Youth Ministry at St. John’s includes students in grades 9th-12th grade and provides students with the opportunity to engage in fellowship, discussions, bible studies, and fun activities.

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We are using the Remind app for confirmation and youth group text alerts. If people are already using the app they just need to add @sjkyouth for the high school youth group info and @sjkasson for confirmation info. If not using the app they can text 81010 and in the message section of the text write @sjkyouth for high school youth group or @sjkasson for confirmation. Links are as follows: and

If you need financial assistance for any youth program, please complete the Scholarship Form

Upcoming Opportunities:

High School Youth Group

For the summer, anyone who wants to hang around the fire after Wednesday worship is welcome! Worship begins at 6:30 pm.

8th-12th Grade Retreat

June 16-18
Ironwood Springs, Stewartville, MN
Grades 8-12
Registration Deadline: June 4

Cost includes all meals, housing, challenge course, and zipline! We’re also looking for some adult volunteers to join us.

Download the sign up form.

Talk to Lindsay for more information (

Sky Ranch Backpacking Trip

June 24 – July 1, 2017
Sky Ranch Lutheran Bible Camp, Fort Collins, CO
Registration Deadline: February 19, 2017

We are offering a backpacking retreat for youth and adults at Sky Ranch Lutheran Bible Camp in Fort Collins, Colorado. We will be doing the “Taste of the Mountain” option. More information can be found at or by contacting Lindsay at

Register here.

Use this button if you wish to pay your $50 deposit online:

Action Packed Day Camp

July 10-13, 2017
Grades 5-8 (’16-’17 school year)
More information at

ELCA National Youth Gathering

June 27 – July 1, 2018 (dates of gathering, plan on extra days for travelling)
Houston, TX
More information at
Let us know if you’re interested now as we’ll be starting fundraising soon.