Ministry with High School Youth
9:15 – 10 :15 AM
ELCA Youth Gathering Summer 2018
Youth and adults from Shepherd of the Hills will be attending this event in Houston, Texas leaving June 26, 2018 to July 1, 2018, joining 30,000 youth and adults from across the nation. An experience of a lifetime chock full of amazing worship opportunities, speakers, music, a day of service, learning, community building, exploring the city, and more!
ELCA Youth Gathering in Houston, June 27 – July 1, 2018
ELCA Gathering Prep Activities
Sunday, April 8, 2018, 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM – Meeting includes lunch
Sunday, May 6, 2018 – More details to come!
Sunday, June 3, 2018 – More details to come!
Special events are planned throughout the year. These often include gatherings together with other youth to participate in service projects at a local animal shelter, packing food for students in need for ministry with Crossroads-Connections and holiday parties.
All high school youth are invited to sing in the Youth Choir which sings once a month during worship service. At this time, practices are coordinated around family and church schedules. Contact Pastor Darcy for more information. A great way for young people to share their gifts!
Service and Leadership Opportunities
Young people are always invited to join in the ministries of Shepherd of the Hills. Contact the church office with questions and to sign up, training is provided.
Altar Care – Work with an adult to help with preparation and clean up of communion after worship.
Acolyte – Young people are invited to serve as acolytes during worship. Responsibilities include lighting the altar candles before worship, assisting with the offering, extinguishing altar candles after worship and other duties as needed.
Ushering – Serve with others Sunday mornings handing out bulletins, collecting offering and assisting with hospitality.
Scripture Reader – Read Scripture during worship.
Special Music – Sharing of musical gifts during worship.
Fellowship – Help others with setting up and cleaning up food and drinks for fellowship on Sunday mornings and for special events.