February 2017 Newsletter

Confirmation classes:
5-6 grades:
February 1, 2:30-3:30 Lord’s Prayer.  Optional activity 3:30-4:30 – Art activity: (animal snowflakes) & Valentine making for those in need of extra love!
February 15, 2:30-3:30 Lord’s Prayer.  Optional activity 3:30-4:30 – Table games.  Have a fav?  Bring it!

7-8 grades:
Feb. 8 Art Activity: (Extreme Animal Snowflakes) & Valentine making for those in need of extra love!
Feb. 22  Table Games  Have a fav?  Bring it!
6:30 Wednesdays in February – Confirmation:  Bible and Lutheran Teachings

High SchoolMonday, Feb. 27, 6:15-7:30 assisting with Bingo night at South Care nursing home.

Youthquake @WI Dells – Feb. 10-12.  Leave 8 am Friday.  Return 7 pm Sunday.  Final payment of $100 due by Feb. 10.  Bring snacks & money for 8 meals.

“Exploring Clay” workshop at Blanden Art Museum .  Sat., Feb. 11, 10 am – noon for 10-12 year olds.  .  Kids will have an opportunity to practice throwing on the pottery wheel, making a mug, bowl or plate to be fired in the kiln, ready for pick up in 2 weeks.  Cost is $15. Explore the theme of being clay in the potter’s hand, centering prayer, the significance of the waters of baptism.  Sign up by Monday, Feb. 6.  Leave Our Saviour’s at 9:30, return by 12:30.

Seven Oaks –We’ll try this again since we cancelled for bad weather in January.  4-8 pm Sunday night youth group special is only $22 + $5 travel for whatever activities you want to do – ski, snowboard or snow tube.  Sign up by Monday, February 13 to go Sunday, February 19.  Bring snacks and money for supper.  Bring the whole family!    Print, sign and bring the indemnification form from http://www.sevenoaksrec.com/release.pdf  We’ll leave from church at 2:30 and be back by 9:15 pm.

6-8 grade confirmation classes March 1- April 5 – Instead of attending confirmation class, a new mentor program starts for you coinciding with the Wednesday mid-week Lenten services, 7 pm, March 1 – April 5th.  Students are asked to attend mid-week Lenten worship services and meet with their mentor for 15-20 minutes afterwards to go over a discussion sheet.  6th graders are asked to meet with their parents, 7-8th graders will be meeting with their assigned mentors.  7-8th graders will meet their mentors after class on Feb. 22.

Lenten Mentor Meeting – Wednesday, February 22, 6:30.  Adults mentors for 7-8th graders meet in the fellowship hall.

Summer opportunity for those going into 7-8 grade next fall – Klein Ranch (ELCA) horsecamp in the beautiful rolling hills near Isabel, SD.  It’s the only camp I know of where you can still gallop and ride possie-style, shoulder to shoulder  – no trail-riding here!  June 25-30.  Cost is $450 if you register before Feb. 15, $500 if you register before Apr. 15, and $550 after.  For more info, see http://www.losd.org/summer-camp/klein/programs.html  Wagon leaves early Sunday morning (6 am) from Our Saviour’s for the 9 hour drive to camp.  Register on their website – sign-up in the office to get a ride to camp and back.