Young people from seven countries gather for three Higher Things summer conferences under the theme “Bread of Life.”
The Rev. John Dreyer, Director of Admission at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind., talks with KFUO Radio host Andy Bates about the Christ Academy Confirmation Retreat scheduled for Oct. 7-9 on the seminary’s campus.
Anyone not attending may follow the July 16-20 event in New Orleans through an array of resources and opportunities.
The opportunities for servant events specifically designed for young adults age 18-30 are growing. Recently a group of young adults in St. Louis gathered to serve in their own backyard and helped congregations and RSOs prepare for sharing the Gospel.
One of the most frequent questions I get is “Can we take our youth group to LERT training?” And my response is always “Certainly, but we can’t certify minors.” Then I tell them ways to get their youth involved in Disaster Response in their congregation but I always get the same response.
Over 900 young adults apply to volunteer at the LCMS Youth Gathering this summer. Time and time again the young adults of the LCMS have shown a willingness and excitement to serve others in Christ alone. New opportunities are coming soon for young adults to not just volunteer but become neighbors and friends in communities of need in Jesus’ name.
You have probably read the startling statistics of teens and young adults lost from the church. The church must take seriously the search for young adults. God hasn’t given up on bringing them back, and neither should we.
This summer’s conferences are set for June and July in Nashville, Tenn.; Cedar Falls, Iowa; and Fort Collins, Colo.
Lutherans For Life hosted a YFLife servant event on Saturday, Sept. 12, in the Orlando, Fla., area.
There may be a time for an electronic message, but it ought never be our default. What is important is right in front of us, as Lazarus was thrown at the gate of the rich man (Luke 16:20).
Youth, chaperones and church workers gather at college campuses in Nevada, Michigan and Nebraska in July under the theme “Te Deum.”
What are Southern Baptists, Roman Catholics, United Methodists and others saying about the Boy Scouts action?
The Boy Scouts of America’s announcement that it is lifting its ban on gay Scout leaders “raises concern for many LCMS congregations,” say the Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison and the Rev. Bart Day.
One young adult believes church music can bridge gaps, and she’s using her God-given talents to prove it.