Children & Youth


Three-year-olds and 3rd graders will get Bibles of their very own! Stay tuned for a very special presentation of Bibles in October. If you have a three-year-old or 3rd grader, please call or email Jojo, 218-251-4388 or We don’t want to miss you!

Children’s Ministry 

Kick-off Sunday was September 11th and the first day of Sunday School for everyone, Kindergarten–5th grade. 4th and 5th graders should be prepared to help the younger kids. Sunday school starts right after children’s time. Follow Jojo out of the Sanctuary to class!

Parents, you can pick up your kids from the Kids Club (Hillside Room, under Lakeview Social Hall) or in the Tweens Room (where we will go about 11:ooam)

The Nursery is available from 9:30-11:15am for everyone younger than kindergarten, they are also free to come to church and leave after the Children’s Sermon. If children would like to stay in church there is a worship bag available at the Family Resource table!

Wednesday Night Programming 

The Wednesday night programming began on September 14th. There is something for everyone. The Nursery is open from 4:45-8:30pm for anyone 3rd grade and under who needs care for the evening while siblings or parents are in programming.

Kids Club
Kids Club runs from 5–6pm for children 2nd grade and younger (kids younger than kindergarten will only stay for 15 minutes of music with Cynthia Coffin-Langdon). Everyone else will stay till 6:00 for programing

A typical Wednesday schedule:

• 5:00-5:15- Jam Jr. music for everyone 2nd grade and under, followed by Kids Club 5:15-6:00p— a time for your kids to have a Christian Education Message and then lots of time to play in the Kids Club!  Meet in Kids Club (Hillside Room)

• 5:00-5:40 – Ringtones 3rd-5th grade (handbells) – meet in Bell Room
• 5:40-6:05 – Jam 3rd-5th graders (Drums and Singing) meet in Chapel
• 6:00-6:30 – dinner for all- at this time keep bringing your own dinner!
• 6:30-7:30 – Tweens 3-5th grade
• 6:30-7:30 – Confirmation/Youth Group
• 7:45-8:45 – Class Ring, 5th-12 grade (handbells) – meet in Bell Room

Ringtones (handbell choir for grades 3-5): Rehearsals on Wednesdays from 5:00-5:40 in the Bell Room. Director: Bill Alexander

Class Ring (handbell choir for 6-12 graders): Rehearsals on Wednesdays from 7:45-8:45 in the Bell Room. Director: Bill Alexander

Tweens, 3rd–5th graders, are from 6:30-7:30pm. This is a time to check in with each other, get to know your Bible, and play games. This is similar to youth group time for younger kids

Children younger than 3rd grade are welcome to go to the nursery to play games with staff.

Confirmation/Youth Group, 6th-8th grade, will be from 6:30-7:30pm. They sing, pray, support each other, and play games.