What to Expect

Sunday School & Confirmation

Sundays 9 – 10:15 a.m., Labor Day – Memorial Day

We invite 5-8th graders to begin together in worship in the Sanctuary at 9 a.m. on Sunday mornings.  At the Word for Children, 5-7th graders go to the Lower Level classrooms for Sunday School, and 8th graders go to the Youth Lounge for confirmation.

Sign up HERE to help guide our Sunday School classrooms!

Register for Sunday School, Confirmation and/or Youth Group here.

 

5-6 and 7-8 Youth Group

Once a Month on Wednesday 6-7:30 p.m., September – May

Youth Group for 5-8th graders meets every month in the Youth Lounge for pizza dinner, relationship-building games, and prayer.

5-6th graders meet every 4th Wednesday.

RSVP Here for 5-6th grade Youth Group

7-8th graders meet every 2nd Wednesday.

RSVP Here for 7-8th grade Youth Group

 

Worship Leadership

There are opportunities for 5-8th graders to help serve as worship leaders through readings, music, drama, and more! Contact Nick if you’re interested in getting involved.

5-8th Grade Major Dates 2016-2017

September

14 7-8th Grade Youth Group 6-7:30pm
28 5-6th Grade Youth Group 6-7:30pm

October

1 Fall Rummage Sale Cleanup 3:30-6pm
12 7-8th Grade Youth Group 6-7:30pm
15 Service Project – Bernie’s Book Bank 9-11am
16 Pumpkin Fest 10am-1pm
26 5-6th Grade Youth Group 6-7:30pm
28-30 Family Retreat

November

9 7-8th Grade Youth Group 6-7:30pm
16 5-6th Grade Youth Group 6-7:30pm
27 Advent Wreath-Making Dinner 5:45pm

December

7 7-8th Grade Youth Group Christmas Party 6-7:30pm
11 Christmas Pageant 9-10am
14 5-6th Grade Youth Group Christmas Party 6-7:30pm

January

TBD 5-8th Grade Parents Social 7-10pm
11 7-8th Grade Youth Group 6-7:30pm
25 5-6th Grade Youth Group 6-7:30pm

February

5 Scout Sunday 9-10am
8 7-8th Grade Youth Group 6-7:30pm
22 5-6th Grade Youth Group 6-7:30pm
26 Children’s Musical 9, 11am

March

8 7-8th Grade Youth Group 6-7:30pm
22 5-6th Grade Youth Group 6-7:30pm

April

12 7-8th Grade Youth Group 6-7:30pm
26 5-6th Grade Youth Group 6-7:30pm
30 Spring Rummage Setup 1-5pm

May

6 Spring Rummage Sale Cleanup 4-7pm
10 7-8th Grade Youth Group 6-7:30pm
24 5-6th Grade Youth Group 6-7:30pm

June

TBD 5-6th Grade VBS Work Trip (for this year’s 4-5th graders)

August

TBD 7-8th Grade Mission Trip (for this year’s 6-7th graders)

Summer Service Opportunities

  • VBS Work Trip

    For Incoming 5-6th Graders in June

    During the VBS week, incoming 5th and 6th graders spend each morning traveling to volunteer at some of our Lake County mission partners. We partner with Church of the Holy Spirit. Register for the 2016 trip here.

  • Chicago Mission Trip

    Middle School Mission Trip

    For Incoming 7-8th Graders in August

    Every August incoming 7-8th graders are invited to go on a 3-day, 2-night trip to Chicago to volunteer with some of our church’s mission partners, learn about the issues in the city, and experience some of the culture and diversity in Chicago. Get more info and register for the 2016 trip here.