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.
Helping Hands Day with Cub Scout Pack #584 is on Saturday, May 5, from 10 AM to 12 PM. First Lutheran’s Cub Scouts are going to be helping with some Spring Cleaning! Projects they will be working on include washing the church bus and trailer, cleaning the church parking lot, helping with general clean-up, picking up trash around the church and our neighboring properties. Special thanks to the First Lutheran Garden Guild who have agreed to help lead and supervise several of these projects! “Many Hands make the Labor Light!”
An ELCA Youth Gathering Houston Pre-Gathering “Get-Together” is happening on Sunday, May 6th at First Lutheran Church Bothell from 2 – 4 PM! All Houston Youth Gathering participants from the NWWA Synod are invited to attend. There are 20 NWWA Synod congregations, with 266 participants, attending the Houston Youth Gathering.
Summer Camp Registration is OPEN for Camp Lutherwood in Bellingham and Camp Lutherhaven in Coeur d’Alene! First Lutheran Bothell students are eligible for a $100 Summer Camp Scholarship (please contact Roger for info).
Find Summer Camp dates and information for Camp Lutherwood (Bellingham, WA) at: www.camplutherwood.org.
Find Summer Camp dates and information for Camp Lutherhaven (Coeur d’Alene, ID) at: www.lutherhaven.com.
Elementary Students entering Grades 3 – 5 in the Fall of 2018 are invited to register for a session of Summer Camp at Camp Lutherhaven (Coeur d’Alene) for the week of July 15 – 20. Our group of Middle School and High School students will be at Lutherhaven that week attending our Summer Mission Trip. Registered elementary student campers are invited to ride to and from camp with the older students. Please register soon! This week of summer camp is very popular and fills very quickly! Please contact Roger for more information.
Important 2018 Summer Dates for your calendars:
Confirmation will be celebrated on Pentecost Sunday, May 20 (11 AM Worship Service)
The 10th Annual Hot Rods & Hot Dogs Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show, Saturday, June 23 (10 AM – 1 PM)
The ELCA National Youth Gathering in Houston, Texas, Sunday, June 24 – Tuesday, July 3
Youth Summer Mission Trip to Camp Lutherhaven, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, Sunday, July 15 – Friday, July 20
Summer Day Camp / Vacation Bible School, Monday, July 30 – Thursday, August 2