Category Archives: Youth Gathering

15 Youth Gatherings – Part 2

Or, Why I will be riding a bus for 27 hours June 26-27 These next five Lutheran Youth Gatherings are the reason I keep going back and taking youth with me. 1991 Dallas – My congregation in Custer had never … Continue reading

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15 Youth Gatherings – Part 1

I was born just before the 1976 Lutheran Youth Gathering in New Orleans and in the midst of the Montreal Olympics. I was going to reflect back on life in increments of three or four years. I was a high … Continue reading

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Stories from Houston

Parents, Parishioners, Supporters of our Youth, If you want to follow the adventures of the young people and adult leaders from Faith, Hope, Redeemer, St. Paul, and Trinity Lutheran Churches, you have come to the right place. We will boarding … Continue reading

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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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