Youth and Family Activities


  • Kids of the Kingdom is a program for the youth of our church, grades 3-5. This is an afternoon program held on Wednesday afternoons from 3:30-5 p.m. We have snacks, play games, sing, and learn a Bible story each time. This course is led by Pastor Pedersen. Pastor Pedersen is willing to pick-up youth from school.
  • Confirmation classes are offered to students 6th grade and above. This year’s study will be on Luther’s Small Catechism. Martin Luther wrote the Small Catechism to give basic instruction of the teachings of the Christian church. Classes are held at the Lutheran Church of Peace between 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Blessing of the Backpacks September 9th & 10th. children are welcome to bring their backpacks to the church service for a special blessing for the upcoming school year.
  • Rally Sunday will be September 10th, with a pancake breakfast served from 7:30-10:15. Sunday School Registration will take place from 9-10:15.
  • Youth gathering at Pastor Pedersen’s house, Sunday, September 24 from 4-7 p.m. We’ll play games, have a meal, and a lesson. All youth 6th grade and above are welcome.
  • ELCA Youth Gathering will be June 25-July 3. This is an exciting event for youth who are currently 8th grade through High School. Thousands of youth from all over the country will be gathering in Houston, Texas. The Youth Gathering will have very inspiring speakers, workshops, activities, and a mission event. We hope to have as many of the Lutheran Church of Peace youth go. There will be an interest and information meeting on Sunday, October 1, from 5-7 at the church. Supper will be provided.


ELCA Youth Gathering in Houston, TX. If you would like to go, here are some key dates to keep in mind:

Sep 15, 2017-Registration opens. Early bird rate begins.

Nov 16, 2017-Regular registration rate begins.

Feb 16, 2018-Late registration rate begins.

May 15, 2018-Registration closes. All payments are due.

Jun 27 - Jul 1, 2018-ELCA Youth Gathering