼ 7th graders will focus on the New Testament
∼ 8th graders will focus on the Catechism and Lutheran Theology
∼Yummy dinner from 6-6:35
∼Community-building, service and gifts-sharing breakout groups from 6:40-7:30
*Our Youth Club program is a volunteer-led program. Parent participation is essential in making these programs possible. As part of registration, each family is asked to volunteer a minimum of 3.5 hours for each 13-week session.
For more information about these programs or registration please contact Becky Howard at email@example.com