K- 12th grade.

Mission Statement: 

Our mission as a youth group is to constantly seek to create and promote an environment of love, understanding, faith formation, selfless service, and a safe community by, for, and with our youth. 

Centered On Scripture:

“You are the light of the world. A city built on a hill cannot be hid. No one after lighting a lamp puts it under the bushel basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.

- Matthew 5:14-16



K-2nd grade

Our Mission:

Kindling community in Christ through faith and love. 


This group is all about learning to live in community as God's people. All of our events are fun outings where parents and their little ones are able to live, learn, and grow in their community of faith so as to "Kindle" relationships of love and grace together.

Click the Link below to add yourself to our Kindle Facebook group to see our schedule and receive updates on what we're up to:

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Let Your Light Shine (L.Y.L.S)

Ages3rd Grade - 5th Grade

DetailsOur L.Y.L.S. have monthly events that;  build community, encourage service oriented thinking, and give a safe place for our youth to strengthen their faith together as the body of Christ.

Our L.Y.L.S. also participate in an area group called E.L.F. (Elementary Lutheran Friends). This group is composed of kids their own age from local Saxe-Gotha and Midlands Conference churches that allow our youth to learn what it means to share God's light with others in their community, build relationships for SCLCY events when they are older, and build their confidence as young people of faith.

Click the Link below to add yourself to our L.Y.L.S. Facebook group to see our schedule and receive updates on what we're up to:

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Ages: 6th grade - 12th grade


"Phos" the greek word for light is an embracing by our youth of the verse from Matthew 5:14 -"You are the light."

We strive to live in community through faith and love knowing who and whose we are as light bearers in the world. We allow God's light to shine through us in our own unique and special ways.

This is a very active group here at St. David. The group meets several times each month with purpose participating in fun community building events, word centered devotions, and service oriented projects that all work to strengthen their faith, encourage them to think deeper, and grow as young people as part of the body of Christ.


The group also participates in SCLCY (South Carolina Lutheran Church Youth) events throughout the year such as:

Winter Retreats: 

Middle School (Camp Kinard in Batesburg-Leesville)

9th/10th grade (Camp Kinard in Batesburg-Leesville)

11th/12th grade (Coastal Retreat Center on Isle of Palms)

Grades 9th - 12th:

Bridge Building (Camp Kinard in Batesburg-Leesville)

    - State Elder Service Event

Camp Hugg (Camp Kinard in Batesburg-Leesville)

   - State Special Needs Event

All grades 6th-12th  can attend:

State SCLCY Convention at Newberry College

8th-12th Grade Service Events:

Hand in Hand Service Weekend

Spring Into Action Service Weekend

Click the link below to add yourself to our Phos Band App group to see our schedule and receive updates on what we're up to:

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Apps for The Whole Family

  • Bible for kids

    This Free App offered in the App Store and in the Google Play Store uses an interactive interface for young children to learn bible stories and do learning activities about those stories.

  • The YouVersion Bible App

    This Free App offers a range of bible version including the NRSV. The App also gives daily bible study resources and bible verses to think about.

  • Bible Lens

    This Free App offers a fun experience for the whole family. Take pictures of flowers, sunsets, or family photos and the app searches the bible for verses that fit the pictures. 

Want more information or want to get involved?

Please Contact:

Ben Bernstein

Director of Youth and Family Ministries