Please pray for all the planning teams, participants and the people of Detroit as they welcome us to their city. Hashtag for NC Synod pictures - #riseupelcanc
Live stream - http://www.elca.org/gathering
Welcome our 2015 LYO Board. President -Rachel Harmon - First, Greensboro; V-President Caroline Parrott - St. John's, Salisbury. Members at Large - Charlotte Grush - Nativity, Arden; Camryn Kepley - St. Philip, Raleigh, Griffin Matsuo - Christ the King, Cary; Emily Mitchum - First, Greensboro; Sofia Mouritsen - Morning Star, Matthews; Allison Tice - Mt. Olive, Hickory; Caroline Ward - Nativity, Arden.
13% of the voting members for our 2015 NC Synod Assembly were 30 years old or younger. AMAZING! Thanks to our congregations for encouraging these leaders.
700 people are registered from North Carolina. 8 buses are full. 30,000 particpants and volunteers will gather in Detroit beginning July 7th and will be there through the 22nd. Actual event is July 15-19. Can't be there in person? Join us via live stream.
Which of the faith practices will be our focus today, this month, this season? In the midst of all this - thank you for building relationships that last a lifetime. For sharing your stories of faith - youth & adults alike. You are a blessing to our synod.
My commitment to passing on faith includes helping congregations equip families to be places where faith is talked about, shared and deepened. I have the priviledge of spending time with some amazing young people. Our synodical youth events span the ages from 3-12th grade while also including young adults - YARPs (Young Adult Resource Persons) where my goal is to train them to serve our congregations. Read more »
These trainings are available free of charge and best of all - they are online and will be downloadable. Can't beat it.