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We believe at St. John's, that it is our duty and privilege to help youth to define their faith, speak their faith to others, act out their faith through service and leadership, and grow in their understanding of their faith.

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Upcoming Youth Events

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High School Ministry


t.b.d.

When/Where: Sundays, 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. in the Youth Room

Description: Each weekend, Pastor Greg leads a Sunday morning experience for 9th-12th graders in the Youth Room titled “t.b.d.” We load up on unlimited supplies of chocolate milk, donuts, and pumpkin treats, followed by an engaging discussion of important faith topics! This fall’s topic will be prayer as we wrestle with questions like: Is prayer important? Is there a right way to pray? Does prayer really change things? Does prayer really change God? C. u. @ t.b.d. this fall. Friends and foes are welcome!

encounter

When/Where: 2nd & 4th Sundays, 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Parish Life Center

Description: All 9th-12th graders and their friends are invited! Live music provided by Andy Lazarides and friends - Specialty coffee drinks and smoothies provided by Solid Rock Cafe - Worship and Bible Study led by Pastor Greg - Small group discussion time. Don’t miss it! Come and join us! Invite a friend! See you there!!!

 

Middle School Ministry


Confirmation

The confirmation program at St. John’s begins as students enter 7th grade and concludes with the Affirmation of Baptism in the fall of 9th grade on Reformation Sunday. Using the Faith Inkubators Head from the Heart curriculum, our program is designed that youth will deepen their faith, learn more about Christ, learn more about what it means to be a Lutheran Christian, and find their place in the Church.

Confirmation meets Wednesday nights from 6:30 – 7:45 in Classrooms A/B in the lower level of the church. We invite any 7th & 8th graders who wish to join Confirmation to please speak with one of our pastors.

5th & 6th graders are included in our Preteen Ministry. Info for this ministry can be found on our Children’s Ministry page.

For more information about Middle School Ministry, contact Pastor Greg Busboom (pbusboom@stjohns-springfield.org)

 
 

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Pastor Greg Busboom

 Lead Pastor

Phone: 217.793.3933
Email: pbusboom@stjohns-springfield.org