Children & Youth

Sunday School

Age Range: 3 years old–5th grade Sunday School does not meet on the first Sunday of the month, instead, join us in worship for Worship Sunday. There is no Sunday School Dec. 19, Dec. 26, or Apr. 17. Description: Welcome back to Sunday School! This past year has brought upon us a lot of change… whether we were ready for it or not. Due to the many changes and continuous change Sunday School is going to look different this school year. We…

Bible Blasters

Age Range: 3rd–5th Grade Bible Blasters does not meet on Nov. 24, Dec. 22, Dec. 29, Mar. 23, and Apr. 3. Description: Bible Blasters is a great way for older children, 3rd through 5th graders, to connect with one another and God! Children should bring their Bibles, curiosity, questions and friends. We will start in Room 208 at 5:30-5:45 PM to blast into the Bible and pray. Then we’ll move to the Gym to play games to from 5:45-6:00 PM. St. Andrew…

Bible & Boogie

Age Range: Kindergarten–2nd graders Bible & Boogie does not meet on Nov. 24, Dec. 22, Dec. 29, Mar. 23, and Apr. 3. Description: Bible and Boogie is a children’s group designed for Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd graders. Children will have fun the Gym where they will boogie and play games from 5:30-5:45 PM. Then we’ll move into Room 208 while digging into a Bible story and praying together from 5:45-6:00 PM. St. Andrew is following the Eden Prairie School District’s COVID-19 Plan…

Wednesday Night Youth Group

Ages: 9th–12th Grade Description: Connect with other high school students from around the southwest metro at Wednesday Night Youth Group and monthly special events! On Wednesday nights, students will connect with God while connecting with one another through inspiring Bible studies, rewarding service projects, and ridiculously fun fellowship nights. Come for special events too like paintball, Timberwolves game and more! Invite your friends­—All are welcome! Follow @StAndrewHS on Instagram or join our WNYG groupme for the latest updates. Contact: TJ…

Worship Sunday

Worship Sundays are on the first Sunday of each month where children are invited to worship with their families. Sunday School will not happen on these days. But children will have so many special opportunities instead! Children alone or along with their families will have the opportunity to greet, usher, serve communion or read the scripture. Worship bulletins designed just for children will be provided to help children get the most out of the service. Contact: Sarah Dorr

High School Bible Study

Ages: 9th–12th Grade Description: Connect with your friends and grow closer to each other in a small group Bible Study. You will connect with your group on deep and meaningful topics as you grow closer to God and each other. This is your chance to grow deeper in your faith and have fun while doing it. Contact: TJ Helgren

Camp Counselor Training

Spirit in the Pines had a great kick-off to our Camp Counselor Training process in November and December! I really enjoyed getting to meet over 60 of our young people. They are inspiring leaders and are clearly devoted to supporting and growing the camp community. Next, all aspiring Camp Counselors (Gr 11+) and Counselors-in-Training (Gr 10) are required to apply online and then attend 5 training sessions starting in January. Please invite your friends to consider applying – we are…

6-7th Gr. Service Learning Camp

6-7th Grade Youth Service Learning Camp: Duluth/North Shore, Minnesota Date: Sunday, July 10 (afternoon departure)–Friday, July 15, 2022 (afternoon arrival) Description: Putting faith into action through service is a powerful way to serve God, care for the neighbor and God’s creation, and have fun with others. Join St. Andrew staff and chaperones on a trip to the North Shore. Explore its natural beauty with your friends on a good hike, go to Duluth’s Adventure Zone for laser tag, mini-golf, and…

ELCA Youth Gathering

Age Range: 8th–12th Grade Description: Join 30,000 others ELCA youth as we take over downtown Minneapolis! This is an event you will not want to miss with life changing service projects, thrilling games, and some of the best speakers the ELCA has to offer. This is one of the most impactful spiritual events a youth can have, so don’t miss out on your opportunity. Youth Gathering Information Sheet Contact: TJ Helgren Youth Gathering Videos