Explore the ministry opportunities for your children and youth

Nursery Care

Open to children through age five, our nursery is professionally staffed at all three services with kind, friendly, and compassionate caregivers. We offer a safe, secure, and loving environment for your child while you are attending the worship service. Children participate in a bible lesson, complete a craft or coloring page, have a snack, and free play. Our staff and volunteers are screened with a national background check and are CPR and First Aid certified.  Please contact Danette Stewart, Nursery Director, at 

Children’s Church

We offer a full hour of children’s church during our Worship Service 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Sunday and Monday nights at 7 p.m.. Please drop your child off in the children’s room before church and pick them up after church and pick them up after church. We will have age appropriate lessons in the children’s area of the church doing fun activities that build on our children’s church lessons. Teens are welcome to be Jr. group leaders! The children love to hang out with them!

We provide a safe, fun, relationship building environment for your child from infant to 5th grade!

Contact Colleen at colleen for questions

Middle School

Our 6th-8th grade program involves highly engaging sessions filled with exciting games, dynamic teaching, small group discussions, student interaction, service events, and fun outings. It also fulfills our requirements for students seeking to be confirmed in their 8th grade year.

Middle school youth meets twice a month during the school year from 2:00-4:00 on Sunday afternoons and weekly on Wednesday evenings during the summer. Check the calendar HERE to see upcoming middle school program dates.

Gabe Schneider, Youth Pastor

(260) 436-5673 ext. 103

High School

Our 9th-12th grade community engages in deep discussion of biblical topics, overall Bible education, critical thinking about current events, and exciting events like mission trips, retreats, all-nighters, and off-campus events of service and fun.

High school youth group happens from 2:00-4:00 two Sunday afternoons a month September through April and Wednesday evenings during the summer.

We wrestle with tough choices teens face and strive to arrive at practical, Bible-based conclusions. We play games and have snacks together. If you want to check out some other events first, join us for any of our fun, service-centered events! Check our calendar HERE for youth group and event dates. Check the calendar HERE to see upcoming high school program dates.

Gabe Schneider, Youth Pastor

(260) 436-5673 ext. 103

Aboite Lutheran Church partners with several churches to minister and assist a program called Hope for the Destitute to help orphans and widows in Kenya.

Hope for the Destitute is a nonprofit organization in Kisumu, Kenya that provides educational support for orphaned children and shelter for needy widows. Many children are orphaned as a results of the high prevalence of HIV and AIDS in this country, and are left in the care of  elderly relatives who have no source of income. Education is not free in Kenya, and many students are unable to access it, leading to unemployment and a continual chain of poverty within their families. Hope for the Destitute ensures that orphaned children can access education as well as be nurtured spiritually in Lutheran teachings and devotions.  We welcome you to be part of the Lord’s work through monthly or yearly donations. 

Please contact Rick Imel at for any questions or their website at