Exciting things are happening in our youth department with opportunities that combine our values of passionately loving God, connecting with old and new friends, serving and spreading His love to others, and all of it topped with laughter and fun! Stop in. Say hello. Spread the word!


Sundays, 10:30–11:30am, Arden Hills Youth Center & Roseville Room 115 
For grades 6–12. Food, friendships and solid foundational teaching. TRUE U (youth version of the Truth Project by Focus on the Family) includes DVD teachings with Dr. Stephen Meyer. This study unpacks four world views pitting them against each other in a quest to decide which one gives the best answers. Dr. Meyer examines the evidence and provides tools needed for students to defend their faith and make it their own.


Wednesdays, Arden Hills (enter Door B)  |  Dinner: 5:15–6:30pm  |  Open Gym: 6–6:30pm
Confirmation: Now–May 10, 6:30–8pm, Youth Center
For grades 6–9. Confirmation is designed to position students to encounter the living God.  Through the study of God’s Word, prayer, worship, accountability, service and gathering together with other believers, Confirmands won’t just hear about God, they will experience Him. Pastor Vaagenes provides the pastoral leadership where students affirm their faith in Jesus Christ and God the Father and learn to walk their lives empowered by the Holy Spirit. Contact Andra Wheatley.
Youth Group: 6:30–8pm
Worship, large group teaching and small group discussions. All are welcome. Contact Willie Gunard.

Registration fee (reduced-half year): $10/person or $40/family max.

Feed My Starving children

Saturday, April 29, 3:30–7:30pm, meet at Arden Hills
You can make a difference in the world by helping pack meals for children in need. “Turn hunger into hope with your own two hands.” Check in at Arden Hills. Bus departs for the Coon Rapids packing location at 4pm. Contact Willie Gunard. Families welcome!


Friday, May 5, 6:33–10pm, Arden Hills Youth Center
FIND! Lost & Found (Luke 15). Speaker: Gail Baez (North Heights Council Member). Bring your friends and enjoy pizza, worship, teaching and a large group game. 

Confirmation Night of Testimonies Picnic

Wednesday, May 17, 6pm, Arden Hills Plaza
What better way to support our newest confirmands than to fellowship and listen to their testimonies? Join us for a picnic on the plaza before we hear from the students. Freewill offering. RSVP to Andra Wheatley if you plan to attend. All are welcome.

Confirmation Sunday

May 21, 9am, Arden Hills Sanctuary


Youth Coordinator: Willie Gunard
Administrator/Confirmation: Andra Wheatley
Program Assistant: Connie Hoffman

Summer Bible Camp

Monday, July 31–Saturday, August 5, Wood Lake Bible Camp, Grantsburg, WI
Enjoy a week of crazy fun, inspiring worship and powerful messages by Jeff Deyo (Head of the Worship Department at North Central University). We will join Vision of Glory Lutheran Church (Plymouth, MN) in their AWAKEN Camp. A great faith-growing, memory-making, friend and community-building week! Cost: $350. There will be opportunities throughout the summer to earn money toward camp. Contact Connie Hoffman with questions.