Youth Ministry (5th-8th Grade)

Middle School Ministry

Bethlehem’s middle school ministry focuses on students building relationships that matter with:

  • God 
  • Peers
  • Adult leaders
  • Members of our communities

We build these relationships through energetic events, small group discussions, service-learning opportunities, and experiential worship.

Wednesday Night Confirmation

7th & 8th Grade
Wednesdays, 6:30–7:45 pm
During the school year 2020-21

In response to safe COVID-19 practices, Confirmation will take place in homes around the Twin Cities and on Zoom until we are able to return to the church building.

Students currently in 7th and 8th grade meet together for large group fun, teaching, and worship before splitting into small groups to engage with questions about faith and life. Our two-year series focuses on getting to know and love God, others and ourselves. 

2020-2021 (Year B):
Respecting Your Neighbor & Digital Citizenship; Respecting Your Body; Respecting Your Mind; Respecting Your Spirit

2021-2022 (Year A):
Who is God? Who are God’s People? Who is Jesus? Who are Jesus’ Followers?

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Sunday Morning Zoom!

Join us in Zoom each Sunday after the livestream worship service. Our time consists of an interactive Zoom game, a discussion based off of the morning sermon, and time to check-in and pray for each other in small groups.

5th & 6th Grade

Sundays, 11:15 am–12:00pm
During the school year 2020-21

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7th & 8th Grade

Sundays, 11:15 am–12:00pm
During the school year 2020-21

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Youth Choirs

Youth choirs meet on Wednesday nights during the school year.


Youth Choir
7th–12th Grade


Chancel Choir
Middle School to Adult

Upcoming Events

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First Fridays for 5th-8th Graders

September 04 | Minneapolis Campus

5th-8th Grade students congregate at the Minneapolis campus once a month for an evening of fun!

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Amnicon Canoe Day Trips

August 11 | Off-Site

Canoe day-trips for 5th-12th Grade students, hosted by Amnicon Lutheran Outdoor Ministries!

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Summer Small Groups

August 05 | Off-Site

Students who finished 7th-8th Grade in the 2019-2020 school year are invited every Wednesday for some (safely distanced) face-to-face fun!

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Youth Staff Contact

Director of Student Ministries

Peter Carlson

Phone: 612-312-3417