Middle School & High School Ministries
OSL Youth Winter Events
High School Progressive Dinner and White Elephant Gift Exchange
High-school students will meet in the Youth Room on December 18, at 6:30 p.m., to set off on the second annual Progressive Dinner and White Elephant Gift Exchange. We have rented a bus, and will head out to eat three courses at three different locations, ending at OSL with dessert and gift exchange. There is no cost for this event. OSL will provide lasagna, and we will have extra gifts and wrapping paper in case someone forgets. Parents/caring adults: We are looking for people to donate desserts for this event. Chaperones: We are also looking for some adults to help serve the main course at OSL and help supervise for the evening. Sign up via the button below.
Middle School Christmas Games and White Elephant Gift Exchange
The second annual Middle School Youth Group Christmas Games and White Elephant Gift Exchange will be on Sunday, December 15, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. We will begin at with Christmas games, pizza at 6:00, then White Elephant Gifts opening. There is no cost for this event and OSL will provide the pizza. Parents/caring adults: We are looking for chaperones to help supervise and serve food. John will have extra gifts and wrapping paper in case someone forgets. Use the button below to sign up.
Okoboji Winter Retreat
High-school youth will head to Okoboji Winter Retreat on Friday, January 24 (through Sunday, January 26). This will be a great weekend of bonding, growing in faith, and fun. We will stay at Okoboji Lutheran Bible Camp and attend the Okoboji Winter Games on Saturday, go out to dinner, spend time bonding in the retreat center, attend worship at a local Lutheran church, and spend a few hours at Boji Splash Indoor Waterpark. The cost for students is $15, plus money for dinner. The $15 includes two nights’ lodging, the retreat center, two lunches and two breakfasts, snacks, and Boji Splash water park admission. An anonymous adult in this congregation, who cares about you and is excited to help you all have this experience, has paid for the majority of the expense of this retreat! Sign up using the button below.
OSL Middle School Youth
Mission Immersion Summer 2020
Register for Middle School Week at Ingham Lake Bible Camp, July 19 through 24! See your Youth email for details and to register, or use the button below:
Begins September 11, 6:00 p.m.
Sixth- through eighth-grade grade confirmation classes meet every Wednesday from 6:00 to 7:15 p.m. Start in Fellowship Hall for large-group time with Pr. Sami and John, then head to your small groups for a time of reflection and fun.
Use the button below to begin online registration. For best results, access registration from a desktop computer.
Be sure to download, complete and return the Liability/Medical/Media Release
for Youth Ministry form, via the button below.
Questions? Contact Nicole Mindt, 336-2942, ext. 33, or email@example.com.
Middle School Ministry Registration
A new program, Middle School Sunday Morning will begin on Sept. 8, at 10:00 a.m., in the Youth Room: games, service, Bible story, and craft time, plus donuts with Trish. In addition, a monthly Middle School Youth Group will meet on Sundays, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., in the Youth Room and Gym. Sign up via the button below.
Questions? Contact John Schomberg, Youth Director, jschombergoslchurch.com or 336-2942, ext. 12.
OSL High School Youth
Registration is open for high school trips to Omaha for Urban Plunge, June 7 through 12, and to Minnesota for Spoke Folk, July 29 through Aug. 9. See your Youth emails for details, or use the buttons below:
High School Ministry Registration
The new High School Dinner and Homework time will be at 6:30 on Sept. 11, followed by High School Youth Group Kickoff, from 7:00 to 9:00. This year, High School Youth Group has a new focus, beginning with a five-week series, “The Pursuit,” three weeks of teams, activities, and learning about the pursuit of Christ, followed by a week of small-group time and a final week visiting and having a great night with youth from Pueblo de Dios.
Another year of High School Girls Bible Study will begin on Sept. 8, at 10:00 a.m., in the Oasis room.
In addition to the regular programming, look for events such as the corn maze, Okoboji Recharge, a Progressive Dinner, retreats, mission trips, lock-ins, and more.
Sign up using the button below,
Confirmation Service Helpers
Service Schedule 2019-20
These sign-ups for communion helper slots in Festive and in Celebrate worship services count toward the expectation that students will participate in Sunday morning leadership opportunities four times this year. Challenge yourself to engage in these opportunities at a time other than when you regularly attend as well.
The Worship Assistants on special days could include torch bearer, book bearer, crucifer, banner/streamer carrier, or communion helper.
Sign up using the button below,
- 5:00 p.m. - Festive (Traditional) Worship
- 8:45 and 11:00 a.m. – Celebrate (Contemporary) Worship, in the Celebrate Center
- 8:45 and 11:00 a.m. – Festive (Traditional) Worship, in the Sanctuary