Oak Hill

Oak Hill

Campus Info

Service Times

In-Person Worship

Sundays at 9:00am & 10:30am

Phone: 651-739-5144
Email: wlc@woodburylutheran.org

Location

9050 60th Street N

Stillwater, MN 55082

Valley Creek

Valley Creek

Campus Info

Service Times

Sundays at 9:00am & 10:30am

Phone: 651-739-5144
Email: wlc@woodburylutheran.org

Location

7380 Afton Rd

Woodbury, MN 55125

Wakota Ridge

Wakota Ridge

Campus Info

Service Times

Sundays at 9:00am

Phone: 651-739-5144
Email: wlc@woodburylutheran.org

Location

255 W Douglas St.

South Saint Paul, MN 55075

Online Campus

Online Campus

Live Streaming

Service Times

Join the online campus and worship with a live service host and real-time chat!  Saturday at 5:00pm, or Sunday at 8:00am, 9:30am and 11:00am at live.woodburylutheran.org.

or

Watch current and past services on-demand on the WLC YouTube channel!

Location

WLC YOUTH

VISIT US

Oak Hill | Valley Creek | Wakota Ridge

Loved. Saved. Changed.

We want every young person to know they are loved, saved, and changed by Jesus. 
Following Him, growing as His disciples, and serving and telling others, so that all may know Him as Savior and Lord!  


 
Woodbury Lion's Garage Sale

Thursday, May 12-Saturday, May 14th

GARAGE SALE FUNDRAISER:  We will be collecting those slightly used “treasures” for the upcoming Lions Garage Sale held May 12 (12:00 pm to 5:00 pm); May 13 (8:00 am to 5:00 pm); May 14 (8:00 am to 12:00 pm).

Collection dates and times:  Drop off donations at the Valley Creek campus (east parking lot door)
May 10 (5:30 pm to 8:30 pm) and May 11 (4:30 pm to 8:30 pm).

Youth ONLY:   Fundraisers help off set the costs of our summer ministry programs. You and your family members (anyone in 6th grade and older) are welcome to work to "earn" money for your student account.   Check out the Garage Sale Guidelines for signing up to work.  Check them out before you sign up.  The sign up link will go live on April 6th, 4pm.

GARAGE SALE SIGN UP GUIDELINES FOR WORKERS

SIGN UP TO WORK THE GARAGE SALE (Read Guidelines)


Dig into the Word with this week's Bible Reading suggestions:

 

Middle School || Foundations

Get to know other students, grow in your faith, and discover what it means to be disciples of Jesus in Middle School! 

Wednesdays, 6:30-8pm: Large group teaching, small group discussions, games & worship. 


 
REGISTER FOR FOUNDATIONS

High School || ROOTS

Come get connected, study the Bible, enjoy game nights, serve, build relationships, and participate in small groups! 

Wednesdays:, 6:30-8pm: Large group teaching, small group discussions, games & worship. 

 REGISTER FOR ROOTS

Wakota Ridge Youth:

WAKOTA RIDGE YOUTH are gathering twice a month after church on Sunday.
Our gatherings will consist of a mix of serving, fun getting to know each other, and Bible devotions/prayer.
This months dates are:

Sundays, after church, 10:30-11:30, meet in the Courtyard room


4/24 Fun at the Heintz's!  Mark your calendars for FUN on 4/24 from 10:45-12:30!
We're going to meet at the Heintz's house after church for wheelchair basketball (wheelchairs provided) & a pizza lunch!
Address: 15528 80th St S, Hastings, MN 55033 (about 20 minutes from WR).

Contact Laura Stennes for more information.


There’s always something happening around here!
Check out youth opportunities below under your age group:

Middle School Events

Middle School Mania (6-8th graders) 

All 6th-8th graders are welcome to come join in on the fun! Games, friends, and a chance to take over a campus for a night! It’s free & no registration required.
Dates CHANGE:  May 13, 6:30 - 8pm at Oak Hill Campus

CURRENT 5TH GRADERS ARE WELCOME TO JOIN US!!!
Questions: Contact Lindsey Schmidt.


SUMMER STRECH: Summer Stretch Registration is up! Summer Stretch is a fun way to serve, connect, and live the Disciple Life this Summer!
Save these dates: June 30th, July 21st & 28th. 8am-1pm and hopefully Aug 4th we'll be heading to Valleyfair!!! 8:30am-7pm.
More details will be coming out in our next email on April 19th!

SUMMER STRETCH YOUTH REGISTRATON


Middle School Mission Experience: (for youth who will have completed 6th-8th grade June 2022)
We are heading to Rochester for the Rochester Servant Event. It's an amazing event that give us the opportunity to serve all over the community as we partner with churches all over Minnesota. June 11-16, 2022. Cost: $175.  Watch for a schedule of mission meetings from Linsdey Schmidt.


NATIONAL YOUTH GATHERING (current 8-12th graders) 

2022 LCMS National Youth Gathering!  

Current 8th-12th grade students from WLC are headed to the LCMS NYG in Houston, Texas next July and it’s an experience you won’t want to miss!  Did you miss the meeting on Oct. 10?  A video copy of the meeting is available right here.   

DEADLINE HAS PAST FOR A GUARANTEED SPOT ON THIS TRIP.  Contact Patrick with questions or to be put on a waiting list!      

Final Meeting: Sunday, June 26th 6:00-8:30 location at the Radecki home

NYG INFORMATION PACKET 10.10.21


WAKOTA RIDGE YOUTH are gathering twice a month after church on Sunday.
Our gatherings will consist of a mix of serving, fun getting to know each other, and Bible devotions/prayer.

NEW Upcoming May-June WR Youth Dates! Mark your calendars :)


5/8 - 10:30-11:30, Courtyard room 
5/15 - Senior Grad Blessing & End of the Year Celebration!  - 6:00-7:30 WR Courtyard. All youth and their families are invited to gather to celebrate our three High School seniors: Aly, Noah, and Perrine with dinner and a special blessing. We'll also celebrate our first year of youth ministry together as a campus! 
6/5 - 10:30-11:30, Courtyard room - 1st Summer Bible Study! 
6/26 - Following all campus outdoor worship at the Afton Land, we'll head over to the Radecki's house! (9 minutes from the Afton Land) We'll have lunch together, fun, & Summer Bible Study. Approximate start time 11:15 am. 

Contact Laura Stennes for dates and more information.


High School Events

NATIONAL YOUTH GATHERING (current 8-12th graders) 

2022 LCMS National Youth Gathering!  

Current 8th-12th grade students from WLC are headed to the LCMS NYG in Houston, Texas next July and it’s an experience you won’t want to miss!  Did you miss the meeting on Oct. 10?  A video copy of the meeting is available right here.   

DEADLINE HAS PAST FOR A GUARANTEED SPOT ON THIS TRIP.  Contact Patrick with questions or to be put on the waiting list!      

April Meeting: Sunday, April 24th 1:00-2:30 at Valley Creek
Parent’s needed from 1:45-2:30.
Lots of paperwork signing and gathering and info at this meeting.

Final Meeting: Sunday, June 26th 6:00-8:30 location TBD (likely someone’s home)

NYG INFORMATION PACKET 10.10.21


Summer Stretch Teen Leader Application is up too! High Schoolers, we're looking at you!
We'd love for you to help with devotions, leading discussions, and games! Apply by May 15th!

TEEN LEADER APPLICATION SUMMER STRETCH


Calling all Senior Families!!!

Congratulations from the entire Woodbury Lutheran Church community to our 2022 Grads!  We are so excited for this huge milestone in your life, for all that God has done in you to this point, and the great plans he has for your future!
We have a few ways we’d like celebrate this moment with you and bless you as you step into what’s ahead! This last week you should have recieved an email from Patrick with lots of details about our Grad celebrations coming up, if you didn't please let Patrick know!

In-Worship Recognition May 22nd (Photos must be submitted by Sunday, May 15th)
Grads will be highlighted and prayed over in our weekend worship services on May 22nd.  This will include prayers for grads and a photo montage of senior pictures in both our in person and online services.   Check service times or worship online at live.woodburylutheran.org

To have your student’s senior photo included please send it along with the following information to Stacy Winter ( ) by Sunday, May 15th.  In addition to the photo please include the student’s name, high school, parent’s name(s), and future plans.  Click here for more information.

Valley Creek Lawn-Chair Grad Blessing (Sunday, May 22nd 7:00-7:45PM, East Lawn VC Campus) 
Please join us for this short gathering to honor WLC’s 2022 grads.  At this event students and their immediate families will have a chance to reflect on the blessings that have defined the last 18 years and look ahead to where God is taking these young people next! An RSVP is appreciated but not required.  Brewerp@woodburylutheran.org


High School HOOTENNANY (9-12th graders) 

We having another Hootennany!  All 9th-12th graders are welcome to come join the Hootennany (kind of like Middle School Mania but more Rad)!  Games, friends, and a chance to take over the VC campus for a night! It’s free & no registration required. 
Date:  Watch for updated date soon.
Questions: Contact Patrick Brewer.


WAKOTA RIDGE YOUTH are gathering twice a month after church on Sunday.
Our gatherings will consist of a mix of serving, fun getting to know each other, and Bible devotions/prayer.

NEW Upcoming May-June WR Youth Dates! Mark your calendars :)


5/8 - 10:30-11:30, Courtyard room 
5/15 - Senior Grad Blessing & End of the Year Celebration!  - 6:00-7:30 WR Courtyard. All youth and their families are invited to gather to celebrate our three High School seniors: Aly, Noah, and Perrine with dinner and a special blessing. We'll also celebrate our first year of youth ministry together as a campus! 
6/5 - 10:30-11:30, Courtyard room - 1st Summer Bible Study! 
6/26 - Following all campus outdoor worship at the Afton Land, we'll head over to the Radecki's house! (9 minutes from the Afton Land) We'll have lunch together, fun, & Summer Bible Study. Approximate start time 11:15 am. 

Contact Laura Stennes for dates and more information.


Events for All Youth

WAYS TO SERVE AT WLC IN MAY:

We have a couple of great Family Serving Opportunities coming up that I thought you might be interested in, thanks for considering! We could really use your help!

New Life Family Services World's Largest Diaper Drive - we are a drop off point for a huge diaper drive and will need some help organizing and delivering diapers. Click Here to sign up.
Chosen Encore - Back in 2019 we partnered with World Vision on child sponsorships where we flipped the script and the children chose the sponsors, it was amazing - we had like 425 children get sponsored! We are going to do a follow up on that after Easter and will need a bunch of volunteers.
Click Here to sign up at Valley Creek Campus.



SUMMER STRECH: Summer Stretch Registration is up! Summer Stretch is a fun way to serve, connect, and live the Disciple Life this Summer!
Save these dates: June 30th, July 21st & 28th. 8am-1pm and hopefully Aug 4th we'll be heading to Valleyfair!!! 8:30am-7pm.
More details will be coming out in our next email on April 19th!

SUMMER STRETCH YOUTH REGISTRATON

Summer Stretch Teen Leader Application is up too! High Schoolers, we're looking at you!
We'd love for you to help with devotions, leading discussions, and games! Apply by May 15th!

TEEN LEADER APPLICATION SUMMER STRETCH



YOUTH GARAGE SALE FUNDRAISER: 

Lions Garage Sale held May 12 (12:00 pm to 5:00 pm); May 13 (8:00 am to 5:00 pm); May 14 (8:00 am to 12:00 pm).
COLLECTION DATES AND TIMES: Drop off donations at the Valley Creek campus (east parking lot door).  May 10 (5:30 pm to 8:30 pm) and May 11 (4:30 pm to 8:30 pm).

ADULT HELP NEEDED:  Fundraisers help off set the costs of our summer ministry programs. If you're a person who likes to plan, we always need energetic and calm adults to help with the sale on Thursday and Friday (May 12-13th). If you have a work schedule that will allow you to take a day off or move your hours around, we'd LOVE extra help those days. It's also a way to boost your funds for the Gathering, Mission Trips, and Summer Stretch.  You and your family members (anyone in 6th grade and older) are welcome to work to "earn" money for your student account. 

GARAGE SALE SIGN UP GUIDELINES FOR WORKERS

SIGN UP TO WORK THE GARAGE SALE (Read Guidelines)


Summer Blast FUN Crew We are trying a new thing this summer...we want TONS of youth to help with our WLCKids Summer Blast camps (VBS). All youth currently in 5th grade on up can help! Fill out this form and let us know your availability and interests for this summer's Summer Blasts! We will be helping with greeting, taking photos, song actions, storytelling, snacks, group leading, and crafts!
Valley Creek Fun Crew Dates & Times: June 20-23: 9-noon (The Fun Crew reports 30 minutes before the participants.)
There are 2 additional weeks as well & LOTS of different ways to BRING THE FUN! You can serve at our campus and at other campuses! Here are those dates & camp times: July 18-21 (Wakota Ridge--6-7:30pm) & July 25-28 (Oak Hill–9:30-noon).

Youth Summer Bible study: Each campus is going to be gathering to study 1 and 2 Peter together over the summer. Here are the Valley Creek Summer Bible study dates for both MS & HS: June 22 & 29, July 20 & 27, August 3. 6:30-8pm at VC. There will be fun foods along with fun times!

 

Youth Ministry Staff

Lindsey Schmidt

Director of Youth Ministry

Patrick Brewer

Director of High School Youth Ministry

Sarah Dibbern

Kids & Youth Minister
Oak Hill Campus 

Laura Stennes

Kids & Youth Minister
Wakota Ridge Campus

Stacy Winter

Administrative Assistant
for Youth Ministries

 

 

Locations

Oak Hill Campus
9050 60th St N
Stillwater, MN 55082

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Middle School and High Schoolers,
join us Wednesdays
from 6:30pm - 8pm

Valley Creek Campus
7380 Afton Road
Woodbury, MN 55125

 learn more
Middle School and High Schoolers,
join us Wednesdays
from 6:30pm - 8pm 

Wakota Ridge Campus
255 W Douglas Street
South St. Paul, MN 55075

 learn more
Middle School and High Schoolers,
join us Sundays twice a month!
Contact Laura Stennes for
dates and times. 

Can friends come?
YES!  Always!  (If it is a registration event, please have them register in advance)


How do parents stay connected and in the loop?
Scroll down to our social links section (below) or search "WLCyouth" on Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram!


Snow Days
In the case of inclement weather, we follow District 833 and 834 closings.  If either district cancels evening activities, we will do the same for all campuses.  We'll also post the cancellation on Facebook, Instagram, and on the website.

Do parents come in to drop off or pick up?
Parents are welcome to come in, but it is not required.  Please drop off at the East doors (upper parking lot) on Wednesday nights.  You can pick up at whichever door you prefer.

Confirmation 


The Confirmation Journey is a family-paced faith process for young people (7th-12th grades), who would like to dive deeper into understanding what they believe and why. The Journey is quite flexible, it can be completed in a year or as long as you need.   

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Fundraising

*All Fundraiser details can be found in the links above.  Watch for more details here in the future!

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