October 3, 2018
Youth E-Chat
Northeastern Minnesota Synod, ELCA
Middle School Gathering registration is now open, and the Mental Health and Youth Ministry event is coming up in two weeks. Don't miss these important conversations and opportunities to be together in ministry!
Youth Ministry and Mental Health
October 16, 2018
9:30am - 3:30pm
First Lutheran Church, Duluth
$10 per person/$20 Congregation

Joy Hensel will present and facilitate conversations for pastors and youth leaders on the impact mental health issues have on ministry to young people, our role as leaders and the church, the impact on programming, and available resources. All those who work with young people in the church are invited!

Middle School Gathering
Nov. 16-17 OR 17-18, 2018
Grades 6-9
Cragun's Resort
Early-bird Registration ends Oct. 18!

Join hundreds of Lutheran youth for a weekend of fun, friends and faith! This year we will focus on the sacraments with speaker Dave Scherer (Agape*), Bishop Tom Aitken and the LYO Board. Hotel life, family time, large and small group activities, and worship are all part of the fun! Cragun's is the place to be the end of November!

ELCA Youth and Young Adults Innovative Ministry Grants
Always Being Made New: The Campaign for the ELCA gives us the opportunity to expand our ministries among youth and young adults to cultivate young leaders, embrace a culture of diversity and inclusion, and build a robust network of support.

Focus areas for these grants include forming faith, developing young leaders, working collaboratively. engaging young people of color, and/or accompanying communities with persons living in poverty. Registration must be entered by Oct. 19 and the grant submitted no later than Oct. 31.

Catherine Anderson | Coordinator of Youth Ministry | NE MN Synod, ELCA Catherine.Anderson@nemnsynod.org | 218-724-4424