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Family Ministry

Recognizing parents as the greatest influence in the faith development of their children and youth, we are committed to helping parents nurture their children and youth to grow in faith. First Lutheran provides Milestone Ministry, special family and intergenerational events, family camp, outreach opportunities, and resources for parents to teach faith in the home. In addition, all children and youth are encouraged to participate in worship as a family.

For more information about Family Ministry, contact Pastor Amy Odgren.

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Children’s Ministry

Children's Ministry takes place primarily on Wednesday evenings during CONNECTIONS. Kids gather in small groups with adult leaders to learn God's truth through interactive Bible teaching, crafts and worship. In addition, Children's Ministry includes opportunities at Luther Park Bible Camp throughout the year.

For more information about Children’s Ministry, contact Pastor Amy Odgren.


Middle School Ministry

Middle school ministry takes place primarily on Wednesday evenings during CONNECTIONS, and replaces "Confirmation". Students meet in large and small group settings with adult mentors to learn an overview of the Lutheran faith and topics relevant to today's culture.

 

Prayer Partner Ministry is a part of our Middle School Ministry in which students are paired up with adults in the congregation to enhance intergenerational relationships.

Middle School Ministry also includes outreach opportunities for families and Milestone Ministry.

For more information about Middle School Ministry, please contact Pastor Amy Odgren.

High School Ministry

High school Ministry takes place primarily on Wednesday evenings during CONNECTIONS, as youth gather in a small group setting with adult mentors to talk about faith and life. In addition, High School Ministry includes outreach opportunities, mission trips, and the ELCA National Youth Gathering.

For more information about High School Ministry, please contact Pastor Amy Odgren.

 

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Young Adult Ministry

Young adults gather together to develop relationships and leadership skills used within the faith community and out in the world. We are also actively involved in many outreach ministries.

For more information about Young Adult Ministry, please contact Pastor Amy Odgren.

 


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Women’s Ministry

Women's Ministry includes a wide variety of small groups and large group gatherings for women of all ages. Several different women’s small groups meet monthly for Bible study and relationship-building. Women also come together for large group gatherings several times throughout the year.

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In addition, women are actively involved in many outreach ministries and lead the congregation’s prayer shawl ministry. Women's Ministry at First Lutheran is affiliated with Women of the ELCA.

For more information about Women’s Ministry, please contact the church office.

 

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Adult Ministry

Adult Ministry meets for large group learning on Wednesday evenings during CONNECTIONS and at other times throughout the week for small group learning and discussion. We seek to engage all adults in meaningful faith formation and spiritual growth through a variety of opportunities designed to meet people where they are.

 

For more information about Adult Ministry, please contact Pastor Amy Odgren.

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Intergenerational Ministry

Intergenerational Ministry is woven into all ministries of First Lutheran. We believe that relationships formed between young people and adults are necessary and important for faith development.

For more information, contact Pastor Amy Odgren.