The Black Forest Lutheran Church Youth Ministry works closely with the Youth Education Ministry. The two ministries are interwoven through a common Director, Sedra Raz. The main mission of the Education Ministry is to teach the children and youth the Word of God and to give them strong biblical knowledge and a firm foundation for their faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.
At BFLC, we have Sunday School for Pre-K through 12th grade.
Vacation Bible School
Vacation Bible School is open to the children of the community, to introduce them to Jesus Christ and to make lifetime memories in a fun and loving environment.
The youth of BFLC also learn to minister to younger members of the congregation and the community by volunteering to help with Vacation Bible School.
VBS also connects the younger children with the teenagers of BFLC so that intergenerational relationships might begin or be strengthened throughout and beyond this week long event.
Confirmation classes provide the tools and knowledge necessary to discover and grow in understanding God's love and grace. During the two years of Confirmation classes we learn about God by going through the Old and New Testament of the Holy Bible. We also we learn about our Worship service, including key concepts of the Liturgy and the Sacraments.
At the beginning of summer, each student will attend Confirmation camp. For the duration of this camp, we go through each of the affirmations of Baptism promises which we pledge to keep for the remainder of our lives. These are: