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

  • A Place to Ask Questions

    A Place to Ask Questions Cindi started attending Zion because it is an ELCA church, just like United in Christ Lutheran Church where she grew up in Eveleth, MN, and because her aunt, Kristi, was already a member here. I was very active in the youth program at United in Christ, and attended many TEC (Teens Encounter Christ) weekends, including being a member of the music team and a co-director. My favorite church memory has been watching my own children sing and dance and praise God, ... more
  • Denver and Duluth

    Denver and Duluth The cities of Duluth and Denver have one very important thing in common…they are the cities the youth of Zion served this summer. This summer 20 youth and 4 (5 if you count me twice) chose to serve these great cities and in the process encountered God, learned, prayed, played and had some adventures. Here a short recap of these trips, if you want to hear more stories and see all the pictures please attend the “Investors Lunch” ... more
  • CYF Summer Travels

    CYF Summer Travels The children and youth of Zion are traveling…please join us in prayer! For the completion of a successful Junior Mission Trip we ask God for safety, and God’s presence.  From June 23-28 the Junior Mission Trip (grades 7-8) travel to serve the people of Duluth.  We travel with a few other churches from Minnesota and Luther Crest Bible Camp.  Our days are filled with service projects, bible studies, laugher, fun and exploring the great city of Duluth.  We are thankful ... more

Grade 6-12

Confirmation (grade 6-8)
UpGrade Youth Group (grade 6-8)
Class Ring Handbells (grade 6-8)
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)


Kristin Lotthammer
(Sunday school)

Pastor Suzi Orlopp
(grade 6-12)