Children and Youth

Children's Education

Sunday School

For all children 3 years old through 5th grade.

Our hybrid format for Fall 2020 begins with a “live” component on Zoom at 11 am on Sunday morning, followed by self-led music, bible stories, and crafts! These virtual activities will be supplemented with family-friendly in-person events throughout the fall. All materials will be provided, including an age-appropriate Bible, for all students. Email Deacon Christine to register. 

First Communion Instruction

First Communion instruction is offered to all students in first grade or above. Contact Pastor Zak for more information. 

Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School for summer 2020 has been postponed due to COVID-19. 

Youth Education

Youth Fundraiser at Portillo's!

April 27, 5-8 pm: Show this flyer to the drive-thru order taker and St. Paul's Youth Group will get 20% of the proceeds! Only valid at the Portillo's located at 155 S 83, Elmhurst.

Middle School/Confirmation

For all youth in 6th - 8th grades

Confirmation instruction for youth in grades 6-8 is comprised of a 30 min in-person gathering each Sunday at 11 am for check-in and games, followed by a 30 min Zoom class at 4:30 pm on Wednesdays to discuss the study materials. Email Judy Nuehring to register.

Arkansas Trip 2021 Information

High School

For all youth in 9th - 12th grades

High School Sunday School: St. Paul’s high school ministry continues to build on faith and relationships developed during confirmation. We will meet in person for 30 min at 11 am at church. Topics for discussion will include questions we face in every day life and what our Christian response is. Email Judy Nuehring to register.

Logos is a Bible/Book study that meets over coffee at 7 pm on Monday nights. You can participate in person at the church or over Zoom. Bring your favorite beverage from Starbucks or home! Email Judy Nuehring for more information.

Special Events: High School students are invited to participate in a variety of service events, retreats, and fellowship opportunities. Each summer, the group goes on trip to either the ELCA National Youth Gathering, a mission project, or to the wilds of the Boundary Waters Wilderness Canoe Area. Save the Dates for our Summer 2021 trip to the Wilderness Canoe Base for the week beginning July 11, 2021! 

Boundary Waters 2021 Information