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Youth at Saint Peter
The 7th – 8th Grade Youth Group activities are coordinated with the confirmation program and will usually include a couple of field trips and one lock-in each year.
The 9th – 12th Grade Youth Group meets monthly to share a meal, worship, and study and do an activity. In addition to the monthly gathering the group will plan special activities through out the year. Fundraisers for the group include serving Refreshments on Sunday mornings, the Spring Talent Show and Pie Auction and Suppers for Ash Wednesday, Midweek Lent. Each year the group chooses a special outreach project. The group provides opportunity to attend the Annual Fall South Central Synod Youth Convo as well as the ELCA’s National Youth Gathering which is held every three years.
Music at Saint Peter
Adult Choir – Music at Saint Peter includes an Adult Choir which practices during the Sunday School hour (9:15-10:15) and participates in the 10:30 service.
Special Music – Individuals and other groups are invited to share special music at any of the worship services. Guest musicians and college choirs are encouraged to perform at Saint Peter.
Education at Saint Peter
Sunday School – Sunday School is an opportunity for Pre-K (4 yr.) through High School age children to meet on Sunday morning from 9:15-10:15 during the regular school year.
Vacation Bible School – Every summer for four days (usually at the beginning of summer break) the church transforms into a magical place where kids get to learn all about the wonder of God. Hands-on activities, games, music, snacks, and more, VBS has it all!
Men’s Bible and Breakfast – Men of the congregation meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month for breakfast and Bible Study. They use the Bible Study in the monthly magazine, Lutheran Woman Today.
Women of the ELCA – have two circles, which meet for fellowship, prayer and study. They use the Bible Study in the monthly magazine, Lutheran Woman Today. The Love Circle meets at various locations the 2nd Thursday of the month at 7:30pm. Chocolate Boutique is a non-traditional women’s Bible study. They have six sessions; September, October, January, February, March and April. Meeting time begins at 6:30 PM and they meet in each other’s homes.
Youth Confirmation – Children in grades 7 & 8 attend Confirmation Classes on Wednesday evenings. These classes meet in two “blocks,” with a break for the Christmas holidays. Ninth graders affirm their baptism through the Rite of Confirmation on the 3rd Sunday in October at the 10:30 service.
Adult Confirmation – instruction will be offered as needed.
Communion Study Classes – Fifth graders attend a class on Holy Communion prior to Lent (usually in January and February). This class culminates with the students taking communion on Ash Wednesday.