No Christian Education May 30 - September 5, 2021
|Group||Dates||Time||Activity / Class||Room Number|
|Grades Preschool – Grade 6||May 2 -23||9:00 - 9:45 am||Sunday School||Zoom!|
|Confirmation Grades 7 - 8||May 2 -16||9:00 - 9:45 am||Confirmation Class||Zoom!|
|High School Grades 9 - 12||May 2 -23||9:00 - 9:45 am||High School Class||Zoom!|
|Adult Class||May 2 -23||9:00 – 9:40 am|
Led by Pastor Berg
May 23 - Last Day of Christian Education!
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL AGES ON ZOOM
Education Classes for all Ages are being held virtually on Zoom. Classes begin at 9 AM and end at 9:45 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 Faith Journey! Zoom meeting information is emailed weekly on Fridays and Sundays to those on our mailing list. To be added to the mailing list, please email the church office.
SUNDAY SCHOOL: (2-year-olds through 6th Grade)
Sunday School is offered for 2-year-olds through 6th Grade. The Sunday School Opening begins at 9 AM. The Opening includes an introduction to the Lesson of the Day, special music (songs from Camp, VBS and the Hymnal), some guests and unexpected surprises. After the Opening, students will join for a Bible Lesson and group activities. We are currently holding a combined class for students in Nursery – 6th Grade. As student numbers increase, students will be moved into a combined class for Nursery – 2nd Grade and a second combined class for students in 3rd – 6th Grades. Please contact Roger Steinke for additional information.
CONFIRMATION CLASS: (Grades 7 - 8)
A Combined 7th - 8th Grade Confirmation Class will also meet virtually on Zoom. Please contact Roger with any questions regarding the Confirmation Program. The Rite of Confirmation will be celebrated on Reformation Sunday, October 25th at the 10 AM Worship Service.
HIGH SCHOOL CLASS: (Grades 9 – 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 also meets virtually on Zoom.
ADULT EDUCATION CLASS:
An Adult Education Class will also meet virtually on Zoom and is typically led by Pastor Tor Berg. Please watch for more information.
May Zoom Movie Review
All In: The Farewell
Sunday, May 23, 3 pm
The Farewell “follows Billi, a young Chinese American woman who learns that her beloved grandmother, Nai Nai, has cancer -- and only a few weeks left to live. Billi is further shocked to find out that her extended family has vowed to keep Nai Nai in the dark about her diagnosis, creating the ruse of a wedding as an excuse for them to gather to see her one last time. As the family comes together in Changchun, Billi struggles with Eastern vs. Western philosophies of how to live life. Starring Awkwafina, Diana Lin, Shuzhen Zhao and Tzi Ma.”
MOVIE REVIEW: Please watch the movie prior to our Zoom Movie Review. The Farewell is available to watch on Amazon Prime, Google Play and Vudu. Our discussion will begin with a review of the main plots of the movie. We will also explore the spiritual themes of the movie. Questions? Please contact Roger Steinke.
June Zoom Movie Review
The Pursuit of Happiness
Sunday, June 27, 3 pm
The Pursuit of Happiness “is based on a true story of a man named Christopher Gardner, a struggling salesman who takes custody of his son as he begins a life-changing professional career. As Gardner works to make ends meet, his wife leaves him and he loses his apartment. Forced to live out in the streets with his son, he continues as a sales person while concurrently taking on an unpaid internship as a stockbroker. Chris is willing to go to great lengths to succeed. Will his efforts pay off? Can the determined parent make dreams come true?” Directed by Gabriele Muccino. Starring: Will Smith, Thandiwe Newton and Jaden Smith. Written by Steven Conrad.
MOVIE REVIEW: Please watch the movie prior to our Zoom Movie Review. The Pursuit of Happiness is available to watch on Netflix, ITunes, Google Play and Vudu. Our discussion will begin with a review of the main plots of the movie. We will also explore the spiritual themes of the movie. Questions? Please contact Roger Steinke. Join us!