Hey Youth – Check out what’s going on this month!
VBS Needs Volunteers:  (sign up now)
Vacation Bible School will be June 9-13.  We are asking kids in sixth grade and higher to help out with this year’s VBS as assistant crew leaders, station helpers and with other tasks.  We also need plenty of adults to help out with this year’s adventure.  Please contact Bobbi Hestdalen or Vicar Brian for more information.
LYF Youth Picnic:  (Rescheduled to June 7)
All youth in grades 6-12 are invited for an outdoor activity and game night Friday, June 7 from
6-8 pm at Beautiful Savior.  The event will include a barbecue dinner of hot dogs and brats.  Bring a dish to share and your favorite outdoor game.  See Vicar Brian with questions.
Encounter Camp at Shepherd’s Hill:  (June 16-21)
All Beautiful Savior students who will enter grade 8 or above should consider attending Encounter Camp Sunday, June 16 through Friday, June 21 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! Beautiful Savior also has scholarship money available to help offset the cost.  See Pastor Chris for more information.
Graduating from High School?  (Due Now)
Do you have a youth who will graduate from high school in May or June?  BSLC would like to know their future plans.  Please leave an update and a picture on the church office desk or e-mail the church.  A display of our high school seniors will be on the bulletin board outside the office along with a brief description of future plans.  There will also be a short article on our seniors in our newsletter.  Our congregation will honor the seniors during worship services on May 12.
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.
Shepherd’s Hill at the Crossroads Summer Camps:
There are brochures in the narthex for those who would like to attend church camp.  This year’s theme at Shepherd’s Hill at the Crossroads is “A Great Cloud”.  Some of the camps offered are horse camps, art camp, guitar camp and even an adult camp.  Their website is www.shretreat.org.
 
Lutheran Island Summer Camps:
This year’s theme at Lutheran Island Camp and Christ Serve Ranch is “Forgiven”.  There are great programs for all ages.  Their website is www.islandcamp.org.
About the National Youth Gathering 2019:  (Jul 11-15, 2019)
Save the Date:  The LCMS Youth Gathering is scheduled for July 11-15, 2019, in Minneapolis, and events will be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center and U.S. Bank Stadium.  Held every three years since 1980, the LCMS Youth Gathering provides thousands of youth and adults the opportunity to come together as a community of God’s people to learn more about Jesus Christ, the Christian faith and their Lutheran identity.  During the five days of the Gathering, youth will spend time together in God’s word, worship, service, and fellowship with others from across the Synod.  Visit lcmsgathering.com for the latest information or follow the “LCMS Youth Gathering” facebook page.
BSLC Youth Working the Dome:
Thinking about going to the National Youth Gathering?  Want to attend a summer service event to Ohio?  Want to join in the junior high youth gathering?  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.  For more information, please contact Vicar Brian.
Thank You from our NYG Youth:
The National Youth Gathering youth and their parents would like to extend a big THANK YOU!  We raised a total of $469 at the Pizza Ranch fundraiser on Monday, March 25.  The congregational support shown at the fundraiser was awesome!  We are so blessed!
Youth Group for Grades 6-8:  (Wednesdays)

All youth in grades 6-8, 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!

Youth Group for Grades 9-12:  (Sundays)
All youth in grades 9-12, plan on joining us each Sunday from 5-7 pm for (spiritual and physical) food, fun and fellowship.  Hope to see you all there!
Buy Concessions from our Youth at the FargoDome:  

The youth will be selling concessions at the FargoDome as a fundraiser to go to the National Youth Convention next summer.  Upcoming dates include: (none currently scheduled).  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.

Crossfire Youth Praise Band:  (Sundays)
Our youth praise band is in need of you!  Crossfire is for any students in grades 6-12 who love to sing and/or play an instrument.  Practices are usually on Sunday evenings from
7-8 pm.  If you have any questions, talk with Ramsey Dahl or just show up at a practice at 7 pm on Sunday evenings.  Crossfire will lead the 8:15 am worship service music on Sunday, May 19.  There will be practice on Saturday, May 18 at 6 pm.  Crossfire will take the summer off and resume practicing in the fall.
Facebook Group Page for Youth and Parents:
The Beautiful Savior Youth have a Facebook Group Page to help keep parents and youth informed on all plans, events and fundraisers.  Please “Join” our page.  You can find our page by searching for “BSLC, Fargo Youth” and then click on the “Groups” tab.  If you are having trouble locating our page, you can also click on the following link:  Youth Facebook Group
Instagram page for Youth and Parents:
Youth and Parents:  Keep informed on events, activities and fundraisers, follow the “BSLC Fargo Youth” Instagram page!
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.
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!