ELCA Youth Gathering

ELCA Youth Gathering

Every three years, 30,000 high school youth and their adult leaders from across the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America gather for a week of faith formation known as the ELCA Youth Gathering.

Through days spent in interactive learning, worship, Bible study, service and fellowship, young people grow in faith and are challenged and inspired to live their faith in their daily lives.

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2022 ELCA Youth Gathering

The 2022 ELCA Youth Gathering will be held July 24-28, 2022, in Minneapolis, with the two pre-events, the Multicultural Youth Leadership Event (MYLE) and the tAble, scheduled for July 21-24, 2022.

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2022 ELCA Youth Gathering Theme

The ELCA Youth Gathering team announces the theme of the 2022 Gathering, “boundless: God beyond measure,” based on Ephesians 3:19 CEV. “I want you to know all about Christ’s love, although it is too wonderful to be measured. Then your lives will be filled with all that God is.”

Update regarding the 2021 Gathering

After much prayer and consideration, the decision was made to postpone the 2021 ELCA Youth Gathering to 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To learn more about the postponement and the 2022 Gathering, please visit: elca.org/YouthGathering/COVID19

NC Synod Gathering Contacts

Tammy Jones West

2022 ELCA Youth Gathering Director of Operations

Sandra Cline

2022 Gathering Synod Coordinator for NC Synod

Carissa Abraham

2022 Synod Day Coordinator for NC Synod

NC Synod Gathering Updates

After a fantastic 2018 ELCA Youth Gathering in Houston, we are excited to be headed to Minneapolis in 2022!

Be on the lookout for more information here as we get closer to the event. We will hold information sessions for congregational leaders on general and synod-specific topics as more details are shared.

Follow NC Synod 2022 ELCA Gathering on Facebook for updates, as well.

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