As a church that is energized by lively engagement in our faith and life, the ELCA offers a variety of opportunities for youth to grow in and explore their faith. Please see side menu for more information on LYO, YAGM, and Campus Ministry.
SW MN Synod Youth Ministry Coordinator:
Sarah Hausken, Deacon
Upcoming Youth Events!
Youth Workers Retreat – An Introduction to Family Systems Theory
October 23-24, 2017
Shalom Hill Farm, Windom, MN
Jr. High Youth Gathering
November 17-18, 18-19, 2017
Willmar Conference Center, Willmar, MN
ELCA Youth Gathering
June 27 – July 1, 2018
SW MN Synod ELCA Youth Gathering Coordinator:
Ph: (320) 235-2508
Visit the ELCA Youth Gathering event page for notes from Ashley.
Request to join the group. This group has been created for Youth Ministers in the SW MN Synod (and their friends) to share ideas and strengthen one another in ministry. Please use this group to do things such as ask questions, seek opinions and share resources.
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Here is where we will be posting pictures and updates about our gatherings, events, LYO board, or our ELCA Youth.
Read the SW MN Youth and Family Ministry E-newsletter.
Subscribe to the Youth and Family Ministry e-newsletter. (*We respect your privacy. Subscribers will not have their email addresses shared or redistributed in any way).
The Youth Ministry program of the ELCA provides and supports resources, information, networking, and programs for people who serve in ministries with youth and young adults. Click here to visit their website.
All of these resources below are links; please click the titles to view.