Youth & Family Ministry

Events, support and resources to help congregations offer robust ministries
for youth, young adults and families.


June 16-19, 2019
Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa

Register by May 1, 2019!
High school youth from ELCA congregations are invited to the Wholly Iowa Youth Leadership Discipling Event June 16-19 at Wartburg College in Waverly. This annual camp is designed to help high school youth learn how to become future leaders of the church.

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2018 ELCA Youth Gathering

Some 600 youth and adults from the Northeastern Iowa Synod joined more than 30,000 others for the 2018 ELCA Youth Gathering at Houston in June.


They came together for five days of faith formation, worship, interactive learning, Bible study, community service projects, and fellowship. During this time the young people grow in faith and are challenged and inspired to live their faith in their daily lives.


Read more at the Synod’s 2018 ELCA Youth Gathering Page