Youth Ministries

Glorify

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!

Choir rehearses on Thursdays starting in September. Talk to Amy Boers if you are interested in joining!
Praise band rehearses on Sunday mornings. If you play an instrument or sing, talk to Mark if you are interested in joining.


Grow

Please register for the current year’s programs (form is HERE)

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 the 2018-2019 school year, we will be focusing on learning about the Bible and why it is important.

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 will meet to watch YouTube videos of speakers at various youth gatherings through the years. We will watch these “TED talk” style videos, have conversation, and dig into our faith.
For more information please contact Shannon Fleischfresser.

Pilgrim Wednesday (September through May)

Join us Wednesday evenings at 5:45 for dinner and fellowship followed by rotating weekly activities.

What can we expect at Pilgrim Wednesdays?

Each week we will focus on one of Pilgrim’s core values.
Glorify, Grow, Gather, Go.

Gather night will be the first Wednesday of every month.
This means that we will have a potluck dinner, fellowship,
and an inter-generational activity.

Glorify nights will have dinner and a worship or prayer experience.

Grow nights will have dinner and some sort of educational/learning time. Each month will look different. Some months we will be separated by age group, some months we will learn together in an inter-generational setting.

Go nights will have dinner and an outreach focus. Some months we will be going out and partnering with other ministries. Some months, we will have guests join us and do projects here at church.

*Dinner teams will work together to provide a meal for everyone who shows up!
*Dinner is free and will be served weekly from 5:45pm-6:30pm.
*Clean-up will be after our activity time.

Milestones

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


Gather

Agua Viva

Agua Viva is a fellowship group for youth in grades 4-6.
We will gather every other month for an activity of fun and fellowship.
Sign ups and information will be available at least a month in advance in print and/or online.

      Our next event…

  1. Late Night Lollapalooza
    We will take over the church on Saturday, November 3 from 7-9pm. All the fun of a lock-in for just a few hours! Sign up by Thursday, November 1!

For more information, please contact Shannon Fleischfresser.

En Fuego

For kids 7th 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 Mission Experience, participating in our synod events, or something as simple as a service project–all feed into encouraging young people to be a light for Jesus Christ in their sphere of influence.


Please note: Creation Fest Northwest 2018 was cancelled!
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 bi-monthly gathering time.
Watch Facebook, emails, and church bulletins for more information.

Our next event…


Go

College Connections

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

We will be sending care packages out around October 3. Please make sure we have addresses if you would like your students to receive a package.

Vacation Bible School

2018 was a phenomenal time. You can see some highlights of our week together above!

 

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.

2019 our theme will be ROAR! Life is Wild & God is good!
Save the Dates: July 15-18, 2019

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.
Our next meeting will be Sunday, November 18 at 11:30am. All youth & friends in grades 7-12 are invited to join us!

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 will be going to Minneapolis, MN June 29-July 3 plus travel and service days. As more information becomes available, we will start making plans. This is a very large commitment in time, resources, and planning. Because of that, we will start planning for this trip in the fall of 2018.

 

Christian Education Registration Form

  • Child's Information (one form per child)

  • Parent/Guardian Information

  • Emergency Contact

  • Permissions

    Indicate your preferences below. Your submission of this form constitutes your signature. If you prefer, hard copy registration forms are available from the church office.
    permission for my/our child to participate in Pilgrim Lutheran’s Christian Education Program for the 2018-2019 school year.
    that, should emergency medical treatment be necessary, Pilgrim Lutheran Church is permitted to seek such treatment for my/our child.
    permission for my child to be photographed during the 2018-2019 school year, which may include postings on Pilgrim’s website, Facebook page, or other social media site.