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Youth

Family Devotional

Good Shepherd is following along with other congregations across the country in this time of social distancing. Since we are not able to gather together on a regular basis, To not lose our sense of community that we have at Good Shepherd, our Youth Ministry Coordinator has collaborated with other Lutheran pastors and youth workers to create a weekly devotional that you can do in your home.   Each week we will post daily readings, and activity ideas to process the reading.  We will be using the Faith 5 model of Share, Read, Talk, Pray and Bless. You will need a bible close by.  If you know of anyone that is feeling isolated or alone, please reach out by phone, text or email.  Maybe you can even share or join in this resource together.

Fun resource for washing your hands:  Hymnal Handwashing Hits

Weekly Devotions

Week 1:  Click Here

Week 2: Click Here

Supply List –Click Here

Week 3:  Click Here

Supply List – Click Here

Youth Programs

Children are wonderful gifts from God placed in the care of families and the church. At Good Shepherd Lutheran Church we take this responsibility very seriously. The members and staff of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church are committed to providing quality programming for children and youth and all programming follows Good Shepherd’s Children & Youth Protection Policy.

Sparkhouse Online: sundayschool.sparkhouseonline.org

Sunday School (Ages 2-18)

Sunday School is an important part of Christian education and faith formation at Good Shepherd. Sunday School is available at 9:45 AM on Sunday mornings for all ages from 4 years old to adults!  Visitors are welcome in any of our Sunday School classes or studies at any time!

Read more about Sunday School…

FX3 (Grades 3-4-5)

FX3 (Faith, Fun and Friends) for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders usually meets every other Sunday during the school year. FX3 focuses on Christian education, spiritual development and service to others that is fun and engaging for tweens!

Read more about FX3…

Confirmation (Grades 6-8)

For 6th – 8th Grade youth, Confirmation has been around in Lutheran Churches for a long time, but it is important for us to stop and think about what it is before we begin.

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) has said:

“Confirmation ministry is a pastoral and education ministry of the church which helps the baptized person through Word and Sacrament to identify more deeply with the Christian community and participate more fully in its mission.”

Read more about Confirmation…

Saints & Sinners (Grades 9-12)

Saints and Sinners is for High School Youth  will meet on two Saturday’s each month.  Plan on attending regularly as we have a year filled with fun fellowship activities, service projects and group conversation about faith and scripture.  All high school youth are welcome, as as are friends.

Read more about Saints & Sinners…

VBS (Ages 4-12)

Vacation Bible School is offered every summer at Good Shepherd for children ages 4 to rising 6th graders.

Read more about VBS…

Youth Trips

Youth trips are scheduled for youth in 6th through 12th grade during the year.

Registration is open for the All Georgia Youth Gathering February 21-23, 2020 at Camp Grace in Roberta Georgia. All Georgia is a youth event hosted by the ELCA Southeastern Synod for all youth 6th through 12 grade are invited to attend. We grow in faith by listening and responding to special guest speakers, participating in small group activities, and sharing in a time of worship at the end of the weekend.  We build relationships through free-time activities, sharing meals, playing games, and holding a fun, celebration time on Saturday night.

At the All Georgia Lutheran Youth Gathering, we follow Christ, we live in a Christian community, and we lead youth in learning how to be God’s hands and feet at work in the world. Middle and High School parents  Please check you emails for more information about this awesome opportunity.  

2020 All Georgia Schedule

2020 All Georgia covenant medical release and schedule

For information on Summer 2020 programs, please click here, contact our Youth Ministry Coordinator, or see a member of the Faith Formation Committee.

Children’s Music

There are several opportunities for children to participate in musical groups.

Read more about Children’s Music…

Youth Policies & Forms

View and download all youth activity policies and forms.

Volunteer Sign Up!

Do you like to hang out with amazing youth and help them along their faith journey? Then we would love to have you. We need adult volunteers for our Saints and Sinners activities. If you are interested and have taken Child Youth Protection training, please contact our Youth Ministry Coordinator. We can’t do our ministry without you.