Youth Ministries


Music Ministry

Pilgrim’s praise band provides musical leadership to contemporary and favorite hymns and the choir sings classical and contemporary anthems. Both can be heard at varying weeks at our 9am worship. Participation is open to all!


Confirming Faith

Offered on Sunday mornings from 10:15-11:15, Confirming Faith offers youth in 7th and 8th grade an opportunity to explore and develop what their faith means to them. For more information on Confirmation, please contact Shannon Fleischfresser.

20150308 youthSenior High Coffee + Talk

On Sunday mornings, from 10:15-11:15, Pilgrim’s High School students meet to talk about life and how Jesus promises to walk with them in both joyful and trying situations.
For more information please contact Shannon Fleischfresser.

Please register for the current year’s Sunday morning programs
(form is below)

Pilgrim Wednesday (September through May)

Join us Wednesday evenings at 5:45 for dinner and fellowship followed by rotating weekly activities. (More information to come).


More information on how we will be implementing this coming soon. For more information about what they are, you can visit the Milestones website.


Agua Viva

Agua Viva offers fun activities and service opportunities for kids in fourth through sixth grades.
For more information, please contact Shannon Fleischfresser.

En Fuego

For kids 6th grade through High School, “En Fuego” offers fun activities and service opportunities for teens.
For more information, please contact Shannon Fleischfresser.

High School Youth

For youth in High School, we will be creating a time on Wednesday evenings after Pilgrim Wednesdays from 7:30-9pm at the church for building and strengthening relationships with each other, having fun and sharing your faith. For more information, please contact Shannon Fleischfresser.

Special Events

Creating memories that impact the minds of youth is a central purpose of Pilgrim Lutheran Church.  Whether it is a week at Creation, a local Mission Experience, participating in our Annual Outreach All-Nighter, or something as simple as a Small Groups–all feed into encouraging young people to be a light for Jesus Christ in their sphere of influence.

Please note: Creation Fest Northwest 2018 has been cancelled this year!
When details for 2019 are released, we will be sure to make that known!!!

Young Adults

Starting summer 2018, we are reaching out to our young adults and will be offering a monthly gathering time.
Watch Facebook, emails, and church bulletins for more information.


College Connections

Keeping connected with our college-aged youth away at school or serving our country. For more information, please contact Rachelle Lessard.

Vacation Bible School

One of our biggest outreach ministries, Vacation Bible School at Pilgrim is a Spirit-filled, fun-packed week not to be missed by young and old alike! Youth entering 6th grade are eligible to register as volunteers – assistant crew leaders or assistant station leaders. This year’s theme is Shipwrecked. Come and join us as we learn about how Jesus rescues us!

We will resume in September. Have a great summer.

Summer Mission Trip 2019

If you are interested in joining us for a mission trip in the summer of 2019, we will begin planning and deciding and fundraising September 2018.

Western States Youth Gathering 2020

This trip is open to all youth who at the time of the gathering will have completed 8th-12th grade. This event will be hosted on the California Lutheran University campus. More details are on the way, but if interested sign up now so you can start fundraising for this trip!

ELCA Youth Gathering 2021

The ELCA Youth Gathering happens every 3 years. We were much too late to join the party in Houston, TX in June 2018. As more information becomes available, we will start making plans. This is a very large commitment in time, resources, and planning. We will start planning for this trip in the fall of 2018.