Vacation Bible School

Children’s Ministry

Children’s Ministry Programs

Current Events for Children

Children's and Little Lights Choirs Rehearsals
Sundays until May 21
This event is from 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM at Music & Education Room
Contact Barb Larsen

We sing, play music-related games, use rhythm instruments, and have fun learning songs about how great God is. About once a month we sing during a church service. The Children's Choir is for 2nd-6th graders. We rehearse in the Music and Ed room during the second service after the Children's sermon.

Seder Tasting for kids and youth
Sunday, April 9
This event is from 9:50 AM to 10:45 AM at Torvend Hall
Contact Amanda Laughlin

Pre-Kindergarden through Sr. High students are welcome to come and experience a Seder tasting.

First Communion Class Bread Baking
Thursday, April 13
This event is from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM at Torvend Hall
Contact Pr Ben

First Communion Class meetings are March 26 and April 2, led by Pastor Ben. Children, grades 3rd and up are invited to join along with their parents. Maundy Thursday, April 13 at 4:30pm is an afternoon of baking bread. These students will have their first communion at the Maundy Thursday Service on April 13 at 7pm.

Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 15
This event is from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at campus-wide
Contact Amanda Laughlin

Free Easter Egg Hunt! Crafts, snacks, and age-category egg hunts.
10:30am - 3yrs and younger,
11am - 4yr to 6 yr,
11:30am - 7yr olds and older.

Sundays until May 21 except 03/26/17, 04/02/17, 04/09/17, 04/23/17, 04/16/17, 04/30/17, 05/14/17, 05/21/17
This event is from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM at Classroom 2
Contact Robyn Winegardner

Studying Luther's Catechism

Vacation Bible School 2017
Daily from July 10 2017 until July 14 2017
This event is from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at All Campus
Contact Amanda Laughlin

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Children’s Ministry Programs

Ministry Lead: Patrice Sera
Ministry Lead: Angela Brown

Childrens' Choir

Please see the Children’s Choir description on our Music page.

First Bible Class
Contact Pastor Ben Bergren, Amanda Laughlin

For Grades 3 and up, this class teaches how the bible can be used in every day life. Each child receives their own inscribed bible. Offered in the Fall as needed.

First Communion Class
Contact Pastor Ben Bergren, Amanda Laughlin

For Grades 3 and up, introduces children and their families to the meaning, significance, and practice of Holy Communion (“what, why, who, how”) and its place in the spiritual life of families. Offered in the Spring.

Kid Connection (Sunday School)
Contact Amanda Laughlin

“Living Inside Out—Where Kids Dare to Live Their Faith”. Children embark on a spiritual journey that’s relational, experiential, applicable, and learner-based. Meets in Torvend Hall on Sundays from 9:50–10:40am.
Please see the Kid Connection page for more details.

Little Lights Choir

Please see the Little Lights Choir description on our Music page.


Please see the Nursery description on our Getting Involved page.
Pumpkin Carving

3rd–5th Grade Group
Contact Jill Burkhart, Bob Burkhart

Meet quarterly for fun outings swim parties, movies, bowling, pumpkin carving, and more.
Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School (VBS)
Contact Amanda Laughlin

Vacation Bible School for children, preschool through grade 6. Week-long adventure full of Bible stories, crafts, games, snacks, and more during July. Spaces are limited and registration will end when we are full.
VBS registration begins in Spring. Look for details at the top of this web page.