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 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....
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
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
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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. ...
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
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…
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 firstname.lastname@example.org