We love kids!

Being creative, interacting, learning how to love God and each other, and making a difference in the world around us.  It is our heart to create an environment where kids feel safe, to have fun, to grow in their relationship with Jesus, and to celebrate the unique individual God has created them to be.  Whether on Sunday mornings or Wednesday evenings, children will experience God’s love through relationships, activities, and creative Bible stories.

Sunday Mornings

Programming returns September 11.

Sunday School, 9:50-10:55 am
3-year-olds to 5th graders
10:00-11:00 am

Where to find your Classroom?

Preschool 1: Rooms 8A and 8B
Preschool 2: Rooms 5 and 6
Kindergarten: Rooms 11 and 13
1st Grade: Rooms 15 and 17
2nd Grade: Rooms 7 and 9
3rd–5th Grade: Lower level


Wednesday Evenings

Programming returns in September.


Nursery, 7:10-8:00 pm


Baptism is an important milestone for kids. We baptize lots of babies, but we baptize youth and adults too! All who are interested in learning about baptism are asked to attend a Baptism Class one Sunday morning. This is a time for parents to learn about the promises made at baptism, to come with questions, and to reflect on their own faith journey. The impact parents have on their child’s faith and the details of baptism at Gloria Dei will be discussed. Classes are held at 10:00 am in Room 10 one Sunday per month. Sign up online. Call the church office if you have questions (507-289-1841).

Vacation Bible School

Monday, June 19 to Thursday, June 22, 2017

All friends who are age 4 by September 1, 2017 – those entering 5th grade in the fall are invited to join us as we Walk this Way for our annual VBS week at Gloria Dei. Online registration is available until May 21 in the Garden Lounge (registration for Sunday School will be available the same days). Space is limited, so register early! For questions or if you would like to volunteer during this fantastic week of fun please contact the church office. Register Now!