Youth & Children

Let the children come to me, and do not prevent them; for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as theseMatthew 19:14

Birth-Grade 5 Calendar    Grade 6-12 Calendar    Program Information

  • Journey of Faith

    I am now passing the values they instilled in me on down to my own children, and hope they continue down a great faith journey.Emily grew up attending Trinity Lutheran Church in Moorhead, MN, until her family moved to Buffalo in 1991. I attended Sunday school, was involved with the choir and went to Vacation Bible School. My fondest memory was that every Palm Sunday Pastor Foss would have us raise our palms high and shout “Hosanna!” Emily was a teenager when they moved to Buffalo, and Zion became Emily’s home away from home. She was involved with VBS, youth group, Kairo singers, and mission trips. When ... more
  • Congregation for the Future

    Youth ministry is important to Zion because we need to keep youth interested in church so we can build a congregation for the future.Hanna has lived in Buffalo and been a member of Zion her whole life. Her family includes her mom, dad, and sister, Blair. She is a junior at Maple Lake High School and plans to attend a four year college. She enjoys the outdoors, traveling, reading, and serving others. Zion is special to me because my family has been going here ever since my great-great-grandparents were alive. They were part of Carlslund congregation which was near their farm. Her fondest memory of ... more
  • Sunday School 2016-2017

    Zion is preparing for Sunday school to resume in the fall. Registration for volunteers and kids opens online beginning Sunday, August 21 and there are 2 ways you can help: Registration Please sign up as soon as possible, so staff can plan classes and materials! Register for 8:30 classes    Register for 10:30 classes    Register for Kids’ Place & Choirs Families are asked to make a $10 contribution per child for the year (with a $30 family max), to help cover curriculum, supplies, ... more

Grade 6-12

Confirmation (grade 6-8)
UpGrade Youth Group (grade 6-8)
Class Ring Handbells (grade 6-8)
Graceland Youth Group (grade 9-12)
Youth Choir (grade 6-12)
Friday Breakfast Crew (grade 9 and up)
TIM Team

Youth Ministry Calendar
Middle School Facebook Page
High School Facebook Page

Graduate Update


Vacation Bible School (age 3-grade 4)
Zion Day Camp (age 5-grade 5)
Bible Camp at Wapo (grade 2-12)
Summer Stretch (grade 4-8)
Soul Sisterhood (grade 1-5)


Kirsten Kelly
(birth-grade 5)

Position Vacant – Contact Pastor Luke
(grade 6-12)

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