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:
Sister Sarah Hausken, Minister of Word and Service
Upcoming Youth Events!
Jr. High Youth Gathering
November 22-23 & 23-24, 2019
Best Western and Conference Center, Willmar, MN
Si. High Youth Gathering
March 27-28, 2020
Save the Date! June 29 – July 3, 2021
ELCA Youth Gathering
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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