We expect grief after a significant loss, but we can grieve any long-awaited and meaningful moments, from vacations to concerts.
In the first two years of Lutheran Young Adult Corps, 29 young people have served almost 35,000 hours. God is using these young people in powerful ways to expand the capacity of urban partners.
In our inaugural year, Lutheran Young Adult Corps participants will complete over 19,000 hours of service to help Community Partners reach out with the Gospel of Jesus Christ through acts of mercy.
Sarah Harms, GEO missionary in the Czech Republic, who participated in her first English Bible Camp in 2017.
It is important for us to identify young people who have a heart for ministry and encourage them to consider church work as a vocation.
For the first time, we asked Young Adult Volunteers at the 2016 LCMS Youth Gathering to take a short poll based on the LYF Youth Poll that has been conducted at most previous Gatherings. These results help us to see how young adults in LCMS congregations are supported in their faith lives. This data has prompted further research to come.
DCEs share how a congregation can benefit from having a Director of Christian Education.
Find an LCMS Servant Event for your group this summer. I am an echo that points to Jesus!
People groups to remember and care for this Christmas as well as ideas to serve for the whole family.
Find “that youth” during this most wonderful time of the year. Remind them of the gift they need (and already have).
Giving thanks for LCMS Servant Event leaders and those who will be attending an event this year!
What studying LCMS Baptism and Confirmation trends reveals about the state of our church body and our hope for the future.
As we approach Reformation Day, are our churches a place where we can wrestle with questions of faith? In a time with instant access to information, the church’s response to questions can help faith to grow or it can lead to isolation and uncertainty.
In Christ alone our lives echo Christ’s humility. Youth demonstrated this through service at the Gathering. Continue to be an echo at home.
Reflecting on the 2016 LCMS Youth Gathering, giving thanks to God and asking for continued prayers.