The LCMS Board of Directors met Aug. 26 in St. Louis.
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.
Marcus Gray, who goes professionally by the name Flame, will appear at the LCMS Youth Gathering in Houston, July 9–13, 2022.
The new volunteer track will allow more people to get involved, even if they don’t have a full week to commit.
The conference, planned by college students for college students, is hosted each year on a different campus of the Concordia University System.
After a summer interrupted by COVID-19 cancellations, LCMS Servant Event hosts are optimistically planning their events again for Summer 2021.
The resource is available in either paperback or e-book format from Concordia Publishing House.
Nearly 70 Servant Events will be hosted by various LCMS congregations, camps and service organizations from May through August.
The new participants were blessed during a Sending Service on Aug. 27 at the LCMS International Center chapel in St. Louis.
The study utilized surveys and focus groups to collect data for use in helping LCMS congregations minister to young adults.
Registration for the 2019 LCMS Youth Gathering — set for July 11–15 in Minneapolis, Minn. — opens Oct. 17, with online data entry beginning Sept. 5.