Children & YOuth
Our family ministry programs provides spaces for families of all shapes and sizes come together to: Worship God, Love Our Neighbors and Follow Jesus
Little Music Makers (9:15 – 9:45) Especially for families with younger children! We explore musical concepts through games and movement. Every Sunday begins and ends with prayers and songs of praise to God, our Maker and Redeemer.
10 am Service, Pre-K Children: Our youngest parishioners are invited to our nursery, where our Nursery Leader provides a welcoming environment for music and play. Children are also welcome in the Service!
Preschool at Good Shepherd: Our preschool features a play-based curriculum, lots of outdoor play, small teacher to student ratios, and veteran teachers who work to see every kid flourish and have fun. Learn More
Coffee Connection, Thursday at 9am: A social hour for parents and guardians of preschool-aged children. We meet weekly in the Parish Hall for conversation, coffee, and the occasional guest speaker.
10 am Service, Kindergarten-4th Grade: This program introduces children to the stories and lessons of the Bible. Led by a team of volunteers, the curriculum follows the same Gospel text of the main church Service. Through art, story, conversation and teaching, children learn Bible basics and what this means in their lives, at an age appropriate level.
Scouting: We host a variety of scouting options for boys and girls including Cub Scout Troop 93, Girl Scout Troop __, Boy Scout Troop 93. Organizations like scouting provide great opportunities for children to learn about working together and serving others.
10 am Service, 5th grade through 9th grade: Our Youth Group is a discussion-based Bible Study that engages young people in the process of learning about the foundations of their faith.
The first Sunday of every month is “Youth Leadership Sunday,” where our Youth Group members participate in our Service as ushers, readers, and other positions.
High School: We invite teenagers to participate in the Service on Sundays by attending with their friends and families or volunteering to serve, in the spirit of involving them in the full liturgical experience of our church.
Monthly Youth Activity: Once a month, our Youth Group performs an act of service and volunteerism. This event typically takes place in conjunction with the Sunday worship Service.