All ages are invited to participate in lifelong learning as we grow as shepherds of the cross.  Intergenerational events are scheduled throughout the year, along with these regularly scheduled opportunities:


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Sunday School: Sunday’s during the school year at 10:15 a.m.

Vacation Bible School: Typically held in July or August for children age 3 and up


For Youth

FINK: Wednesday’s during the school year at 6:00 p.m. (with youth from Grace Lutheran as well!)

  • 1st Wed: At Grace Lutheran - Theme Night
  • 2nd Wed: In the community - Service Night
  • 3rd Wed: At Shepherd of the Cross - Theme Night
  • 4th Wed: All-church, all-ages FINK Night at Shepherd of the Cross
  • 5th Wed: Social Night 

Camp EWALU: EWALU is a partner in the ELCA and often several of our youth/children attend a week of camp. 


For Adults

Adult Education: Sunday’s at 10:30 a.m.

This group studies various subjects, as led by Pastor Aleese. Recent topics have included:

  • Luther and the Reformation  
  • Why Worship Matters
  • Listening in a Noisy World

Women’s Group: Second Saturday of every month at 8:30 a.m.

This lay-led group selects a book of the Bible and gathers for study and breakfast.


Bible at the Brew: First Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. (meet at Missippi Brew)

This lay-led group studies the upcoming Sunday’s Gospel text using the resource “Daily Discipleship Matters.”

Christians Underground: Thurd Wednesday of the month at 11:30 a.m.

Pastor led group looking at the previous Sunday's Gospel. Participants are invited to come with insights, questions and how the Gospel lesson has related to thier lives since Sunday. Pastor Aleese will get us going with some questions, and we'll see where discussion leads us!

R&R with God: Sundays at 5 p.m.

Our world is noisy.  And sometimes we just need a place to get away from it all and listen intently to the voice of God.  R&R teaches and offers time to practice various forms of contemplative prayer.


Be sure to check out Upcoming Events for special events and current education topics!

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