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
Green Lake Bible Camp, Spicer MN
Jr. High Youth Gathering
November 16-17 & 17-18, 2018
Willmar Conference Center, Willmar MN
Registration packet will be posted soon!
Sr. High Youth Gathering
April 5-6, 2019
Lake Geneva Christian Center, Alexandria MN
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.
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