Southeastern Synod Youth and Young Adult Ministry

Check out previous Youth Training Events below...


GROWING YOUNGER - a Synod-wide training opportunity


In the Fall of 2021, the Synod Youth Team will lead an initiative of educating several congregations on how to "Grow Young."   This interest form will allow us to reach out directly to congregations who wish to hear the details on the program.

Dates / Times for these sessions:   Sundays, 9/19-10/24, 4-5:30pm ET / 3-4:30pm CT

Interested?  SIGN UP HERE


To learn about how the ELCA is adapting the Growing Young materials into the "Growing Younger" initiative, please click here:

To learn more - and to purchase your copy of the Growing Young book - check out the Growing Young Inititative from the Fuller Youth Institute (



including the "2021 EXTRAVAGANZA"

Check out the synod website dedicate to the work and ministry of the ELCA Youth Ministry Network by CLICKING HERE



Previous Youth Ministry Training Events

FREE Youth Ministry Training Event - Tuesday, October 22, 2020


Resources shared during the training event:



Youth Ministry in Uncertain Times - Thursday, June 25, 2020





Throughout the year there are variety of opportunities for additional training to do Youth and Young Adult Ministry in your local settings.  Check back here to see the most recent offerings.

Youth Ministry Certification Schools

ELCA Lutheran Seminary Options:



Vibrant Faith:

Non-Lutheran Options:

Youth Leadership:

Fuller Youth Institute: