St. Paul Lutheran Church
Tel: 712-364-2918 | Fax: 712-364-3038
100 7th Street
Ida Grove, Iowa 51445
Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

St. Paul Youth Ministry


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Senior LYF

High School Bible Class (8th-12th Grade) every Sunday @10:15am

            Throughout August we will be taking a deeper look at the Sunday morning scriptures.


Refuge 2019

            In 2019 Refuge will be every First (St. Paul, Ida Grove) and Third (St. John, Battle Creek) Wednesday at 7pm.  During Advent and Lent we will meet every First and Third Sunday at 6pm.

            First Refuge of 2019:  Wednesday, September 4th at 7pm at Ida Grove City Park (Subject to change)


National Youth Gathering

            Thank you to all of you who supported Keith, Lillian, Sarah, and Zach on our trip to Minneapolis for the National Youth Gathering.  A special thanks to Karen Petersen for her service as a chaperone/adult leader.  On August 25th at the 9 o’clock service, our youth, adults, and Young Adult Volunteers (Amy & Christine) will be reporting on their experiences.


Iowa District West Youth Gathering

            November 15-17, 2019, at Embassy Suites, Des Moines.  Open to all 9th-12th graders.


Watermarked (Higher Things 2020)

            July 7-10, 2020, at NW Missouri State University, Maryville, MO.  Open to all 8th-12th Graders.


Junior LYF

Junior LYF Lock-In

                Friday, August 2t from 8pm to 7am at St. Paul Lutheran Church.  Open to all who have completed 5th-8th Grade.


2019 Junior High Youth Gathering

                October 19-20, 2019, Sheraton, West Des Moines.  Open to all 6th-8th Graders. Deadline to register is September 22


PICNIC IN THE PARK in the City Park, We will have the grill ready to eat by 6:15PM, bring an item to grill if you would like, a dish to share and your own table service and drinks. It will be advertised on the King Theater sign - please watch the church sign or the church’s Facebook page for any changes due to weather or such. LAST Picnic in the Park will be Wednesday, August 21


 Youth & Family Website

Last Updated: 8/1/2019