Children & Youth

Sunday School

Age Range: 3 years old–5th grade Sunday Mornings will be centered on Love God. In Sunday School, we are going to experience the Wonder of God and God’s promises, love, and joy for us! This will happen through engaging activities, curious questions, and crafty fun! We will be meeting in groups and getting back into the small group tradition we know and love! There will be music. There will be Bible stories. There will be learning. Most of all, there will…

Worship Young

Days/Times: 1st Sunday of the month at 9:00 & 10:30 AM This is an opportunity for children to be engaged in the worship service in leadership roles through reading, assisting with ushering or offering, and sharing in special music. There will be a children’s sermon and families will serve communion together! Contact: Shawna Berg

AM 6th/7th Grade Confirmation Class

Our 6th-7th graders will participate in large group learning, small group discussion and relationship building, and experiences that will help develop their faith. Contact: Pastor Sarah Fike

PM 6th/7th Grade Confirmation Class

4:45-5:45 pm, & 7-8 pm Our 6th-7th graders will participate in large group learning, small group discussion and relationship building, and experiences that will help develop their faith.  Contact: Pastor Sarah Fike

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: Caleb…

Shine

Ages: K – 5th Wednesday Nights are centered around Love People. This is a time for community, connection, friendship and fellowship! We are going to play high energy games, have creative competitions, silly challenges and lots of laughs with friends, old and new! We’ll probably even get messy. There will be opportunities for service events to Love People outside of our community as well.  If you’re looking for something fun to do, Wednesday Night is the place for you! Contact:…

First Communion Class

Sign up to learn more about this sacrament in the Lutheran church. This is the opportunity for more directed learning about why we take communion, and how to take communion in a class designed for children who haven’t received communion, or who are just beginning to receive communion. Contact: Shawna Berg

Parent’s Night Out

Kids 5th grade and younger are invited to join the Children’s Ministry Staff and camp counselors for dinner, games, crafts, a bibles lesson and a movie! All families who sign up will need to volunteer to one month (November-May) but then can enjoy a night out the other six months!  Parent’s Night Out will happen every First Friday of the month!  The fee of $20 for one child or $30 for 2 or more children to help cover costs of…

8th Grade Confirmation Class

8th Grade Confirmation students will meet 2x a month (5:15-6:15pm) from Sept-Dec and then continue meeting in Jan-May with their mentor, gather for monthly check-ins with Pastor Sarah, and one final weekend Confirmation retreat at Spirit in the Pines before the Affirmation of Baptism (Confirmation Service). Contact: Pastor Sarah Fike

VBS 2024: Camp Firelight

Join St. Andrew for our Camp Firelight VBS from June 24-27, 2024!  Camp Firelight VBS is based on Psalm 56:3: “Whenever I’m afraid, I put my trust in you.”  This verse reminds us that we can trust God no matter what challenges we face!  Our VBS Campers will explore timeless Bible stories that show how Old and New Testament “campers” trusted God in the face of their own fears, and went on to do great things in God’s name! We…

VBX 2024 VBS EXTREME – Camp Firelight Extended Day VBS

Join St. Andrew for our VBX, VBS EXTREME, extended Day VBS from June 24-27, 2024!  In the mornings, your 1st-5th grade student will attend Camp Firelight VBS.  Camp Firelight VBS is based on Psalm 56:3: “Whenever I’m afraid, I put my trust in you.”  This verse reminds us that we can trust God no matter what challenges we face!  Our VBS Campers will explore timeless Bible stories that show how Old and New Testament “campers” trusted God in the face…

National Youth Gathering

July 16-20, 2024 ***Exact dates TBD based on travel arrangements Get ready for a faith experience like nothing else! St. Andrew Lutheran Church High School Ministry invites you to discover how you are “created to be” by participating in the 2024 ELCA Youth Gathering. The Gathering is a unique experience specifically designed for high school youth to grow in their faith and identity as children of God. We will join tens of thousands of fellow siblings in Christ from around…