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.

Now is the time to register for Fall Youth Programs!

Confirmation

Grades 7-9*
Wednesdays | 6:45-8:00 pm

Having a place of peace for all confirmands and the opportunity to step away from busy schedules to discover how God is working in the world is very important. Confirmation is a time for young members to deepen their faith, ask tough questions, build friendships, and learn from caring adult mentors.

Questions? Click HERE to contact Youth Ministry Director, Grant Wothe.

*Confirmation will be transitioning to a 2-year program (grades 7-8) in 2022-2023.

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. Working toward attending the 2022 ELCA Youth Gathering in Minneapolis is part of our on-going agenda. 

Questions? Click HERE to contact Youth Ministry Director, Annika Henry.

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 1 hour per month for meetings and a few fun events throughout the year.

Questions? Click HERE to contact Youth Ministry Director, Grant Wothe.

 

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!

Contact Us

Have general questions about our Youth Programs?

Click HERE to contact Kari Warnke, Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries, or call her at 952.977.9350.

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

Kari and Ian are always happy to help and share more!

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