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2017-18 Childcare Center Registration

August 1st - July 31st, 2018

For children aged 6 weeks-3 years old.

Register for either the Saturday, 5:30 pm Service or the 8:30 am, 9:45 am or 11:00 am Services on Sunday morning.

No cost to register.

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2017-18 Faith Creek Registration

September 9th - September 10th, 2017

$0 - $25

Faith Creek is designed for children 3 years old (by 9/1/2017) through 4th Grade. It meets Saturday, at 5:30 pm and Sunday, at 8:30, 9:45 and 11:00 am.

Cost is $25 per student (discount for families with 3 or more children.)

As you go through the registration process, you will be able to choose your child's class time.

Share your gifts as volunteers are also needed in Faith Creek.

2017-18 begins a new ministry for 5th grade students called "Follow our Faith". Parents and 5th grade students are invited to the Bridging Meeting on Sunday, May 7, 2017 from 10:45 - 12:30 pm, in the Center for Faith & Life.

No cost for 5th Grade Students.

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2017-18 Confirmation Registration

September 20th - May 2nd, 2018

$0 - $80

Middle School Confirmation Program

Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 pm (Note new ending time)
(SPD Choir will be held from 5:30 - 6:15 pm on Wed.) (Pizza and fellowship will be from 5:30 - 6:30 pm)

The three years spent in Middle School Ministry are a time of learning and preparation for the Rite of Confirmation, where students will claim for themselves the faith in which they were baptized. It is a time of making new friends, learning about the Bible, the history of God's people and serving others.

Register by August 31st! $80 per student $200 family max for the registration fee.

Note: Permission Slip is attached to registration. Please print it out, complete it and bring it to the Kick-Off. Only one permission slip required for the entire year of Middle School programming.

Middle School Ministry Calendar is also attached for download and printing.

6th Grade Orientation will be on Thursday, September 14th(6:30-7:30) for students and parents.

Kick off Night Sept. 20 at 6:30 pm

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The Daniel Plan

January 16th - February 20th, 2018

$5 - $12

Tuesdays, January 16 through February 20, 2018 @7:pm. Cost $12.

The Daniel Plan: Getting Healthy is a choice. When you include God in the plan to make healthier choices you can move toward living the kind of lifestyle God intends you to live. Being healthy can impact every area of your life, including your walk with God. The Daniel Plan is designed to keep you engaged in the process so you can see long term results.

Over the next 6 consecutive weeks on Tuesdays; 7pm ) you will gather with friends in small groups to study the Five Essentials of the Daniel Plan: Faith, Food, Fitness, Focus and Friends. We’ll conclude with a session on Living the Healthy Lifestyle, Practical Help on Sustaining the Healthy Changes You’ve Made. Change is a process we will share with the support of God and our friends. More information is available by contacting Susan Path, RN, Parish Nurse.

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4th Annual SPD Outdoors Ice Fishing Retreat

January 25th - January 28th, 2018

$0 - $399

*The 2018 Ice Fishing Retreat has one spot left!!!

Join SPD Outdoors for a time of faith, fellowship, fun and fishing at the 4th Annual SPD Outdoors Ice Fishing Retreat on beautiful Lake of the Woods, January 25-28, 2018.

Located 5 1/2 hours (315 miles) north of St. Philip the Deacon Lutheran Church, Lake of the Woods has built a reputation over the years as one of the premier fishing lakes in the country. Pairing scenery, location and a diverse and healthy fishery, the lake boasts trophy-size Walleye, as well as Sauger, Northern Pike and Jumbo Perch.

Accommodations will be provided by Wheelers Point Resort and Lodge in Baudette, MN. Wheelers Point is located where the Rainy River enters Lake of the Woods. You will enjoy two full days of fishing in a beautifully designed and very well heated ice house.


Reserve your spot with a $100 non-refundable deposit per person by credit/debit card payment on-line or by submitting cash or check (payable to SPDLC) to Pastor Schmid. Registration is limited to 20 total participants.

Remaining balance due no later than Sunday, January 7, 2018. You are also welcome to pay for the trip in full ($399) at the time of registration.

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January Movie Night

January 26th, 2018

$0 - $5

Calling all kids in grades K-5…our next Elementary Movie night will be held on Friday, January 26 at 6:00. Cost is $5 per person, and you should register by day’s end on January 24. We will be watching Snow Buddies!

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Jesus Crew

January 31st, 2018

$0 - $5

The next Jesus Crew gathering for the 5th graders will be on Wednesday, January 31 at 6:00. Mark your calendars and register today!



February 5th - April 23rd, 2018

What: A fun (free!) musical experience with singing, movement and instruments

Who: For Pre-Kindergarten 4 and 5-year olds. (Those children who will attend Kindergarten in the fall of 2018)

When: Mondays 6:15-6:45PM Beginning February 5th for 11 sessions

Where: The Choir Room at SPDLC (upper level across from the sanctuary)

Questions?: Contact Linda Armstrong at

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2018 Mountain Wilderness Adventure

July 18th - July 28th, 2018

$0 - $50

Located in the Rocky Mountains of southern Montana, Christikon Bible Camp lies near the center of the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness, just north of Yellowstone National Park. The surrounding high county ranges from 9,000 to 11,000 feet.

We will spend 7 days backpacking the mountains in search of friendship, community, and peaks.

Total Cost: $700 (Significant fundraising will be done in the spring to help defray costs)

$50 deposit goes towards your total amount owed and is non-refundable.

No refunds after April 25, and those who wish to cancel after that date will owe the full trip cost.