Held under the theme ‘’Sanctified,” the conferences took place in Minnesota, Illinois, Kansas and Washington.
They will be held this summer in Northfield, Minn.; Carbondale, Ill.; Lawrence, Kan.; and Tacoma, Wash.
The youth organization announces four conferences next summer on college campuses in Texas, North Carolina, Montana and Indiana.
Young people from seven countries gather for three Higher Things summer conferences under the theme “Bread of Life.”
This summer’s conferences are set for June and July in Nashville, Tenn.; Cedar Falls, Iowa; and Fort Collins, Colo.
The theme of the event at Concordia University Chicago in River Forest, Ill., is “We Confess.”
Youth, chaperones and church workers gather at college campuses in Nevada, Michigan and Nebraska in July under the theme “Te Deum.”
The three summer youth conferences are planned for Las Vegas; Grand Rapids, Mich.; and Seward, Neb.
Participants share favorable comments about the events in Gainesville, Fla.; Mequon, Wis.; and Logan, Utah.
With registration filled for the conference at Mequon, Wis., a fourth one is planned for July 15-18 at Camp LiWiSoMo in northern Wisconsin.
With “Crucified” as their theme, they are set for July at the University of Florida, Concordia University Wisconsin and Utah State University.
The Synod’s Board of Directors elects officers for the 2013-16 triennium and takes a number of other actions.