Southeastern Synod Youth and Young Adult Ministry

ALL TENNESSEE 2021

SAVE THE DATE:  November 13-14, 2021

Location:  TBA

an IN-PERSON gathering of all youth (6th-12th grade) of the Southeastern Synod, 

especially those from Tennessee

 

 

 


 

(Updated December 1, 2020)

We have had a NEW and BOLSTERED attempt from hackers and spambots to solicit funds from the good people of our synod.   They are posing as Bishop Kevin Strickland.   We are aware of this and you can report these emails per the instructions below.

We appreciate you being aware of this issue and NOT responding to requests from those posing as Bishop Strickland.  Do NOT reply to these emails.  

Please read original news item below...from May 2020.

Peace,  Pr. Michael Jannett, Assistant to the Bishop for Formation and Communication
 
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Please be aware that we have had another email scam come to our attention at the synod office.

It looks like this:

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Hi, how are you doing?

I need a favor from you, email me as soon as you get this message.

(Or, I'm on a Zoom right now.  Can you get some gift cards to my staff?  I want to surprise them with some bonuses.)

God Bless,

Bishop. Kevin Strickland

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DO NOT REPLY. This is a scam looking for your to buy gift cards. THIS IS NOT FROM BISHOP STRICKLAND nor is it from the synod office.

Someone is creating an email address that mimics Bishop Strickland's email address and asking for you to "email him back" or "asking if you can purchase gift cards for him or on his behalf."

Please report this to https://support.google.com/mail/contact/abuse

The synod has already reported this as a phishing scam.


Thank you for your help!

ALL TENNESSEE 2020 - November 14

For all youth in 6th through 12th grades

THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD IN A HYBRID FORMAT!!!

MORNING SESSION: on your own, in your household, or with your youth group (if you are gathering in-person, physically distanced, of course). Suggested start time is 10:00am EST / 9:00am CST.

AFTERNOON SESSION: we gather via ZOOM at 3:00-4:30pm EST / 2:00-3:30pm CST

CONCERT WITH RACHEL KURTZ: after our afternoon session, Rachel Kurtz will join in our ZOOM call to lead a concert!!!

So cool! So excited!

PLUS, we get to reveal the theme that SESLYO developed for our 2020-2021 youth events for the synod...Accept.  Embrace.  Spread Grace.

Cost?  FREE, since this event is a hybrid event, with part in-person / part-online

Who Can Come?  This gathering is for 6th-12th graders from congregations in the WHOLE SOUTHEASTERN SYNOD,

but especially for the Lutherans and friends of TENNESSEE. ALL are welcome.

This year, we are taking registrations on an INDIVIDUAL BASIS, NOT through a congregational registration.

To see information from prior years, scroll down...


ALL TENNESSEE 2019 - November 9-10

Check out the pictures from 2019 All TN HERE

All TN 2019 took place at Trinity LC, Tullahoma, TN


ALL TENNESSEE 2018

122 youth and adults met November 10 & 11 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hixson, Tennessee for All Tennessee.  During the event youth from across Tennessee gathered to learn more about the "GODISNOWHERE" theme by participating in different activities throughout Saturday afternoon.  Youth looked at where God was through an interactive Stations of the Cross activity, they also got to ask Pastor Ed Myers and Pastor Katherine Museus any question they wanted to ask, they learned about how we can be God's hands in the midst of disasters through the work of Lutheran Disaster Relief and put together hygiene kits for Lutheran World Relief.  To finish out their service that day they moved mulch on to the church's playground.  Worship started with a group of youth from Christ Kiswahili Lutheran Mission leading in song and during the confession participants were invited to take a piece of string to represent their confession and tie it on nails that formed "GODISNOWHERE" - a powerful way to see that God comes to us in the midst of our brokenness and as we communed together we saw God come once again in the body and blood of Christ. Special thanks to the volunteers of Trinity Lutheran Church for their hospitality and meals, as well as the ALL Tennessee planning team for their hard work putting it all together.