Youth Gathering participants spend 33,000 hours volunteering and have an estimated economic impact of $29.4 million on the city of New Orleans.
Presenters at the Jan. 14-16 event cover a range of aspects — including the involvement of parents and the Church in faith formation.
Are young people’s attitudes and experiences any different in 2016 from what they were in 1980?
The Rev. Mark Kiessling begins serving as director of LCMS Youth Ministry, succeeding the Rev. Dr. Terry K. Dittmer.
The March 17-20 Lutheran Youth Fellowship training in St. Louis will focus on faith-sharing in the “digital age.”
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.
Registration is open for Youth Ministry 2016 — sponsored by LCMS Youth Ministry and set for Jan. 14-16 in St. Charles, Mo.
Lutherans For Life hosted a YFLife servant event on Saturday, Sept. 12, in the Orlando, Fla., area.
A DVD mailed in mid-August will have information about registration and New Orleans — site of the July 16-20, 2016, event.
LCMS Youth Ministry’s 2015 National Lutheran Youth Workers Conference — focused on the theme of “Standing” — meets July 12-15 in New Orleans.
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).
Jim Lohman, DCE; Rev. Craig Bertram and Shelly Carlson, Lord of the Lakes Lutheran Church, Forest Lake, Minn.; and Sue Hart, DCE, Bethesda Lutheran Communities discuss their involvement in planning, leading and serving with LCMS Servant Events.
The 2015 National Lutheran Youth Workers Conference, sponsored by LCMS Youth Ministry, is set for July 12-15 in New Orleans.
Release of the 3-minute video from LCMS Youth Ministry coincides with Reformation Day on Oct. 31.