Team oversees the congregation's Christian Education
program. Classes for adults, young people and children
meet on Sundays as well as throughout the week. Click
on the links below to explore the possibilities.
If you are
interested in, or have questions about, any of the programs
below, contact Pastor Jim Bangsund.
Life and Service Seminars (C.L.A.S.S.)
C.L.A.S.S. 201 is designed to deepen our relationship with
God by strengthening the habits that can help us grow to
maturity in our Christian faith.
Morning and Evening Classes
A variety of Bible studies and other classes, open to everyone,
is offered at 9:45 and 11:00 am each Sunday morning and
4:45-6:00 pm Sunday evenings. Classes are taught by the
pastors as well as by lay leaders and are held each Sunday
of the year except for June-August and some holidays.
Click here for current
Sunday class offerings.
A variety of topics and Bible studies are offered throughout
the year. Morning classes as well as evening classes are
offered and are open to non-members as well as members.
Click here for current
midweek class offerings.
This ministry is aimed at helping men grow as fathers
and individuals. The vision for the group is a vibrant
men's ministry, focused on fathers with children pre-school
through 12 years of age, designed to help encourage
men to pursue God, to help equip each other for discipleship
and spiritual service in the home, workplace, community,
and the world.
A Bible study group for men which meets on Tuesday mornings
at 6:30 am, at Flames Restaurant (Ross & Hillsdale).
Individuals may join at any time.
Mens group open to all men of the church. Meets once
a month for either food and discussion of a topic important
to Christian men, or a service project. Meets on the 3rd
Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm.
For information regarding Women's Ministry
in general, click here.
A number of Bible study groups are offered for women. These
groups meet once a month for Bible study and discussion.
All women are welcome to attend. Call the church office
The Zest group of women meets Tuesday mornings (except the
2nd Tuesday of the month) at 9:45 in the Music Room (next
to the main office; click here
for map). The women do either a book or Bible study of their
choice, with members sharing the discussion leader responsibilities.
School for Children and Youth
Classes are offered for preschool through Senior High at
9:45 am. Class locations are posted in the bulletin. The
preschool through fifth grade children learn Bible lessons.
Jr. and Sr. High classes offer a variety of topical lessons
throughout the school year. Classes are held each Sunday
of the school year except for some holidays.
This class is for fifth graders (and older students who
are not yet partaking of the sacrament) and focuses on the
Sacrament of Holy Communion and what it means to be a Lutheran
Christian. First communion is usually held on the first
Sunday in November. Classes begin in September, and continue
for five consecutive weeks.
Confirmation prepares youth in 6th to 8th grades for adult
membership in the Lutheran Church. The focus is on study
of the Old and New Testaments along with Martin Luthers
Small Catechism. Classes meet Sundays at 4:45 pm September
Timothy's Lutheran School
St. Timothy's Lutheran School
serves children in preschool through 5th grade. The school
is dedicated to nurturing, educating, and developing children
in a Christ-centered environment to better understand and
appreciate the world around us. Class sizes are small, ensuring
strong and consistent student-teacher interaction. A rigorous
academic curriculum, supported by strong Christian foundations,
prepares the children for success and leadership in advanced
grades at both public and private middle and high schools.
St. Timothy's has full accreditation with WASC (Western
Association of Schools and Colleges). Click here
for the school Web site (opens a new window).