Youth and Family Ministries

Children│Preschool – 5th Grade

Children’s Scripture First kicks off on Wednesday, September 5 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm in the Sanctuary and Sunday, September 9 from 9:30 – 10:30 am in Reformation Hall with Family Orientations. Come hear about the year and all that is happening in Children’s Ministry. Registration opens at the Block Party on August 29 from 5-7 pm in the church parking lot. On line registration opens on August 30.

·         Please note: Class sizes are limited to 10-12 elementary school children/2 shepherds and 6-8 pre-school children/2 shepherds. Availability might be limited until shepherds have been acquired.

·         Shepherds Needed! Please contact Heather Smith at if you are willing to be a shepherd. Each classroom needs 2 adults (one may be a high school youth.)

Scripture First Shepherd Training is Sunday Aug 19th at 9:30 am in the Parish Meeting Room (PMR) and on Wednesday August 22nd at 6:30 pm in the Gathering Room. Come to learn about different opportunities to serve in Children’s Ministry at FLC. Your gifts are needed!

Blessing of the Backpacks for ALL students will be Sunday, August 19 at all services. Bring your backpack to worship and receive a special blessing as you head back to school! A small gift will be given to attach to your backpacks to help remind you that Jesus is with you wherever you go!

Take Out Family Faith Kits – August! Summer is quickly coming to an end, but if you’re getting in some last minute vacation time or trips to the lake we have some faith activities for the road! Pick up this great option in the Welcome Center – full of faith-filled activities to do together as a family. And when in doubt – there is always the FAITH5 * Share – Read – Talk – Pray – Bless. Jesus is with you wherever you go!

First Lutheran Block Party, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 5 – 7 p.m. First Lutheran south parking lot. Fun for all ages. Come and See – fall programming for children and youth, choirs, Bible studies and more!  • Live Music • S’mores • Inflatables • Hotdogs and more!

Scripture First Classes return in September

Scripture First meets at 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. on Sundays and from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. Children from three-years old through fifth grade are invited.  

Wednesday & Sunday Morning Scripture First classes have concluded. Blessings to all our FLC families this summer. 

Keep in the know about Scripture First by joining the “Scripture First Parents” Facebook group.

Middle School│6th – 8th Grade

Sixth Grade Confirmation Family Interviews are Monday, August 27 and Tuesday, August 28. Your information was sent via snail mail. If you are unsure of your half hour time slot, please call the Youth & Family Office at 339-1983 ext. 228.

Confirmation Large Group Orientations for sixth, seventh and eighth grade AND their parents will be held on Wednesday, September 5 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm. Sixth grade will be in the Gathering Room and seventh and eighth will meet in Fellowship Hall.

Confirmation Worship Reflections! You can fill it out ON LINE! Just click the button above!

 Scripture First for Middle School & High School Youth meets Sundays in Manos de Cristo from 9:30-10:30 a.m. We are done for this school year. See you all in the fall!

FINAL Summer Youth Group Bonfire on Wednesday August 15, from 8 – 10:30 p.m. at Jill & Colin Barron’s house (1500 S. Perry Place). Friends are always welcome! One week off and then Youth Group BEGINS on August 29 with High School Orientation for youth AND parents, 7:30 – 9 pm in Manos de Cristo.

High School

 High School Ministry Orientation for all high school youth and their parents will be Wednesday, August 29 from 7:30 – 9 pm in Manos de Cristo. Join us for the Block Party from 5-7 in the church parking lot first. This orientation includes all freshmen and their parents for Confirmation Orientation as well.


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.