Summer break is almost over - which means the fun around Shalom is starting to ramp up!
- Sunday, August 28th, is blessings of the backpacks, so make sure to bring your backpacks to church.
- Sunday, September 11th, is Rally Sunday. we are kicking off the start of Sunday School with a carnival for all ages. Even our friend Cliff Towers may make an appearance.
- Sunday, September 18th, is our teacher blessing. If you are a teacher, aid, Sunday School teacher or youth teacher we would love to recognize you and lay our blessings upon you that day.
- Sunday, September 25, is the presentation of our 3rd grade bibles in church. 3rd graders and parents/guardians be sure to stick with us after church for a short orientation on your new bible's.
Confirmation will look different this year! There will be online content as well as face-to-face meetings this year. Come to the Confirmation orientations to find out what this will look like - and feel free to ask questions!
Each student will be asked to acolyte throughout the year as well (light the worship candles). Each student is asked for 15 worship reflections (file below). And each student is asked to serve at least 10 hours in their community.
Orientation for 7th and 8th grade confirmation will be on Sunday, August 28th at 10am in the fellowship hall.
To register for confirmation:
7th & 8th grade confirmation registration form
9th grade confirmation registration (in October) form
Affirmation of Baptism (Rite of Confirmation) worship will be on REFORMATION SUNDAY:
October 30th, 2022
WORSHIP REFLECTION FORM LINK - to complete online (Or you can download the pdf file below to print your own!)
Starts again in September 11
10:05 - 11:00am!
There will be 20 minutes of music each week, followed by 35 minutes of a lesson/activity. A new curriculum called "GROW" will be utilized for all children of Sunday School age. We are excited to engage our kids in lessons rich in scripture and full of unique activities to make the Word come alive!
Children ages 3 (and bathroom trained) to 5th grades can register ANY TIME of the year to participate. Come and join the fun, stories, and faith-building.
click here for the Sunday School registration form (please fill out 1/child).
If your child is signed up are you?
Register to help with Sunday School here
Register here for 3rd Grade bibles.
The bibles will be presented in church on September 25th during worship. There will be a bible orientation to follow.
High School Youth:
Open to all 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grade students; We are working through the calendar to have some good programming this year! Stay tuned for more to come...
To contact our High School youth director, email email@example.com.
Click HERE to get registered for HS Youth!
High School Trip:
2015 - National Youth Gathering in Detroit, MI
2016 - Mission Trip to Crow Reservation in Montana (plus White water rafting)
2017 - Adventure trip - Boundary Waters Canoe Area
2018 - National Youth Gathering in Houston, TX
2019 - Mission Trip to Navajo Nation (plus Sand Dunes)
2020 - Adventure trip ... Cancelled due to COVID
2021 - National Youth Gathering in Minneapolis, MN - rescheduled to 2023