Hey Youth – Check out what’s going on this month!
Volunteers Needed for VBS 2023 “Shine Jesus’ Light”:  (June 4-8)
We are going to have a STELLAR time! (hint hint)  We are looking for volunteers to help out with the following areas at VBS: 

Crew Leaders – move your group of children from station to station (no teaching involved – just make sure you have everyone, assist in the stations and make sure children are behaving)

Station Leaders – are in charge of a designated activity each night. Stations include: crafts, outside games, KidVid and music.  Scripts and materials are prepped and ready for you – all you have to do is follow the directions!

Registration – sign kiddos up each night and point them in the right direction.
Tubing on the Ottertail River:  (June 20)      Sign Up Today!
All youth in grades six-twelve are invited to our annual zone tubing trip on Tuesday, June 20.  We will meet at Beautiful Savior at 9 am for Bible study then travel to our destination.  Please bring money for transportation and shuttle rental, lunch at Detroit Lakes and ice cream on the trip back to Fargo.  We will return around 6 pm.  Click here for the Registration Form.  Please fill out a form and turn into Pastor Brian if interested. Deadline is June 18.
Encounter Camp:  (July 23-28)      Sign Up Today!
All Beautiful Savior students who will enter grade seven or above should consider attending Encounter Camp Sunday, July 23 through Friday, July 28, at Shepherd’s Hill at the Crossroads. Join us as we encounter God through word, world, worship and recreation encounters.  Make new friends.  Learn leadership skills and spend time being fed by God’s Word in a camp setting!  BSLC has scholarship money available to help offset the cost.  See Pastor Chris for more information.
Shepherd’s Hill Summer Camps:  (Register Now for 2023 Camps)
Shepherd’s Hill at the Crossroads (St. John, ND) is now taking early bird registrations for summer camps.  Their theme this year is “And the Rock was Christ.”  For a full list and description of all their camp programs, pricing and registration information, check out the bulletin board/brochures in the narthex or visit their website: www.shretreat.org.  If you have any questions, call at (701) 244-5225 or email their Executive Director, Rev. Jon Bonine at director@shretreat.org.
Lutheran Island Summer Camps:  (Register Now for Summer 2023)
Lutheran Island Camp (Henning, MN) is now taking registrations for Summer 2023 Camps. 
If you are interested in their Horse program, be sure to register early as these weeks are sure to fill up.  For a full list and description of all of their summer camp programs and registration, visit their website: www.islandcamp.org.  There are great programs for all ages. 
Confirmation Classes:  (Wednesdays Sept-Apr)
As a part of our education ministry, BSLC offers confirmation classes for students in seventh through ninth grades.  If you have a child in those classes, please have them join us
in-person on Wednesdays from 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm beginning on Wednesday, September 6.  If you have any questions, please talk with Pastor Chris or Pastor Brian.
Lutheran Youth Fellowship (Grades 6-12):  (Wednesdays Sept-Apr)

All youth in grades 6-12, plan on joining us each Wednesday from 7:30-9 pm for (spiritual and physical) food, fun and fellowship.  Hope to see you all there!

Crossfire Youth Praise Band:  (Sundays ~  Sept-May) 
Our youth praise band is in need of you!  Crossfire is for any students in grades 3-12 who love to sing and/or play an instrument.  Practices are usually on Sunday evenings from 7-8 pm.  If you have questions, call Ramsey Dahl at 866-5403 or come to the church on Sundays at 7 pm.
Harlan and Esther Wallum Scholarship Fund: 
Are you thinking about where you or your children may go for college?  Consider one of our LCMS universities.  Grants are available to assist youth and adults who wish to begin or continue their education from an LCMS university or seminary.  Applications are available in the church office.
Thank You from Dorothy Day Food Pantry:  (Oct 2022)
The Dorothy Day food pantry would like to thank our congregation for the food donations.  During the month of October, we donated 368 pounds of food to their facility.  Thank you to everyone who brought in food items and showed support for this local organization!
Previous years:   2021 = 185 lbs     2020 = 301 lbs     2019 = 230 lbs
National Youth Gathering Thank You:  (July 2022)
Eight youth, three adult leaders and Pastor Brian attended the National Youth Gathering in July in Houston, TX.  Thank you to everyone who supported the youth and adult leaders who attend the National Youth Gathering.  Your prayers and financial support were greatly appreciated!
Thank You from the Youth Group:   (May 2022)
The NYG youth would like to thank the congregation for supporting their 2022 Mother’s Day flower sale.  They were able to raise over $1,000 to go toward their trip this summer for the National Youth Gathering in Houston.
Chili Cook-off and Silent Auction Update: 
Thank you to everyone who supported the NYG 2022 chili cook-off and silent auction!  $2,484 was raised to help the youth attend the National Youth Gathering in Houston, TX this summer.  The trophy for best chili was awarded to … Dave Mielke.  
BSLC Youth Working the Dome:  (Currently none scheduled)
Thinking about going to the National Youth Gathering in 2025, future BSLC mission or youth trips? All Beautiful Savior youth age 13 and older can help work various events at the Fargo Dome to earn money for youth activities at BSLC.  Visit with or call Pastor Brian 293-1047 for more information.
Buy Concessions from our Youth at the FargoDome:    (currently none scheduled)
The youth will be selling concessions at the FargoDome as a fundraiser to go to various youth events and also the National Youth Gathering in 2025.  Upcoming dates include: ____.  If you are at an event at the FargoDome on that day, please look for our stand and purchase your concessions from the BSLC Youth.
Confirmation Picture Display:
Our Confirmation picture display is finally complete.  However, if you have a good copy of any of the years that are printed as a 5×7 (not 8×10), please send the digital image to the church office – or bring in a printed version and we can scan it in and get an 8×10 made.   Thank you to everyone who brought in class photos to help fill in our new Class Picture Display.
National Youth Gathering Update:  (posted July 25, 2019)
Ten youth, two adult leaders and Pastor Brian went to the National Youth Gathering in Minneapolis. They had a great time learning more about our Real. Present. God.  The youth enjoyed hearing the speakers at the gathering speaking on topics of their own interest.  They also enjoyed the mass event at night when more than 21,000 people gathered together to sing praises. Perhaps a tiny little glimpse of what will be in-store for us when we all get to sing together in heaven. Thank you for praying for us on our trip. 
Do you have Pictures from Church Events?
If you have pictures from church events and are willing to share them, please let the office know.  You just never know where we might use them…  Thanks!