Synod Children, Youth & Family Ministry Committee:
The CYFM Committee gathers to plan events to connect, collaborate and support those who work with our young people. They provide leadership for several larger age-specific gatherings each year AND leader training opportunities!
May Youth Weekend at Holden Village
For highschoolers from around Region 1
  • THANK YOU to all who attended in May - another GREAT trip into the wilderness together!
  • Stay tuned for 2025 dates and info!
Time for You
Connect with other youth leaders

A monthly opportunity during the school year to join other children & youth & family ministry leaders (volunteer and paid) from around the synod - connect & support - and exchange ideas - on the 3rd Thursday of the month (12noon-2pm).

Get connected by emailing HERE

  • ELCA Youth Gathering
  • Mark your calendars for July 16-20, 2024, to join us for this transformational faith formation event. MYLE and the tAble will take place immediately before on July 13-16. 
  • Connect with our Synod Champion, Becky Cole HERE. The Gathering Synod Champion is your primary contact for any questions you have regarding the Gathering. I know that July 2024 seems like a long time in the future, but registrations will begin this September. Also, fundraising for the Youth Gathering takes planning and time. I am happy to begin answering any questions you may have and will be putting together several training sessions to help groups best prepare for taking kids to the Youth Gathering. I am working to create a general FAQ, so please send me any general questions you have about the Youth Gathering. As our ELCA Youth Gathering team is small, I am the first point of contact for all your questions and concerns for the Youth Gathering, MYLE, and the tAble.