Southeastern Synod Youth and Young Adult Ministry

 


These individual grants are made possible through a joint project funded by Lutheran Disaster Response and the Southeastern Synod Disaster Ministry Committee.  The Southeastern Synod will select 15 congregations who through their ministries and possible partnerships will provide food for vulnerable people within their community.  Congregations are encouraged to prepare a detailed description of the feeding program they have planned and attach it to this application.  This grant must be used within three months since it is to be used in response to the ongoing COVID-19 Crisis and food insecurity for the summer months.
 
There will be an initial disbursement of $500 and replenished up to $3,000 to each participating congregation.  This grant funding can be used for the procurement of food/supplies needed for distribution of food.  Congregations may provide this service in partnership with a local organization (i.e. School, food bank, social ministry organization).  Congregations who participate in this grant program will be required to provide a report back to the Synod regarding its impact in the community.

Grants will be announced by June 1st.

Click here to apply for this grant.
 

ALL TENNESSEE 2020 - November 14

Times: tba

For a HYBRID event (part in-home / part online)

For all youth in 6th through 12th grades

 

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.

In the midst of COVID-19, we are all looking for a way to share God's love with everyone.

We are wondering how to Accept.  Embrace.  Spread Grace.

We are combining some online events with some in-home activities to engage in All TN this year.

REGISTRATION COMING SOON!!!

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.