Youth Ministry

Bigger than ourselves: Packing food for thousands in need

It was a blessing to be able to help on a larger scale like this at the 2013 LCMS Youth Gathering.

Adrenaline Isn’t Enough

 “It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.” ~ Psalm 118:8 My name is Marcus Zill and I am a recovering adrenaline addict. I am a junkie. My drug of choice has not been…

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.

Rev. Bart Day Letter: Rejoice to Serve

Life together begins in Christ. There is no life apart from the One “through whom all things were made.” The life of Christ is the life of the world, our life together.

A Generation Engaged, A Community Restored

LCMS youth and young adults are actively engaged in caring for their neighbor, both here and abroad. These young people come together from all across the country to work hard, give of themselves and their time, and contribute to the well-being of their church and community for the sake of Christ.

Infographic: Serve with the LCMS

There are many opportunities to serve The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod at both the national and local levels.

So, Who Are You?

You’re a baptized and redeemed child of God, that’s who you are.

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).

KFUO Audio: Faith’n’Family – LCMS Servant Events

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.

Missing Easter

It is easy to unintentionally miss celebrating Easter in the midst of our busyness. Fortunately for us, God’s grace and mercy never miss us.

Registration open, speakers set for ‘National15’

The 2015 National Lutheran Youth Workers Conference, sponsored by LCMS Youth Ministry, is set for July 12-15 in New Orleans.

The Blessing of Interns Part II: 7 tips for using a vicar or intern in youth ministry

7 tips for using a vicar or intern to work in your youth ministry setting.

The Blessings of Interns: 5 reminders for congregations receiving a vicar or intern this summer

5 reminders for congregations receiving a vicar or intern this summer

O Holy Night: Christmas Memory of a Child

A child’s memory of an enchanting Christmas scene, the beauty of a choir’s song and the celebration of our Savior.