The next ELCA Youth Gathering is less than one year away, but now is the time to start planning, recruiting, and organizing. Join us for a brief meeting at 11:00 am on Sunday, July 30 to learn more about this amazing experience and to have your questions answered.
Youth Gathering FAQs
What is the Youth Gathering?
– Every three years Lutheran youth from around the world gather in one city for worship, learning, entertainment, fellowship, and community engagement. It is a uniquely powerful experience for High School-age youth and will impact their lives in a positive way.
When is the Youth Gathering?
– Official dates are June 27 through July 1 (transportation will affect these dates by one or two days on either end)
Where is the Youth Gathering?
– Houston, Texas...yes, Texas in the middle of summer!
Who can attend?
– Any student enrolled in 8th through 12th grade in the Fall of 2017. A couple adult leaders will also be selected to attend.
How much does this cost?
– We don't know the official total until we receive our hotel assignment and figure out how we are getting to Houston. We will host a number of fundraising initiatives in order to lower the total cost per participant. A non-refundable $150 deposit is required to register. Individual financial aid packages are available as needed.