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Teaching God's Children for over 100 years since 1913
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Lutheran Young Adults-LYA
St. John's LYA is the teenage youth group that meets for fellowship and service projects.
Annually the group puts together baskets of food either for Thanksgiving or for Christmas and
delivers them to needy families. Other projects have included raking leaves around the church
and school. Fellowship activities have been held at Detroit Tiger games, laser-tag and video
game establishments, the annual lock-in at the school, etc.
Lutheran Boy Pioneers
This is a national organization with a "wagon train" at St. John's for boys in grades K-8. They
meet once or twice a month on Mondays. Outdoor activities such as camping, handicrafts, and
wildlife are studied. They also take part in social activities such as sledding and archery and
have opportunities to develop leadership skills. The annual archery campout together with
trains in other districts is held at Killarney Lutheran Camp in October.
Visit the national organization at www.lutheranpioneers.org
Lutheran Girl Pioneers
This is a national organization with a "wagon train" at St. John's for girls in grades K-8. They
usually meet on the same day and time as the boys. Girls learn a variety of skills, do crafts and
service projects. The girls also enjoy archery and have had their own annual archery campouts
in September but lately they have joined with the boys in their October archery campout.
Visit the national organization at www.lgp.org
St. John's is a member of the Lutheran Campsite Association that operates an outdoor
recreational ministry called Killarney Lutheran Camp. Every year the summer camp staff plans
exciting activities for children and families that are Christ focused: Family Day Camp and Mini
Camp in June, and in July Teen Experience Camp and Adventure Camps (for 2nd - 8th grade).
For more information call 517-467-7603 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and
email@example.com to ask about Summer Camp.
For general information on camping at Killarney Lutheran Camp's campgrounds and Summer
Camp programs, visit www.killarneycamp.org.