Faith Basics

Faith Basics | 7-8th Grade

7-8th grade students join us in the Sanctuary for Faith Basics where we learn and review basics of our faith. The year consists of classes, service projects, and three fellowship events. Small groups meet with an adult guide following a large group presentation.

Faith Basics Requirements

Class Attendance & Notes

  • No more than 2 absences per quarter

Sermon Reports

  • 1st year students- 10 reports
  • 2nd year students- 20 reports

Attend at least 2 of 3 retreats. Annual registration fee of $225 for retreat supply costs, need-based scholarship assistance available.

  • Mystery Trip: September 29-30, students will be surprised with a fun 30 hours of activities! Permission slip due by September 13. Adults interested in serving as chaperones should contact Amy at and complete a background check form.
  • Quake: February 9-11, we will be attending the Quake in the Wisconsin Dells! Permission slip due no later than October 25. Adults interested in serving as chaperones should contact Amy at and complete a background check form.
  • Honoring God Retreat: Parents & students should set aside the evening of Friday, April 6 and the morning & afternoon of Saturday, April 7 to hear dynamic speaker Rebecca Meidinger share about how we can honor God and others with our bodies. Registration details coming soon.

Please note: 8th grade students are eligible to travel on the Sr. High Mission trip to Green Bay, WI, June 23-30, 2018! Watch for details this fall.


  • 2nd year students write an essay about their faith to share with the congregation
  • Topic is distributed in the spring.
  • Students will also prepare a creative project about their faith for presentation to the Faith Basics classes.

Memory Work Booklets

  • This year, students and parents will go through 3 booklets of scripture, memory work, and activities. Our topics are Baptism, Confession, and The Lord’s Prayer. Pick up a copy at our Wednesday evening Faith Basics class.


Register for Faith Basics

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