Youth Ministry

Young Adult Volunteers cheer on participants in the July 17 5K run/walk at the 2016 LCMS Youth Gathering in New Orleans. (LCMS/Erik M. Lunsford)

First-time poll surveys Young Adult Volunteers

LCMS Youth Ministry is planning further research this spring and summer, based on the success of the new poll among young adults.

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The free webinar, “How Do I Know?,” will be presented by the Rev. Ryan Peterson, campus pastor and theology professor at Concordia University, Ann Arbor.

April 26 webinar topic: caring for teens as they make decisions

The free webinar, “How Do I Know?,” will be presented by the Rev. Ryan Peterson, campus pastor and theology professor at Concordia University, Ann Arbor.

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Pictured March 15 after receiving a mission-grant check of $25,000 from the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) are, from left, the Rev. Bart Day, executive director of the LCMS Office of National Mission, and the Rev. Mark Kiessling, director of LCMS Youth Ministry. Presenting the grant check were LWML President Patti Ross and Shelley Moeller, the LWML’s vice-president of Gospel Outreach. The grant will be used for housing and stipends to enable young adults to serve for 10 weeks or 10 months with Youth Ministry’s Lutheran Young Adult Corps. (LCMS/Frank Kohn)

LWML president presents mission grants in St. Louis

The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League’s Patti Ross presents grants of $120,000 for renovations to the Lutheran Church of Nigeria’s seminary, and $25,000 to the Lutheran Young Adult Corps.

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Young Adult Volunteer Poll Feature

2016 Young Adult Volunteer Poll Gives Insight, Prompts Research

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 […]

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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.

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Members of the National Lutheran School Accreditation team — led by Director of LCMS School Ministry Terry Schmidt (background, at right, with hand raised) — work at River Roads Lutheran School in St. Louis last fall. Schmidt shared recent Lutheran-school statistics at the Feb. 6-7 LCMS Board for National Mission meeting. (LCMS/Erik M. Lunsford)

National mission board begins refining policies

The board also hears updates on the work taking place in the LCMS Office of National Mission.

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