Growing in Faith Together First


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    Growing in Faith Together


Our new weekend faith formation program for children, youth, and adults began January 5 & 6!

    The name of the program will be GIFT (Growing in Faith Together). To register for GIFT click here!


Adult small groups continue this month on Saturdays at 4:15 p.m. in Grace Place and on Sundays at 9:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Room. It’s not too late to register and join a group! We use the Augsburg Adult Bible Studies each week as we dig into God’s word. Our schedule for February is:           


              February 2 & 3 — Renounce Everything for Christ (Philippians 3:7-14)

              February 9 & 10 — Pondering God’s Steadfast Love (Psalm 48:1-3, 9-14)

              February 16 & 17 — Praising God’s Mighty Works (Psalm 66:1-9, 16-20)

              February 23 & 24 — Living with God’s Loving Assurance (Psalm 91:1-8, 11-16)



Children and youth (ages 3-high school) continue to meet on Sundays at 9:30 a.m. We meet in our classrooms:  Preschool – Zacchaeus’ Tree House (next to the Nursery); Kindergarten and 1st grade – Room 1; 2nd and 3rd grades – Room 3; 4th, 5th, and 6th grades – Room 5; 7th through 12th grades – Youth Room. Our schedule for February is:          


             February 3 — Affirming God’s Call (Jeremiah 1:4-10)
             February 10 — Called to Follow (Luke 5:1-11)
             February 17 — Hearing and Responding (Luke 6:17-26)
             February 24 — Challenging Expectations (Luke 6:27-38)







Calling All 3rd - 6th Graders!


Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Center (LOMC) in Oregon, IL is holding an overnight retreat for 3rd through

6th graders, March 22 & 23. Activities include: Bible study, worship, games, campfire, team building, hiking,

and the prayer labyrinth. Cost is $65 per person and includes lodging, snack, 2 meals (on Saturday), and activities. Contact Haylee Gustafson ( if your child is interested in going by

Wednesday, February 20.