Category Archives: Youth Gathering

Bringing Detroit Home

Sunday, July 26 we brought our story of the Gathering in Detroit home to the family of Trinity Lutheran Church.  We hope this was the first of many times we share our experience with friends, family, and congregation members.

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Our reflections about the Gathering

  The Gathering ended Sunday morning with worship. ELCA Bishop Elizabeth Eaton preached and presided over Holy Communion. We learned that the 2018 Gathering will be in Houston, TX. Not surprisingly, almost every seat on our flight from Detroit to … Continue reading

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Proclaim Story-Synod Day

Pastors from across the synod The morning began with worship, music led by Agape and Rachel Kurtz, at COBO.  We spent most of today with our Lutheran sisters and brothers from across the Eastern WA-ID Synod (youth and adults from … Continue reading

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Rise Up-Proclaim Justice

 What a day! We boarded our shuttle at 7 am, as usual, and thankfully had an uneventful trip to Hart Plaza for our Justice Day launch. It was raining. It continued to rain.

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Detroit Days 1 & 2 in Pictures

WEDNESDAY

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Gathering – Opening Day

Transportation needs some tweaking.  We arrived at our hotel around midnight, so there won’t be any downloaded photos tonight or reflections from our sleepy teens.  One exhausted pastor will share some highlights:

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Travel Day

Though our bedrooms were spread out across the Treasure Valley, most of us woke up around 3:00 am this morning.  We met at the airport at 4:45 am and the day was thankfully shaped by all the things that did … Continue reading

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