Faith Formation

Find information here for children and young adult programs.

Children’s Tuesday Time with Pastor Emily

Join Pastor Emily for a candle ritual, Bible story, song, prayer, and hear about an activity your household can do together during the week. Videos will be posted on Ebenezer Youtube Channel and Facebook page on Tuesdays but can be viewed at any time.  

Spark Sunday School at Home & Online

Click here for weekly, free Sunday School videos and downloadable materials. In addition, children’s bulletins are posted along with the Sunday bulletin each week.

Ebenezer Sunday School Online
Sundays 4:00 – 4:30ish
online through December 2020
Ebenezer uses an All Kids curriculum model.  All Kids means that Sunday school meets in one group with ages 4-12 included.  Activities are as multi-modal as we can make them considering we’re in a Zoom classroom!  There’s music, storytelling, a short video, and an Art Supply Bag that you can get when you sign up.
Please register here.
Cost is free, with only a suggested optional donation. 
After you sign up, we will be in touch to provide you with a Story Bible, an Art Supply Bag, and the Zoom link. 
Any questions, please reach out to Kris – Hope to see you soon!

Edgewater Congregations Together  (E.C.T.) Confirmation

1st & 3rd Thursdays, 6:30 – 7:30 pm via zoom
Contact Pastor Emily Heitzman if you would like to learn more.

Edgewater Congregations Together Confirmation is a 2-year program for students who are at least in 7th or 8th grade from Ebenezer, Unity, and Immanuel Lutheran Churches. The program is taught by the pastors from each congregation. The students are combined in a single class, alternating between one year of learning about the Bible, and a year focused on Lutheran Theology. Throughout each year, confirmands participate in special projects, a youth-led Ascension Day service, and a retreat at Lutherdale Bible Camp in Elkhorn, Wisconsin. 
In order to keep everyone extra safe during the pandemic, confirmands will be gathering over zoom and will have additional requirements in place of the retreat this year.  

E.C.T. Youth Group 

2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 6:00 – 8:00pm (via zoom)
The E.C.T. (Edgewater Congregations Together) Youth Group consists of youth in grades 6th-12th from Immanuel, Unity, and Ebenezer Lutheran Churches, as well as other youth in the neighborhood. 
They usually gather for dinner, games, faith discussions, worship, and free time, attend social, justice, and service activities throughout the year, go on a summer service/learning trip, and attend the triennial summer ELCA Youth Gathering.  In order to keep everyone extra safe during the pandemic, they will be gathering over zoom on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month and will find additional times for small groups to connect virtually and to participate in service. 

Contact Pastor Emily Heitzman at pastoremilyh@gmail.com to learn more, join the zoom call, and/or set up a virtual or phone call for pastoral care and/or prayer.