Learning

Eric Carlson, Congregation Council Liaison

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The mission of the Learning Ministry is to facilitate engaging, faith-centered learning experiences in a welcoming environment that meets the needs of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds.

Learning Opportunities:

Bible Study Group

  • This group meets each Wednesday at Emmaus from 10:00 am – 11:30 am.  The group follows the Augsburg Adult Bible Study Series.

Confirmation

Men’s Breakfast Bible Study

  • This group meets the first Saturday of the month (September – May) at 8:30am.  The group follows the Augsburg Adult Bible Study Series.  Each participate takes turns preparing a delicious breakfast for the group.

Women’s Circles

  • Naomi Circle uses the Gathering Bible study from the ELCA
  • Mary Circle uses a variety of resources

Forums

  • Adult Forums meet each Sunday, September – May, during the Sunday school hour.  Different topics are explored each week.

VBS 2Sunday School

  • Emmaus offers Sunday school classes for ages 3 through high school each Sunday from 10:00-10:50am.
  • The Whirl curriculum is used ages 3 through 3rd
  • The Discipleship lessons from the ELCA website are used grades 4 through 12.

Vacation Bible School/Day Camp

  • Emmaus has teamed up with United Lutheran to offer VBS for kids age 3-Kindergarten. We take turns on location. This is usually held at the beginning of August.
  • Children in grades K-5 are welcome to participate in Day Camp held at Central Lutheran Church and led by Camp Lutherwood staff. Youth older than 5th grade are welcome to become junior or senior counselors

During worship we encourage all children to be a part of our worship services. We offer a child friendly space in the sanctuary where kids can play quietly, color, or work on crafts.

All of our teachers and adult helpers in the classrooms undergo background checks and two adults are always present in every room.