Youth Ministry

Youth Ministry shares findings of Gathering participant poll

Youth Gathering participants have taken the poll at every Gathering since the first one in 1980.

Youth Ministry shares Gathering recap

The 15th triennial LCMS Youth Gathering was held July 9–13 in Houston.

‘In All Things’: 20,000 attend LCMS Youth Gathering

The 2022 LCMS Youth Gathering took place July 9–13 in Houston.

‘Reporter’ supplement: ‘Life Together with President Harrison’ – July 2022

This supplement includes an article from LCMS President Harrison about the dangers facing young people today plus research from LCMS Youth Ministry about how to retain youth in the church and help them thrive as they go through life’s transitions.

DCEs gather to learn, connect and share their faith

The National Association of Directors of Christian Education held its biannual conference Jan. 12–14 in Fort Collins, Colo.

‘Church in a messy world’: BOD looks back on pandemic year

The LCMS Board of Directors met Aug. 26 in St. Louis.

Youth workers and leaders meet in Houston

LCMS Youth Ministry hosted the triennial National Lutheran Youth Workers Conference (#NATIONAL21), and YouthLead (formerly Lutheran Youth Fellowship) met for its annual retreat in Houston July 11-14.

UICM webinar features Grammy-nominated Lutheran recording artist

Marcus Gray, who goes professionally by the name Flame, will appear at the LCMS Youth Gathering in Houston, July 9–13, 2022. 

LCMS Youth Gathering adds new, flexible volunteer opportunity for 2022

The new volunteer track will allow more people to get involved, even if they don’t have a full week to commit. 

‘Beautiful Feet’ conference connects college students with mission opportunities

The conference, planned by college students for college students, is hosted each year on a different campus of the Concordia University System.

LCMS Servant Events planned for 2021

After a summer interrupted by COVID-19 cancellations, LCMS Servant Event hosts are optimistically planning their events again for Summer 2021. 

Meet ‘YouthLead’: Lutheran Youth Fellowship gets new name

The new name was chosen to more accurately reflect the program’s emphasis.

‘In All Things’: Youth Ministry announces 2022 Gathering theme

The next LCMS Youth Gathering is set for July 9–13, 2022, in Houston.

Free resource summarizes LCMS youth ministry study on millennials and the church

The resource is available in either paperback or e-book format from Concordia Publishing House.

Registration open for 2020 Servant Events

Nearly 70 Servant Events will be hosted by various LCMS congregations, camps and service organizations from May through August.

Lutheran Young Adult Corps participants sent to serve in St. Louis and Milwaukee

The new participants were blessed during a Sending Service on Aug. 27 at the LCMS International Center chapel in St. Louis.