7-12 Grade

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ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

Christ Servants Involved
August of each year
CSI is a gathering of youth from Grace, Bethlehem,and other local churches; led by Bethlehem's Youth Director with help from John at Grace. The week consists of learning about and volunteering at Mankato's local service organizations and assisting congregation members with projects. Parents are invited to become chaperones for the week, offering transportation during the week and/or staying overnight with the students. Cost $25, includes meals for the week, a t-shirt and water bottle.

Boundary Waters Canoe Trip
Join us as we explore the beauty of God's creation together during the Summer on our trip to the Boundary Waters Coanoe Area in Northern, MN. We spend a week learning to rely on each other, sharing our faith, and enjoying the peaceful setting. Come see beautiful wildlife and waterfalls along the shore, catch the big one, or just listen to the breeze from a hammock.

Mission Trips 
NASHVILLE - June 26th - July 2nd, 2016
Our youth in grades 7-12 during the 2015/2016 school year are invited to engage in mission through Christ. We will be going to Nashville, TN to serve the people of that great city through service and love of Jesus Christ. There will also be some time to explore the city and experience a different culture from that of Central Minnesota. We will need chaperones as well, so some adults are invite too! Talk with John for more info.

Our High School Seniors are celebrated each May with a special worship service and presented with a home-made quilt. Seniors are welcome to apply for a Servanthood Award, which is awarded during their first semester of post-secondary education.

SUPPORT OUR COMMUNITY - VOLUNTEER!
Congregation members at Grace Lutheran Church lead teams that benefit various organizations. Students who are interested in volunteering their time with the following are asked to call the church office at 345-4248 and request contact information for the team leader.

ECHO Food Shelf
Pathstone Living
Salvation Army - Sunday Noon Meal Program
Habitat for Humanity of South Central MN
The REACH, Lutheran Social Services’ Drop-In Center

ELCA LINKS
ELCA – Youth MinistryFaith Lens Bible StudyCampus Ministries – Magazines: The Lutheran and Gather

LOCAL LINKS
Crossroads - Campus Ministry at MSU-Mankato
Lutheran Campus Center - Winona

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