Special Activities for Children and Youth – Fall 2018

Special activities for the children and youth have been scheduled for fall 2018.  A listing is below:

August 26th: The Blessing of the Backpacks will be on Sunday, August 26th.  Everyone returning to school is invited to bring a school bag to worship for a blessing as you begin a new year.  Also, we would like all children to meet with Kathryn and Pr. Amy at 10:50am in the Sanctuary to prepare for the kids to lead worship on Sunday, September 9th

September 9th:  Rally Sunday will be on Sunday, September 9th.  The children will be leading worship.  Following worship, Kathryn Thompson will be leading the kickoff to our Sunday School and Youth Forum activities for 2018-19. 

October 7th and October 14thOur 3rd-5th grade students will be given Bibles in worship on Sunday, Oct. 14th.  Pr. Amy will lead a class for 3rd-5th grade students and parents on Exploring God’s Word on Sunday, Oct. 7th during the Sunday School hour.

October 5-7th:  Dirty Feet Retreat for 6th-9th graders at Camp Ewalu.
Enjoy two nights of lodging in cabins, relevant Bible studies, quality meals & snacks, energetic camp counselors, active praise music, the High Ropes Course, epic games, a crazy Talent Show, outdoor campfire worship, fun skits, and memorable adventures. Get your feet dirty as you follow Christ out into the world! Learn and practice living out your faith in spite of the world’s pressures, because of God’s awesome love and grace. Cost is $50 (funds are available to help kids attend if cost is an issue).

The registration form is due to the church office by Sunday, September 9th.  Printed copies of the registration forms will be available outside the church office also.
2018 Ewalu Youth Registration Form

October 26-27: Rekindle Retreat for 3rd-5th graders at Good Earth Village, Spring Valley, MN: Join Kathryn Thompson and your friends at Good Shepherd for a fun and energy-filled retreat, staffed by summer camp counselors, where you have the opportunity to go on hikes, play games, and worship. Friday, October 26, 5:45pm- Saturday, October 27, 6pm. Cost $40. 

Registration form is due to the church office by Sunday, September 16th.  Printed copies of the registration forms will be available on the counter outside the church office also.
2018 Good Earth Village Registration Form