Southeastern Synod Youth and Young Adult Ministry

ELCA Youth Gathering NEW Dates: July 24-28, 2022

Yes, our God is still BOUNDLESS.    Yes, the dates have changed for our ELCA Youth Gathering.    We know this is not welcome news, but we do believe in a God that is boundless and continues to see us through these difficult times.   We are with you.

To hear more about the 2022 ELCA Gathering plans, please CLICK HERE.

WEBINAR: Children and Youth Ministry in Uncertain Times

This webinar was held on Thursday, June 25, 2020.  We gathered experts from the ELCA to share about Children and Youth Ministry in this challenging time.  

Click here to see a recording of this webinar and to gain access to several important resources shared during this gathering.

2020 SESLYO Virtual Assembly

Thank you to all who attended!  We are grateful for our outgoing SESLYO board members, and congratulate our new board members!   We have some great work ahead of us!

SELSYO Assembly was held on Saturday, June 20, 2020, 1pm EDT / 12noon CDT

NovusWay Summer 2020 Vacation Specials

You need a place to get away. You need a place to gather in God’s good creation with family and friends. You need a place apart. Open the door to opportunities at the beautiful sites of NovusWay. We are ready for you. We are ready for your group of friends. We are ready for your family. We are ready for you to open the door to simple time away.

Click here to learn about the Summer 2020 Vacation Packages at any of the 4 Novus Way sites.

ELCA Young Adult Online Small Groups

Registration for SUMMER Abide Online Small Groups is OPEN!

  1. If you're 18-35 register on the Google form below!
  2. Group assignments and further details will be sent out soon.
  3. Groups will meet weekly from June 1 to August 1.
  4. Group meetings will start the week of June 1, 2020!
Click here to REGISTER!!!

Email Savanna Sullivan (ELCA Young Adults program director) with questions and please share widely!

Cabin Time!

Join our camp and retreat friends at Lutheridge, Lutherock, Luther Springs and Lutheranch everyday at 4pm EDT for Cabin Time as they sing songs, share stories, pray, and share our highs, lows and God moments for the day.

Each day they are sharing family activities, and would love for you to share in the comments your thoughts and beautiful things you created.

Click here for Cabin Time!

2022 ELCA Youth Gathering DETAILS

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.

To find out more, go to the ELCA Youth Gathering page (   

To find out detail specific to our synod's involvement and plans, please check out the synod Gathering page, here.


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