Learning to be Jesus' Disciples
Children, youth and adults are encouraged and empowered to actively participate in the world as Christ’s disciples. You are invited to wrestle with questions and hear the faith stories of others through various age-appropriate educational and hands-on experiences.
Faith Formation 2022
PreK-5th grade Sunday School
St. Matthew’s PreK-5th Graders will spend the year exploring the Old Testament and will meet weekly from 11:15 AM-12:00 PM! Starting their faith journey with learning how it all began, discussing a story each week, and completing a related activity.
Confirmation studies for grades 6 – 8th will meet weekly upstairs in Room 9 and 10.
A short parent meeting (to include students) will be held on January 9th from 11:15-11:30 to introduce our teachers and the spring schedule of classes. After the parent meeting from 11:30 – noon we will have a class on the meaning of Epiphany. Parents are welcome to stay for the class and are welcome to attend any of the classes during the year.
High School Youth Group
High school youth (9th-12th graders) will meet in the basement each week from 11:15 AM – Noon. “Faith and Science Bible Study” will be taught by Doug Baumgardt following the Sunday service. The class will be four weeks and all Adults and High School Youth are invited to attend.
Keep an eye out for a special meeting invite for more information on the ELCA Youth Gathering scheduled for July 24-28, 2022 in Minneapolis, Minnesota – all 8th – 12th grade students are invited to attend.
Many Ways to Get Involved Below!
Baptisms and First Communion
Baptisms: Please contact us for more information and to setup a meeting with one of our pastors.
First Communion classes are offered yearly for those in 3rd grade. However, if your child is asking to receive communion, we encourage them to do so! If you are an adult seeking to learn more about communion, please contact us to meet with one of the pastors.