Youth and Family

Education Board

Diane Larson (Christian Education Supervisor)

Amy Shimon

Krin Berg

Lyn Halvorson

Elsie Olson

Becky Carr

Alysia Woodard

Youth and Family Board

Jessica Brand



Bolt VBS Promo

The Cross of Christ Lutheran Church and the Looney Valley Lutheran Church are excited to announce that BOLT VBS is coming to your house as early as Sunday, August 2, 2020!  VBS will be a 3-day online event available on this website during August. 


During BOLT, your family will participate in fun games that illustrate what it means to listen to, focus on, and follow Jesus. Depending on your pace, you can expect that each day’s experience will last about an hour and a half.  It’s great for kids 3 and up and is adaptable for Friends with special needs. Even middle and high school kids can enjoy it!  VBS is free and we will supply you with activity packets.


With minimal preparation, easy-to-follow instructions, and a video that leads your family step-by-step through each day, BOLT is designed to bring the fun and faith-formation of VBS to your home.


There’s something else we’re really excited about—this could also be an amazing outreach opportunity. If you feel comfortable gathering with more people, you can invite as many neighbors, friends, and family to your house for BOLT as you would like. It’s such an easy and fun way to share the good news of Jesus with our community. You can share our social media posts with anyone you want to invite.


Online Registration is open and available here:


Once you are registered, you will be sent more information via email and have an activity kit containing most of the supplies ready for you to pick up on one of the following dates:

- Sunday, August 2 at Looney Valley Lutheran Church from 10:45 am - 11:15 am

- Monday, August 3 at Meet Up and Eat Up from 11:15 am - 11:45 am

- Tuesday, August 4 at Meet Up and Eat Up from 11:15 am - 11:45 am

- Wednesday, August 5 at Cross of Christ Lutheran Church from 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

- Friday, August 6 at Meet up and Eat Up from 11:15 am - 11:45 am

- Sunday, August 9 at Cross of Christ Lutheran Church from 9:00 am - 9:30 am



Please email any of the leaders below at any time if you need VBS assistance.


Let’s BOLT!


In Him,

Diane Larson, Sunday School Director at Cross of Christ Lutheran Church


Pastor Kari Charbaneau, Looney Valley Lutheran Church


204 South Chase Street       Houston, MN 55943       


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