Student Ministry is where youth in grades 6-12 worship God, form lasting relationships, and serve in the world.

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This Week at a Glance

No StuMin March 27th: Happy Spring Break!

 

Looking Ahead

Priority Registration has ended. There is still room to register at the Camp Wapo website. Don’t delay!

Camp Wapo
Youth Week: Current 4-8th Graders
July 14-19
Youth Week at Camp Wapo in Amery, WI offers a great opportunity for kids to grow in faith and build relationships. Each day includes Bible study, chapel, cabin activities, free time, field games and campfire.
Youth Week is 90% full.

Senior High Week: Current 9-11th Graders
July 14-19, held at Ox Lake
Senior High Week at Ox Lake Bible Camp in Amery, WI provides the opportunity to dig deeper in faith while growing in relationship with peers. Each day will include Bible study, prayer practices, caring conversation, worship, games and community building.

Registrations

See our Registration Page for all open registrations.

If you have questions about registration, contact Dawn Ridgway by email or at 952-898-9337.

StuMin Weekly Schedule

September through April | Wednesdays unless otherwise noted

StuMin Praise Band | 5:30 - 6:15 pm

Students in grades 6-12 are welcome to find a place in our StuMin Band. Rehearsal will take place in the Sanctuary in the Worship Center. Due to a high number of students, we use a rotation system to ensure that all students can contribute.

Small Groups | 6:15 - 7:00 pm (early) or 8:00 - 8:45 pm (late)

All students are encouraged to participate in age-level small groups. There are two sessions, “early” and “late,” meeting in various spaces in the Christian Life Center. Small group content is written differently for high school and middle school groups.

Freestyle | 6:15 - 7:15 pm

Freestyle is available for all students and meets in the Media Room of the Christian Life Center. There are snacks, games, and spaces for students to connect. This is also a great volunteer opportunity for parents.

StuMin Worship | 7:15 - 8:00 pm

Students are invited to join us for amazing music, large group games, sacraments, and a relevant message in the Family Room of the Christian Life Center. This is not a passive experience! There are many ways to be involved as ushers, greeters, communion servers, game and announcement hosts, guest speakers, singers, dancers, and much more.

Parenting Tools | 7:15 - 8:00 pm

StuMin Parenting Tools
Wednesdays | 7:15-8:00
For the last two weeks of February, we will return to facilitated small group discussion around popular topics affecting families today. These sessions will be led by Amee, Christensen, Ronda Soukup, and Julie Kramme. Be sure to invite other parents who you feel would benefit from a supportive community of people living out their calling as parents of adolescents! Contact Jason Kamme for more information.
Contact Jason Kamme for more information

Affirmation of Baptism | Sundays 9:45 am

In Affirmation of Baptism students commit to taking the lead in their own life of discipleship. We approach each of the participants as if they are characters in a subplot of God’s great story.

Then, applying the principles of what makes a truly great story, help them clarify and bring meaning to the life they commit to during Affirmation of Baptism. Along the way we’ll learn about who God is, who we are, the story we’re a part of, and the life we’ve been called to.

Two 10-week sessions are offered on Sunday mornings each year (one in the fall and one in the spring). Each session culminates in a celebration with the entire Prince of Peace community during weekend worship.

Leader Information

What You Need to Know This Week

Don’t forget to fill out your attendance sheet! Also, if you have a note for Jason or Dawn this sheet can be a good place to write it.

This Week's Note From StuMin Staff

Ash Wednesday

Serve night is April 24th! Leaders should work to find a service opportunity for their small group and connect with Dawn once they’ve found an opportunity.

 

 

Grade level Mixers: Next group is Grade 7  on April 3.

Grade Level Mixer Schedule (.pdf)

  • What: These are 45 minute leader-led mixers for students in a particular grade replacing large group time.
  • When: Each grade will have two of these events a year.
  • Where: These will take place at Prince of Peace unless other arrangements are made by leaders.
  • How it Works: Connect with the leaders from your grade-level to plan an event for the number of students in your grade.
  • Goal: We want kids to know other kids in their grade better and to establish a group identity

All materials can be purchased by staff. Simply provide staff with a list with enough time before the event to purchase. We would like these events to cost $50 or less.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • StuMin Planning: Students and adults leaders are invited to gather every Tuesday from 3:00-4:00 pm in Jason’s office to plan weekly ministry, trips, and events. This is a great way to get volunteer hours! If you are interested, email Jason.
  • StuMin Band and Production Team: Would you like to learn how to run stage lighting, run sound, create media presentations, or play in the StuMin Band? If so, you are invited to join the StuMin Band and Production Team. Please email Russ Parrish with your name, email, availability, and areas of interest.
  • StuMin Leaders: We are currently looking for StuMin Small Group leaders for grades 6-12. If you are interested in learning more please email Jason.

Visit our Volunteer Page for more opportunities for you and your family.

Upcoming Student Ministry Events

Sun 31

Affirmation of Baptism

March 31 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Apr 03

Student Ministry

April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Apr 07

Affirmation of Baptism

April 7 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Apr 10

Student Ministry

April 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Apr 14

Affirmation of Baptism

April 14 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

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CONTACT
Jason Kramme
Family Ministry Director
Email
952‐898‐9387

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