Youth Programs

Youth Programs - Cana Lutheran Church - stage2S.T.A.G.E. Youth Ministry

STAGE is for all Middle & High School Youth

Meets Sundays 4:30 to 6:30 PM
Dinner for all STAGE Participants

Somewhere to Ask God Everything

STAGE is a shared ecumenical youth program formed by Presbyterian, and Lutheran churches in Berkley, Royal Oak and Birmingham. STAGE, which stands for "Somewhere To Ask God Everything", was formed in 1999 and is a youth ministry shaped around FUN, SERVICE, COMMUNITY, and FAITH. STAGE’s mission is to share the love of Jesus Christ with all middle and high-school youth so they may experience God’s love, develop healthy relationships, praise God, grow in faith, and learn to serve others.

A typical Sunday night meeting takes place at Cana Lutheran, the church next to Berkley High School. At regular meetings we play games, discuss relevant topics, do group challenges and activities, and try to grow into the loving and accepting community God calls us to be.

Special events such as Lock-Ins, Service Projects, Retreats, and more build on our goals of having FUN, doing SERVICE, being a loving COMMUNITY, and growing in FAITH.

See Our Full Calendar of Youth Group Happenings


Cana Lutheran Church,

Drayton Presbyterian Church, 

Greenfield Presbyterian Church,

First Presbyterian Church of Royal Oak,  

First Presbyterian Birmingham


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5th -8th Grade
Last week in June

Do you have a 5th – 8th grader ready to develop a relationship with God? FROG week is a great way to introduce him or her into our STAGE Youth Ministry program. FROG stands for Friends Reaching Out for God and this exciting week of service is all about learning to develop healthy relationships, learning to serve others, and learning about what our STAGE program has to offer.

The week starts out with a community service project and fun activities, followed by an overnight camp out that ends the week. Participation involves a small fee, a willingness to get dirty and the desire to play hard.

For information on this year’s event, contact