Educational Ministries

WOW (Worship on Wednesdays)


WOW is our main Christian education event for children and youth. It begins with a shared meal at 6:00 p.m. each Wednesday in the fellowship hall. The elementary aged children then have an opening program before dividing into their age-based classes. The young children also learn to play bells which they regularly perform in church services.


CYU (Christian Youth United)


After the Wednesday dinner at 6:00, our Jr and Senior high students have a great time in the youth room, where they discuss Christian topics relevant to teens and plan and carry out events, outings, and fundraisers.


All children and youth are welcome to WOW and CYU.  Contact Peg Bader or Lisa Lindemann for more info.




We offer a traditional, one-school- year long confirmation program for students in 9th grade. It is taught by Pastor John on Wednesday night from 7:15 p.m. - 8:15  p.m. and prepares students for Holy Communion and church membership. Students are taught the Apostle’s Creed, The Ten Commandments, The Lord’s Prayer, The Sacraments, The Church, Professing Their Faith, and other topics related to living out the Christian faith in our contemporary world. Classes include teaching, memorization, and activities that help students embrace Jesus as their Savior and take their place within the Body of Christ. Confirmation culminates in a Service of Confirmation where students profess their faith, are confirmed as members of the church, and receive Holy Communion. Contact Pastor John for more information.


Adult Bible Study


This group meets each Sunday at 9:00 a.m. in the fellowship hall classroom. It is open to all. The group watches videos and listens to recordings of noteworthy Bible teachers and then discusses the teachings. This is a great way to grow in your knowledge of the Bible and prepare your mind and heart for worship. Contact Pastor John or Mark Tiede for more information.


Womens Bible Study


This study group for all women meets on Monday nights in the fellowship hall classroom. This group follows a Bible study book and is discussion oriented. It is a great opportunity to grow in faith and enjoy the blessings of fellowship with other women. Contact Cheryl Fanella or Gail Tiede for more information.

Sunday Worship: 10:00 a.m.

Parkston Congregational Church

209 W Teek Street

Parkston, SD 57366



Adult Bible Study - Sundays 9am

Confirmation - Wednesdays 7:15 - 8:15pm

Pre - 12th  - Wednesdays 6:00 - 7:15pm