Welcome

 Student Ministry at Gloria Dei seeks to help students in grades 6-12 
grow in their faith, share their faith, and live out their faith
as disciples of Jesus.

Sunday Mornings

Sunday | 9:45-10:45am | Student Center

Each one of our Sunday morning opportunities is setup in a large group/small group format. Students hear God's Word in large group and then - through questions, activities, and object lessons - learn how to apply it to their own lives. Check out the weekly classes below and find what's available for your age! During this time we are doing out best to offer opportunities online and in person. Check out the individual class listings to see what online and in person looks like for each class!

6th Grade BIBLE STUDY | Student Center 194/196

Students are invited to join us for Bible study as they walk through the life of Jesus throughout the year in experiential ways!

7th and 8th Grade CONFIRMATION | Student Center 292/294

Students are invited to join us for Confirmation classes throughout the year for a unique learning experience! Both 7th & 8th Grade students will explore different aspects of the Catechism and our Lutheran faith together. Parents are highly encouraged to attend a special parent class while their children are in their own lessons.

PARENT CONFIRMATION CLASS | Student Center 296/298

Parents are invited to join us for a class designed just for them that helps them grow in their faith while also growing as the primary faith-formers for their student.

9TH-12TH GRADE BIBLE STUDY | STUDENT CENTER CHAT ROOM

High school students are invited to join us as we grow deeper in our walk with Jesus! While we go through various series throughout the year, each week we have specific challenges and next steps that can help us all grow in our lives as disciples. We are starting out the year with a renewed theme in Sunday morning – Pursuit. We will be taking time each morning to talk about how God pursues us and how we, in turn, are called to respond in pursuit of a relationship with Christ. We will meet in the Chat Room.

Online Option for Sunday Morning Bible Study
We will be hosting a livestream on Discord each Sunday morning. Discord allows groups to connect online through video calls and group chats and can be accessed via web browser, PC, Mac, and mobile applications. Please follow the steps below to sign up for Discord and join the GDLC Student Ministry Group.

 Sign Up On Discord You will need to create a login with an email and password. Click here to sign up on Discord. Before proceeding please go to your email and verify your account.

 Join The Group – GDLC Student Ministry has a specific group (called a server on Discord) for your student to join. This will be where they will find our Bible study live stream and a group chat to ask questions on Sunday morning. Click here to join our server once you have signed up.

 Read the Rules – Before you can see anything else on the server you need to read and accept the rules. Click the #rules channel on the left hand side of the screen. Once you read through the rules you will need to click the green checkmark to accept the rules, followed by the yellow circle to receive a “HS Student” tag. 

Change Your Nickname – In order for us to know who you are online we need you to change your nickname. To do that right click on your username on the right hand side of the screen and select “Change Nickname”. Change your name to your first name and last initial. Hit save.

Join Us for Bible Study -  Our livestream will be posted under the High School Bible Study category on the left hand side. Clicking on the “HS Bible Study Room” will bring up the video for our livestream. To ask questions during Bible study simply click on “#hs-bible-study-questions”. This will minimize the video and bring up a text box to chat with other students and leaders who are watching online. To leave the “HS Bible Study Room” click on the phone icon with an x it in the bottom left hand corner. Note: Students joining online will not have access to share their video or microphone. It will be a one-way stream. Any communication will need to be done via text.

Sunday Nights

1st and 3rd Sunday | 5-7pm | Student Center

Students in 6th-12th grade are invited to join us for a fun night to hang with friends or make some new ones,  while growing in your faith! Our group is split up into two, middle school and high school. Each month we are tackling a new theme. Each night includes a Bible study, dinner, and games!

2nd Sunday | 5-7PM | Driveway Discipleship

High school students are invited to join us on the 2nd Sunday of every month for discipleship time. This is an opportunity for students to take a deep dive in their faith through Scripture and prayer. Students will see modeled what it means to be in a discipleship group and then challenged to lead their friends throughout the week. Students will meet at Ross' house. Email Ross for the address and bring a lawn chair. We will have a discipleship group kick off on September 27th!

 

Student Events

Family Events

We have a number of family events coming up in October-December. Check them out below and register soon!

Trunk-or-Treat & Movie Night          Thanksgiving Dinner          Family Christmas Party

Student Calendar

Click the link below for a downloadable version of our annual school calendar. This includes all Sunday Night events, big trips, and family events. Print it out and hang it on the fridge! With anything during the COVD-19 pandemic, these dates are subject to change. 

2020/2021 Calendar

 

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