Summer is a great time to encourage our children to grow closer to God.

Below are some activities available during the summer. All events are open to the community. We welcome guests and encourage children to bring a friend.

Vacation Bible School | July 30 – August 1, 2017

Vacation Bible School is a joint effort by Bethel Lutheran Church and Atonement Lutheran Church for in late July and early August, offering a fun, faith-filled opportunity for both children AND adults. VBS will take place form 6 – 8 pm, and the cost is FREE! There are fun, faith nurturing lessons and activities offered – all are age appropriate.

Students: Preschool through those that have completed 5th grade

Group Leaders: 6th – 12th grade students

Adults of all ages are encouraged to attend! 

We can’t pull off VBS without your help! Please consider donating your time, snacks or craft supplies.

Family Camp

Come and enjoy the outdoors in God’s Creation this Summer.  Younger children enjoy outside adventure, crafts and more. Older children will enjoy archery, field games, fishing, hayrides and Zip-line.

June 30 – July 2 “Intro to Family Camp” at Pine Lake. Especially for Children ages 7 and under. Hosted by Dave Dringenburg. Estimated cost: $375* for a family of four.
July 27-30 A four-day weekend opportunity at Lutheran Outdoor Ministry Center, especially for families with children 5 and older. Hosted by Katy Klinnert. Estimated cost: $350* for a family of four.

*Costs depend on family size.

Both camps are about two hours from Atonement. Email Dave ( or Katy ( to register or with questions.

Summer Kids BLAST

NEW THIS SUMMER! Summer Kids BLAST is for ages 3-7 and will be held during 9:30 worship. Children will have a 20 minute Bible lesson followed by playtime on the playground. Continues through September 3.