God Squad (5th and 6th Grade)
God Squad provides an introduction to youth ministry for 5th and 6th grade youth and their families. Activities are fun and oriented toward helping youth connect to God and each other, grow in their faith and knowledge of God’s Word and to serve those in need. Friends and visitors are welcome to all events!
Jr. High Youth Ministry
Jr. High Youth Ministry includes all 7th and 8th graders who are members and friends of Zion Lutheran Church. The purpose of Jr. High ministry at Zion is to provide a place where youth can connect to God and each other, grow in their faith and knowledge of God’s Word and serve others in fun ways. Jr. High events are scheduled monthly. Friends and visitors are welcome to all events!
- Confirmation – Preparation for adult membership at Zion including the public proclamation of faith and participation in Holy Communion
- Sunday School – Shepherd groups in the Word together and Opportunities to Step Up into Leadership
- Youth Events – Monthly fun, faith-focused events are planned by students. All are welcome!
Sr. High Youth Ministry
Sr. High Youth Ministry is designed for 9th-12th graders. Everything we do is focused on helping youth connect, grow and serve.Sr. High Youth Ministry is designed for 9th-12th graders. Everything we do is focused on helping youth connect, grow and serve.
- Youth Night: High school small groups meet every Sunday night from 7-9pm. These groups provide a safe place for youth to talk about issues that are important to them, dig into God’s Word and experience true community.
- Sunday Morning Youth Bible Class focuses on spending time discussing God’s Word and applying it to life.
- LCMS National Youth Gatherings – 2016 in New Orleans!
- Camp Lone Star – every summer this popular camp challenges teens to grow in faith.
A variety of service and leadership development opportunities are offered throughout the year as well as summer trip options designed to help youth grow in their faith. Friends and visitors are always welcome
Contact: KerriAnn Schmid, DCE – Director of Youth Ministry, 618-920-5603