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).
The 2015 National Lutheran Youth Workers Conference, sponsored by LCMS Youth Ministry, is set for July 12-15 in New Orleans.
Organizational and team leadership lessons learned during the 2013 Gathering planning cycle
A celebration of three women who stand for life and the LCMS participation in the March for Life.
5 ways to say THANK YOU this Thanksgiving. LCMS Youth Ministry is thankful for all those who volunteer to serve youth. #LCMSgivesthanks
Release of the 3-minute video from LCMS Youth Ministry coincides with Reformation Day on Oct. 31.
Teenagers matter. Teenagers are gifts. Teenagers are part of the Church. Let’s love them well!
Preliminary adult-leader planning resources are the first to appear on the website for the 2016 Gathering, to be followed by its first theological resource.
Matthew Rhodes, a 19-year-old college sophomore from South Dakota, said his local church and youth ministry helped him find a solid faith in Jesus Christ. Learn how LCMS Youth Ministry works with congregations and districts, and serves as a resource and a network for their ministry to young people inside and outside the Christian faith.
Participants will meet under that theme when they converge on New Orleans in July 2016 for the next LCMS National Youth Gathering.
Some 2,432 youth complete the multiple-choice poll at the 2013 National LCMS Youth Gathering in San Antonio in July.
The Synod’s Board of Directors elects officers for the 2013-16 triennium and takes a number of other actions.
Assembling from across the country, 49 ministry leaders representing the LCMS and its partners take part in the conference to evaluate and plan for the church’s future national Youth Gatherings.
Each evening during the July 1-5 National LCMS Youth Gathering, some 25,000 youth and adult leaders filled San Antonio’s Alamodome for a “Mass Event.” And some 5,000 took part in more than 100 area servant events.
Some 25,000 participants — including youth and adults from Botswana, Nigeria, Finland, Germany, India, Pakistan, Taiwan and Slovakia — are expected to attend the National LCMS Youth Gathering in July.