Bell Choir

 The next session of Bells will start on January 6th and will run through January 27th. If  you are interested in playing this time around contact Jennifer Flem at 218-244-3443 or sign up on the bulletin board outside the Church office. This is for Youth Group age children. 


Tubing at Mount Itasca

Join us for tubing at Mount Itasca on January 27th after second service. We will start with a sack lunch in the fellowship hall (bring your own) and Bible talk. The youth will talk about the lock in coming up in March. Rides are available if needed, let Jessica know. 

$10 per person and you must be 42" tall. Waiver forms and sign up sheet is on the bulletin board in the Church. Youth can use their funds in their youth accounts. Scholarship money is available if needed. 

Game Day

Game day is on February 10th after second service. Papa Murphy's pizza will be served. This is always a fun day. Bring your favorite game or play one provided.

Overnight Lock In

The overnight Lock in will be on March 1st. The youth will talk about what they would like to do on January 27th. 

Games, activities, movies, food, snacks, and lots of fun are to be expected!

Who are the Youth of First Lutheran?

Family Events

Family Camp 2018

All Ages

Every other month the families of First Lutheran get together for a fun project. We have made May baskets for our shut-ins, played games, swam at Timberlake, valleyfair trips, and so much more! 

Youth Group


6th - 12th graders

Starting this Fall the Youth Group will meet on Sunday's from 9:15-10:15 to partake in Bible Study, how to use God's Word in everyday situations, and help the Sunday Schoolers. 

2019 LCMS National Youth Gathering

About the Gathering July 11-15, 2019

"Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will e exalted in the earth!" The Lord of hosts is with us; The God of Jacob is our fortress." Psalm 46:10-11 ESV

Held every three years since 1980, the LCMS Youth Gathering provides thousands of youth and adults the opportunity to come together as a communiyt of God's people to learn more about  Jesus Christ, the Christian faith and their Lutheran identity. 

In 2019 the Gathering will be held at the Minneapolis Convetion Center. How blessed are we that it is in our own backyard. 

Youth ages 14 at the time of the Gathering or going into 9th grade can attend the Gathering. 

For more information on the Gathering visit

Fundraising will start in August, 2018 with a garage sale for those that are attending. Garage sale will be August 16-17. Donations are accepted at the parsonage until August 15th. 



2019 NYG Commitment form

Questions or Comments on Youth at First Lutheran

Contact our Family Ministry Program Director today!

Family Ministry Program Director

Jessica Pellinen