Youth Ministries

If you’re in grades 7-12, come join the love and support of one of our youth programs! This is your place to feel safe and encouraged, and to know you are loved for who you are. Bring your friends, make new friends, even develop leadership skills.

Youth Welcome Statement
We affirm that all people are created in the image of God, and as beloved children of God, all are worthy of God’s love and grace. We welcome ALL people into full participation of youth ministries at Normandale Lutheran Church and celebrate the diversity of sexual orientation, gender identity, race, ethnicity, age, faith history, socioeconomic status, and physical and mental ability. We embrace this diversity as a gift from God.

2022 Summer Programs

Grades 7 – 12
May – August 2022

Explore God’s awesomeness with us this Summer. Young people, check out our Summer 2022 brochure to see exactly what your adventures could look like in the coming months. Make sure to ask questions of Normandale Lutheran staff, volunteers, and previous explorers.

Confirmation

Grades 7-8
Monthly Lesson with Student & Parent | 6:45-7:45 pm

Confirmation culminates with the Affirmation of Baptism service each year on Reformation Sunday. We believe that hearts and hands must accompany our heads in the journey of faith, and so we offer a monthly lesson for students and parents, along with a catalog of elective credits students earn throughout each year. By the time students are confirmed, we want them to have grown in relationships with their peers, with the congregation across generations, and within their families!

Questions? Click HERE to contact Pastor Ian McConnell.

High School Hangout

Grades 9-12
Wednesdays | 8:00-9:00 pm

All high school aged youth are welcome! Come when you can. It will be a BLAST. Join in the fun as we grow as a community, and deepen in our faith.

Questions? Click HERE to contact Pastor Ian McConnell.

Come as you are to High School Hangout.

This is a place where Normandale high school youth and friends can grow in relationship to God and others. This is a community where you can bring friends and make new ones. This is a place that values the unique gifts, talents, vitality and passion that kids bring. ALL are welcome to join in the learning, loving, serving, and worshiping.

High School Leadership Team

Grades 11-12

Youth in grades 11 & 12 are strongly encouraged to apply to this collaborative, creative, leadership-focused team. The time commitment is just one hour per month for meetings and a few fun events throughout the year.

Questions? Click HERE to contact Pastor Ian McConnell.

Youth Music

Grades 7-12

We are known for our vibrant music programs and have several great options. Youth are invited to join the choir program, liturgical dance, and our instrumental groups.

Youth are Worship Leaders!

We welcome you to serve our Normandale Lutheran family in worship.  The Communion Crew and Ushering are two areas where you can participate, and there are many more.

Interested? Click HERE to contact Kim Sannerud, Worship Assistant, and she will be happy to get you connected.

Contact Us

Have general questions about our Youth Programs?

Click HERE to contact Ian McConnell, Pastor of Emerging Generations, or call him at 952.977.9380

Upcoming Youth Events

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Youth Events Calendar