Youth Ministry

Dec. 14 webinar focus: caring for youth in crisis

“Facing Trials Together: Walking Together in Christ,” with Heather Ruesch, is set for 1 p.m. Central time on Wednesday, Dec. 14.

Nov. 7 webinar targets caring for youth in times of fear

LCMS Youth Ministry sponsors free webinar from 1-2 p.m. Central time on Nov. 7.

Gospel’s centrality key to BNM’s work in new triennium

Meeting in St. Louis Sept. 8-9, the Synod’s Board for National Mission hears reports on all 18 ministries of the LCMS Office of National Mission.

KFUO Audio: Christ Academy Confirmation Retreat at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne

The Rev. John Dreyer, Director of Admission at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind., talks with KFUO Radio host Andy Bates about the Christ Academy Confirmation Retreat scheduled for Oct. 7-9 on the seminary’s campus.

Photo essay: A Powerful Presence

Youth Gathering participants spend 33,000 hours volunteering and have an estimated economic impact of $29.4 million on the city of New Orleans.

2016 youth-ministry symposium explores confirmation

Presenters at the Jan. 14-16 event cover a range of aspects — including the involvement of parents and the Church in faith formation.

Commentary: What can we learn from 35 years of LYF youth polls?

Are young people’s attitudes and experiences any different in 2016 from what they were in 1980?

Kiessling takes helm of LCMS Youth Ministry

The Rev. Mark Kiessling begins serving as director of LCMS Youth Ministry, succeeding the Rev. Dr. Terry K. Dittmer.

Teen Leadership Training now open to congregational teams

The March 17-20 Lutheran Youth Fellowship training in St. Louis will focus on faith-sharing in the “digital age.”

Youth Ministry reaches funding goal to feed 500,000

The meals will be packaged by participants at the 2016 Youth Gathering in New Orleans.

KFUO Audio: Lutheran Young Adult Corps

The Rev. Mark Kiessling and Julianna Shults, LCMS Office of National Mission, discuss the development of the new Lutheran Young Adult Corps. The Corps provides 2-10 month opportunities to serve for adults ages 18-26.

Symposium to focus on 21st-century confirmation issues

Registration is open for Youth Ministry 2016 — sponsored by LCMS Youth Ministry and set for Jan. 14-16 in St. Charles, Mo.

Photo gallery: Y4Life servant event in Florida

Lutherans For Life hosted a YFLife servant event on Saturday, Sept. 12, in the Orlando, Fla., area.

Youth Gathering info on its way to congregations

A DVD mailed in mid-August will have information about registration and New Orleans — site of the July 16-20, 2016, event.

400-plus at NATIONAL15 focus on serving youth

LCMS Youth Ministry’s 2015 National Lutheran Youth Workers Conference — focused on the theme of “Standing” — meets July 12-15 in New Orleans.

KFUO Audio: His Time – Two Upcoming LCMS Youth Ministry Events

Rev. Mark Kiessling, interim director, LCMS Youth Ministry, talks about the 2015 National Lutheran Youth Workers Conference (July 12-15, 2015) and the 2016 National Youth Gathering (July 16-20, 2016).