Youth and Family Ministry

House of Hope Youth Ministry strives to equip youth with the skills needed to lead a full and meaningful life and to create a safe environment in which they can thrive.


Confirmation Classes | Wednesdays | 7 p.m.
All youth grades 9+ who are interested in membership at HOH will meet Wednesday nights to explore basic Christian beliefs and prepare for church membership and confirming one’s faith on March 6, 2022.

Middle School Sunday School | Sundays | 11:15 a.m.
Middle School students will meet on Sunday mornings following the Time for Children to learn about God’s word, deepen their faith, and grow together.

The SUMMIT Youth Group | Sundays | 7 p.m.
All youth in grades 6-12 are invited to gather for fellowship and fun.

Outdoor Halloween Party | Friday, October 29 | 6–8 p.m. | House of Hope
Join us for a night of fun-filled glow-in-the-dark and light-up activities, as we celebrate Halloween with Project Home and the community! Dress in layers for the weather and show off your weapon-free Halloween costume. Masks are required for all participants over 2-years-old. Families are responsible for the supervision of their children.

  • Halloween Games & Activities | Portland Avenue Lawn | 6-8 p.m.
  • Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown Movie | Summit Lawn | 7-7:30 p.m.
  • Trick-or-Treating | Summit Avenue HOH Doors | 7:30-8 p.m.

Halloween Party Candy Donations
We are asking all families and congregants to help us offset the cost of this fun-filled Halloween event by donating one or more bags of nut-free, individually-wrapped candy for trick-or-treating. Drop off in the Church Office throughout the week or on Sundays. Contact Kiera Stegall for more information.

Confirmation Class Sanctuary Tour I Wednesday, November 10 I Sanctuary | 7 p.m. 
The Confirmation Class of 2022 will enjoy a special Sanctuary Tour led by Rev. Dr. Julia Carlson. The tour will cover some of the building’s history, as well as various sights and symbols throughout the worship space.

Acolyte Training and Refresher Workshop I Wednesday, November 17 I Sanctuary | 7 p.m.
We are almost ready to re-introduce acolytes back into worship on Sunday mornings. This course offers our Confirmands and Senior High students a chance to learn what it means to be an acolyte and live out their faith through service in this particular way during worship. We will meet at 7p.m in the Sanctuary, and treats will be provided.

Contact Dan Miglets-Nelson for more information for these events.


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Meet Dan Miglets-Nelson our Director of Youth Ministry

Dan Miglets-Nelson has brought creativity, energy, and passion to youth ministry since 2006 while serving churches in Texas, Nevada, Illinois, and Minnesota. He holds a Master of Divinity from Luther Seminary in Saint Paul, where he was awarded the E.L.C.A. Fund For Leaders Scholarship in 2013 for Congregational Development and Redevelopment. After graduating, he moved to Chicago where he helped plant and launch Third Place Chicago, a thriving new campus of Redeemer Church on the city’s northwest side. Before seminary, Dan was a professional musician, helping to write and record over half a dozen albums with many bands and artists in a variety of musical styles. He is an avid reader of history and theology and can often be found either at a local coffee shop, or rock climbing along the St. Croix River. Dan and his wife Julia live in Minneapolis.