A new year of Sunday School and Education Classes will begin on Sunday, September 10. The Education Hour begins at 9:45 AM and ends at 10:45 AM. You and your family are invited to grow in your faith and in your knowledge of God’s Word!!! Please join in the First Lutheran Church Faith Journey!
SUNDAY SCHOOL: (3 year-olds through 6th Grade)
Classes are offered for 3 year-olds through 6th Grade. A completed Sunday School Registration Form is needed for each student enrolling. Registration Forms are available in the Church narthex or online. A Sunday School Registration Station will be available on Rally Day, Sunday, 9/11, in the church narthex, with extra forms and a list of classroom locations.
A Sunday School “Opening” with music and singing happens each Sunday in the Sanctuary from 9:45 – 10 AM. ALL Sunday School Students, Preschool (starting with 3 year-olds) through 6th Grade, meet in the Sanctuary for an “Opening” starting at 9:45 AM. The Sunday School “Opening” includes special music (songs from Day Camp, VBS and the Hymnal), an introduction to the Theme of the Day, special guests and unexpected surprises! At 10 AM, after the Opening, students move to their Sunday School Classrooms for a Bible Lesson and group activities. Please join us!
CONFIRMATION CLASS: (Grades 7 - 9)
A Combined 7th - 9th Grade Confirmation Class meets in Room 110 (new classroom). Confirmation Registration Forms are available online or in the church narthex. Please contact Roger any with questions regarding the Confirmation Program.
THE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS: (Grades 10 – 12)
Through Bible Study and sharing, youth grow in their faith, learn to connect with each other in meaningful ways and explore ways to serve God and others. This class meets in “The Landing.” Registration forms are available online and in the narthex.
Thanksgiving Dinner and Senior Recognition, Sunday, November 19, 3 – 5 PM
Youth in Grades 7 - 12 will help prepare and serve a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner to distinguished members of our congregation and community. Retired members of the church and community are invited to attend. Set up and cooking begins after the Sunday Morning Education Hour. Help is needed with setting up, cooking, serving and clean up! Please Sign Up on the Youth Board!
Saturday, December 16: Children’s Christmas Program Practice and Kid’s Time! 10 AM – 2 PM
The Sunday School Christmas Worship Practice starts at 10 AM and ends at 11 AM. A special “Kid’s–Time!” Event is planned from 11 AM to 2 PM. “Kid’s Time” begins immediately after the Sunday School Christmas Worship Practice. Children (Preschool – 6th Grade) will have some “Kid’s – Time!” away from Mom and Dad. After the Christmas Service Practice (10 – 11 AM), “Kids” will have lunch, play games, make crafts, view DVDs and have lots of FUN!!! Parents can use this time to prepare for the holidays (shop, wrap, clean, etc.…). “Kid’s–Time!” will be well supervised and provide great entertainment for kids of all ages! Junior High and High School helpers are needed. Please sign up on the Youth Board if you can help serve. A Freewill Offering will be received ($15 per child suggested donation). Proceeds will help support the Youth Fund. “Save the date!” Please join us!
Sunday, December 17: Children’s’ Christmas Program: 9:45 – 10:30 AM
Sunday, December 17: Christmas Caroling 4 – 6 PM
Elementary Students, Junior High Youth, Senior High Youth, College Students and Adults: Everyone’s invited! We will carol at Sunrise Assisted Living of Bothell and Woodland Terrace (formerly the Foundation House at Bothell). To help with planning, please sign up on the Youth Board!
Wednesday, December 27: A HOLIDAY Lunch at a local restaurant! 1– 3 PM
Youth (Grades 7 – 12), young adults and College students, especially those who are away at school, are invited to this lunch! Enjoy a delicious lunch with your friends at a local restaurant in Bothell. Reconnect with “Old Friends” who are home for the holidays and celebrate “Old Times!” Please “Save the Date!” The Youth Committee is buying your lunch!
Wednesday, December 27: A HOLIDAY Party at a local Pub in Bothell! 3 – 5 PM
High School students, College students and young adults are invited to join Pastor Berg and Roger at a local Pub in Bothell. Enjoy some “Yuletide Cheer” with “Old Friends” and possibly make some “New Friends” too! Those who are under 21 are invited to join us and can sit in the “under 21” section. Those who are “21 and older” can sit anywhere. The first round of drinks is on Pastor Berg! The first round of appetizers is on Roger! To help with planning, please Sign Up on the Youth Board!