Youth Gathering participants have taken the poll at every Gathering since the first one in 1980.
LCMS pastor’s daughter wins National Right to Life oratory contest
Anna Young, a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Nashville, spoke about “female empowerment.”
Meet ‘YouthLead’: Lutheran Youth Fellowship gets new name
The new name was chosen to more accurately reflect the program’s emphasis.
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.
Higher Things summer youth conferences draw nearly 2,800
Held under the theme ‘’Sanctified,” the conferences took place in Minnesota, Illinois, Kansas and Washington.
Photo essay: ‘Future and Hope’ at the 2018 Corpus Christi conference
The 2018 Corpus Christi youth conference was held July 23–27 in Prague, Czech Republic, under the theme “Future and Hope.”
Four Higher Things youth conferences planned
They will be held this summer in Northfield, Minn.; Carbondale, Ill.; Lawrence, Kan.; and Tacoma, Wash.
Black Ministry convocation brings people together in worship, learning, fellowship
More than 540 people attend the LCMS Lutherans in Black Ministry Family Convocation, July 12-16 in Birmingham, Ala.
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.
Children and Youth Ministry Conference cancelled
The event was planned for July 9-12 in Milwaukee.
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.
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.
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.
Higher Things 2017 conference registration opens
The youth organization announces four conferences next summer on college campuses in Texas, North Carolina, Montana and Indiana.
Gathering 5K run/walk nets $30,000 for LIRS
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service receives funds from the participants’ registration for the 5K run/walk during the 2016 LCMS Youth Gathering in New Orleans.