Middle School Ministry
Are you a middle schooler? Do you have a middle schooler? Either way, we’re glad you’re here! We love middle schoolers and we hope that you’ll check out one of our ministries designed just for you! 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students are invited to join us as we study the Bible, talk about life, serve others, and get connected through games and small group time.
Parents of Middle Schoolers
We want to partner with you! Here are a few great ways to stay connected.
Email Us: ( / / ) any important info about your young person that will help us care for him/her! (Things we like to know include: any special needs, life changes/concerns, exciting stuff, and the hard stuff.)
Text Updates: If you'd like to receive follow up questions via text after weekly ministries, join the text lists by texting 81010.
(To get Sixers updates: include '@wlcsixers' in the message.)
Small Group Leaders: Get to know your young person's small group leader, invite them to games/plays/competitions. Invite them out for coffee/dinner. They are a cheerleader for you as well as your young person!
WLCYOUTH Facebook Page: Liking our Facebook page is another great way to get updates on things happening. WLCYouth Facebook Page
For more information about Middle School Ministry please contact: Lindsey Schmidt
Middle School Events
SUMMER MISSION TRIP SIGN UP
MS SUMMER MISSION TRIP TO QUAD CITIES: The 2018 Summer Mission Trip will be to Quad Cities, Iowa/Illinois on July 15-20, 2018. It is open to 6th-8th (for the 2017-2018 school year) 8th graders may register for either the High school or Middle school mission trip. Contact: Lindsey Schmidt.
WEDNESDAY YOUTH NIGHT - LENTEN SCHEDULE
WEDNESDAY YOUTH NIGHT - LENTEN SCHEDULE (6th-12th) - Lenten Wednesday night youth schedule runs through March 21. All Youth ministries take place on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:15pm. Join us for small groups and worship. Youth meet at Oak Hill campus youth room or at Valley Creek campus in the Bridge (Liberty Ridge meets at VC campus).
LIBERTY RIDGE DONUTS AND DEVOS
LIBERTY RIDGE SUNDAY DONUT AND DEVO (6th-12th): On the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month we will gather to enjoy donuts together, play a game, do a devotional Bible study, and share highs and lows from our week. We will then meet in the kids/youth area to have fun, get to know each other more, spend time in God's word together, and connect as a Liberty Ridge community. Contact Laura at with any questions.
FAMILY HOLY COMMUNION CLASS - Sign up for Seder meal - March 29
VC SEDER MEAL SIGN UP FOR HOLY COMMUNION CLASS PARTICIPANTS ONLY: The final session of your Lord’s Supper Class is the Family Seder Dinner. The Family Seder Dinner is Thursday, March 29 at 5:30 p.m. at the Valley Creek Campus. Seder Dinner is by reservation only for current class members and family. Please sign up and pay here. There will be no walk-in seating and payment must accompany reservation. To help us plan for this event, please sign up by Tuesday, March 20. Students (12 and under): $8 and adults: $10. Questions? Contact: Lindsey Schmidt or 651-739-5144 ext. 219.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - SERVICE HOURS March 29
The Valley Creek Holy Communion Class Seder meal on Thursday, March 29 is in need of volunteers. The final session of the Holy Communion Class is the Family Seder Dinner. This Seder Dinner celebrates the last supper of our Lord Jesus Christ. Volunteers are needed to help make this special event a success. What we need: Set-up 3-5pm (4 spots), Serving 5-7pm (30 spots—wear dark pants and white shirts please) and Clean-up 7-8pm (12 spots). Sign up here. Great service hours for Confirmation students! Questions: Contact Lindsey Schmidt at or 651-739-5144.
EASTER BREAKFAST FUND RAISER - April 1
Easter Breakfast Fund Raiser (6th -12th at OH & VC campuses)
The Easter Breakfast youth fundraiser sign up will open online for one shift per person for Middle School families March 11-17 and High School families from March 18-24. Then beginning March 25 anyone can sign up for multiple shifts until full.
SUMMER STRETCH - Registration Opens April 1
Summer Stretch (6th-8th): Registration opens for participants and Teen Leaders on April 1. Students who’ve completed 6th grade as of the summer of 2018 are welcome to join us on Thursdays during the summer for service and fun. Read more at this link.
Sign up coming
OAK HILL GAME NIGHT - April 5
GAME NIGHT AT OAK HILL (6-12th): Game night the first Thursday of every month, 7-8:30pm. Join us on April 5. Meet at Caribou Coffee, 1830 Market Dr. Stillwater, MN 55082. Come hang out with Sarah and play games!
GARAGE SALE FUNDRAISER - April 9 Sign up
GARAGE SALE FUNDRAISER: Sign up for this fundraiser will open on Monday, April 9, 4pm at wlcyouth.org. Here is your chance (current 6th through 12th graders and parents/family) to raise money for mission trips, Summer Stretch or any youth events held through WLC. We have quite a few sign up guidelines for the May 8-12 fundraiser. All this information can be found on the sign up page at wlcyouth.org. PLEASE read the directions carefully. Also, we will be accepting donations at the VC campus starting May 8. Questions to contact Shanna at or 612-859-1365.
OAK HILL FELLOWSHIP HOUR FUND RAISER: The 2018 summer's youth mission trips and short term mission trips are fast approaching. Once again students will host fellowship time in between services as a fundraiser for their trips.
One Sunday, during the months of April, May and June we would like our middle school and high school students (along with their parents), to host the fellowship time between services. At this once a month hosting opportunity, the donations collected will go towards the mission trips. (April 1 will be the Youth Easter Breakfast). CLICK HERE to find the full description. Contact: Molly Schulze.
All Campus Wednesday Night Ministries
WEDNESDAY NIGHT MINISTRIES for 6th-8th: FOUNDATIONS Great times are ahead! Wednesday night ministries for MS youth at OH and VC campuses. The night looks like this: 6-6:30 pm, Game time; 6:30-7 pm, Opening worship/games; 7-7:30 pm, Large group teaching; 7:30-8:15 pm, Small groups. The Cafe at VC campus is also open from 4-6:20pm to grab a bite or hang out. For more information please contact: Patrick Brewer.
OPEN BRIDGE is an after-school ministry at the Valley Creek campus for 6th-12th grade students to hang out, play video games, listen to music, talk to people who care, get help with homework, eat, dance, play games, and be known. The Bridge is open on Wednesdays from 4-6:20pm during the school year. The cafe is open with snacks available to purchase ($.25-$3.50). Come stop in and hang out with friends! Contact: Lindsey Schmidt.
Middle School Ministries
Wednesday evening classes at both campuses for 6th-8th graders. Bible study, games, praise & worship, large group teaching, & small group time. (September 9, 2017 - May 16, 2018).
Personalized faith-enriching experience for students who are currently in 7th-12th grades who would like to dive deeper into understanding what they believe and why.
After-school youth center at the Valley Creek campus for 6th-12th grade students to hang out, do homework, and connect with friends (Wednesdays, September 13 - May).