Youth Ministry

Presenter Director of Christian Education (DCE) Grant Carey, DCE program director at Concordia University Texas, Austin, says the June 21 webinar “will tackle tough questions around the topic of pornography” and “provide insight for talking with youth about its dangerous effects.”

June 21 youth webinar topic: dealing with lure of pornography

The free webinar, “Porn to Love: Ministering to Teens Dealing with the Lure of Pornography,” will be presented by DCE Grant Carey of Concordia University Texas.

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The 2019 Youth Gathering logo by James Saleska, a graphic designer in Frankenmuth, Mich., “reflects the ideas of strength and fortitude to remind us that ‘God is our refuge and strength,’ “ he says.

2019 Youth Gathering Theme: ‘Real. Present. God.’

The July 11-15, 2019, event in Minneapolis will reflect the theme based on Psalm 46.

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Free study guide tackles despair of ‘13 Reasons Why’

The new LCMS resource — “Faith, Hope and Love: A Threefold Response to 13 Reasons Why” — examines the popular Netflix series about teen struggles and suicide.

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“Faith, Hope and Love: A Threefold Response to 13 Reasons Why”

Provides a timely theological response and reflection for teenagers, young adults and grown adults.

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Children and Youth Ministry Conference cancelled

The event was planned for July 9-12 in Milwaukee.

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A group of Young Adult Volunteers walk through the convention center during their two-day training before the 2016 LCMS Youth Gathering in New Orleans. (Sherri Littlefield, LCMS Youth Gathering Media Team)

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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