Children's Ministry and Youth Events
Fathers and daughters of all ages are invited to dress their best and dance the night away the first Saturday in February from 7-10 pm in the school gym. $20 per couple; $5 for each additional princess. No tickets required. Proceeds benefit St. John's Lutheran School.
Easter Egg Hunt
Children ages birth - 10 years old are welcome to the annual Easter egg hunt on the Saturday before Easter at 6:30 pm. A free hot dog dinner is included; a
free-will offering accepted.
National Youth Gathering
All high school youth are invited to attend the National Youth Gathering held once every three years. The next Youth Gathering will be held from July 11-15, 2019 in Minneapolis, MN.
Trunk or Treat
Ghosts and goblins are welcome for a trunk or treat held in October! In addition to a trunk or treat, children also enjoy games, a bounce house, and hayride.
Preteen Laser Tag
Summer Camp runs from May 30-August 4 from 6:30 am until 6 pm. Children must be age 3 by July 31 to attend. It is open to students who have completed second grade. The camp runs for nine weeks; there is no camp the week of
Vacation Bible School
All children ages 3 (potty-trained) through grade 5 are invited to VBS! This week-long program will be held July 10-14 from 8:30 am-12 pm. Children will enjoy Bible stories, music, crafts, games, and snacks. This is a free event and open to all children of St. John's and the community.
Blessing of the Backpacks
School-age children and their parents are invited to come forward during all worship services the weekend of August 12-13 to get their backpack blessed for the upcoming school year.
Breakfast in Bethlehem
On Saturday morning, December 3, children are welcome to visit various stations to learn about the Christ child's birth from different perspectives. The event is free, and a continental breakfast is included. Registration is required.