Youth Ministry

‘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.

‘Sharing’ newsletter – September 2020

The church continues to share the Gospel and show mercy, even during unsettling times.

‘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.

Participate in the Youth Gathering from afar

If you can’t attend the Gathering, you can still follow along through these online channels.

Youth Ministry wraps up multi-year research project on young-adult retention

The study utilized surveys and focus groups to collect data for use in helping LCMS congregations minister to young adults.

Data entry for 2019 Youth Gathering registration begins Sept. 5

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.

Lutheran Young Adult Corps participants to serve in St. Louis, Boston

On Aug. 10, a new group of Lutheran Young Adult Corps participants were sent to their respective geographical areas during chapel at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis.