For a full list of upcoming ministries and events, click here for our PDF calendar.

Register for 2022-2023 Family Life Ministries

Family Life Ministries is comprised of ministry programming for kids/students from birth through 12th grade. We can’t wait to have you with us this year – learn more about our programs and register for this ministry year here.

Here is our ministry schedule for the 2022/2023 school year:

  • FUEL (Grades 6-8) is on THURSDAYS, 7-8:30 pm CST – weekly
  • IGNITE (Grades 9-12) is on SUNDAYS, 7-8:30 pm CST – weekly
  • FAITH WALK (Confirmation) is on SUNDAYS, 5:30-7:00pm CST – monthly
  • DELTA PLANNERS (Grades 10-12) is on TUESDAYS, 7-8:30 pm weekly (Room 5A at Good Shepherd)

WINTER CAMP – January 20-22, 2023

Middle and High school students will be going together to Lake Geneva Youth Camp for winter camp! Cost is $165, payable online.

Register with LGYC – Instructions on how to register with their new system are HERE

Please reach out to Anne (sedore@goodshepherd-naperville.org) with questions!

DODGIN’ 4 DOUGH 2023 – February 10-11

Our annual dodgeball tournament, held at Good Shepherd, with funds raised to offset costs for our summer mission trip for Student Ministries. Brackets for High School, Middle Schoo, 4th/5th grade, and adults! Teams are made up of 6-8 players, cost is $25 a person. Register today!


HAMILTON, OH – June 18-24 – Cost $680

Workcamp is a home-repair mission trip for all students currently (’22-23 school year) in 8th grade through 12th grade. Our team will be doing a variety of home repair projects such as painting, building decks or wheelchair ramps, and more. Our team is heading to Hamilton, OH this summer! Register online via Realm and make the $100 deposit to reserve your spot today! Space is limited! Reach out to Anne (sedore@goodshepherd-naperville.org) with registration questions!

Keep up with our Student Ministry Facebook group for the latest information. Students, follow us on Instagram – @gshepfuel and @gshepignite!

Connect with Our Director

Want to know more about our Family Life Ministries? Have other questions that aren’t answered here? Connect with our staff! We would love to connect and pray for you, whether you are new to Good Shepherd or have been around for ages.

Family Life is here to help your family invite everyone to walk together in the calling of Christ for a life of eternal impact.

Elisabeth Lectka

Director of Family Life – Children’s/Student Ministries

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