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.

See the Confirmation page for information specifically on Confirmation.

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

Text updates

We are using the Remind app for Youth text alerts. If already using the app, just add @ytroopwed If not using the app, text 81010 and in the message section of the text write @ytroopwed OR visit

Upcoming Opportunities:

High School Youth Troop

High School students are invited to gather in the Youth Room each Wednesday evening at 7:15 pm (after worship) – 8:30 pm for fun, service, and worship.

2020 Summer Camp at Sugar Creek

Sugar Creek will be announcing decisions about summer camp in light of COVID-19 in early May. Full refunds are available until June 1. Stay tuned for further details.

June 14-19, 2020 students in grades 3-12 are invited to camp at Sugar Creek in Ferryville, Wisconsin. More info is available here.

2020 Service Trip to Duluth

Details are still being figured out for what will happen with this trip due to COVID-19. Stay tuned for details.

Duluth, MN
June 28-July 3, 2020
Students currently in grades 7-12
Registration Deadline: Friday, October 18
2020 Service Trip Registration Form

7th-12th grade students are eligible to attend a summer service trip with YouthWorks to Duluth June 28-July 3, 2020. Trip and fundraising information is available in the YouthWorks Summer Trips 2020 download. Be sure to read this thoroughly and mark all dates on your calendar! Questions? Contact Lindsay Colwell at or (507) 634-7110. Information is also in the packet for adults interested in applying to help lead.

2020 Service Trip to New Orleans

This trip has been closed for 2020. Stay tuned for alternate plans.