Event News

Rally 2016: AGAPE*

Posted on June 23, 2016

  How to kick off a brand new year of Youth Group? How about with an amazing concert with Lutheran hip-hop artist and speaker Agape*?  CLICK HERE TO BUY YOUR TICKETS TODAY! Agape* has performed at the ELCA National Youth Gathering, and will be joining us in SEPA on Sunday, September 25 at Calvary Lutheran...

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Unwrapped Gifts from God – JYG 2015

Posted on August 18, 2015

To aid our congregations in their confirmation/affirmation of baptism ministry, the JYG theme focuses on core ideas and concepts in the catechism. This year’s theme, “UnwRapped”, will be an exploration of spiritual gifts and the concept of vocation. Our musical guest and keynote speaker is Agape, a widely-known Christian Hip-Hop artist. He performed at the...

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Save the Date: South Dakota June 30 – July 11, 2016

Posted on June 24, 2015

Save the Date South Dakota Servant Trip 2016 (June 30-July 11) Registration to open fall of 2015 Please check out the Sepa Youth Website for information on previous South Dakota Trips http://www.sepayouth.org/service

JYG Dates Announced

Posted on June 16, 2015

This year’s Junior Youth Gathering (JYG) will be held October 9-10 & 10-11 at Refreshing Mountain Camp in Stevens, PA.  Keep an eye out for more details coming soon!

Helping Hands Day – Saturday, April 25, 2015

Posted on March 1, 2015

Exciting things are happening with our annual Helping Hands Day, an event of spirited-service in the community! Helping Hands Day 2015 is Saturday, April 25th. This is an amazing event where young people and adults will worship, share, laugh, eat, work, sing, learn and serve God & our neighbors. For 2015 Helping Hands Day service projects...

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Dig Deep Build Faith – SHYG 2015

Posted on November 7, 2014

Save the date for the Senior High Youth Gathering 2015 happening February 20-22! Our theme is Dig Deep Build Faith based on Luke 6:47-49. Participants will experience this awesome theme and scripture through service projects, worship, small group conversation and fellowship. Registration materials will be available in early December. Estimated cost is $180 a person.

JYG 2014: Dunked & Stuffed Photos

Posted on October 17, 2014

We had a great weekend at our Junior Youth Gatherings learning about the sacraments of baptism and Holy Communion!  Check out photos at https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.700018170083165.1073741835.104602566291398&type=3  

Young Adult Servant Trip 2015

Posted on September 16, 2014

We are excited to announce SEPA Synod’s first Young Adult Servant Trip!  We will be journeying to the Cherokee Reservation in North Carolina to serve and learn with the Lutheran mission congregation there, Living Waters. Registration is open to young adults who are post-high school through 30 years of age.  Dates are May 23-30, 2015.  ...

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Boston Servant Trip

Posted on July 16, 2014

In June, 52 youth and adults from all over our synod spent nine days serving and learning in Boston on our Urban Servant Trip.  Learn more and see pictures on our participant blog at http://sepaservanttrips.weebly.com/boston-2014   Here are a few highlights…                                ...

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Teens & Cutting Handout

Posted on May 17, 2014

A huge thank you to Dr. Stephen Treat from the Council for Relationships for an excellent session on Teens & Cutting at our latest Youth Ministry Network lunch.  He experience and care for young people and their families dealing with cutting and other forms of self harm was very evident. Dr. Treat provided a handout which will...

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