Children grow in their faith in God by experiencing stories of the Bible and lay the foundation for lifelong faith. Learn more →
Vacation Bible School
An opportunity for children, youth and families to learn more about God’s love for them while having lots of fun. Learn more →
After School Program
A safe place for children & youth in the neighborhood to connect with friends, create, play and grow into young leaders. Learn more →
Rachel James Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries
Rachel has a Master’s in Community Ministry Leadership from Bethel Seminary, specializing in urban and youth ministries. At First Lutheran, Rachel wonders with the confirmation students, shares highs and lows with the youth group and shows the love of Jesus through local and international mission trips. Rachel and her husband Leo have 2 daughters and can often be found hiking in a state park or at Silverwood.