Vibrant Youth Ministry can be found throughout our synod. Although it is primarily carried out at the congregational level, there are also opportunities for youth to be involved at the synodical level.
The Synod Youth Board is comprised of high school youth from all over our synod who have a passion for the future of the church! The board meets about 4 times in a year to plan Godstock (High School Event) and Christ Jam (Middle School Event). The SYB also has representation on the Synod Council.
Professionals and volunteers who work with youth to gather, share ideas, resources, conversation, and ongoing education in youth ministry. They meet as a group quarterly at Bethany Lutheran Church in Rice Lake, Wisconsin.
As a ministry of the ELCA Youth Ministry Network, Practice Discipleship is a movement of ministry leadership which is designed to equip and support those who are called to Faith Formation and Children, Youth and Family ministry.
The Purpose of Practice Discipleship is to "foster faithful, thoughtful, and intentional leaders in congregations who follow Jesus in their daily lives."
Vibrant Faith is committed to guiding people and communities in a lifelong journey of discipleship – experiencing, learning, and practicing the Christian faith – as they seek to follow God’s Way in the world.
The ELCA Youth Ministry Network seeks to provide opportunities for spiritual renewal, continuing education and networking for adults who work with children, youth and families in our congregations.
Looking for a book, video, Bible study or worship resources? Our Synod Resource Center can help! You can visit the center at 202 W Grand Avenue, Eau Claire, and browse through the many resources housed there or you can access files electronically by clicking the link below. Either way, you will find a wealth of information to meet your needs.
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