Summer Send-Off Milestone – June 4

Summer Send-Off Milestone for all children, youth and adults attending Bible Camp or a Mission Trip this summer will be Sunday, June 4. Join us at 10 a.m. for breakfast in Fellowship Hall and a special project. At the 11 a.m. worship service, there will be a special blessing with milestone pebbles for each trip. Please RSVP to Youth & Family by Wednesday, May 31.

FLC Night at the Canaries

First Lutheran Night at the Canaries. Join us Saturday, June 10 for the 6:05 p.m. game vs. the Cleburne Railroaders. We have reserved a private deck. Tickets are $10 and can be reserved in the Youth & Family Office. Sign up by Sunday, June 4.


Scripture First Sunday Classes for all ages and Wednesday WOW are out for the Summer.
Classes resume Sunday, September 10, 2017

Children│Preschool – 5th Grade

Vacation Bible School

Preschool through 2nd grade (2016-17 school year).

Registration has ended for Vacation Bible School, June 5 – 9, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. This will be a great week with Passport to Peru – Discovering God‘s Good Gifts. Please pray for these children, volunteers and staff as they come together for an awesome adventure in Christ.

Day Camp

3rd through 5th grade children (2016-17 school year)

All the fun of going to camp without leaving town!
August 7 – 10, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Friends welcome!

Cost: $100/child – Includes lunch, snacks, field trips
(If cost is an issue, please contact us, we will help make it work!)
Before and after care available from 7:30 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 5:30 p.m. at the church.
Register at (Coming soon)
Questions? Contact the church at 336-3734.

Middle School│6th – 8th Grade

Middle School Bonfire at Palisades! Saturday, June 3, from 7 – 10 p.m. meet at the church. Friends are welcome! Sign up in the Youth & Family Office. Free event! Games, S’mores, Campfire, Friends and God’s Word.

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 meet on Wednesday June 7 & 14 (more to come in July & August) from 8 – 10:30 p.m. Join us June 7 at Eli & Ethan Moore’s house (5217 S. Sweetbriar Ct.) Friends are always welcome! 

Summer Mystery Night will be Wednesday, June 28, from 6 – 11 p.m. Put this on your schedule now, take work off and join us for a great night of mystery and intrigue – all wrapped in the almighty arms and Word of God. Friends are welcome. FREE!

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
Kris Stark & Samantha Stark,
Nursery Coordinators

Gayle Johnson
Annel Jolo
Irma Rodriguez Leon
Sarah Rasmussen

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.