The deadline for applications to serve at the 2025 Gathering is March 15.
Delegates also adopted resolutions that commend Lutheran schools, address church worker student debt, encourage family devotions and recommend youth ministry resources.
Krista Miller and Ross Stroh worked for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod for a combined total of 55 years.
LCMS congregations, summer camps and Recognized Service Organizations across the country will host Servant Events from May through August.
Youth Gathering participants have taken the poll at every Gathering since the first one in 1980.
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.
The National Association of Directors of Christian Education held its biannual conference Jan. 12–14 in Fort Collins, Colo.