Milestone Ministry – Special Occasions to Help Families Grow in Faith.

Baptism: is God’s welcome into the family of God, celebrating God’s grace being showered upon this new child of God. The child & their family are presented with a Faith Chest, crafted by craftspeople and filled with age-appropriate gifts, such as a baptismal candle.

Bibles: Third grade students are presented with a Bible to guide them in their spiritual journey following instruction that includes a family member. Parents and/or grandparents are given the opportunity to highlight their favorite verses for their student’s Bible.

Bibles 2023: Pictured Front: Chloe Perpich and Olive Bougerois. Back: Cole Freese, Marek Koop, and Bennett Kannel.



First Communion: Welcome to the Lord’s Table! Fifth grade students, following instruction with a “family” member, receive the celebration of their 1st Communion. This special event is celebrated during Holy Week.

First Communion 2024:  Pictured are L to R  Kynsley DeCent, Sierra Laffin, Chloe Perpich, Sawyer Holmes, Kensie Chamberlin.



Confirmation Fall 2023: a three-year program of experiential learning beginning in the seventh grade, young people are invited to affirm their baptism and are welcomed into fuller participation in the church and world as children of God.

Pictured: Tucker Pederson, Eli Olson, Charlie Frahm, Isaiah Aulie, Brody Kovatovich.



Blessing of Graduates:
For those graduating from high school. Parents and students bless one another and the parent(s) present their student with a quilt with their school colors.

ILC Graduating Class of 2024: Pictured: Hannah Pederson, Hannah Pakarinen, Eva Jarvela and Haley Reinhart.