What is the LCMS Youth Gathering? The LCMS Youth Gathering is an event held every three years for teens and adults to spend time together in worship, God’s Word, prayer, song and service. The Gathering provides young people an opportunity to learn about and live out their faith in the midst of several thousand other Christian teens and adults.

Date: July 11-16, 2019

Location: Minneapolis, MN - The first LCMS Youth Gathering to be hosted in Minnesota!

Who can Go? The Gathering is for students that will be between 14-20 years old at the time of the event.(Current 8-12 graders +)
Location: Minneapolis, MN - The first LCMS Youth Gathering to be hosted in Minnesota!

Cost: $600 Includes Gathering registration, local transportation, Downtown hotel lodging, some meals and a t-shirt. Note: Fund-raising opportunities will be available to make the trip affordable for each family. In addition, scholarships are available for those in need.

Lodging: Our group will be assigned to a Minneapolis hotel that is approved by the Gathering.

Registration Deadline: Deadline to register is October 1, 2018. A $100 deposit is due at the time of registration. Registered participants are also to attend the first Pre-event Meeting on Oct. 10th at 8:30 pm.

Why Go? During the Gathering, teens and Adult Leaders will gather together with thousands of other Christians from all around the world to worship God, to study His Word, hear dynamic speakers, serve others in the community, and more. These experiences all add together to create a fantastic, life changing, and faith strengthening experience.

TIME AWAY from the daily routine gives opportunities to encounter God in new ways CONCENTRATED TIME TOGETHER helps build relationships with God and each other AN EXPANDED VIEW of the church-at-large affirm youth in their faith journey SERVICE PROJECTS that give teens and adults the opportunity to touch others with God’s love. Teens return home STRENGTHENED IN THEIR FAITH and equipped to face daily life challenges


Participant Information and Registration Click Here!


For Volunteer Opportunities at the Gathering Click Here!