Youth and Young Adult Voting Members at Synod Assembly

Posted on March 21, 2011

In order to increase the voice of young people in our synod, and as a result of a resolution passed at the 2008 Synod Assembly, each congregation may send one ADDITIONAL voting member under the age of 25 to serve as the youth/young adult voting member for their church.   For more information, read the Announcement.

Matching Gift Donation for Temple Campus Ministry

Posted on February 11, 2011

The Board of the Lutheran Episcopal Campus Ministry at Temple University is grateful and excited to announce that an anonymous donor has given LECM a matching gift of $5000.  This means that if we can raise $5000 in donations, that amount will immediately be doubled to $10,000.  This wonderful matching challenge gift has given board...

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Save the Date!

Posted on January 10, 2011

Mark your calendars for these upcoming Youth Ministry Events… July 16-18, 2012 Multicultural Youth Leadership Event (MYLE) , Definitely-Abled Youth Leadership Event (DAYLE) in New Orleans July 18-22, 2012 – ELCA Youth Gathering in New Orleans Download the 2012 Gathering Poster now!

Fuller Inclusion of Youth and Young Adults

Posted on November 29, 2010

There have been some exciting steps our Church has taken recently towards fuller inclusion of youth and young adults in the decision making bodies of our ministries. Many of our congregations elect their voting members to Synod Assembly and their new Congregational Council members in the winter and so I wanted to be sure you...

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Youth Ministry Committee

Posted on November 29, 2010

The Youth Ministry Committee serves adults who work with youth and children by helping to provide them with their needs of training, faith development, fellowship with other youth workers, and support including resources and networking. Members of the SEPA Synod Youth Ministry Committee are: Cindy Hane, St. James, Limerick Elise Seyfried, Christ’s, Oreland Jerry Faust,...

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Background Checks for Overnight Youth Workers

Posted on November 29, 2010

All adults registered to attend a synodical overnight youth ministry events must complete national criminal and child abuse background checks and submit the results to the synod BEFORE the event is to take place. For more information on this and other safety policies of the synod, contact Molly Beck Dean at mbeck@sepa.org or 267.323.3762.

Scholarship Fund

Posted on November 29, 2010

A scholarship fund is established to help youth and adults attend educationally and spiritually enriching youth ministry events.  The need for financial assistance in our synod is great, for youth and adults alike.  We would like every youth who wants to attend a retreat or adult who desires further training to have that opportunity. Any...

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JYG 2018 Registration!

Posted on September 7, 2008

Junior Youth Gathering (JYG) 2018 In a world where so many people, things, and products are constantly competing for our allegiance, what does it mean to pray “Thy Kingdom come” as we do each week in the Lord’s Prayer? Don’t miss this incredible new JYG experience where we will take more time to pray, play,...

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