Youth Ministry

March 10 webinar: spiritually preparing youth for college

During the free webinar, LCMS Campus Ministry Director Rev. Marcus Zill will share the “essentials” for helping youth make this transition.

National mission board begins refining policies

The board also hears updates on the work taking place in the LCMS Office of National Mission.

KFUO Audio: Poll results from 2016 National Youth Gathering

Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod leaders share enlightening, comforting poll results following the 2016 National Youth Gathering.

Feb. 15 webinar topic: caring for creation with youth

The Rev. A. Trevor Sutton is scheduled to lead webinar discussion on the topic of “Going Green — Biblical Truth or Brief Trend?”

LYF Youth Poll results reflect headlines, scriptural stance

Participants at every triennial LCMS Youth Gathering since 1980 take the poll that helps inform the Church and aids in developing youth-ministry resources and events.

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.