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.

Youth Ministry Networking Gatherings 2014-2015

Posted on November 7, 2014

Youth Ministry Networking Gatherings – 2014-2015 School Year Spending time with other youth ministers is an invaluable support in our work with young people. You are invited to join other youth workers from our synod for a time of fellowship, food, networking, prayer, conversation, a devotion and renewal. The locations of the monthly networking luncheon change each month....

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Transportation to the Gathering

Posted on November 6, 2014

Gathering leadership is recommending that congregations drive to Detroit.   The synod has contracted for low cost charter bus transportation.  Download the Bus options handout for all the details.  Reservations are now being accepted through December 1.  We will confirm all reservations before Christmas.  Please follow this link to make your reservation – https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SEPAbustoDetroit 

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  

SEPA Youth on Facebook

Posted on October 6, 2014

Have you liked us on Facebook yet?  Head on over to https://www.facebook.com/SEPAYouth and like us so you’re in the loop on all announcements, contests and information.

Websites to Watch

Posted on October 5, 2014

To stay up to date on all things Gathering be sure to bookmark these websites: https://www.facebook.com/youthgathering   http://elcaymnet.org/gatheringleaks   https://www.facebook.com/SEPAYouth   http://www.elca.org/YouthGathering   And, of course, your favorite – http://www.sepayouth.org/elca-youth-gathering/

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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SHYG 2015 House Band

Posted on September 9, 2014

We are looking for talented musicians in grade 9-12 for our SHYG house band!  Vocalists and instrumentalists are invited to apply.  Applications are being accepted through October 31.  Our house band leader, Andrew McMaster, will be in touch with applicants in early November.  Apply today using this link:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SHYGhouseband

Costa Rica Servant Trip

Posted on August 6, 2014

SEPA Synod youth, young adults and adults had an amazing week serving in Costa Rica.  The teams led Vacation Bible School in six locations and met children that will stay in their hearts forever.  Read their reflections and the daily blog at http://sepaservanttrips.weebly.com/costa-rica-2014   Here are a few highlights of the trip…

LYO Board Openings

Posted on August 5, 2014

We will be appointing youth to the following positions on the LYO Board: Northwest Philadelphia Conference Northeast Philadelphia Conference Diversity Representative Definitely-Abled Representative   If you have a young person currently in grades 9-11 who might be interested in this leadership position, please email Molly at mbeck@sepa.org