Youth Ministry

Inspiring joyful faith; Building a loving community; Serving Neighbors Near and Far

Good Sam’s youth programs provide an all welcoming, safe place for middle & high school students to gather, explore their faith, ask questions, form friendships and serve the community.

Popsicles Under the Portico

June 23rd, 5:30 - 7:30

Everyone is invited to drop by Good Sam and have a Popsicle with Jan Russell, Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries and friends!   Host family for this event:  The Tietz family.   Hope to see you there!  (Future dates July 7th and August 18th)

ASP at Home – Schedule

Prep Day Wednesday: June 16 @ 8am at site

Evening Gathering: Wednesday June 16 time TBD at church

Paint Day: Thursday June 17 @ 8am at site

Picnic at Good Sam: Thursday June 17 time TBD

MSP-Mission Day Camp

August 5-6,

MSP Mission Day Camp August 3rd to 6th   Youth (7th to 12th grade)

Join with other teens across the Twin Cities to collaborating with ministries and programs that meet the needs of our communities, especially those impacted by recent events.

Sign up: (coming soon)

Youth Sunday School

Students learn through activities and discussion how faith impacts our understanding and response to current events.

Jr and Sr. High Sunday School   (7th grade through 12th Grade)

Sunday School meets from September – May. 

SR HIGH Youth Group: 9th – 12th Grade

SR HIGH is all about finding community and deepening friendships while continuing to explore faith together. All 9th – 12th graders are invited to co-create a place where they can be themselves, share in joys and struggles, participate in games, activities, conversations and serve others through various projects, all while continuing to seek and experience God’s transformative presence in our lives.

Sr. High Youth Group– Topic – Super Heroes
Zoom Meeting ID 951 1716 0834 Passcode GoodSam

BUZZ: 7th – 8th Grade Youth Group

Wednesday Evenings (September – May): 7 PM via Zoom

Buzz is all about having fun, building friendships and exploring faith together. Buzz is open to all and strives to be a safe place for everyone to be themselves as we share our highs & lows, participate in games and activities, learn about and experience God’s love and grace in our lives and serve others through projects.

Confirmation: 9th Grade

2nd & 4th Sunday Mornings (September – May): 11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

9th graders are invited to participate in a 9-month Confirmation program as an intentional journey; digging deeper into the Christian faith, their understanding and relationship with God, and what it means to live out the vows of Christian discipleship in their everyday lives.

Confirmation 2021 – Next Class – February 28th 3pm

Appalachia Service Project (ASP)

Making Homes Warmer, Safer, Drier, Transforming Lives

The Good Samaritan ASP planning meeting has made the decision not to go to ASP this summer(2021).

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