St. Andrew Lutheran Church
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
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Youth Ministries

St. Andrew’s vision is to create an environment where youth experience the love of God, deepen their faith in Christ, and identify their spirit-given gifts and calling in order to empower them to share the good news of God’s reign in word and deed at church and in their daily lives.


St. Andrew Welcomes Ashley Ryll, Director of Children, Youth, and Family

 

 Ashley Ryll is from Centennial, CO, where she grew up attending an ELCA congregation. During that time, she was introduced to Rainbow Trail Lutheran Camp - an ELCA camp in the Rocky Mountain Synod - where she was a camper for 5 years. In 2016, Ashley joined the Rainbow Trail staff as a camp counselor, where she primarily worked with campers who attended the onsite program. Ashley returned to staff this past summer as a Travel Director, where she led teams of counselors to run day camps at churches within the synod. In college, Ashley also worked as Children Activities Support at a non-profit called The Matthews House, an organization that works with at-risk families and youth. Ashley is very excited to join the St. Andrew’s team and can’t wait to see how God works through this ministry!

  


 
 

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WOW! (Wired on Wednesday)
Mardi Gras Pancake Fest
Car Wash
High School Retreat
Confirmation Camp
Confirmation Sunday and Celebration Dinner
Middle School Lock-ins
Walk and Knock
 

 

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Sunday School for Youth

High school and middle school youth are invited to learn more about God and his love for us on Sunday mornings in between services. Sunday school is from 10:00 to 10:45am.

High School youth meet in the Youth Room (Room 2).  Middle School youth meet in Room 1.

For more information on Sunday school, please contact Ashley Ryll at youthfamily@salcvan.org.



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WOW! (Wired on Wednesday)

Weekly Schedule:
5:30 to 6:30 p.m.: Praise Band rehearsal in the sanctuary
6:45 to 7:00 p.m.: Praise Worship
7:00 to 8:00 p.m.:
Confirmation Class for 7th & 8th graders & parents in Davis Rm.
High School Youth Group in Youth Rm.

Wired on Wednesday meets during the school year, beginning September 12, 2018. We take a break for Advent, Lent and holidays. Check the website calendar for the exact schedule. For more information on Wired on Wednesday please contact office@salcvan.org.



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Mardi Gras Pancake Fest

Mission Trip youth will be serving up a feast of pancakes and sausage on Tuesday, February 13, 5:30 to 7:00pm. Come join the fun, listen to the music of the Praise Band and support our youth at our most delicious fundraiser! Proceeds from ticket sales help fund the ELCA Youth Gathering. Tickets will be available 2-weeks leading up to the event or at the door. For more information, please contact the office at office@salcvan.org.



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Car Wash

This twice-yearly fundraiser results in sparkling clean automobiles and wet and happy youth who work hard to help support their Mission Trip. Bring your dirty car, rain or shine, and your donation on car wash day to help support our youth.


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High School Retreat

Everyone needs a time to retreat from the craziness of life and just be still with God; especially teenagers. At the High School Winter Retreat, we talk about our faith, share stories, have fun and worship. The Winter 2018 retreat will be in Vancouver, WA on February 10-12. For more information, please contact Ashley Ryll at youthfamily@salcvan.org.



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Confirmation Camp

Middle School youth will be enjoying the surf, sun, sand and the love of God at Ocean Shores for Confirmation Camp.

What: 2018 Confirmation Camp
When: Sunday, July 15 to Thursday, July 19, 2018 
Where: Ocean Shores Retreat Center, Ocean Shores, WA
Who: Current 6th, 7th and 8th grade youth

Registration will be made available spring 2018. For further information, please contact the office at office@salcvan.org.



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Confirmation Sunday and Celebration Dinner

We will be honoring our 8th grade confirmands this year with a celebration dinner for them and their families on Saturday, May 27 at 5:30pm. We will continue our celebration the next day, Sunday May 28 at the 11:00am service, followed by a reception for all.



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Middle School Lock-ins

Middle schoolers have twice as much fun at two Middle School Lock-ins each year! The first lock-in, held at St. Andrew for SALC youth and their friends, is every fall. The second lock-in, held in the spring, is in conjunction with other Portland/Vancouver area churches and is often hosted by another church. Invite your friends to both. All are welcome! For upcoming lock-in information, please contact Ashley Ryll at youthfamily@salcvan.org.



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Walk and Knock

Middle schoolers lead the way for this annual collection food for families in Clark County. All are welcome to join us as groups go door-to-door asking for non-perishable food. Children in grades 5 and below need to be accompanied by a parent. For more information contact office@salcvan.org.