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.

Higher Things summer conferences draw 2,700 participants

Young people from seven countries gather for three Higher Things summer conferences under the theme “Bread of Life.”

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.

‘Participating’ in the LCMS Youth Gathering from afar

Anyone not attending may follow the July 16-20 event in New Orleans through an array of resources and opportunities.

Registration opens for Higher Things youth conferences

This summer’s conferences are set for June and July in Nashville, Tenn.; Cedar Falls, Iowa; and Fort Collins, Colo.

Photo gallery: Y4Life servant event in Florida

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

Higher Things conferences draw 2,400-plus

Youth, chaperones and church workers gather at college campuses in Nevada, Michigan and Nebraska in July under the theme “Te Deum.”

Harrison, Day on Boy Scouts action: ‘It is a sad day’

The Boy Scouts of America’s announcement that it is lifting its ban on gay Scout leaders “raises concern for many LCMS congregations,” say the Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison and the Rev. Bart Day.

Higher Things 2015 youth-conference registration opens

The three summer youth conferences are planned for Las Vegas; Grand Rapids, Mich.; and Seward, Neb.

2,000-plus gather for Higher Things conferences

Participants share favorable comments about the events in Gainesville, Fla.; Mequon, Wis.; and Logan, Utah.

Harrison to host tweet chat for college students

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison wants to hear from the Synod’s youth via Twitter on Wednesday, Sept. 3.