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.
LCMS Youth Ministry offers summer Servant Events
Registration is now open for more than 40 LCMS Servant Events in the categories of construction, human care, environmental, outreach, multicultural and crisis.
Broten to serve as LCMS Youth Gathering director
The role was previously filled by the Rev. Mark Kiessling, director of Youth Ministry.
Aug. 23 webinar: ‘Faith on the Field: The Vocation of an Athlete’
A recording of the LCMS Youth Ministry webinar with Rev. Bob Hiller is now available.
June 21 youth webinar topic: dealing with lure of pornography
The free webinar, “Porn to Love: Ministering to Teens Dealing with the Lure of Pornography,” will be presented by DCE Grant Carey of Concordia University Texas.
2019 Youth Gathering Theme: ‘Real. Present. God.’
The July 11-15, 2019, event in Minneapolis will reflect the theme based on Psalm 46.
Free study guide tackles despair of ‘13 Reasons Why’
The new LCMS resource — “Faith, Hope and Love: A Threefold Response to 13 Reasons Why” — examines the popular Netflix series about teen struggles and suicide.
Children and Youth Ministry Conference cancelled
The event was planned for July 9-12 in Milwaukee.