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Middle School

At St. John's, it is our goal to connect students to Jesus in a life-long relationship by providing growth opportunities in order that they might serve others in love. Check out the growth opportunities below for 6th through 8th grade students:

Sunday Morning Growth Hour

Information is available on our website under 'Weekends-Middle School'

Middle School Game Night/Middle School Mondays

We continue to meet twice a month on a Monday or Wednesday evening. Check our calendar for the next event. We meet from 7:00-8:30 p.m.

Confirmation Discipleship Program

Intended for 6th and 8th Grade Students, St. John’s Confirmation Program is a three year commitment that has several components. Each component listed below is intended to help young people connect to Jesus Christ and what discipleship means through the tool of Luther’s Small Catechism. If you have questions, please contact Nate Hartke or Brian Sreniawski. Click 'here' to download the 2016-17 registration form.

  • Gatherings: Twice a month, students meet with their parents in the Sanctuary at 7:00 p.m. for a large group learning time. This is taught by Pastor Nate and Brian our Director of Youth Ministries.
  • Small Groups: Caring adult leaders walk through the two year journey with our students. Each student will be part of a group with no more than 8-10 students who meet to learn, serve, and grow together.
  • Confirmation Retreat: Each Spring, we spend a weekend at Camp Pioneer learning and growing through games and teaching. This event is a high light for our students.
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