RLC Youth Programs
Our youth programs are designed for our youngest children all the way through high school. These programs and activities create opportunities for socializing, learning, having fun and learning the importance of helping in our community.
We have some inter-generational programs such as
--Trick or Treat for Manna Pantry
--Trunk or Treat
--The December tea and cookie decorating activity
--Golfing through the Bible.
--Bell choir: children are welcome
Children's Sermons Help Kids Understand the Message
During our regular Sunday services, we offer a Children's Message to help them understand the scriptures being read that Sunday. Children are invited to participate in the contemporary service in several ways.
Programs for Specific Age Groups
Programs for specific age groups:
Examples of programs for younger children:
--Special class for Pre-K & Kindergarten & their parents
--Vacation Bible School for grade school children
--Easter egg hunt for young children
Examples of programs for older kids:
--Trip to Winter Jam for older elementary school kids and up --The Haunted Corn Maze for confirmands & high schoolers
--Confirmation classes for children in the 7th-9th grade
--ELCA National Youth Gathering for high school students.
--Sledding trips and more
Our Confirmation Program
Children enter the confirmation program in the 7th grade and after three years of study, completion of service projects and other activities, they are confirmed in front of the congregation. They confirm their faith that started with their baptism as a child.