Wednesday Night FAITHTIME at FIRST!

Faithtime is an evening of “Sharing Christ’s Love” through fellowship, food, music & arts, games, and education
for children, youth, and adults. All members and guests of First Lutheran Church are welcome to participate (September-April) in any of Faithtime’s activities!

 

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DINNER

Come enjoy a delicious dinner that is continuously served from
5 to 6:15 p.m. every Wednesday evening. The cost of the meal is
$2 for children ages 3 through 11, $4 for ages 12 through adult,
or $15 per family. Every week a dinner team will prepare a meal for
your enjoyment. A complete listing of the meals at will be served
can be viewed at the below link.

 

FAITHTIME DINNER MENU

 

 

                              MESSAGE, MUSIC, MOTION & GAMES

The goal of the Faithtime Message, Music, Motion & Games is to provide Christian education and foster a love
for worship and a desire to use musical and artistic gifts for the glory of God.

Message: Children will learn the foundational stories of faith from the Bible.

 

Music: Children will proclaim their faith through singing, instruments and hand chimes.

Motion: Children will share their faith through crafts, theatre, puppets, service projects and much more!
  

Games: Children will engage in activities and games that relate to the weekly Message.  



        Worship Opportunities - Faithtime children K-6 will be participating in the following worship services:


Reformation Celebration - Sunday, October 29 at 9:15 a.m.

Thanksgiving Eve - Wednesday, November 22 at 6:30 p.m.

"Journey to Bethlehem" Christmas Program - Sunday, December 17 at 10 a.m.

  • Parents—please note there is one super important extra rehearsal: 
                   Saturday, December 16 from 8:45-9:45 a.m.

Holy Week - Palm Sunday - March 25, 2018 at 10 a.m.   (Grades K, 1 & 2)  

                            Maundy Thursday - March 29, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.   (Grades 3, 4, 5 & 6)

 

Musical "A Technicolor Promise " - Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 8:30 & 10 a.m.

 

 

Confirmation

Confirmation is designed to nurture and grow faith for our 7th & 8th grade students. It is an exciting opportunity for youth to continue to understand the Bible and their Lutheran faith and to experience God’s love. They meet with Pastor Laura or Pastor Matt and a dedicated team of adult mentors every Wednesday evening from 6-7:30 p.m. for a lesson about the Bible or the Small Catechism. They also work with the Director of Youth & Family Ministry to complete service projects and have fellowship events throughout the year. 

 

 

Adult Education

 

First Book Club

Come and join us for discussion on the content of the book "Mistletoe Secret" and faith response to the author Richard Paul Evans on Wednesday, December 13 at 5:30 p.m. in Grace Place. Linda Storm is the facilitator of this group. A listing of the 2017-18 book titles and authors can be viewed at the below link.

  • January’s book title is The Keeper of Lost Things written by Ruth Hogan. A charming, clever, and quietly moving debut novel of endless possibilities and joyful discoveries that explores the promises we make
    and break, losing and finding ourselves, the objects that hold magic and meaning for our lives, and the surprising connections that bind us. Hurry and pick up a copy today and begin reading this beautiful
    story of love, loss, and the redemptive power of friendship.

 
 

 2017-18 SCHEDULE FOR FIRST BOOK CLUB

 

 

 

Music  


Youth Music
Open to all! Music groups for 6th-12th graders...short term commitment. Give it a try! Practices will be held from

5:15–5:45 p.m. in the Choir Room on the following Wednesdays.

Activity            Practice Dates                            Lead Worship               

Band                November 29-December 13            December 17 at 10 a.m.           

Bells                 January 10-January 31, 2018         February 4 at 8:30 a.m.
 

 

 

Sanctuary Choir: A vocal choir for adults, high school age and older. The Sanctuary Choir provides worship leadership and music at the 8:30 a.m. traditional service. The choir rehearses from 7–8 p.m. in the Choir Room.
    (Rehearsals begin Wednesay, August 31.)

 

                                 Wednesday Faithtime Schedule

3:15 p.m. Check In, Snack, Opening Activities
                        (Grades K-6)

3:45 p.m. Message, Music, Motion & Games Rotation

                    (Grades K-6) )

4:00 p.m. Youth Room Open (Grades 9-12)

5:00-6:15 p.m. Dinner Served

5:15-5:45 p.m. Youth Music (Grades 6-12)

5:20-5:30 p.m. Closing in Sanctuary (Grades K-6)            

5:30 p.m. Check Out in Sanctuary (Grades K-6)

5:30 p.m. First Book Club

                 (Second Wednesday of each month) 

5:45 p.m. Senior High Youth Group (Grades 9-12)

6:00 p.m. Adult Education (Select Wednesdays each month)

6:00 p.m. Confirmation (Grades 7-8)

7:00 p.m. Sanctuary Choir

 

All members and guests of First Lutheran Church are welcome to join Faithtime activities at anytime. Please contact any member of the staff or the church office at 944-3196 to register for these activities.

 

 

 

 

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