Youth and Family Ministries

Children│Preschool – 5th Grade

Register your Child/Children for Scripture First

Classes resume with Parent/Child orientation
on Wednesday, Sept. 6 and Sunday, Sept. 10

Middle School│6th – 8th Grade

Summer Open Gym will be every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Bring your friends and hang out in the GYM for basketball, hula-hooping, ball throwing and other fun gym stuff. Friends are welcome. Gym time will be supervised and one hour will be organized game playing.

Summer Youth Group meets every Wednesday from 1-3 p.m. Come to Manos de Cristo and enjoy games, food, Bible study and hilarity. Friends are welcome. If you’re coming for Open Gym too, bring $5 for lunch and a staff member will take kids to a nearby eatery in between activities.

High School│9th – 12th Grade

Summer Bonfires continue on Wednesday, August 16 at Bella Tooley's house , from 8 – 10:30 p.m. Come, join us! Friends are always welcome!

2018 National Youth Gathering in Houston, Texas will be June 25 to July 1. Information is available in the Youth & Family office or talk to Elias Youngquist. You do not want to miss out on this once in a lifetime experience!

Children, Youth & Family Staff

Marnie Dahle Backer
Director of Youth & Family Ministry
(605) 339-1983 ext. 204

Elias Youngquist
Youth Minister
(605) 339-1983 ext. 235

Heather Smith
Children’s Minister
(605) 339-1983 ext. 238

Kristy Zuraff
Youth & Family Administrative Assistant
(605) 339-1983 ext. 228

Nursery Staff
Gayle Johnson
Annel Jolo
Irma Rodriguez Leon
Kris Stark
Samantha Stark

Liability/Medical Release Form

All youth (members and non members) need to complete a liability/medical release form to participate in any off site activities.